Fluor Story

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FLR -- USA Stock  

USD 9.35  0.24  2.50%

Considering the 60-days investment horizon, Fluor is expected to generate 3.32 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 3.32 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.05 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The DOW is currently generating roughly 0.13 per unit of risk. While many risk-averse retail investors are getting carried away by overanalyzing industrials space, it is reasonable to sum up Fluor. We will evaluate if the latest Fluor price volatility suggests a bounce in September. Fluor high volatility, while potentially profitable, can lead to more considerable losses for your portfolios.
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Fluor (NYSE:FLR) high volatility trend continues
Fluor has roughly 1.85 B in cash with 240.35 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 13.22, which can makes it an attractive takeover target, given it will continue generating positive cash flow. On a scale of 0 to 100, Fluor holds a performance score of 3. The firm shows a Beta (market volatility) of 2.6108, which means a somewhat significant risk relative to the market. Let's try to break down what Fluor's beta means in this case. As the market goes up, the company is expected to outperform it. However, if the market returns are negative, Fluor will likely underperform. Although it is vital to follow Fluor historical returns, it is good to be conservative about what you can do with the information regarding equity current trending patterns. The philosophy towards predicting future performance of any stock is to evaluate the business as a whole together with its past performance, including all available fundamental and technical indicators. By reviewing Fluor technical indicators, you can presently evaluate if the expected return of 0.28% will be sustainable into the future. Please utilizes Fluor information ratio, potential upside, as well as the relationship between the Potential Upside and kurtosis to make a quick decision on whether Fluor price patterns will revert.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of Fluor or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of Fluor may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to Fluor's beta indicator, it measures the risk of Fluor and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of Fluor fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility. Please read more on our technical analysis page.

How important is Fluor's Liquidity

Fluor financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Fluor ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Fluor financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Fluor's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for Fluor, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Fluor Volatility Drivers

Fluor unsystematic risk is unique to Fluor and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in Fluor you can also buy Jacobs Engineering Group. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the engineering & construction sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing Fluor important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in Fluor income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about Fluor volatility.
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