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Valuation Now: Electro Scientific Industries (NASDAQ: ESIO)

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Electro Scientific Industries is part of the technology sector and trades as part of the semiconductors industry. The company CEO is Michael D. Burger. Electro Scientific Industries Inc is a supplier of laser-based manufacturing solutions for the microtechnology industry.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The ESIO stock showed a previous change of -0.03% with an open at 29.99 and a close of 29.99. It reached an intraday high of 30.01 and a low of 29.99.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $1.0b with 34.4m shares outstanding, of which the float is 31.5m shares. Trading volume reached 5,668,263 shares compared to its average volume of 925,743 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Electro Scientific Industries shares returned -0.03% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.20%. Over three months, it changed 100.87%. In one year it has changed 25.64% and within that year its 52-week high was 30.02 and its 52-week low was 13.92. ESIO stock is 115.45% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 22.05 and a 50 day moving average of 29.70. Currently ESIO stock is trading 35.99% above its 200 day moving average.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.25 that ended on 31st of March 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 9.23. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.83. The TTM EPS is 2.13, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.08.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.25 (estimated)
09-30-2018:  0.54
06-30-2018:  0.92
03-31-2018:  0.99

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 38.38, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 21.86%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 132.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 0.13

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 51.05%, return on assets is 36.90%, profit margin is 33.36%, price-to-sales is 2.73 and price-to-book is 3.18.

Company Scores:

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

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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.