Cincinnati Story

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CBB -- USA Stock  

USD 15.28  0.01  0.07%

Cincinnati Bell Revenue Per Employee is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Revenue Per Employee was at 401,637. The current year Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA is expected to grow to about 360.2 M, whereas Net Income Per Employee is forecasted to decline to (17.9 K). There are many examples of share prices slipping after an abrupt shift in one of the forward indicators. Let's go over some of Cincinnati Bell's important ratios. We will evaluate why we are still confident in anticipation of a recovery. We currently estimate Cincinnati Bell as fairly valued. The real value is approaching 15.38 per share.
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Will Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB) forward indicators remain weak in March?
Our trade advice tool can cross-verify current analyst consensus on Cincinnati Bell and to analyze the company potential to grow in the current economic cycle. This firm dividends can provide a clue to the current value of the stock. Cincinnati Bell is not expected to issue dividends this year as it is trying to preserve or re-invest any of the funds available for distribution to stakeholders.
Typically, a company's financial statements are the reports that show the financial position of the company. There are three main documents that fall into the category of financial statements. These documents include Cincinnati Bell income statement, its balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows. Potential Cincinnati Bell investors and stakeholders use financial statements to determine how well the company is positioned to perform in the future. Although Cincinnati Bell investors may use each financial statement separately, they are all related. The changes in Cincinnati Bell's assets and liabilities, for example, are also reflected in the revenues and expenses that we see on Cincinnati Bell's income statement, which results in the company's gains or losses. Cash flows can provide more information regarding cash listed on a balance sheet, but not equivalent to net income shown on the income statement. Please read more on our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
The goal of Cincinnati Bell fundamental analysis is to do accurate financial forecasts. There are several possible objectives to fundamental analysis, such as projecting of Cincinnati Bell performance into the future periods or doing a reasonable stock valuation. The intrinsic value of Cincinnati Bell shares is the value that is considered the true value of the share. If the intrinsic value Cincinnati is higher than its market price, buying is generally recommended. If it is equal to the market price, it is recommended to hold; and if it is less than the market price, then one should sell all shares Cincinnati Bell.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.

Are Cincinnati Bell Earnings Expected to grow?

The future earnings power of Cincinnati Bell involves the interaction of many company-specific, industry, and economic forces. Earnings estimates embody investors' opinions of Cincinnati Bell factors such as sales growth, product demand, competitive industry environment, profit margins, and cost controls. Cincinnati Bell stock prices adjust as these expectations change or are proven wrong. The main thing to remember is that equities with high expected earnings growth tend to underperform the market because it is usually difficult to meet the market's high expectations. Companies with low earnings expectations tend to do better than expected. Please use our latest analysis of Cincinnati expected earnings.

How Cincinnati utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Cincinnati Bell, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Cincinnati Bell is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Cincinnati Bell cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Cincinnati Bell Net Cash Flow from Operations is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Cash Flow from Operations was at 233.19 Million

Cincinnati Bell Gross Profit

Cincinnati Bell Gross Profit growth is one of the most critical measures in evaluating the company. The Gross Profit growth rate is calculated simply by comparing Cincinnati Bell previous period's values with its current period's values. Each time period you're measuring should be of equal lengths the increase or decrease, in a company's Gross Profit between two periods. Here we show Cincinnati Bell Gross Profit growth over the last 10 years.
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Payment of 1734 shares by Christi Cornette of Cincinnati Bell subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by Cincinnati Bell insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Cincinnati insider trading alert for payment of common stock by Christi Cornette, Chief Culture Officer, on 2nd of February 2021. This event was filed by Cincinnati Bell Inc with SEC on 2021-02-02. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Breaking down the case for Cincinnati Bell

Institutional investor usually refers to an organization that invests money in Cincinnati Bell on behalf of clients or other money managers. Buying and selling of large positions of Cincinnati Bell stock by institutional investors can create supply and demand imbalances that result in sudden price moves of Cincinnati Bell stock. Let's take a look at how the ownership of Cincinnati is distributed among investors.

Ownership Allocation

Cincinnati Bell retains a total of 50.68 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Cincinnati Bell outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Cincinnati Bell to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Cincinnati Bell. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Cincinnati Bell as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Remember, it does not matter who owns the company or if the company is currently losing money. If the true value of the company is more than the market pays for it currently, you can still have a good investment opportunity.

Institutions
98.53%
Retail Investors-0.38
Insiders1.85
Institutions98.53
 2018 2019 2020 2021 (projected)
Interest Expense131.5 M139.6 M125.64 M128.28 M
Gross Profit679.5 M752.1 M676.89 M622.97 M

Asset Utilization

The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Cincinnati Bell has an asset utilization ratio of 100.66 percent. This suggests that the company is making $1.01 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Cincinnati Bell is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.

Assets Non Current
1.9 B
Current Assets444.58 Million16.86
Assets Non Current1.88 Billion71.17
Goodwill261.07 Million9.9
Tax Assets54.77 Million2.08

Cincinnati Bell has 100 percent chance to finish above $14.97 in March

Current Semi Variance is up to 0.03. Price may slip again. Cincinnati Bell exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.04 and kurtosis of 0.76. However, we advise investors to further study Cincinnati Bell technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.

Our Final Take On Cincinnati Bell

When is the right time to buy or sell Cincinnati Bell? Buying stocks such as Cincinnati Bell isn't very hard. However, what challenging for most investors is doing it at the right time. Proper market timing is something most people cannot do without sophisticated tools, which help to isolate the right opportunities, deliver winning trades and diversify portfolios on a daily basis. With an impartial outlook on the current market volatility, it may be better to hold off any inventment activity and neither buy nor sell any shares of Cincinnati Bell at this time. The Cincinnati Bell risk-reward trade off is not appealing enough to do any trading. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Cincinnati Bell.

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