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EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of TerraForm Power. 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 -37.00 % over the last twelve months. The long-term trend in EPS shows how well the management of TerraForm Power is adding value for shareholders.



TerraForm Power is in the independent utilities industry and trades as part of the utilities sector. The company CEO is John Stinebaugh. TerraForm Power Inc owns and operates portfolio of solar and wind assets located primarily in the United States and underpinned by long-term contracts.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The TERP shares had a previous change of 0.44% which opened at 11.55 and closed at 11.46. It moved to an intraday high of 11.69 and a low of 11.46.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, TERP shares returned 0.35% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 3.39%. Over three months, it changed 5.54%. In one year it has changed 9.26% and within that year its 52-week high was 12.18 and its 52-week low was 9.90. TERP stock is 15.76% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 10.83 and a 50 day moving average of 11.15. Right now, TERP stock is trading 5.81% above its 200 day moving average.

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Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $2.4b with 209.1m shares outstanding and a float of 205.7m shares. Trading volume was 731,515 shares and has experienced an average volume of 541,046 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 TerraForm Power was -1.66 which ended on 31st of December 2017. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.05. The trailing twelve month EPS is 0.14, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 81.86.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  -0.15
06-30-2018:  -0.13
03-31-2018:  0.56
12-31-2017:  -0.14



The dividend per share is currently 0.76, which is a dividend yield of 6.63%. TERP stock may not have sufficient earnings to cover future dividends and still be able to invest in and grow the business, therefore in the future the dividend may be reduced.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 27.01, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 57.56%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 2.30% of insider ownership and 36.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 0, which was 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.00.

I calculated the beta to be 0.81

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -4.86%, return on assets is -1.00%, profit margin is -37.94%, price-to-sales is 3.46 and price-to-book is 1.12.

Company Score Card:

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