Taking a Look at the Data Behind Carver Bancorp, Inc. (CARV)

Carver Bancorp, Inc. (CARV) is an interesting player in the Financial space, with a focus on Savings & Loans. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $11.00, up from yesterday’s close by 197.30%. 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

Carver Bancorp, Inc. (CARV) currently trades with a market capitalization of $42.46 Million. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -1.53 % 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 -$6.81 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to hold steady in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 3.65% 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, Carver Bancorp, Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $7.95. It is now trading -3.05% off that level. The stock is trading $3.10 its 50-day moving average by -7.9%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $2.01.

In recent action, Carver Bancorp, Inc. (CARV) has made a move of +319.85% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 15.08, 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 0.07% with $1.37 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of CARV.

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