EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Oil-Dri Corporation Of America. 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 -0.60 % over the last twelve months. Growth in EPS is an important measure of administration performance because it shows how much money Oil-Dri Corporation Of America is making for it’s investors or shareholders.



Oil-Dri Corporation Of America trades as part of the chemicals industry and is part of the basic materials sector. The company CEO is Daniel S. Jaffee. Oil-Dri Corp develops, manufactures, and markets sorbent products made primarily from clay. Its offerings include cat litter, floor products, toxin control substances for livestock, agricultural chemical carriers, and filtration and purification aids.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The ODC shares had a previous change of 2.81% which opened at 31.69 and closed at 33.35. It moved to an intraday high of 33.83 and a low of 32.46.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, ODC shares returned 5.97% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -10.92%. Over three months, it changed -21.44%. In one year it has changed -18.73% and within that year its 52-week high was 46.73 and its 52-week low was 28.52. ODC stock is 16.94% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 38.78 and a 50 day moving average of 35.39. Right now, ODC stock is trading -14.00% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $248.2m with 7.4m shares outstanding and a float of 7.2m shares. Trading volume was 11,029 shares and has experienced an average volume of 11,006 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 Oil-Dri Corporation Of America was 1.79 which ended on 31st of July 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 30.88.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
07-31-2018:  0.36
04-30-2018:  0.48
01-31-2018:  0.54
10-31-2017:  0.41



The dividend per share is currently 0.96, which is a dividend yield of 2.88%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 10.16, which means it might overvalued by -228.27%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 33.30% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 21,345, which was 0.29% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.51. 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 1.03

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 6.43%, return on assets is 4.07%, profit margin is 2.59%, price-to-sales is 1.21 and price-to-book is 1.83.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 3  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 1  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 4  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : 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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