The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of ServiceMaster Global. The EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which is 10.30%. EPS growth is a vital measure of execution of the strategy for ServiceMaster Global since it indicates how well the business is allocating resources to benefit shareholders.
ServiceMaster Global trades as part of the industrials sector and trades as part of the business services industry. The company CEO is Nikhil Madhukar Varty. ServiceMaster Global Inc is a provider of essential residential and commercial services. The company operates through three segments namely Terminix, American home shield and the Franchise services group.
Previous Intraday Performance:
The SERV shares had a previous change of -1.80% which opened at 36.35 and closed at 36.08. It moved to an intraday high of 36.50 and a low of 35.76.
Over the last five trading days, SERV shares returned 0.47% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -15.01%. Over three months, it changed -10.25%. In one year it has changed 5.56% and within that year its 52-week high was 62.70 and its 52-week low was 34.28. SERV stock is 5.25% above its 52 Week Low.
Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 39.20 and a 50 day moving average of 41.20. Right now, SERV stock is trading -7.95% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.
The company has a market cap of $4.9b with 135.7m shares outstanding and a float of 135.1m shares. Trading volume was 589,638 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,115,541 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.
The last annual reported EPS for ServiceMaster Global was 3.76 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 9.60. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.79.
Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 22.37, which means it might overvalued by -61.29%
Indicators Also to Watch:
Based on the latest filings, there is 0.50% of insider ownership and 146.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 2,765,376, which was 2.04% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.39. 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 1.00
Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 45.10%, return on assets is 9.11%, profit margin is 16.55%, price-to-sales is 1.61 and price-to-book is 3.47.
Company Score Card:
Results are out of six:
0 : Growth Expectations Result
3 : Financial Safety Result
5 : Past Performance Result
2 : Valuation Result
0 : Dividend Safety Result
2 : Overall Result