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Trading Results: FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE: FF)


FutureFuel Corp. is in the basic materials sector and is in the chemicals industry. The company CEO is Paul Anthony Novelly. FutureFuel Corp through its subsidiary manufactures diversified chemical products, bio-based products comprised of biofuels, and bio-based specialty chemical products. The company’s two reporting segments include chemicals and biofuels.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The FF stock showed a previous change of -0.23% with an open at 17.75 and a close of 17.62. It reached an intraday high of 17.75 and a low of 17.55.

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The stock has a market cap of $770.8m with 43.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 39.1m shares. Trading volume reached 153,088 shares compared to its average volume of 102,883 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, FutureFuel Corp. shares returned -0.34% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.02%. Over three months, it changed 9.52%. In one year it has changed 32.79% and within that year its 52-week high was 19.31 and its 52-week low was 11.32. FF stock is 55.65% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 15.84 and a 50 day moving average of 17.52. Currently FF stock is trading 11.21% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.55 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 32.04. The TTM EPS is 0.00, which comes to a TTM PE of 0.00.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.22
06-30-2018:  0.14
03-31-2018:  0.92
12-31-2017:  0.08

The dividend per share is currently 0.24, which is a dividend yield of 1.36%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 43.67, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 59.65%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 71.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 340,094, which is 0.78% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 3.14. 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 1.75

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 18.17%, return on assets is 14.68%, profit margin is 22.76%, price-to-sales is 3.43 and price-to-book is 1.94.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 1  :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.