This Analyst Recently Issued Research Note On ADT Inc. (ADT)


As of Friday close, ADT Inc.’s (NYSE:ADT) stock was down -$0.06, moving down -0.86 percent to $6.94. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,966,740 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.40 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 3,355,190, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,689,406.

Since last month, ADT stock retreated -16.99%. Shares of the company fell to $6.74 on 03/15/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $10.10 was reached on 01/13/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $6.00. Since the beginning of this year, ADT’s stock price has dropped by -23.48% or -$2.13, and marked a new high 7 times. However, the stock has declined by -31.25% since its 52-week high.

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ADT stock investors should be aware that ADT Inc. (ADT) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 36 days ago on Feb 10. Bresingham Daniel, the EVP, Commercial of the company, disposed of 100,000 shares for $8.27 on Feb 10. It resulted in a $827,000 divestment by the insider. Bresingham Daniel sold 257,959 shares at an average price of $9.60 on Jan 17. The insider now owns 1,776,114 shares following the transaction.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, ADT Inc. (ADT) has a P/E ratio of about 45.36. The stock’s beta is 1.71. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.03, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.83, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 4.18 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.0350 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.0350. On Tuesday November 12 2019, a $0.70 dividend decrease was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended December 30, ADT Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 0.50, while its current ratio was 0.60, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending December 30 was 2.61, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 2.86. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 68.10% percent. In the year ended December 30, operating margins totaled 8.80%. Based on annual data, ADT earned $4.36 billion in gross profit and brought in $6.4 billion 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 3.80%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 5.20%.

In ADT Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for December 30, it reported total debt of $8.96 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. ADT’s revenue rose 17.34% to $2.1 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $2.17 billion. While analysts expected ADT Inc. to report $0.18 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.1 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -44.40%. During the quarter, the company generated $599.5 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of ADT Inc. were 14.44 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended December 30, and its total debt was $9.97 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $862.3 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at ADT Inc.’s (ADT) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 29.09%, the RSI 9-day stood at 23.53% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current ADT Inc. price is down by -5.45% percent or -$0.40. At present, ADT shares trade -15.88% below its 20-day simple moving average and -21.14% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -22.89% below its SMA50 and -7.22% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 17.92% and Stochastic coefficient D was 13.97%, while ATR was 0.25. Given the Stochastic reading of 17.54% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 25.97%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.31, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.44.


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