The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of Optibase. 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 3.10 % over the last twelve months. Growth in EPS is an important measure of administration performance because it shows how much money Optibase is making for it’s investors or shareholders.



Optibase trades as part of the real estate sector and is in the real estate services industry. The company CEO is Amir Philips. Optibase purchases and operates real estate properties. It currently holds properties in Switzerland and Miami Florida.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The OBAS shares had a previous change of -0.69% which opened at 8.58 and closed at 8.62. It moved to an intraday high of 8.69 and a low of 8.62.

SeekingAlpha:  Optibase reports Q2 results

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, OBAS shares returned -6.30% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -3.15%. Over three months, it changed -0.92%. In one year it has changed 19.72% and within that year its 52-week high was 9.50 and its 52-week low was 7.34. OBAS stock is 17.51% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 8.47 and a 50 day moving average of 8.67. Right now, OBAS stock is trading 1.79% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

PR Newswire:  Optibase Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $44.9m with 5.2m shares outstanding and a float of 5.2m shares. Trading volume was 2,400 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,143 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 Optibase was -0.22 which ended on 31st of December 2017.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  -0.21
03-31-2018:  -0.13
12-31-2017:  -0.10
09-30-2017:  -0.01



Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 10.01, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 13.90%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 2,562, which was 0.05% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.25. 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 0.38

PR Newswire:  Optibase Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -4.10%, return on assets is -0.90%, profit margin is -5.42%, price-to-sales is 3.60 and price-to-book is 0.83.

Company Score Card:

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