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Current Fundamentals: Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC)

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Wabash National Corporation is in the truck manufacturing industry and industrials sector. The company CEO is Brent L. Yeagy. Wabash National Corp is a diversified industrial manufacturer and producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems. It designs, manufactures and markets various types of trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, among others.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The WNC stock showed a previous change of 0.07% with an open at 14.44 and a close of 14.39. It reached an intraday high of 14.63 and a low of 14.36.

SeekingAlpha:  Trucker rates expected to fall

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $797.6m with 55.4m shares outstanding, of which the float is 52.7m shares. Trading volume reached 297,170 shares compared to its average volume of 420,847 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, Wabash National Corporation shares returned -2.51% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 1.62%. Over three months, it changed 2.07%. In one year it has changed -27.42% and within that year its 52-week high was 21.37 and its 52-week low was 12.25. WNC stock is 17.47% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 15.31 and a 50 day moving average of 14.26. Currently WNC stock is trading -6.00% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Trucker rates expected to fall

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.18 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 12.19. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.26. The TTM EPS is 1.44, which comes to a TTM PE of 9.99. Historically, the PE high was 22.60 and the PE low was 6.40. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 9.22, which is a decrease of -35.94%.

The dividend per share is currently 0.32, which is a dividend yield of 2.22%. Also, the payout ratio is 22.22%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 21.83, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 34.08%

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 2,444,480, which was 4.41% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 5.98. 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 1.99

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 12.63%, return on assets is 4.47%, profit margin is 2.73%, price-to-sales is 0.35 and price-to-book is 1.65.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 2  :Dividend Score
 2  :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.

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