DLH Holdings Story

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DLHC -- USA Stock  

USD 10.02  1.02  9.24%

With so much uncertainty about the industrials space, it is fair to go over DLH Holdings Corp against current market trends. As expected, DLH Holdings is starting to reaffirm its true potential as investors are becoming more and more confident in the future outlook. The company returns are correlated to returns on the market. As market fluctuates, the company is expected to follow. Strong technical indicators of the company may also suggest signals of long term gains for DLH Holdings investors. DLH Holdings Corp is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 3rd of February 2021.
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Is DLH Holdings (NASDAQ:DLHC) outlook positive for January?
The company's average rating is Strong Buy from 1 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 DLH Holdings market sentiment investors' perception of the future value of DLH Holdings. Let us look at a few aspects of DLH Holdings technical analysis.
Using predictive technical analysis, we will analyze different prices and returns patterns and diagnose historical swings to determine the real value of DLH Holdings Corp. In general, we focus on analyzing DLH Holdings stock price patterns and their correlations with different microeconomic environment and drivers. We also apply predictive analytics to build DLH Holdings'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 DLH Holdings's intrinsic value. In addition to deriving basic predictive indicators for DLH Holdings, we also check how macroeconomic factors affect DLH Holdings 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 DLH Holdings' 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 DLH Holdings 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 DLH Holdings. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against DLH Holdings' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, DLH Holdings' 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 DLH Holdings Corp.

How does DLH Holdings Stands against Peers?

Analyzing DLH Holdings 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 DLH Holdings 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 DLH Holdings Competition Details

How DLH Holdings utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of DLH Holdings, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash DLH Holdings is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The DLH Holdings cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. DLH Holdings Net Cash Flow from Operations is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Cash Flow from Operations was at 22.37 Million

Exercise or conversion by Kathryn Johnbull of 12000 shares of DLH Holdings subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by DLH Holdings 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:
DLH Holdings insider trading alert for exercise of employee stock options by Kathryn Johnbull, Chief Financial Officer, on 4th of January 2021. This event was filed by Dlh Holdings Corp with SEC on 2021-01-04. 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.

Closer look at DLH Holdings Semi Variance

DLH Holdings Corp has current Semi Variance of 9.18. Semi-variance provides a good measure of downside volatility for equity or a portfolio. It is similar to variance, but it only looks at periods where the returns are less than the target or average level.

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

Semi Variance 
SUM = Summation notation
RET DEV = Actual return deviation over selected period
N(ZERO) = Number of points with returns less than zero
Let's now compare DLH Holdings Semi Variance to its closest peers:

Over 3 percent rise for DLH Holdings. What does it mean for investors?

DLH Holdings current semi deviation builds up over 3.03. DLH Holdings Corp shows above-average downside volatility for the selected time horizon. We advise investors to inspect DLH Holdings Corp further and ensure that all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with the estimation of DLH Holdings future alpha.

The Bottom Line

Whereas many other companies within the specialty business services industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, DLH Holdings may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. While some investors may not share our view we believe it may be a good time to trade DLH Holdings as the risk-reward trade off is not appealing enough to hold a position. 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 DLH Holdings.

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