EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Natuzzi S.p.A.. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 5.30 % over the last twelve months. EPS growth is a vital measure of execution of the strategy for Natuzzi S.p.A. since it indicates how well the business is allocating resources to benefit shareholders.



Natuzzi S.p.A. is part of the consumer cyclical sector and manufacturing apparel and furniture industry. The company CEO is Pasquale Natuzzi. Natuzzi SPA designs, manufactures and sells contemporary and traditional leather and fabric-upholstered furniture including sofas, loveseats, armchairs, sectional furniture, motion furniture and sofa beds, living room furnishings and accessories.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The NTZ shares had a previous change of 1.31% which opened at 1.16 and closed at 1.23. It moved to an intraday high of 1.23 and a low of 1.17.

SeekingAlpha:  Natuzzi SPA:  A Closer Look At Second Quarter Results And Joint Venture Developments

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, NTZ shares returned -0.81% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -13.38%. Over three months, it changed -18.79%. In one year it has changed -38.81% and within that year its 52-week high was 2.09 and its 52-week low was 1.16. NTZ stock is 6.03% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 1.54 and a 50 day moving average of 1.36. Right now, NTZ stock is trading -20.09% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Natuzzi SPA:  A Closer Look At Second Quarter Results And Joint Venture Developments

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $67.5m with 54.9m shares outstanding and a float of 54.9m shares. Trading volume was 1,600 shares and has experienced an average volume of 12,324 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 Natuzzi S.p.A. was -0.68 which ended on 31st of December 2017.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  -0.17
03-31-2018:  -0.11
12-31-2017:  -0.13
09-30-2017:  -0.23



Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 8.37, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 85.31%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 15.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 282, which was 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.01.

I calculated the beta to be 0.14

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -26.10%, return on assets is -8.62%, profit margin is -5.44%, price-to-sales is 0.17 and price-to-book is 0.62.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 0  : Growth Expectations Result
 4  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 3  : 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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