How Does Under Armour, Inc. (UAA) Stack Up Right Now?

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 $23.11, up from yesterday’s close by 2.17%. 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 $9.79 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 6.09 % 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 $44.16 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of -$0.08 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 1.85% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.

Technical Analysis

We’ve taken a serious look at this stock from a fundamental perspective, but the tale of the tape may offer more hints about what lies under the surface. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Under Armour, Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $24.69. It is now trading 1.58% off that level. The stock is trading $19.74 its 50-day moving average by -3.37%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $11.40.

In recent action, Under Armour, Inc. (UAA) has made a move of +16.48% 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 13.48, 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 17.38% with $375.32 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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