Taking a Fresh Look at Under Armour, Inc. (UAA)

Under Armour, Inc. (UAA) 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 $16.56, down from yesterday’s close by -3.61%. 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. (UAA) currently trades with a market capitalization of $6.96 Billion. 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 -$0.06 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

No analysis is ever complete without a thorough survey of a stock’s technical behavior. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Under Armour, Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $23.46. It is now trading 6.9% off that level. The stock is trading $15.51 its 50-day moving average by -1.05%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $11.40.

In recent action, Under Armour, Inc. (UAA) has made a move of +16.37% 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 16.68, 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 14.51% with $371.02 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of UAA.

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