Fluor Story

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FLR -- USA Stock  

USD 9.40  0.15  1.62%

As many rational traders are trying to avoid industrials space, it makes sense to sum up Fluor a little further and understand how it stands against Jacobs Engineering and other similar entities. We are going to discuss some of the competitive aspects of both Fluor and Jacobs.
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Should you exit your Jacobs Engineering (NYSE:J) and Fluor (NYSE:FLR) positions after an upswing?
By analyzing existing basic indicators between Fluor and Jacobs, you can compare the effects of market volatilities on both companies' prices and check if they can diversify away market risk if combined in one of your portfolios. You can also utilize pair trading strategies for matching a long position in Jacobs with a short position in Fluor. Check out our pair correlation module for more information.

Let's begin by analyzing the assets. The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Fluor has an asset utilization ratio of 242.87 percent. This connotes that the company is making $2.43 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Fluor is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
Out of tens of thousands of stocks, funds, and ETFs that trade on global exchanges each represent an individual company which you can analyze using comparative analysis. To determine which one of the two companies, such as Fluor or Jacobs is a better fit for your portfolio, analyzing a few basic fundamental indicators is a good first step.

UNDERSTANDING Fluor dividends

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of Fluor earnings, decided and managed by the company's board of directors and paid to a class of its shareholders. Note, announcements of dividend payouts are generally accompanied by a proportional increase or decrease in a company's stock price. Fluor dividend payments follow a chronological order of events, and the associated dates are important to determine the shareholders who qualify for receiving the dividend payment. Fluor one year expected dividend income is about $0.35 per share.
As of 09/18/2020, Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions is likely to drop to about (115.3 M). In addition to that, Dividend Yield is likely to drop to 0.0239.
Last ReportedProjected for 2020
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-106.9 M-115.3 M
Dividend Yield 0.0299  0.0239 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 0.97  0.92 
Investing in dividend-paying stocks, such as Fluor is one of the few strategies that are good for long-term investment. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in Fluor must own a stock before its ex-dividend date to receive its next dividend. This type of analysis is very useful when you want to generate a past dividend schedule and payout information for Fluor. Then that information in the form of graph and calendar can be used to fully explain how Du Pont dividends can provide a real clue to its valuation.

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

Correlation Between Fluor and Jacobs Engineering

In general, stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make individual buying and selling decisions. Stock correlation analysis is also essential because it can help investors realize that they may not be as diversified as they think. Risk management strategies are usually required to make sure all portfolios are properly aligned against their risk tolerance level. You can consider holding Fluor together with similar or unrelated positions with a negative correlation. For example, you can also add Jacobs Engineering to your portfolio. If Jacobs Engineering is not perfectly correlated to Fluor it will diversify some of the market risks out of the positively correlated stocks in your portfolio. However, the disadvantage of this sort of hedging is that it can potentially affect your investment returns throughout market cycles. When Fluor for example, for example, performs excellent and delivers stable returns, the negatively correlated position you locked in as a hedge may drag your returns down. Please check pair correlation details between FLR and J for more information.

A Deeper Perspective

Revenue is income that a firm generates from business activities such us rendering services or selling goods to customers. It is a crucial part of a business and an essential item when evaluating a company's financial statements. Revenues from a firm's primary business operations can be reported on the income statement as sales revenue, net sales, or simply sales, depending on the industry in which a given company operates.
Revenue is typically recorded when cash or cash equivalents are exchanged for services or goods and can include product or services discounts, promotions, as well as early payments on invoices or services rendered in advance.

Revenue Breakdown

Let me take a closer look at Fluor revenue. Based on the latest financial disclosure, Fluor reported 18.52 B of revenue. This is much higher than that of the Industrials sector and 229.72% higher than that of the Engineering & Construction industry. The revenue for all United States stocks is 96.29% lower than that of the stock. As for Jacobs Engineering we see revenue of 13.44 B, which is 139.28% higher than that of the Engineering & Construction

Fluor18.52 Billion
Sector3.5 Billion
Jacobs13.44 Billion
18.5 B
13.4 B

Our Fluor analysis connotes possible reversion in September

Fluor latest treynor ratio advances over 1.15. Fluor exhibits above-average semi-deviation for your current time horizon. We encourage investors to investigate Fluor individually to make sure intended market timing strategies and available technical indicagtors are consistent with their estimates about Fluor future systematic risk.

While other entities in the engineering & construction industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Fluor may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. To conclude, as of the 15th of August 2020, we see that Fluor slowly supersedes the market. The enterprise is overvalued with below average probability of distress within the next 24 months. Our actual 30 days 'Buy-Sell' recommendation on the enterprise is Strong Sell.

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