Analysts estimate Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) To Grow by 2.02%: Here is Why

Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Niccolo Mcleod De Masi Executive Chairman of the Board with 817,333 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Nicholas Earl Director, President and Chief Executive Officer, with 471,075 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 215,200 shares of GLUU is Hany M. Nada Independent Director.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 9.95 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is BlackRock Fund Advisors with 7.37 million shares. In the third-place spot with 4.35 million shares is Alyeska Investment Group LP.

This company’s stock price was $5.42 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 2264361. Compare that to its average daily volume of 3.42M. Given the fact that this stock has 136.04M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $737.34M. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.08. Its Price to Sales ratio is 1.87, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 7.20, and its Price to Book ratio is 4.27.

GLUU stock has achieved a 5-day range of $5.14 to $5.60, with a total performance of +2.07% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $5.05 to $6.11, generating a -9.82% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +22.07%, trading in the range of $4.22 to $6.21.

In the past 5 days, shares of GLUU have made a new high 2 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 1 time, 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 0.07. This is a 0.04 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.03, amounting to an earnings surprise of 133.30%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 9/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.05, making for an earnings surprise of 20.00%. For the quarter ending 3/30/2019, EPS was reported at 0.06, generating a 20.00% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $-13.2 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $-97.57 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $32.29 million for the year, compared to $-28.24 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$3.36 million, compared to -$11.34 million, and Free Cash flow was $28.92 million compared to the prior year’s $-39.58 million.

Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 6/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 2.45, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.46, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.23 and a Debt to EBITDA of 335.06. The Piotroski F-Score is 6, its Altman Z-Score is 1.75 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.65.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 3/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of -1.33, a Net Margin of -0.82, a ROE of -1.79, and a ROC of -16.26.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for GLUU, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 12.32 and its Price to Median PS Value is 1.14. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for GLUU is now 0.00.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for GLUU is sitting at 1.32, while its Current Ratio is 1.32. This stock’s PB Ratio is 4.27, its PS Ratio is 2.1, its Forward PE Ratio is 24.04,. Similarly, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 32.85 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 27.51.