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Current Technicals: Maiden (NASDAQ: MHLD)

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Maiden is in the specialty insurance industry and is part of the financial services sector. The company CEO is Lawrence F. Metz. Maiden provides reinsurance products and services to regional and specialty property and casualty insurers.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The MHLD stock showed a previous change of 3.01% with an open at 0.84 and a close of 0.83. It reached an intraday high of 0.85 and a low of 0.79.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $69.3m with 83.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 74.2m shares. Trading volume reached 593,138 shares compared to its average volume of 498,824 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, Maiden shares returned 42.74% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 16.61%. Over three months, it changed 19.25%. In one year it has changed -90.41% and within that year its 52-week high was 9.00 and its 52-week low was 0.48. MHLD stock is 73.22% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 1.76 and a 50 day moving average of 0.68. Currently MHLD stock is trading -52.54% 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 -6.88 that ended on 31st of December 2018.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/10/2019): -0.44
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 03/15/2019): -3.25
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/09/2018): -3.72
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/09/2018): -0.07
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/09/2018): 0.16

The dividend per share is currently 0.20, which is a dividend yield of 23.95%. MHLD stock may not have enough earnings to cover future dividends and still be able to invest in the business, therefore the dividend may be cut in the future.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 67.00% of institutional ownership.

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 -165.40%, return on assets is -11.58%, profit margin is -30.39%, price-to-sales is 0.03 and price-to-book is 0.56.

Company Scores:

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

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John Jones
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