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Stock Watch: Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT)


Green Dot Corporation trades as part of the credit services industry and is part of the financial services sector. The company CEO is Steven Streit. Green Dot Corp is a financial technology company. The firm provides financial services for consumers in the United States such as Account Services GoBank mobile checking and Visa- or Mastercard-branded prepaid debit cards.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The GDOT stock showed a previous change of -1.01% with an open at 57.76 and a close of 57.07. It reached an intraday high of 58.17 and a low of 57.02.

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The stock has a market cap of $3.0b with 53.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 51.0m shares. Trading volume reached 537,840 shares compared to its average volume of 734,669 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Green Dot Corporation shares returned -0.35% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -24.75%. Over three months, it changed -28.26%. In one year it has changed -16.45% and within that year its 52-week high was 93.00 and its 52-week low was 56.23. GDOT stock is 1.49% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 78.11 and a 50 day moving average of 72.31. Currently GDOT stock is trading -26.94% 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 2.55 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 26.18. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.31. The TTM EPS is 2.55, which comes to a TTM PE of 22.38. Historically, the PE high was 82.40 and the PE low was 15.60. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 39.78, which is a decrease of -30.29%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.37
09-30-2018:  0.38
06-30-2018:  0.56
03-31-2018:  1.24

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 26.49, which means it may be overvalued by -115.48%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 135.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 1,842,303, which is 3.48% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.57. 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 0.75

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 14.46%, return on assets is 5.41%, profit margin is 11.30%, price-to-sales is 2.93 and price-to-book is 3.36.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :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.