Just the Facts on Under Armour, Inc. (UA)

Under Armour, Inc. (UA) is an interesting player in the Consumer Goods space, with a focus on Textile – Apparel Clothing. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $15.24, up from yesterday’s close by 0.40%. 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

Under Armour, Inc. (UA) currently trades with a market capitalization of $-. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 4.60 % 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 $79.31 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of -$0.05 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 8.31% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.

Technical Analysis

As most professionals know, technical analysis can offer critical insights into what smart money and insiders think about a stock’s prospects going forward. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Under Armour, Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $21.81. It is now trading 6.57% off that level. The stock is trading $14.08 its 50-day moving average by -1.16%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $10.36.

In recent action, Under Armour, Inc. (UA) has made a move of +22.31% 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 17.8, and it’s gotten there by action that has been less 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 8.75% with $382.88 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of UA.

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