Should expel Helios & Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) from your portfolio?


How far has the stock of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) come to trade at their current price of $2.92, which gives it a market cap of $17.43M.

To trade now at $2.92, the stock has emerged from a 52-week low of $183.46%. But the current price also compares with the 52-week peak of $-82.82%.

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 16% Buy with a Weakening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction. Longer term, the trend strength is Weak. Long term indicators are in flux.

Recently, Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) announced that it has acquired global licensing rights to IsItYou’s facial recognition technology in the field of crime and terrorism from RedZone. Shares of Helios and Matheson Analytics have gained approximately 15.45 percent year-to-date.

The stock’s journey to the current price can be understood by looking at its performance from the last week down to the 12 months. The stock’s weekly performance stands at 21.16% and its monthly performance is 7.75%. For the quarter, the stock has moved -9.32% and for half-year it has shifted -49.31%. So far this year the stock has moved 135.48%% and for the last 12 months it has moved -11.52%.

Studying simple moving averages also tell the stock’s journey thus far. The 20-Day Simple Moving Average is $15.15%, the 50-Day Simple Moving Average is $10.13%, while the 200-Day Simple Moving Average is $-42.63%.

In terms of financial performance, Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. reported gross margin of 28.10%% for the trailing 12 months and operating margin of -30.40% for the same period. Net profit margin was booked at -%. With that, Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. posted EPS of $-2.18.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc.’s P/Cash for the most recent quarter is 6.46. For perspective, payout ratio provides insight into a company’s ability to sustain dividend distributions. As such, a lower payout ratio is preferred to a higher payout ratio is it implies a company is preserving more cash for investments and other needs that it releases to shareholders.