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Stock in the Spotlight: Wolverine World Wide (NYSE: WWW)

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Wolverine World Wide is part of the manufacturing apparel and furniture industry and is part of the consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Blake W. Krueger. Wolverine World Wide Inc is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of footwear, apparel and accessories. The company sells casual footwear and apparel through its lifestyle group, and it sells performance and athletic apparel through its performance group.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The WWW stock showed a previous change of 0.95% with an open at 29.53 and a close of 29.71. It reached an intraday high of 30.13 and a low of 29.53.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $2.6b with 88.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 84.2m shares. Trading volume reached 939,768 shares compared to its average volume of 684,423 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, Wolverine World Wide shares returned -5.26% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -18.42%. Over three months, it changed -22.62%. In one year it has changed -4.01% and within that year its 52-week high was 39.77 and its 52-week low was 29.00. WWW stock is 2.45% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 35.27 and a 50 day moving average of 35.22. Currently WWW stock is trading -15.77% 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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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.05 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 14.49. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.47. The TTM EPS is 2.18, which comes to a TTM PE of 13.63. Historically, the PE high was 37,948.50 and the PE low was 12.40. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 27.03, which is a decrease of -9.02%.

The dividend per share is currently 0.40, which is a dividend yield of 1.35%. Also, the payout ratio is 18.35%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 33.17, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 10.42%

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 2,545,679, which was 2.87% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 4.35. 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 1.07

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 20.98%, return on assets is 8.56%, profit margin is 8.78%, price-to-sales is 1.17 and price-to-book is 2.87.

Company Scores:

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

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