KTET Answer Key

ServiceMaster Global trades as part of the business services industry and is part of the industrials sector. 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 1.30% which opened at 47.08 and closed at 47.51. It moved to an intraday high of 47.54 and a low of 46.95.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, SERV shares returned 1.26% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 5.20%. Over three months, it changed 29.38%. In one year it has changed 39.41% and within that year its 52-week high was 62.70 and its 52-week low was 34.28. SERV stock is 38.59% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 41.32 and a 50 day moving average of 44.29. Right now, SERV stock is trading 14.97% above its 200 day moving average.

Business Wire:  ServiceMaster Honors Memphis Bicentennial with Spring Clean 2019


The company has a market cap of $6.5b with 136.1m shares outstanding and a float of 135.4m shares. Trading volume was 350,470 shares and has experienced an average volume of 936,002 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 -0.29 which ended on 31st of December 2018. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.33. The trailing twelve month EPS is 2.09, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 22.73.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 36.83, which means it might overvalued by -29.00%

The next earnings report will be: 04-26-2019

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of ServiceMaster Global; it is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -34.80% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 168.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 3,809,030, which was 2.80% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.50. 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 0.99

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -2.47%, return on assets is -0.79%, profit margin is -6.16%, price-to-sales is 5.21 and price-to-book is 2.90.

Company Score Card:

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

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