Universal Technical Institute Inc trades as part of the consumer defensive sector and is in the education industry. The company CEO is Kimberly J. Mcwaters. Universal Technical Institute Inc is an educational institution. It provides undergraduate degree, as well as certificate programs for technicians in the automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine fields.
Previous Intraday Performance:
The UTI shares had a previous change of -2.07% which opened at 3.36 and closed at 3.38. It moved to an intraday high of 3.45 and a low of 3.31.
Over the last five trading days, UTI shares returned -0.59% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -3.43%. Over three months, it changed -3.43%. In one year it has changed 7.64% and within that year its 52 week high was 4.20 and its 52 week low was 1.86. UTI stock is 81.72% above its 52 week low.
Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 3.14 and a 50 day moving average of 3.40. Right now, UTI stock is trading 7.51% above its 200 day moving average.
The company has a market cap of $84.4m with 25.5m shares outstanding and a float of 22.4m shares. Trading volume was 7,876 shares and has experienced an average volume of 17,888 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.
The last annual reported EPS for Universal Technical Institute Inc was -1.51 which ended on 30th of September 2018. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is -0.11.
The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Universal Technical Institute Inc; it is typically displayed as a percentage and called the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -1.30% over the last twelve months.
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Based on the latest filings, there is 68.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 47,405, which was 0.19% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 3.53. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.
The beta was calculated to be 1.57.
Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -32.73%, return on assets is -15.42%, profit margin is -11.14%, price-to-sales is 0.28 and price-to-book is 0.79.
Company Score Card:
Results are out of six:
3 : Growth Expectations Result
5 : Financial Safety Result
0 : Past Performance Result
1 : Valuation Result
0 : Dividend Safety Result
2 : Overall Result