Gaia trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector and is in the retail apparel and specialty industry. The company CEO is Jirka Rysavy. Gaia Inc along with its subsidiaries provides yoga, fitness and wellness products with media, subscription and travel services to customers who value personal development, wellness, ecological lifestyles, responsible media and conscious community.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The GAIA shares had a previous change of -3.79% which opened at 9.22 and closed at 8.89. It moved to an intraday high of 9.29 and a low of 8.62.

SeekingAlpha:  Gaia’s Drive Towards Profitability Should Unlock Material Upside

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, GAIA shares returned -6.42% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -18.96%. Over three months, it changed -11.45%. In one year it has changed -44.95% and within that year its 52-week high was 22.75 and its 52-week low was 8.45. GAIA stock is 5.21% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 14.71 and a 50 day moving average of 10.74. Right now, GAIA stock is trading -39.57% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Gaia’s Drive Towards Profitability Should Unlock Material Upside

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $159.1m with 17.9m shares outstanding and a float of 11.4m shares. Trading volume was 103,515 shares and has experienced an average volume of 145,794 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 Gaia was -1.95 which ended on 31st of December 2017. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.58.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  -0.62
09-30-2018:  -0.58
06-30-2018:  -0.35
03-31-2018:  -0.39

The next earnings report will be: 03-28-2019

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Gaia; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which is 15.00%.



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 36.20% of insider ownership and 75.70% of institutional ownership.

I calculated the beta to be 1.05

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -32.81%, return on assets is -29.03%, profit margin is -72.19%, price-to-sales is 5.26 and price-to-book is 2.03.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 5  : Growth Expectations Result
 3  : 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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