Blucora Story

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BCOR -- USA Stock  

USD 17.04  0.54  3.27%

While some baby boomers are getting worried about financial services space, it is reasonable to sum up Blucora against economic and market trends. As we have suggested previously, Blucora is beginning its fall as retail investors shift to be more bearish due to the increased sector volatility. Lots of the inclinations of the company stock price movements has been a rough manifestation of what is happening in the market overall. Invariable basic indicators of the enterprise may also connote signals of long-running gains for Blucora retail investors. Blucora is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 5th of May 2021.
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Our latest technical analysis of Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
Blucora's average rating is Strong Buy from 3 analysts. Do analysts base this consensus on technical analyses? We know that typical technical analysis utilizes price momentum, patterns, and trends looking at historical prices. It aims to identify signals based on Blucora market sentiment investors' perception of the future value of Blucora. Let us look at a few aspects of Blucora technical analysis. About 95.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies. The book value of Blucora was currently reported as 7.47. Blucora has Price/Earnings To Growth (PEG) ratio of 0.86. The entity recorded a loss per share of 5.74. The firm last dividend was issued on the 9th of January 2008. Blucora had 1:10 split on the 13th of September 2002.
Using predictive technical analysis, we will analyze different prices and returns patterns and diagnose historical swings to determine the real value of Blucora. In general, we focus on analyzing Blucora stock price patterns and their correlations with different microeconomic environment and drivers. We also apply predictive analytics to build Blucora's daily price indicators and compare them against related drivers such as momentum indicators and various other types of predictive indicators. Using this methodology combined with a more conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis, we attempt to find the most accurate representation of Blucora's intrinsic value. In addition to deriving basic predictive indicators for Blucora, we also check how macroeconomic factors affect Blucora price patterns. Please read more on our technical analysis page or use our predictive modules below to complement your research.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Blucora's stock price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Blucora in the context of predictive analytics.
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Blucora. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Blucora's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Blucora's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Blucora.

How does Blucora Stands against Peers?

Analyzing Blucora competition or peers my help you to expand the diversification possibilities of your existing portfolios and to get a better perspective on locking in new positions. Try to analyze the advantages of investing in traded instruments related to Blucora across multiple sectors and thematic ideas. A good competitive analysis can cover a lot of different areas. But what areas to choose depends on who you are. The more exhaustive you are in your analysis, the more effective your competitive analysis will be.
Check out Blucora Competition Details

How Blucora utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Blucora, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Blucora is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Blucora cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Blucora Net Cash Flow from Operations is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Blucora reported last year Net Cash Flow from Operations of 106.72 Million

Closer look at Blucora Semi Deviation

Blucora has current Semi Deviation of 1.65. Semi-deviation provides a good measure of downside risk for a equity or a portfolio. It is similar to standard deviation, but it only looks at periods where the returns are less than the target or average level.

Semi-deviation is the square root of semi-variance. Semi-variance is calculated by averaging the deviations of returns that have a result that is less than the mean.

Semi Deviation 
=  
SQRT(SV) 
 = 
1.65
SQRT = Square root notation
SV =   Blucora semi variance of returns over selected period
Let's now compare Blucora Semi Deviation to its closest peers:
BCOR
AB
BK
BX
CG
BCOR1.647228905499822
AB1.77
BK1.87
BX0.73
CG0.82

Will Blucora recoup in March?

The sortino ratio is down to 0.25 as of today. Blucora has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.6 and kurtosis of 1.86. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Blucora to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

Our Conclusion on Blucora

While many of the other players in the asset management industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Blucora may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. Taking everything into account, as of the 17th of February 2021, our analysis shows that Blucora responds to the market. The enterprise is undervalued and projects below average probability of bankruptcy for the next 2 years. Our ongoing 30 days buy-or-sell advice on the enterprise is Strong Buy.

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