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Up or Down: RE/MAX (NYSE: RMAX)


RE/MAX is part of the real estate sector and real estate services industry. The company CEO is Adam Contos. RE/MAX Inc operates as a franchisor of real estate brokerage services. The company recruits and retains agents and sells franchises.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The RMAX stock showed a previous change of 1.31% with an open at 32.24 and a close of 32.47. It reached an intraday high of 32.72 and a low of 31.95.

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The stock has a market cap of $578.2m with 17.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 17.5m shares. Trading volume reached 190,101 shares compared to its average volume of 249,012 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, RE/MAX shares returned 1.00% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -21.39%. Over three months, it changed -15.86%. In one year it has changed -38.69% and within that year its 52-week high was 56.77 and its 52-week low was 27.84. RMAX stock is 16.63% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 37.68 and a 50 day moving average of 36.80. Currently RMAX stock is trading -13.83% 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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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.52 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 21.36. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.43. The TTM EPS is 1.43, which comes to a TTM PE of 22.71. Historically, the PE high was 298.70 and the PE low was 21.36. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 30.54, which is a decrease of -5.94%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/02/2019): 0.25
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/21/2019): 0.35
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/01/2018): 0.46
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/02/2018): 0.43
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/03/2018): 0.28

The dividend per share is currently 0.84, which is a dividend yield of 2.59%. Also, the payout ratio is 58.74%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 39.79, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 18.39%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 1,465,834, which was 8.23% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 6.70. 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 1.23.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 5.85%, return on assets is 5.88%, profit margin is 23.42%, price-to-sales is 2.69 and price-to-book is 1.18.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 3  :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.