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Stock Under Review: Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK)


Shutterstock trades as part of the technology sector and is in the online media industry. The company CEO is Jonathan Oringer. Shutterstock Inc operates marketplace and provides commercial digital imagery including licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations and video clips; and commercial music including music tracks and sound effects.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SSTK stock showed a previous change of 0.80% with an open at 39.18 and a close of 39.32. It reached an intraday high of 39.59 and a low of 39.18.

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The stock has a market cap of $1.4b with 35.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 17.9m shares. Trading volume reached 113,780 shares compared to its average volume of 166,212 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, Shutterstock shares returned 2.37% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.87%. Over three months, it changed -15.60%. In one year it has changed -13.26% and within that year its 52-week high was 55.76 and its 52-week low was 31.77. SSTK stock is 23.76% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 43.21 and a 50 day moving average of 41.76. Currently SSTK stock is trading -9.01% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

PR Newswire:  Shutterstock Launches Self-Serve API Subscriptions


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.54 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 25.53. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.29. The TTM EPS is 1.05, which comes to a TTM PE of 37.45. Historically, the PE high was 135.50 and the PE low was 25.53. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 26.81, which is a decrease of -31.82%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/25/2019): 0.21
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/26/2019): 0.42
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/30/2018): 0.21
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/01/2018): -0.01
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/26/2018): 0.92

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 13.45, which means it may be overvalued by -192.35%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 3,165,003, which was 8.99% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 16.27. 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 1.15.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 9.55%, return on assets is 5.20%, profit margin is 4.77%, price-to-sales is 2.17 and price-to-book is 4.66.

Company Scores:

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

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.