Evertec is in the technology sector and trades as part of the application software industry. The company CEO is Morgan M. Schuessler. Evertec Inc is a transaction processing business in Latin America. Its business segments are Merchant Acquiring, Payment Services – Puerto Rico and Caribbean, Payment Services – Latin America, and Business Solutions.
Previous Intraday Performance:
The EVTC shares had a previous change of 0.24% which opened at 28.79 and closed at 29.04. It moved to an intraday high of 29.12 and a low of 28.47.
Over the last five trading days, EVTC shares returned 1.72% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 1.89%. Over three months, it changed 0.34%. In one year it has changed 76.46% and within that year its 52-week high was 31.10 and its 52-week low was 16.45. EVTC stock is 76.53% above its 52 Week Low.
Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 25.89 and a 50 day moving average of 28.40. Right now, EVTC stock is trading 12.18% above its 200 day moving average.
The company has a market cap of $2.1b with 72.4m shares outstanding and a float of 70.3m shares. Trading volume was 201,029 shares and has experienced an average volume of 425,214 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.
The last annual reported EPS for Evertec was 1.16 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 25.03. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.44. The trailing twelve month EPS is 1.74, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 16.69.
The dividend per share is currently 0.20, which is a dividend yield of 0.69%. Also, the payout ratio is 11.49%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.
Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 30.07, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 3.43%
The next earnings report will be: 04-25-2019
The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Evertec; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 9.20% over the last twelve months.
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Based on the latest filings, there is 123.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 1,112,407, which was 1.54% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.74. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.
I calculated the beta to be 0.66
Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 49.38%, return on assets is 9.63%, profit margin is 18.52%, price-to-sales is 6.10 and price-to-book is 10.02.
Company Score Card:
Results are out of six:
2 : Growth Expectations Result
4 : Financial Safety Result
5 : Past Performance Result
1 : Valuation Result
1 : Dividend Safety Result
2 : Overall Result