Digging Up the Facts on TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE)

TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Internet Service Providers. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $11.25, up from yesterday’s close by 2.51%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.

Fundamental Analysis

TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE) currently trades with a market capitalization of $1.13 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 9.72 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.

You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $4.44 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 5.11% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.

Technical Analysis

No analysis is ever complete without a thorough survey of a stock’s technical behavior. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, TrueCar, Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $21.75. It is now trading 10.5% off that level. The stock is trading $11.48 its 50-day moving average by 0.23%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $10.16.

In recent action, TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE) has made a move of -5.46% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 13.35, and it’s gotten there by action that has been more volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 11.30% with $81.31 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of TRUE.

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