Brunswick Corporation (BC) – Much Better Than You Think

    Tanner Daniel J., Vice President and Controller, subtracted 3,373 shares of Brunswick Corporation (BC) from its portfolio at the rate of $53.28 per share valuing $179,697 on Mar 15. The insider left behind 21,498 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Brunswick Corporation (BC) was $45.48. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $46.27, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $47.05. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $44.79 and a 2nd Support Level at $44.09. Brunswick Corporation (BC) stock has lost -$0.13, or -0.29%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $4.00, or 9.64%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$5.45, or -10.70%. This year-to-date, Brunswick Corporation (BC) shares have lost -$0.97, or -2.09%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Brunswick Corporation (BC) stock, 20% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 75% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

    With 87,077 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $3,995,964K. Brunswick Corporation (BC) generates $5,159 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $265,300 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -29.47%, a 3-Year Total Return of -4.79%, and a 5-year Total Return of 8.78%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 680.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.210 per share on 05/20/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.83%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.84.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Brunswick Corporation (BC) reported earnings of $0.99 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.98 per share, representing a 0.01 difference and 1.11% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.98 represented a 0.08 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.90 per share, which was a 8.80% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.47 per share. This estimate came from a total of 6 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.51 and the low estimate was $1.41. In the year-ago quarter, Brunswick Corporation (BC) generated per-share earnings of $1.50. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -2.00% .

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 15 purchases (19,084 shares in total) and 2 sale (1,443 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 46 insider buys amounting to 155,781 shares and 15 insider sales amounting to 19,750 shares. In the past full year, 76 insider purchases were made (involving 223,226 shares) and 21 insider sell-offs equivalent to 36,297 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, Brunswick Corporation (BC) has a Current Ratio of 1.50, a Quick Ratio of 0.75 and a Cash Ratio of 0.24. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 77.14, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 43.55, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 28.49. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 74.53 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 42.07.