DaVita Inc. (DVA) – Much Better Than You Think

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 DaVita Inc. (DVA) was $58.36. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $58.84, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $59.33. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $57.86 and a 2nd Support Level at $57.37. DaVita Inc. (DVA) stock has lost -$1.43, or -2.39%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $1.41, or 2.48%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $8.14, or 16.21%. This year-to-date, DaVita Inc. (DVA) shares have gained $6.90, or 13.41%.

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 DaVita Inc. (DVA) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .”

With 160,300 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $9,355,108K. DaVita Inc. (DVA) generates $11,405 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $159,390 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -18.82%, a 3-Year Total Return of -9.49%, and a 5-year Total Return of -20.76%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, DaVita Inc. (DVA) reported earnings of $0.91 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.93 per share, representing a -0.02 difference and 2.34% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.90 represented a 0 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.90 per share, which was a 0.50% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.22 per share. This estimate came from a total of 7 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.27 and the low estimate was $1.12. In the year-ago quarter, DaVita Inc. (DVA) generated per-share earnings of $0.56. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +117.86%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 5 purchases (62,146 shares in total) and 8 sale (17,592 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 32 insider buys amounting to 276,309 shares and 13 insider sales amounting to 25,275 shares. In the past full year, 50 insider purchases were made (involving 283,819 shares) and 13 insider sell-offs equivalent to 25,275 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, DaVita Inc. (DVA) has a Current Ratio of 1.72, a Quick Ratio of 1.70 and a Cash Ratio of 0.09. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 272.78, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 73.17, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 52.29. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 220.68 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 59.20.