EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Tronox Limited $0.01 Par. It is typically displayed as a percentage and called the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 19.10 % over the last twelve months. Growth in EPS is an important measure of administration performance because it shows how much money Tronox Limited $0.01 Par is making for it’s investors or shareholders.



Tronox Limited $0.01 Par is in the basic materials sector and trades as part of the chemicals industry. The company CEO is Jeffry N. Quinn. Tronox is engaged in producing and marketing of titanium bearing mineral sands and titanium dioxide pigment. The Company operates under two segments, TiO2 and Alkali.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The TROX shares had a previous change of 2.39% which opened at 13.51 and closed at 13.70. It moved to an intraday high of 13.94 and a low of 13.40.

SeekingAlpha:  Tronox acquisition of Cristal’s titanium dioxide business blocked by U.S. court

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, TROX shares returned 4.98% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -18.61%. Over three months, it changed -30.16%. In one year it has changed -36.92% and within that year its 52-week high was 28.40 and its 52-week low was 12.80. TROX stock is 7.03% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 18.60 and a 50 day moving average of 16.33. Right now, TROX stock is trading -26.34% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

PR Newswire:  Tronox Responds to U.S. District Court’s Decision on Proposed Cristal Acquisition

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $1.7b with 122.9m shares outstanding and a float of 119.2m shares. Trading volume was 896,197 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,568,819 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.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for Tronox Limited $0.01 Par was -2.39 which ended on 31st of December 2017. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.25. The trailing twelve month EPS is 0.52, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 26.35.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  0.31
03-31-2018:  0.01
12-31-2017:  0.12
09-30-2017:  0.08



The dividend per share is currently 0.18, which is a dividend yield of 1.37%. Also, the payout ratio is 34.62%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 25.98, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 47.27%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 69.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 5,640,868, which was 4.59% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 3.61. 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 3.14

PR Newswire:  Tronox Responds to U.S. District Court’s Decision on Proposed Cristal Acquisition

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -28.96%, return on assets is -5.18%, profit margin is -12.30%, price-to-sales is 0.90 and price-to-book is 2.27.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 2  : Growth Expectations Result
 1  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 3  : Valuation Result
 2  : Dividend Safety Result
 1  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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