The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Electro-Sensors. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but EPS was 50.00% over the last twelve months. The long-term trend in EPS shows how well the management of Electro-Sensors is adding value for shareholders.



Electro-Sensors is in the technology sector and computer hardware industry. The company CEO is David L. Klenk. Electro-Sensors Inc is engaged in manufacturing and selling variety of monitoring systems that measure actual machine production and operation rates, as well as systems that regulate the speed of related machines in production processes.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The ELSE shares had a previous change of -0.01% which opened at 3.57 and closed at 3.57. It moved to an intraday high of 3.57 and a low of 3.57.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, ELSE shares returned -0.84% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.17%. Over three months, it changed 3.47%. In one year it has changed -9.63% and within that year its 52-week high was 4.44 and its 52-week low was 3.20. ELSE stock is 11.55% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 3.75 and a 50 day moving average of 3.55. Right now, ELSE stock is trading -4.76% below its 200 day moving average and may be a great opportunity to buy, but should check other technical indicators to confirm a buy signal.

PR Newswire:  Electro-Sensors, Inc. Introduces John Forslev as Inside Sales Manager

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $12.1m with 3.4m shares outstanding and a float of 2.0m shares. Trading volume was 786 shares and has experienced an average volume of 571 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 Electro-Sensors was 0.08 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 44.62.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.06
06-30-2018:  -0.01
03-31-2018:  -0.06
12-31-2017:  0.00



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 42.50% of insider ownership and 4.40% of institutional ownership.

I calculated the beta to be 0.47

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -0.43%, return on assets is -0.40%, profit margin is -1.03%, price-to-sales is 2.15 and price-to-book is 0.96.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 3  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 0  : 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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