iRobot Corporation (IRBT) is an interesting player in the Consumer Goods space, with a focus on Appliances. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $79.15, up from yesterday’s close by 7.92%. 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
iRobot Corporation (IRBT) currently trades with a market capitalization of $2.16 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 28.85 % 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 $50.27 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.17 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 9.54% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.
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, iRobot Corporation recorded a 52-week high of $109.78. It is now trading 30.63% off that level. The stock is trading $63.70 its 50-day moving average by -15.45%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $55.77.
In recent action, iRobot Corporation (IRBT) has made a move of +27.05% 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 14.11, 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 40.44% with $27.06 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of IRBT.