ScanSource Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

SCSC -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: December 31, 2019  

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding ScanSource is 'Strong Sell'. Macroaxis provides ScanSource buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding SCSC positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of ScanSource available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from SCSC buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at ScanSource 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 ScanSource has a mean deviation of 1.34, semi deviation of 1.89, standard deviation of 1.8, variance of 3.24, downside variance of 4.06 and semi variance of 3.57
ScanSource recommendation module can be used to check and cross-verify current buy or sell recommendation provided by analysts inspecting the firm potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure ScanSource is not overpriced, please validate all ScanSource fundamentals including its EBITDA, Cash Flow from Operations and the relationship between Price to Book and Total Debt . Given that ScanSource has Number of Shares Shorted of 439.96 K, we advise you double-check ScanSource 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.

ScanSource Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

SCANSOURCE INC currently holds about 23.82 M in cash with (42.88 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.94.
Over 99.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: ScanSource exotic insider transaction detected

ScanSource current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price41.00
Target Mean Price41.00
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price46.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions2
Target Low Price36.00

ScanSource Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.18Value At Risk3.06
Potential Upside2.67Standard Deviation1.80
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares4.7 M144 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares2.7 M82.6 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares2.1 M65.3 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares1.7 M52.9 M
Victory Capital Management IncCommon Shares1.3 M39.4 M
Pzena Investment Management LlcCommon Shares1.3 M38.4 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares845.2 K25.8 M

ScanSource Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.4
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0409

ScanSource Volatility Alert

ScanSource currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.01. It has Information Ratio of 0.04 and Jensen Alpha of 0.21. However, we do advice investors to further question ScanSource expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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ScanSource Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsScanSourcePeer Average
Return On Equity6.47 (0.31) 
Return On Asset3.30 (0.14) 
Profit Margin1.49 (1.27) 
Operating Margin3.68 (5.51) 
Current Valuation1.2 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding25.24 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.50 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions98.74 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted439.96 K4.71 M
Price to Earning15.50 28.72 
Price to Book0.97 9.51 
Price to Sales0.23 11.42 
Revenue3.87 B9.43 B
Gross Profit452.57 M27.38 B
EBITDA142.46 M3.9 B
Net Income57.6 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents23.82 M2.7 B
Cash per Share0.94 5.01 
Total Debt364.68 M5.32 B
Debt to Equity39.80 48.70 
Current Ratio2.11 2.16 
Book Value Per Share35.98 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations(42.88 M)971.22 M
Short Ratio3.24 4.00 
Earnings Per Share2.24 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth0.81 4.89 
Number of Employees2.7 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization876.37 M19.03 B
Total Asset1.49 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings517.71 M9.33 B
Working Capital643.79 M1.48 B
Current Asset1.23 B9.34 B
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