Increase Your Position or Hold? A Deeper Look at Americold Realty Trust (COLD) Stock

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 Americold Realty Trust (COLD) was $35.37. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $35.80, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $36.24. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $34.64 and a 2nd Support Level at $33.92. Americold Realty Trust (COLD) stock has gained $1.67, or 4.96%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.86, or 2.49%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $4.63, or 15.06%. This year-to-date, Americold Realty Trust (COLD) shares have gained $9.83, or 38.49%.

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 Americold Realty Trust (COLD) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .”

With 191,529 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $6,607,751K. Americold Realty Trust (COLD) generates $1,604 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $47,990 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 64.51%, a 3-Year Total Return of 0.00%, and a 5-year Total Return of 0.00%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.200 per share on 06/27/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.26%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.80.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Americold Realty Trust (COLD) reported earnings of $0.05 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.13 per share, representing a -0.08 difference and 61.54% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.02 represented a -0.09 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.11 per share, which was a 81.82% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.30 per share. This estimate came from a total of 3 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.31 and the low estimate was $0.28. In the year-ago quarter, Americold Realty Trust (COLD) generated per-share earnings of $0.28. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +7.14% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 3 purchases (94,000 shares in total) and 3 sale (55,603 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 7 insider buys amounting to 371,166 shares and 8 insider sales amounting to 46,843,790 shares. In the past full year, 23 insider purchases were made (involving 1,602,643 shares) and 30 insider sell-offs equivalent to 118,425,424 shares.

Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 213.75, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 68.13, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 59.66. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 208.70 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 66.52.