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Recent Fundamentals: Archrock (NYSE: AROC)


Archrock trades as part of the oil and gas services industry and trades as part of the energy sector. The company CEO is D. Bradley Childers. Archrock Inc opeartes in the U.S. natural gas contract operations services business and provides natural gas compression services to customers in the oil and natural gas industry throughout the U.S., and supplies aftermarket services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The AROC stock showed a previous change of 1.97% with an open at 9.75 and a close of 9.84. It reached an intraday high of 9.89 and a low of 9.70.

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The stock has a market cap of $1.3b with 130.4m shares outstanding, of which the float is 126.5m shares. Trading volume reached 617,446 shares compared to its average volume of 897,463 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Archrock shares returned 4.46% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 1.71%. Over three months, it changed 10.86%. In one year it has changed 9.79% and within that year its 52-week high was 13.75 and its 52-week low was 7.26. AROC stock is 35.54% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 10.74 and a 50 day moving average of 9.39. Currently AROC stock is trading -8.37% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.28 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 61.50. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.08. The TTM EPS is 0.28, which comes to a TTM PE of 35.14.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.10
09-30-2018:  0.08
06-30-2018:  0.08
03-31-2018:  0.02

The dividend per share is currently 0.53, which is a dividend yield of 5.37%. AROC stock may not have enough earnings to cover future dividends and still be able to invest in the business, therefore the dividend may be cut in the future.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 20.06, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 50.95%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 132.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 1,718,521, which is 1.32% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 1.77. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 3.24

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 2.55%, return on assets is 0.83%, profit margin is 3.28%, price-to-sales is 1.39 and price-to-book is 1.50.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 5  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.