Monitronics International Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

SCTY -- USA Stock  

Last Earning Anouncement Date: December 31, 2015  

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Monitronics International is 'Strong Sell'. Macroaxis provides Monitronics International buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding SCTY positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Monitronics International available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from SCTY buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Monitronics International 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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Analyst Consensus

For the selected time horizon Monitronics International has a mean deviation of 2.28, semi deviation of 2.86, standard deviation of 5.51, variance of 30.31, downside variance of 23.79 and semi variance of 8.15
We provide buy, hold, or sell recommendation to complement the last-minute expert consensus on Monitronics International. Our dynamic recommendation engine harnesses multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the entity potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure Monitronics International is not overpriced, please verify all Monitronics International fundamentals including its Debt to Equity, and the relationship between Gross Profit and Beta . Given that Monitronics International has Number of Shares Shorted of 23.87 M, we recommend you check Monitronics International market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your last-minute risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Monitronics International Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Monitronics International has very high historical volatility over the last 30 days
The company currently holds 1.86 B in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 1.79 which is about average as compared to similar companies. Monitronics International has Current Ratio of 0.03 indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations when they are due.
The entity reported previous year revenue of 529.29 M. Net Loss for the year was (496.72 M) with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 411.42 M.
About 57.0% of Monitronics International shares are owned by institutional investors

Monitronics International current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price21.00
Target Mean Price20.07
Recommendation Mean3.00
Target High Price25.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions7
Target Low Price7.00

Monitronics International Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.28Value At Risk4.97
Potential Upside3.33Standard Deviation5.51
 Return Density 

Monitronics International Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.64
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.05

Monitronics International Volatility Alert

Monitronics International shows above average downside volatility of 4.88 for selected time horizon. We advise investors to further inspect Monitronics International to make sure all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with estimation about Monitronics International future alpha.
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Monitronics International Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsMonitronics InternationalPeer Average
Return On Equity(2.72) (0.31) 
Return On Asset2.96 (0.14) 
Profit Margin(93.85) (1.27) 
Operating Margin13.30 (5.51) 
Current Valuation6.99 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding97.2 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders37.53 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions56.90 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted23.87 M4.71 M
Price to Earning(85.03) 28.72 
Price to Book2.11 9.51 
Price to Sales3.29 11.42 
Revenue529.29 M9.43 B
Gross Profit411.42 M27.38 B
EBITDA284.24 M3.9 B
Net Income(496.72 M)570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents11.49 M2.7 B
Cash per Share2.57 5.01 
Total Debt1.86 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity1.79 48.70 
Current Ratio0.03 2.16 
Book Value Per Share14.39 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations137.38 M971.22 M
Earnings Per Share(0.23) 3.12 
Number of Employees1.19 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization4.98 B19.03 B
Total Asset7.29 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings(148.38 M)9.33 B
Working Capital(291.22 M)1.48 B
Current Asset902.14 M9.34 B
Current Liabilities1.19 B7.9 B
Z Score1.28.72
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