PetMed Express Inc $ 34.89 4.02 (13.02%)
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Shares of online pet pharmacy retailer PetMed Express Inc. (PETS) plunged more than 12% on Tuesday following the release of its third-quarter results. The Delray Beach, Florida-based company announced its earnings for the period ended Dec. 31 missed Wall Street's expectations.
The company has now lost more than 25% in market value since hitting a 52-week high of $41.83 on July 16. PetMed still looks relatively overvalued at a trailing price-earnings ratio of about 20.26 compared to the Peter Lynch fair value of 15.
Highlights from third-quarter results
PetMed posted earnings of
In the past two months, big stocks have been walloped, but small stocks have been beaten up worse.
Large stocks (measured by the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index) are down about 17% from their high on Feb. 19, taking dividends into account. Small stocks (measured by the Russell 2000 Index) have fallen approximately 26%.
It’s no secret that small stocks are more volatile than their big brethren. But sometimes, volatility can be a buyer’s friend. For bargain hunters, I think there are some undiscovered gems among the small companies. Here are four that appeal to me.
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If you're looking for cheap, Benjamin Graham-type stocks, then I highly recommend taking a look at prescription and non-prescription pet medication distribution business Petmed Express Inc. (PETS).
This company is a relatively profitable business. It recorded an operating margin of 16.3% for 2019, and return on capital employed has averaged 39% for the past six years. For fiscal 2019, the company reported free cash flow per share of $2.17, up from $1.80 in 2018 and 2019.
Based on these figures, the stock is currently trading at price-ree cash flow ratio 6.9. Thanks to this cash generation, Petmed's
Twenty-five Wall Street analysts cover International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) and 22 follow Pfizer Inc. If you invest in big, well-known stocks like these, it’s a challenge for you to see what others don’t.
Your odds of finding an undiscovered gem are higher, in my opinion, in the realm of small stocks. That’s why I’ve always been partial to them.
Mutual funds and pension funds often don’t pay the market’s small fry much attention. If these behemoths eventually pile in, the thundering herd can push up a stock’s price.
Here are five stocks that I think may be undiscovered gems.
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Two kinds of companies dominate the Nasdaq Stock Market, small ones and giant technology firms.
Both groups interest me. That’s why each year I write a column about my favorite Nasdaq stocks.
My Nasdaq recommendations have done pretty well over the years. In twelve columns beginning in 2001, my picks have returned 15.1% on average. That compares with 14.3% for the Nasdaq Composite Index and 11.0% for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
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Spending on pet health care in the U.S. is expected to reach $70 billion by 2020 and PetMed Express (PETS) is the very best small-cap trade.
PetMed has a market capitalization under $500 million and while it may be a slow-growth story, the company remains America’s largest pet pharmacy with much more room to expand in the market. By some counts, the number of dogs and cats owned as pets in the U.S. is close to 200 million.
More importantly, pets are treated as well as children with the majority of owners not willing to cut spending on
PetMed Express (PETS) is an online pet retailer headquartered in South Florida. The company has a consistent history of growth and dividend payments, and after trading north of $60 a share, its stock is back to trading at levels last seen in early 2017. Last week, PetMed Express (doing business as 1-800-PetMeds) posted second-quarter results with revenue up 7% to $71.4 million, and net income up 22.7% to $10.8 million, or 52 cents per share.
Re-order sales rose 11% during the quarter, suggesting that customers are finding good value with the company's everyday offerings versus competitors. Most importantly, the average
While gurus hold positions in these companies, the stock prices and returns continue to fall. These are the worst-performing stocks over the last three months with a long-term presence in at least three gurus’ portfolios.
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The company manufactures printing paper, packaging and forest and chemical products. It has a market cap of $21.65 billion. Over the last five years, its revenue has decreased 0.60%. The return on equity of 49.70% and return on assets of 8.82% are underperforming 67% of other companies
Headquartered at Delray Beach, Florida, PetMed Express (PETS) is America’s largest pet pharmacy. It offers a wide selection of products, including prescription and non-prescription pet medications and supplies for both dogs and cats. It is a licensed pharmacy that conducts its operations in 50 states.
Financial performance (second quarter)
Net income during the quarter was $8.8 million, versus $4.9 million in the prior year quarter.
Sales increased during the quarter and were $66.7 million, a 10% increase from $60.8 million.
Average order value increased to $85 during the quarter, versus $82 in the prior-year quarter.
New order sales increased
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I'm a big fan of large capitalized stocks because most of them offer a huge diversification. But the great lack of bigger companies is that they do not grow at a fast pace. I'm not talking about Apple, those are exceptions.
The reason is simple: a company with a market cap of $500 million will simply have more room to grow than a company with a market cap of $50 billion. If it makes it to $1 billion, and you've invested, you double your money; if the large cap company adds $500 million to its market cap, you've only made
PetMed Express Inc. (PETS) is a leading nationwide pet pharmacy and Vet-VIPPS accredited, delivering prescription and non-prescription medications, and pet supplies. Operating as 1-800-PetMeds toll free number and through Internet as well, the company sells its products around the U.S., with a product line containing approximately 750 SKUs for dogs, cats, and horses. It offers two types of products: Non-prescription medications, which include flea and tick control, bone and joint care, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and hygiene products, and Prescription medications, which include heartworm treatments, thyroid and arthritis medications and antibiotics in addition to other specialty medications as well as generic
One of my favorite things about the Magic Formulaï¿½ Investing (MFI) strategy is that, with some parameters, you can use it to find interesting stocks in any kind of niche you want.
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