Silver Spring Networks Inc. (NYSE:SSNI)’s Pain Points?


How far has the stock of Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE:SSNI) come to trade at their current price of $11.66, which gives it a market cap of $612.50M.

To trade now at $11.66, the stock has emerged from a 52-week low of $14.54%. But the current price also compares with the 52-week peak of $-24.29%.

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 64% Sell with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction. Longer term, the trend strength is Strong. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

Recently, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE:SSNI) announced preliminary financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2017.

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 1.13% and its monthly performance is 6.29%. For the quarter, the stock has moved -10.45% and for half-year it has shifted -8.76%. So far this year the stock has moved -13.18%% and for the last 12 months it has moved -12.40%.

Studying simple moving averages also tell the stock?s journey thus far. The 20-Day Simple Moving Average is $2.46%, the 50-Day Simple Moving Average is $4.16%, while the 200-Day Simple Moving Average is $-9.87%.

In terms of financial performance, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. reported gross margin of 44.40% for the trailing 12 months and operating margin of -6.40% for the same period. Net profit margin was booked at -7.00%. With that, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. posted EPS of $-0.43.

Silver Spring Networks, Inc.’s P/Cash for the most recent quarter is 5.18, 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.