Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) shares fell to a low of $44.355 before closing at $44.97. Intraday shares traded counted 0.31 million, which was -18.55% lower than its 30-day average trading volume of 259.20K. DLX’s previous close was $44.97 while the outstanding shares total 42.05M. The firm has a beta of 1.66, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 20.46, and a growth ratio of 2.73. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 51.62, with weekly volatility at 2.43% and ATR at 1.42. The DLX stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $18.90 and a $48.38 high. The stock traded lower over the last trading session, losing 0.00% on 05/20/21.
Investors have identified the Advertising Agencies company Deluxe 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 $1.88 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.
Deluxe Corporation (DLX) 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. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 504.5 million total, with 404.57 million as their total liabilities.
DLX were able to record 17.91 million as free cash flow during the 07/29/2021 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 5.11 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 39.58 million as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Deluxe Corporation (DLX)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 07/29/2021 quarter of the year, Deluxe Corporation recorded a total of 441.26 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with -10.23% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 07/29/2021 quarter reducing by -3.0%.
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 178.51 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 262.75 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 42.05M with the recently reported earning now reading 0.58 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 07/29/2021 (1.05 cents a share).
Is the stock of DLX attractive?
In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.80%.
1 out of 2 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 1 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Deluxe Corporation. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the DLX stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $48.00.