ScanSource Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

SCSC -- USA Stock  

USD 32.05  0.15  0.47%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding ScanSource is 'Hold'. 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 risk adjusted performance of 0.01, jensen alpha of 0.0, total risk alpha of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.0
Macroaxis recommendation module can be used to complement ScanSource buy or sell recommendation provided by average analyst sentiment. It analyzes the firm potential to grow using 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 404.46K, 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

Over 99.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

ScanSource current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price49.00
Target Mean Price49.00
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price54.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions2
Target Low Price44.00

ScanSource Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.07Value At Risk2.42
Potential Upside2.58Standard Deviation1.54
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Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Peregrine Capital Management LlcCommon Shares243.9 K7.9 M
Foundry Partners LlcCommon Shares183.4 K6 M
New York State Teachers Retirement SystemCommon Shares61.2 K2 M
Profit Investment Management LlcCommon Shares58.2 K1.9 M
Denali Advisors LlcCommon Shares23.4 K761 K
First Hawaiian BankCommon Shares16.8 K547 K
Nisa Investment Advisors LlcCommon Shares16.3 K531 K

ScanSource Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.00
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.00

ScanSource Volatility Alert

ScanSource has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.33 and kurtosis of 0.78. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate ScanSource to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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ScanSource Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsScanSourcePeer Average
Return On Equity6.31% (0.31)%
Return On Asset3.36% (0.14)%
Profit Margin1.44% (1.27)%
Operating Margin3.69% (5.51)%
Current Valuation1.14B16.62B
Shares Outstanding25.71M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.50% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions98.74% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted404.46K4.71M
Price to Earning14.63X28.72X
Price to Book0.90X9.51X
Price to Sales0.22X11.42X
Gross Profit436.12M27.38B
Net Income56.41M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents20.4M2.7B
Cash per Share0.79X5.01X
Total Debt347.67M5.32B
Debt to Equity38.10% 48.70%
Current Ratio2.06X2.16X
Book Value Per Share35.44X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations21.43M971.22M
Short Ratio2.87X4.00X
Earnings Per Share2.19X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.65X4.89X
Number of Employees2.6K18.84K
Market Capitalization841.04M19.03B
Total Asset1.49B29.47B
Retained Earnings517.71M9.33B
Working Capital643.79M1.48B
Current Asset1.23B9.34B
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