Taking a Look at the Data Behind TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD)

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) is an interesting player in the Financial space, with a focus on Investment Brokerage – National. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $51.13, down from yesterday’s close by -0.66%. 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

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) currently trades with a market capitalization of $29.18 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 18.43 % 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 -$1.2 Billion over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.5 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 10.47% 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, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation recorded a 52-week high of $54.24. It is now trading 3.11% off that level. The stock is trading $50.39 its 50-day moving average by -0.74%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $36.12.

In recent action, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) has made a move of -0.08% 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 19.03, 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 1.41% with $504.46 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of AMTD.

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