As of Wednesday close, CalAmp Corp.’s (NASDAQ:CAMP) stock was up $0.11, moving up 2.97 percent to $3.81. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 145,400 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.20 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 270,090, while in the previous 50 days, it was 669,820.
Since last month, CAMP stock retreated -1.04%. Shares of the company fell to $2.96 on 11/09/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $10.50 was reached on 03/29/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $2.96. Since the beginning of this year, CAMP’s stock price has dropped by -46.03% or -$3.25, and marked a new high 6 times. However, the stock has declined by -63.71% since its 52-week high.
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CAMP stock investors should be aware that CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 14 days ago on Nov 10. Cummins Wes, the Director of the company, purchased of 43,600 shares for $3.37 on Nov 10. It resulted in a $146,880 investment by the insider. Cummins Wes added 63,500 shares at an average price of $3.04 on Nov 09. The insider now owns 3,190,459 shares following the transaction. On Oct 14, President & CEO GARDNER JEFFERY R bought 2,000 shares at $3.36 apiece. The transaction was valued at $6,719.
The stock’s beta is 2.24. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.49, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 6.25.
In the three months ended August 30, CalAmp Corp.’s quick ratio stood at 1.60, while its current ratio was 1.90, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending August 30 was 10.41, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 10.49. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 40.30% percent. In the year ended August 30, operating margins totaled -9.80%. Based on annual data, CAMP earned $121.89 million in gross profit and brought in $295.84 million in revenue.
A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was -6.20%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was -78.20%.
In CalAmp Corp.’s quarter-end financial report for August 30, it reported total debt of $226.89 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. CAMP’s revenue fell -8.49% to $64.73 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $72.83 million. While analysts expected CalAmp Corp. to report -$0.03 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was -$0.02 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 33.30%. During the quarter, the company generated $0.34 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of CalAmp Corp. were 349.22 million at the end of its most recent quarter ended August 30, and its total debt was $244.48 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $37.06 million.
This quick technical analysis looks at CalAmp Corp.’s (CAMP) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 51.48%, the RSI 9-day stood at 59.51% on 23 November.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current CalAmp Corp. price is up by +5.54% percent or $0.20. At present, CAMP shares trade +0.79% above its 20-day simple moving average and -11.60% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -23.95% below its SMA50 and -38.45% below its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 82.61% and Stochastic coefficient D was 78.02%, while ATR was 0.19. Given the Stochastic reading of 92.39% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 54.02%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.05, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.18.
Craig Hallum upgraded its rating on CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP) to a Buy in a note to investors on August 16, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Hold rating on the stock.CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 1 brokerage firm, CAMP is a sell, and 0 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate CalAmp Corp. stock as buy, with 4 recommending it as overweight.