Consumer Portfolio Services Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSS) went up by 35.74% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $4.30. The company’s stock price has collected 0.91% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 3 hours ago that Auto Experience, Inc. Proposes To Acquire Auto Finance Firm Consumer Portfolio Services For $135 Million In Cash
Is It Worth Investing in Consumer Portfolio Services Inc. (NASDAQ :CPSS) Right Now?
Consumer Portfolio Services Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSS) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 5.08 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for CPSS is at 2.82. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 2 analysts out of 3 who provided ratings for Consumer Portfolio Services Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $3.17, which is -$1.35 below the current price. CPSS currently public float of 13.94M and currently shorts hold a 3.17% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CPSS was 17.77K shares.
CPSS’s Market Performance
CPSS stocks went up by 0.91% for the week, with a monthly jump of 1.22% and a quarterly performance of 9.18%, while its annual performance rate touched -4.03%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 6.73% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 6.30% for Consumer Portfolio Services Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 34.39% for CPSS stocks with a simple moving average of 51.36% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CPSS
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CPSS stocks, with Compass Point repeating the rating for CPSS by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for CPSS in the upcoming period, according to Compass Point is $5 based on the research report published on April 27th of the previous year 2016.
Compass Point gave a rating of “Neutral” to CPSS, setting the target price at $5.50 in the report published on February 25th of the previous year.
CPSS Trading at 36.90% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CPSS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was able to rebound, for now settling with 5.12% of gains for the given period.
Volatility was left at 6.30%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.73%, as shares surge +44.21% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +44.65% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CPSS rose by +39.12%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +44.65% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $3.44. In addition, Consumer Portfolio Services Inc. saw -1.19% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CPSS starting from Washer Greg, who sale 40,000 shares at the price of $3.42 back on Nov 13. After this action, Washer Greg now owns 250,744 shares of Consumer Portfolio Services Inc., valued at $136,802 using the latest closing price.
Washer Greg, the Director of Consumer Portfolio Services Inc., sale 13,369 shares at $3.42 during a trade that took place back on Nov 07, which means that Washer Greg is holding 290,744 shares at $45,722 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CPSS
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +2.65 for the present operating margin
- +99.69 for the gross margin
The net margin for Consumer Portfolio Services Inc. stands at +1.56. The total capital return value is set at 0.37, while invested capital returns managed to touch 0.22. Equity return is now at value 9.60, with 0.60 for asset returns.
Based on Consumer Portfolio Services Inc. (CPSS), the company’s capital structure generated 1,138.99 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 91.93. Total debt to assets is 90.26, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 1,087.68. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 87.79.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is 72.20M with total debt to EBITDA at 11.09. When we switch over and look at the enterrpise to sales, we see a ratio of 6.50, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 1.03. The receivables turnover for the company is 0.15 and the total asset turnover is 0.14.