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Present Performance: Tootsie Roll Industries (NYSE: TR)

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Tootsie Roll Industries is part of the consumer defensive sector and trades as part of the consumer packaged goods industry. The company CEO is Ellen R. Gordon. Tootsie Roll Industries Inc manufactures and sells confectionery products. Its manufacturing operations are located in the United States and Canada.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The TR stock showed a previous change of 0.66% with an open at 38.27 and a close of 38.33. It reached an intraday high of 38.34 and a low of 37.85.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $1.5b with 39.4m shares outstanding, of which the float is 24.5m shares. Trading volume reached 93,345 shares compared to its average volume of 122,280 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, Tootsie Roll Industries shares returned 0.68% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.74%. Over three months, it changed 5.16%. In one year it has changed 30.74% and within that year its 52-week high was 40.82 and its 52-week low was 27.77. TR stock is 38.02% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 34.04 and a 50 day moving average of 38.65. Currently TR stock is trading 12.59% above its 200 day moving average.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.88 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 43.56.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/24/2019): 0.14
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/23/2018): 0.19
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/25/2018): 0.41
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/24/2018): 0.16
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/14/2018): 0.12

The dividend per share is currently 0.36, which is a dividend yield of 0.94%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 28.68, which means it may be overvalued by -33.66%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 63.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 5,925,785, which was 15.03% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 46.60. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 0.38.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 8.21%, return on assets is 6.51%, profit margin is 11.16%, price-to-sales is 2.91 and price-to-book is 2.03.

Company Scores:

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

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