Latest Most Interesting Earnings Reports: NKE, RAD, FDS

Within this analysis we focus on the 3 most interesting stocks that have released the earnings reports in the past week:

  • Nike Inc (NKE)
  • Rite Aid Corp (RAD)
  • Factset Research Systems Inc (FDS)

The analysis will take into consideration the financial data reported in the earnings report just released (+ data of the last 5 years) and the stock price performance compared to key levels. For each of the companies there is a chart (+ description) containing the following key levels that could be reached (or exceeded) in the coming weeks:

  • Resistance and Support (black half-lines)
  • Simple moving average 20-day (blue line), 50-day (red line) and 200-day (black line)

The explanation of financial data section can be found at the end of the article.

The information in this article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice.


Summary

Before going deeper into the individual companies, let’s see together some key data relating to the earnings report released. In particular, the following information is shown in the table:

  • EPS surprise:
    • indicates how much the EPS (Earnings-Per-Share) reported were higher / lower than analysts’ expectations
  • Stock price reaction:
    • indicates the reaction of the stock price on the day of publication of the earnings report
  • Key Data Growth:
    • indicates how much the 3 main items (revenue, net income and net margin) have increased / decreased compared to the same quarter of 12 months before
  • Trend Direction?:
    • Indicates a positive (negative) short, medium and long term trend if the stock price is above (or below) the 20, 50 and 200-day moving average.

Nike Inc (NKE)

Nike, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly-owned NIKE, Inc. 

FINANCIALS:

During the last quarter, NKE reported $6.313 million in revenue, down -38,0% compared to $10.184 million reported in the same quarter 12 months earlier. In the same period, net income decreased by -179,9% to -$790 million, compared to net income of $989 million in the previous period, while net margin was -12,5% worsened by -228,9% compared to the same quarter 12 months earlier.

Focusing on annual data, NKE revenue in the last 4 quarters totaled $37.403 million, an increase of 8,9% compared to $34.350 million in revenue reported 3 years ago. During the same period, NKE reported a -40,1% decrease in net income to $2.539 million, compared to $4.240 million net income in the previous period, while the net margin worsened by -45,0% .

KEY CHART LEVELS:

The current price of NKE is $93,67 . The first key level to be overcome on the upside that could lead to a positive trend is the resistance at $104,71 , 11,79% away from the current price. The second key level that if exceeded to the downside could lead at the beginning of a negative trend is the support at $83,97 , -11,55% away from the current price.

Compared to the other 3 key levels to be monitored, NKE is below the 20-day moving average , which indicates the presence of a negative short-term trend, below the 50-day moving average which indicates the presence of a negative mid-term trend and above the 200-day moving average which indicates the presence of a positive long-term trend.


Rite Aid Corp (RAD)

Rite Aid Corporation is a retail drugstore chain in the United States serving customers in numerous states across the country and in the District of Columbia. It operates stores in the majority of the major U.S. metropolitan markets. The company operates in two business segments: the retail drug segment and the pharmacy benefit management segment.

FINANCIALS:

During the last quarter, RAD reported $6.027 million in revenue, up 12,2% compared to $5.373 million reported in the same quarter 12 months earlier. In the same period, net income increased by 36,3% to -$64 million, compared to net loss of -$100 million in the previous period, while net margin was -1,1% , improved by 43,2% compared to the same quarter 12 months earlier.

Focusing on annual data, RAD revenue in the last 4 quarters totaled $22.583 million, an decrease of -1,5% compared to $22.928 million in revenue reported 3 years ago. During the same period, RAD reported a -10248,8% decrease in net income to -$416 million, compared to $4 million net income in the previous period, while the net margin worsened by -10403,5% .

KEY CHART LEVELS:

The current price of RAD is $15,09 . The first key level to be overcome on the upside that could lead to a positive trend is the resistance at $16,64 , 10,27% away from the current price. The second key level that if exceeded to the downside could lead at the beginning of a negative trend is the support at $12,11 , -24,61% away from the current price.

Compared to the other 3 key levels to be monitored, RAD is above the 20-day moving average , which indicates the presence of a positive short-term trend, above the 50-day moving average which indicates the presence of a positive mid-term trend and above the 200-day moving average which indicates the presence of a positive long-term trend.


Factset Research Systems Inc (FDS)

FactSet Research Systems Inc. creates flexible, open data and software solutions for tens of thousands of investment professionals around the world, providing instant access to financial data and analytics that investors use to make crucial investment decisions. 

FINANCIALS:

During the last quarter, FDS reported $374 million in revenue, up 2,6% compared to $365 million reported in the same quarter 12 months earlier. In the same period, net income increased by 9,6% to $101 million, compared to net income of $92 million in the previous period, while net margin was 27,1% , improved by 6,8% compared to the same quarter 12 months earlier.

Focusing on annual data, FDS revenue in the last 4 quarters totaled $1.475 million, an increase of 30,8% compared to $1.127 million in revenue reported 3 years ago. During the same period, FDS reported a 10,8% increase in net income to $375 million, compared to $339 million net income in the previous period, while the net margin worsened by -15,3% .

KEY CHART LEVELS:

The current price of FDS is $328,65 . The first key level to be overcome on the upside that could lead to a positive trend is the resistance at $343,92 , 4,65% away from the current price. The second key level that if exceeded to the downside could lead at the beginning of a negative trend is the support at $278,65 , -17,94% away from the current price.

Compared to the other 3 key levels to be monitored, FDS is above the 20-day moving average , which indicates the presence of a positive short-term trend, above the 50-day moving average which indicates the presence of a positive mid-term trend and above the 200-day moving average which indicates the presence of a positive long-term trend.


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FINANCIAL DATA

– Explanation –

This section shows some key financial data contained in the company’s income statement, updated to the latest available earnings report. The 2 tables are as follows:

FIRST TABLE – “Key Data in the past 5 years”

“Key Data in the past 5 years” table shows the amount of Revenue, Net Income and Net Margin (the percentage of Revenue that turns into Net Income) reported in the last year or in the last 4 quarters (TTM-trailing 12-months). In the same table you can find the percentage increase (or decrease) of the 3 items in the last 3 years.

To the right of the table you find a chart containing the trend of Revenue in the last 5 years (green columns) and the trend of Net Income (red line) in the same period. Inside the same chart you will find a semi-transparent line that show the trend line of the Revenue in the last years.

This section is useful for understanding if the company has been growing in recent years.

SECOND TABLE – “Key Data in the last Earnings Report”

“Key Data in the last Earnings Report” table shows the data of the same items of the previous table, but with reference to the last earnings report released by the company in comparison with the same quarter of 12 months before.

On the right of the table you will find the relative chart containing the trend of Revenue (green columns) and Net Income (red columns) in the 2 quarters taken into consideration (current versus last year’s quarter).

This section is useful for understanding if the company has grown in the last quarter compared to the same quarter of last year.

Data are expressed in millions of dollars.


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