Sothebys Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

BID -- USA Stock  

USD 56.94  0.04  0.07%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Sothebys is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Sothebys buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Sothebys positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Sothebys available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Sothebys buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Sothebys Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Sothebys has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0235, jensen alpha of 0.0099, total risk alpha of (0.015967), sortino ratio of (0.019965) and treynor ratio of 0.1131
Macroaxis recommendation module provides unbiased buy or sell recommendation that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Sothebys. Our recommendation engine advise current market data to analyse the organization potential to grow from the prospective of investors risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Sothebys is not overpriced, please validate all Sothebys fundamentals including its Gross Profit, Cash per Share and the relationship between Price to Sales and Net Income . Given that Sothebys has Price to Earning of 25.91X, we advise you double-check Sothebys market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Sothebys Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Sothebys generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Sothebys has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
Over 120.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from Sothebys Announces Regulatory Approvals and Planned Closing Date of Acquisition by Patrick Drahi - PRNewswire

Sothebys current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price57.00
Target Mean Price53.75
Recommendation Mean2.70
Target High Price57.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions4
Target Low Price44.00

Sothebys Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.023411Value At Risk1.12
Potential Upside1.37Standard Deviation0.89
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Sothebys Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.12
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.02

Sothebys Volatility Alert

Sothebys has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of 0.11, Maximum Drawdown of 6.46 and kurtosis of 7.02. However, we advice all investors to further analyze Sothebys to make certain all market information is desiminated and is consistent with the current expectations about Sothebys upside potential.
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Sothebys Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsSothebysPeer Average
Return On Equity19.60% (0.31)%
Return On Asset4.68% (0.14)%
Profit Margin10.47% (1.27)%
Operating Margin22.83% (5.51)%
Current Valuation3.57B16.62B
Shares Outstanding46.61M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders1.21% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions119.64% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted5.28M4.71M
Price to Earning25.91X28.72X
Price to Book5.38X9.51X
Price to Sales2.58X11.42X
Gross Profit426.22M27.38B
Net Income106.46M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents132.14M2.7B
Cash per Share2.84X5.01X
Total Debt1.05B5.32B
Debt to Equity213.20% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.04X2.16X
Book Value Per Share10.58X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations60.34M971.22M
Short Ratio14.79X4.00X
Earnings Per Share2.20X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.81X4.89X
Number of Employees1.71K18.84K
Market Capitalization2.65B19.03B
Total Asset3.26B29.47B
Retained Earnings454.41M9.33B
Working Capital913.17M1.48B
Current Asset2.11B9.34B
   Acquisition by Dennis Weibling of tradable shares of Sothebys subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]