PlayAGS is part of the consumer cyclical sector and trades as part of the travel and leisure industry. The company CEO is David B. Lopez. PlayAGS Inc acts as a designer and supplier of gaming products and services for the gaming industry. It supplies electronic gaming machines EGM, server-based systems and back-office systems which are used by casinos, and various gaming locations.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The AGS shares had a previous change of 1.81% which opened at 25.04 and closed at 25.29. It moved to an intraday high of 25.36 and a low of 24.71.

PR Newswire:  AGS Names Adam Whitehurst Vice President Of Strategic Accounts

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, AGS shares returned 2.93% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 6.48%. Over three months, it changed 1.61%. In one year it has changed 18.62% and within that year its 52-week high was 32.80 and its 52-week low was 18.68. AGS stock is 35.42% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 25.96 and a 50 day moving average of 24.59. Right now, AGS stock is trading -2.59% 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:  AGS Names Adam Whitehurst Vice President Of Strategic Accounts

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $894.2m with 35.4m shares outstanding and a float of 35.1m shares. Trading volume was 256,462 shares and has experienced an average volume of 563,705 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 PlayAGS was -0.63 which ended on 31st of December 2018. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.05.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 31.53, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 19.78%

The next earnings report will be: 04-30-2019

The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of PlayAGS; 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 31.60% over the last twelve months.



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.70% of insider ownership and 165.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 833,159, which was 2.36% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.26. 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 0.66

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -38.65%, return on assets is -2.92%, profit margin is -5.13%, price-to-sales is 3.98 and price-to-book is 6.58.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 5  : Growth Expectations Result
 3  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 0  : 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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