The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of ClearOne. 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 -21.10 % over the last twelve months. The long-term trend in EPS shows how well the management of ClearOne is adding value for shareholders.



ClearOne trades as part of the communication equipment industry and technology sector. The company CEO is Zeynep Hakimoglu. ClearOne Inc designs, develops and sells conferencing, collaboration, streaming and digital signage solutions for audio/voice and visual communication. Its products inlcude Digital Signage, Media Carts, Microphone , and UC Voice.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The CLRO shares had a previous change of -6.78% which opened at 1.78 and closed at 1.65. It moved to an intraday high of 1.78 and a low of 1.65.

SeekingAlpha:  Technology – Top 5 Gainers / Losers as of 2.55 PM (08/10/2018)

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, CLRO shares returned -9.34% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -26.67%. Over three months, it changed -54.04%. In one year it has changed -77.43% and within that year its 52-week high was 9.95 and its 52-week low was 1.65. CLRO stock has reached a new 52-week low!

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 5.40 and a 50 day moving average of 2.24. Right now, CLRO stock is trading -69.45% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Midday Gainers / Losers (08/10/2018)

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $13.7m with 8.3m shares outstanding and a float of 5.2m shares. Trading volume was 8,902 shares and has experienced an average volume of 21,093 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 ClearOne was -1.66 which ended on 31st of December 2017.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  -0.23
03-31-2018:  -0.19
12-31-2017:  -0.29
09-30-2017:  0.07



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 37.50% of insider ownership and 6.50% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 28,206, which was 0.34% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.22. 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 0.43

SeekingAlpha:  ClearOne beats by $0.03, misses on revenue

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -26.55%, return on assets is -23.14%, profit margin is -32.39%, price-to-sales is 0.63 and price-to-book is 0.33.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 0  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : 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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