Sprint Corporation [NYSE: S] opened at $6.59 and closed at $6.63 a share within trading session on 13/06/2019. That means that the stock gained by 2.71% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $6.81.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Sprint Corporation [NYSE: S] had 25.34 million shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 22.04M shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at 4.85%, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at 5.30%. The price of the stock additionally went down to $5.28 during that period and S managed to take a rebound to $7.90 in the last 52 weeks.

Sprint Corporation [NYSE:S]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock market traders oftentimes pay a lot of attention to what top analysts say regarding a potential investment. Regarding Sprint Corporation [S], the latest average analyst recommendation we can see is from the quarter closing in March. On average, stock market experts give S an Hold rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 5.28 to 7.90. This is compared to its latest closing price of $6.63.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Sprint Corporation [S] is sitting at 3.12. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 3.22.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 Sprint Corporation [S] generated $8.44 billion in sales. That’s 2.82% higher than the average estimate of $8.21 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that the company is performing better than market experts expected, boosting its appeal as a solid investment.

Pay attention for this company’s financial results, of which the next release is scheduled to happen on Wed 7 Aug (In 55 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Sprint Corporation [S]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Sprint Corporation [S] sitting at +12.01 and its Gross Margin at +34.12, this company’s Net Margin is now -5.80%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 6.05, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 0.70%. Its Return on Equity is -7.41, and its Return on Assets is -2.20. These metrics suggest that this Sprint Corporation does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Sprint Corporation [S] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 153.13. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 60.49, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 45.39. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 135.65, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 53.59. This company is not leveraging its assets to take on debt, which stunts its growth and limits the ROI for investors.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 4.61 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.97. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.84, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.71. Sprint Corporation [S] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.88, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 2.20.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Sprint Corporation [S] earns $1,178,947 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 8.45 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.38. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.98 and its Current Ratio is 1.06. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Sprint Corporation [S] has 4.01B shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $27.31B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 5.28 to 7.90. At its current price, it has moved down by -13.80% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 28.98% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.18, which indicates that it is 4.85% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 53.15. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Sprint Corporation [S] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Sprint Corporation [S], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.