Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) shares fell to a low of $6.81 before closing at $6.97. Intraday shares traded counted 3.53 million, which was 65.82% higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 10.32M. SABR’s previous close was $6.90 while the outstanding shares total 274.04M. The firm has a beta of 1.81. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 57.66, with weekly volatility at 8.30% and ATR at 0.59. The SABR stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $3.30 and a $25.44 high. The stock traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 1.09% on 05/21/20.
Investors have identified the Information Technology Services company Sabre Corporation as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $1.95 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
Sabre Corporation (SABR) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For SABR, the company has in raw cash 684.47 million on their books with 79.77 million currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on a decline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 1195619000 million total, with 968329000 million as their total liabilities.
SABR were able to record 11.99 million as free cash flow during the third quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 248.3 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 40.43 million as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Sabre Corporation (SABR)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the third quarter of the year, Sabre Corporation recorded a total of 658.98 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with -59.24% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the third quarter reducing by -42.86%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 611.51 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 47.46 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 274.04M with the revenue now reading -0.01 cents per share. This is a figure that is close to analyst’s prediction for their fourth quarter (-0.40 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 0.83 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on SABR sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of SABR attractive?
In related news, Director, Siciliano John C bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on May 11. The purchase was performed at an average price of 6.54, for a total value of 65,400. As the purchase deal closes, the President and CEO, MENKE SEAN E now sold 17,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 369,033. Also, President and CEO, MENKE SEAN E sold 8,513 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Jan 21. The shares were cost at an average price of 23.07 per share, with a total market value of 196,397. Following this completion of disposal, the President and CEO, MENKE SEAN E now holds 17,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 384,100. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.60%.
1 out of 7 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 3 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Sabre Corporation. 1 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the SABR stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $7.00.