Blink Charging Co. (BLNK) Net income fell to -8.40 million: Growth Analysis

Blink Charging Co. (BLNK) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Michael D. Farkas Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer with 1,599,508 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Donald Engel Independent Director, with 389,981 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 70,117 shares of BLNK is Michael J. Calise Senior Vice President, Sales.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Blink Charging Co. (BLNK), Blue Fin Capital, Inc. is the top holder with 1.15 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is The Vanguard Group, Inc. with 730433.0 shares. In the third-place spot with 437493.0 shares is Uniplan Investment Counsel, Inc..

This company’s stock price was $1.96 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1510073. Compare that to its average daily volume of 170.45K. Given the fact that this stock has 26.45M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $51.84M. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 3.45. Its Price to Sales ratio is 17.28, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 4.71, and its Price to Book ratio is 5.16.

BLNK stock has achieved a 5-day range of $1.55 to $2.02, with a total performance of +18.79% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $1.50 to $2.25, generating a -9.67% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by -24.32%, trading in the range of $1.50 to $3.05.

In the past 5 days, shares of BLNK have made a new high 4 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 2 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 8 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 9/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at -0.1. This is a -0.01 difference compared to the consensus estimate of -0.09, amounting to an earnings surprise of -11.10%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 9/29/2019, the consensus estimate was -0.13, making for an earnings surprise of 30.80%. For the quarter ending 3/30/2019, EPS was reported at -0.07, generating a 46.20% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $-3.42 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $-75.36 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $-13.42 million for the year, compared to $-2.55 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly $38000.0, compared to $23000.0, and Free Cash flow was $-13.46 million compared to the prior year’s $-2.57 million.

Blink Charging Co. (BLNK) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 5/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 26.75, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.68, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.04 and a Debt to EBITDA of -0.05. The Piotroski F-Score is 1, its Altman Z-Score is -11.34 and its Beneish M-Score is -1.57.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 1/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of -332.09, a Net Margin of -302.79, a ROE of -38.84, and a ROC of -1124.94.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for BLNK, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 5.16, its Price to Median PS Value is 1.17. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for BLNK is now 0.00.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for BLNK is sitting at 2.68, while its Current Ratio is 2.96. This stock’s PB Ratio is 5.13, its PS Ratio is 17.33.