DXC Technology shares were losing more than -31% in trading Friday, following news that the company’s second quarter earnings missed estimates, margins fell from the year-ago period, and the company’s outlook that full-year earnings would fall heavily short of Wall Street estimates.
The information tech company reported adjusted earnings from continuing operations of $1.74 a share in the first fiscal quarter 2020, lower than the year-ago quarter’s $1.93. The EPS also fell below Wall Street analysts’ estimates of $1.71 a share.
What’s more, adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) as a percentage of revenue was 13.3% in the quarter, substantially down from 15.2% a year ago.
CEO Mike Lawrie said the company is expecting adjusted earnings per share for the full year to be in the range of $7 to $7.75, far below the average Wall Street estimate of $8.20 for the year.
The 10-day moving average for DXC crossed bullishly above the 50-day moving average on May 26, 2023. This indicates that the trend has shifted higher and could be considered a buy signal. In of 15 past instances when the 10-day crossed above the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The RSI Oscillator points to a transition from a downward trend to an upward trend -- in cases where DXC's RSI Indicator exited the oversold zone, of 26 resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Momentum Indicator moved above the 0 level on May 17, 2023. You may want to consider a long position or call options on DXC as a result. In of 97 past instances where the momentum indicator moved above 0, the stock continued to climb. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for DXC just turned positive on May 15, 2023. Looking at past instances where DXC's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 46 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
DXC moved above its 50-day moving average on May 19, 2023 date and that indicates a change from a downward trend to an upward trend.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where DXC advanced for three days, in of 303 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Stochastic Oscillator entered the overbought zone. Expect a price pull-back in the foreseeable future.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where DXC declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
DXC broke above its upper Bollinger Band on May 19, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to drop as the stock moves back below the upper band and toward the middle band. You may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options.
The Aroon Indicator for DXC entered a downward trend on May 15, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is seriously undervalued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (1.526) is normal, around the industry mean (3.957). P/E Ratio (8.278) is within average values for comparable stocks, (49.593). DXC's Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is slightly lower than the industry average of (1.480). Dividend Yield (0.000) settles around the average of (0.033) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (0.401) is also within normal values, averaging (2.657).
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating fairly steady price growth. DXC’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating weak sales and an unprofitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. DXC’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 83, placing this stock worse than average.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
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A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, DXC has been loosely correlated with ACN. These tickers have moved in lockstep 57% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is some statistical probability that if DXC jumps, then ACN could also see price increases.
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