Home Sectors Consumer Cyclical Trading Results: Dana (NYSE: DAN)

Trading Results: Dana (NYSE: DAN)


Dana is part of the consumer cyclical sector and autos industry. The company CEO is James K. Kamsickas. Dana Inc provides technology driveline, sealing and thermal-management products for vehicle manufacturers in the light vehicle, medium/heavy vehicle and off-highway markets.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The DAN stock showed a previous change of 6.59% with an open at 15.51 and a close of 16.18. It reached an intraday high of 16.20 and a low of 15.51.

SeekingAlpha:  Tenneco Pounded Down On Weak Execution, High Leverage


The stock has a market cap of $2.3b with 143.9m shares outstanding, of which the float is 140.4m shares. Trading volume reached 3,069,311 shares compared to its average volume of 1,540,537 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, Dana shares returned 4.72% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -19.77%. Over three months, it changed -16.22%. In one year it has changed -27.46% and within that year its 52-week high was 23.61 and its 52-week low was 12.65. DAN stock is 27.96% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 17.15 and a 50 day moving average of 17.84. Currently DAN stock is trading -5.63% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Auto sector rallies on trade deal optimism


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.91 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 5.56. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.73. The TTM EPS is 2.97, which comes to a TTM PE of 5.45.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/02/2019): 0.68
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/15/2019): 0.69
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/29/2018): 0.65
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/25/2018): 0.85
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/30/2018): 0.73

The dividend per share is currently 0.40, which is a dividend yield of 2.47%. Also, the payout ratio is 13.47%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 51.45, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 68.55%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 3,212,188, which was 2.23% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.98. 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 2.01.

SeekingAlpha:  Auto sector rallies on trade deal optimism

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 34.19%, return on assets is 6.57%, profit margin is 5.30%, price-to-sales is 0.27 and price-to-book is 1.52.

Company Scores:

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

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.