Quad/Graphics Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) shares traded lower over the last trading session, losing -1.69% on 06/17/21. The shares fell to a low of $3.43 before closing at $3.50. Intraday shares traded counted 0.52 million, which was -51.41% lower than its 30-day average trading volume of 346.43K. QUAD’s previous close was $3.56 while the outstanding shares total 51.40M. The firm has a beta of 2.15. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 46.57, with weekly volatility at 5.11% and ATR at 0.20. The QUAD stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $2.11 and a $6.36 high.
Investors have identified the Specialty Business Services company Quad/Graphics Inc. 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 $193.41 million, 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.
Quad/Graphics Inc. (QUAD) 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 QUAD, the company has in raw cash 80.6 million on their books with 16.8 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 633.7 million total, with 628.7 million as their total liabilities.
QUAD were able to record 56.0 million as free cash flow during the 08/03/2021 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 25.4 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 72.9 million as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Quad/Graphics Inc. (QUAD)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 08/03/2021 quarter of the year, Quad/Graphics Inc. recorded a total of 705.8 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with -16.53% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 08/03/2021 quarter reducing by -19.48%.
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 559.8 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 146.0 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 51.40M with the recently reported earning now reading 0.19 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 08/03/2021 (0.18 cents a share).
Is the stock of QUAD attractive?
In related news, Chairman, Pres & CEO, Quadracci J Joel bought 12,100 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on May 14. The purchase was performed at an average price of 3.57, for a total value of 43,185. As the purchase deal closes, the Chairman, Pres & CEO, Quadracci J Joel now bought 35,300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 111,417. Also, Chairman, Pres & CEO, Quadracci J Joel bought 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on May 12. The shares were cost at an average price of 3.04 per share, with a total market value of 91,182. Following this completion of disposal, the Director, SHIELY JOHN S now holds 50,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 110,060. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 9.70%.