FTS International Story

<div class='circular--portrait' style='background:#000000;color: #f2f2f2;font-size:4em;'>FI</div>
FTSI -- USA Stock  

USD 3.36  0.02  0.59%

FTS International is currently does not generate positive expected returns and assumes 10.4918% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 60 days horizon. As many adventurous traders are excited about energy space, it is only fair to concentrate on the risk of shorting FTS International based on its current volatility spike. We will examine if the expected returns on FTS International will justify its current volatility. The current FTS International risk factors may impact the value of the stock as we estimate FTS International as currently undervalued. The real value is approaching 5.62 per share.
Published over a week ago
View all stories for FTS International | View All Stories
FTS International (NYSE:FTSI) high volatility trend continues
FTS International currently holds 457.7 M in liabilities. The entity has a current ratio of 2.07, suggesting that it is liquid enough and is able to pay its financial obligations when due. The firm shows a Beta (market volatility) of -0.844, which means possible diversification benefits within a given portfolio. Let's try to break down what FTS International's beta means in this case. As returns on the market increase, returns on owning FTS International are expected to decrease at a much lower rate. During the bear market, FTS International is likely to outperform the market. Even though it is essential to pay attention to FTS International historical returns, it is always good to be careful when utilizing equity current trending patterns. Our approach towards predicting any stock's future performance is to check both, its past performance charts as well as the business as a whole, including all available technical indicators. FTS International exposes twenty-eight different technical indicators, which can help you to evaluate its performance. FTS International has an expected return of -0.23%. Please be advised to confirm FTS International value at risk, as well as the relationship between the skewness and day median price to decide if FTS International stock performance from the past will be repeated at future time.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of FTS International 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 FTS International may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to FTS International's beta indicator, it measures the risk of FTS International and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of FTS International 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 FTS International's Liquidity

FTS International financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance FTS International ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. FTS International 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 FTS International's total debt and its cash.

How FTS International utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of FTS International, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash FTS International is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The FTS International cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. FTS International Net Cash Flow from Operations is most likely to increase significantly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Net Cash Flow from Operations was reported at 123.9 Million

FTS International Volatility Drivers

FTS International unsystematic risk is unique to FTS International 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 FTS International you can also buy Franks International N. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the oil & gas equipment & services 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 FTS International 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 FTS International income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about FTS International volatility.
0.750.850.740.66-0.590.750.25-0.780.98-0.20.57-0.75-0.750.87-0.75-0.69-0.58-0.57-0.48-0.38-0.590.25-0.73-0.67-0.8-0.16-0.44-0.60.660.660.66-0.41-0.1-0.640.960.44-0.75-0.690.66-0.280.820.710.661.00.87
0.750.510.320.44-0.230.370.74-0.20.740.430.33-0.21-0.210.36-0.17-0.350.06-0.71-0.330.29-0.23-0.08-0.44-0.09-0.240.470.210.00.430.440.430.070.08-0.050.820.18-0.21-0.360.430.250.40.310.440.750.91
0.850.510.590.24-0.420.58-0.17-0.880.8-0.450.26-0.86-0.860.93-0.88-0.49-0.59-0.49-0.25-0.6-0.410.69-0.4-0.77-0.86-0.35-0.52-0.70.230.240.22-0.61-0.42-0.750.730.07-0.86-0.50.22-0.460.660.490.240.850.8
0.740.320.590.72-0.971.00.09-0.770.63-0.60.92-0.85-0.850.73-0.76-0.99-0.870.13-0.48-0.64-0.970.02-0.89-0.88-0.85-0.64-0.81-0.880.730.730.73-0.79-0.45-0.870.790.32-0.85-0.980.73-0.760.990.980.730.740.39
0.660.440.240.72-0.740.740.42-0.410.66-0.10.83-0.4-0.40.45-0.39-0.77-0.57-0.11-0.77-0.22-0.75-0.45-0.95-0.43-0.49-0.18-0.45-0.430.991.00.99-0.180.25-0.420.710.82-0.4-0.780.99-0.210.750.821.00.660.34
-0.59-0.23-0.42-0.97-0.74-0.97-0.140.63-0.470.58-0.950.740.74-0.560.610.990.82-0.310.550.581.00.170.90.790.730.640.770.81-0.73-0.74-0.730.760.450.79-0.68-0.30.740.99-0.730.76-0.93-0.97-0.74-0.59-0.23
0.750.370.581.00.74-0.970.15-0.740.64-0.550.93-0.83-0.830.71-0.73-0.99-0.840.11-0.49-0.59-0.97-0.02-0.9-0.85-0.83-0.59-0.77-0.840.750.740.75-0.76-0.45-0.840.810.31-0.83-0.990.75-0.730.990.980.740.750.41
0.250.74-0.170.090.42-0.140.150.380.250.710.360.310.31-0.250.41-0.210.38-0.29-0.260.69-0.15-0.69-0.340.350.290.660.50.390.430.420.430.380.280.390.450.150.31-0.210.430.470.10.150.420.250.4
-0.78-0.2-0.88-0.77-0.410.63-0.740.38-0.730.74-0.470.970.97-0.981.00.670.880.190.310.860.62-0.60.570.950.990.690.840.92-0.41-0.41-0.410.770.410.94-0.66-0.270.970.67-0.410.72-0.82-0.71-0.41-0.78-0.5
0.980.740.80.630.66-0.470.640.25-0.73-0.090.48-0.65-0.650.84-0.7-0.58-0.5-0.68-0.45-0.3-0.470.24-0.67-0.56-0.73-0.06-0.36-0.490.670.660.67-0.260.07-0.540.910.53-0.65-0.580.67-0.140.730.630.660.980.86
-0.20.43-0.45-0.6-0.10.58-0.550.710.74-0.09-0.350.790.79-0.590.760.520.86-0.470.130.970.57-0.480.310.850.740.990.930.89-0.09-0.1-0.090.890.640.87-0.110.020.790.52-0.090.95-0.56-0.54-0.1-0.20.15
0.570.330.260.920.83-0.950.930.36-0.470.48-0.35-0.57-0.570.43-0.45-0.96-0.680.24-0.52-0.36-0.96-0.38-0.93-0.62-0.58-0.44-0.61-0.640.850.840.85-0.56-0.26-0.610.710.41-0.57-0.950.85-0.570.890.950.840.570.23
-0.75-0.21-0.86-0.85-0.40.74-0.830.310.97-0.650.79-0.571.0-0.930.970.760.90.040.30.860.73-0.530.610.990.990.740.870.97-0.4-0.4-0.40.890.580.98-0.68-0.141.00.77-0.40.82-0.87-0.78-0.4-0.75-0.47
-0.75-0.21-0.86-0.85-0.40.74-0.830.310.97-0.650.79-0.571.0-0.930.970.760.90.040.30.860.73-0.530.610.990.990.740.870.97-0.4-0.4-0.40.890.580.98-0.68-0.141.00.77-0.40.82-0.87-0.78-0.4-0.75-0.47
0.870.360.930.730.45-0.560.71-0.25-0.980.84-0.590.43-0.93-0.93-0.97-0.63-0.8-0.38-0.33-0.75-0.560.59-0.58-0.88-0.96-0.53-0.73-0.830.450.460.45-0.65-0.3-0.870.740.33-0.93-0.630.45-0.570.80.670.460.870.65
-0.75-0.17-0.88-0.76-0.390.61-0.730.411.0-0.70.76-0.450.970.97-0.970.650.890.170.290.880.61-0.620.540.950.990.710.850.92-0.39-0.39-0.390.780.420.94-0.63-0.250.970.65-0.390.73-0.8-0.69-0.39-0.75-0.48
-0.69-0.35-0.49-0.99-0.770.99-0.99-0.210.67-0.580.52-0.960.760.76-0.630.650.81-0.180.520.540.990.130.920.80.770.570.740.8-0.77-0.77-0.770.730.420.79-0.78-0.330.761.0-0.770.71-0.97-0.99-0.77-0.69-0.35
-0.580.06-0.59-0.87-0.570.82-0.840.380.88-0.50.86-0.680.90.9-0.80.890.81-0.220.440.920.82-0.270.720.950.910.880.990.97-0.56-0.57-0.560.840.410.96-0.52-0.380.90.81-0.560.87-0.87-0.85-0.57-0.58-0.15
-0.57-0.71-0.490.13-0.11-0.310.11-0.290.19-0.68-0.470.240.040.04-0.380.17-0.18-0.220.07-0.26-0.31-0.31-0.01-0.110.12-0.56-0.34-0.2-0.12-0.11-0.12-0.38-0.44-0.13-0.46-0.280.04-0.18-0.12-0.530.00.13-0.12-0.57-0.79
-0.48-0.33-0.25-0.48-0.770.55-0.49-0.260.31-0.450.13-0.520.30.3-0.330.290.520.440.070.250.560.330.740.320.370.150.330.32-0.68-0.76-0.670.14-0.190.31-0.46-0.680.30.58-0.670.17-0.5-0.56-0.75-0.48-0.29
-0.380.29-0.6-0.64-0.220.58-0.590.690.86-0.30.97-0.360.860.86-0.750.880.540.92-0.260.250.57-0.550.40.90.850.940.950.92-0.21-0.22-0.20.840.510.92-0.25-0.160.860.55-0.20.88-0.63-0.58-0.22-0.38-0.03
-0.59-0.23-0.41-0.97-0.751.0-0.97-0.150.62-0.470.57-0.960.730.73-0.560.610.990.82-0.310.560.570.180.910.790.730.630.770.8-0.74-0.75-0.740.750.440.78-0.68-0.320.730.99-0.740.75-0.93-0.97-0.75-0.59-0.23
0.25-0.080.690.02-0.450.17-0.02-0.69-0.60.24-0.48-0.38-0.53-0.530.59-0.620.13-0.27-0.310.33-0.550.180.31-0.45-0.5-0.35-0.31-0.41-0.44-0.45-0.44-0.42-0.42-0.460.05-0.33-0.530.14-0.44-0.330.07-0.12-0.450.250.31
-0.73-0.44-0.4-0.89-0.950.9-0.9-0.340.57-0.670.31-0.930.610.61-0.580.540.920.72-0.010.740.40.910.310.640.660.380.610.64-0.94-0.95-0.940.460.050.62-0.79-0.640.610.93-0.940.46-0.9-0.95-0.95-0.73-0.39
-0.67-0.09-0.77-0.88-0.430.79-0.850.350.95-0.560.85-0.620.990.99-0.880.950.80.95-0.110.320.90.79-0.450.640.970.830.930.99-0.42-0.43-0.420.920.61.0-0.61-0.160.990.8-0.420.89-0.88-0.81-0.43-0.67-0.34
-0.8-0.24-0.86-0.85-0.490.73-0.830.290.99-0.730.74-0.580.990.99-0.960.990.770.910.120.370.850.73-0.50.660.970.710.870.95-0.49-0.49-0.490.820.460.97-0.71-0.270.990.77-0.490.76-0.89-0.8-0.49-0.8-0.51
-0.160.47-0.35-0.64-0.180.64-0.590.660.69-0.060.99-0.440.740.74-0.530.710.570.88-0.560.150.940.63-0.350.380.830.710.950.88-0.18-0.18-0.180.870.590.85-0.1-0.050.750.57-0.180.95-0.59-0.59-0.18-0.160.23
-0.440.21-0.52-0.81-0.450.77-0.770.50.84-0.360.93-0.610.870.87-0.730.850.740.99-0.340.330.950.77-0.310.610.930.870.950.96-0.45-0.45-0.450.860.470.95-0.38-0.280.870.74-0.450.92-0.79-0.78-0.45-0.44-0.02
-0.60.0-0.7-0.88-0.430.81-0.840.390.92-0.490.89-0.640.970.97-0.830.920.80.97-0.20.320.920.8-0.410.640.990.950.880.96-0.43-0.43-0.430.930.61.0-0.55-0.170.970.8-0.430.92-0.87-0.82-0.43-0.6-0.24
0.660.430.230.730.99-0.730.750.43-0.410.67-0.090.85-0.4-0.40.45-0.39-0.77-0.56-0.12-0.68-0.21-0.74-0.44-0.94-0.42-0.49-0.18-0.45-0.430.991.0-0.180.25-0.410.720.8-0.4-0.771.0-0.210.760.830.990.660.33
0.660.440.240.731.0-0.740.740.42-0.410.66-0.10.84-0.4-0.40.46-0.39-0.77-0.57-0.11-0.76-0.22-0.75-0.45-0.95-0.43-0.49-0.18-0.45-0.430.990.99-0.180.25-0.420.710.82-0.4-0.780.99-0.210.750.831.00.660.34
0.660.430.220.730.99-0.730.750.43-0.410.67-0.090.85-0.4-0.40.45-0.39-0.77-0.56-0.12-0.67-0.2-0.74-0.44-0.94-0.42-0.49-0.18-0.45-0.431.00.99-0.180.25-0.410.720.8-0.4-0.771.0-0.210.760.830.990.660.33
-0.410.07-0.61-0.79-0.180.76-0.760.380.77-0.260.89-0.560.890.89-0.650.780.730.84-0.380.140.840.75-0.420.460.920.820.870.860.93-0.18-0.18-0.180.850.92-0.410.180.890.73-0.180.97-0.75-0.69-0.18-0.41-0.14
-0.10.08-0.42-0.450.250.45-0.450.280.410.070.64-0.260.580.58-0.30.420.420.41-0.44-0.190.510.44-0.420.050.60.460.590.470.60.250.250.250.850.6-0.170.660.580.410.250.77-0.39-0.310.25-0.11-0.07
-0.64-0.05-0.75-0.87-0.420.79-0.840.390.94-0.540.87-0.610.980.98-0.870.940.790.96-0.130.310.920.78-0.460.621.00.970.850.951.0-0.41-0.42-0.410.920.6-0.58-0.160.980.79-0.410.9-0.87-0.8-0.42-0.64-0.3
0.960.820.730.790.71-0.680.810.45-0.660.91-0.110.71-0.68-0.680.74-0.63-0.78-0.52-0.46-0.46-0.25-0.680.05-0.79-0.61-0.71-0.1-0.38-0.550.720.710.72-0.41-0.17-0.580.36-0.68-0.780.72-0.280.850.770.710.960.84
0.440.180.070.320.82-0.30.310.15-0.270.530.020.41-0.14-0.140.33-0.25-0.33-0.38-0.28-0.68-0.16-0.32-0.33-0.64-0.16-0.27-0.05-0.28-0.170.80.820.80.180.66-0.160.36-0.14-0.350.80.090.380.450.820.430.15
-0.75-0.21-0.86-0.85-0.40.74-0.830.310.97-0.650.79-0.571.01.0-0.930.970.760.90.040.30.860.73-0.530.610.990.990.750.870.97-0.4-0.4-0.40.890.580.98-0.68-0.140.77-0.40.82-0.87-0.78-0.4-0.75-0.47
-0.69-0.36-0.5-0.98-0.780.99-0.99-0.210.67-0.580.52-0.950.770.77-0.630.651.00.81-0.180.580.550.990.140.930.80.770.570.740.8-0.77-0.78-0.770.730.410.79-0.78-0.350.77-0.770.71-0.96-0.98-0.78-0.69-0.36
0.660.430.220.730.99-0.730.750.43-0.410.67-0.090.85-0.4-0.40.45-0.39-0.77-0.56-0.12-0.67-0.2-0.74-0.44-0.94-0.42-0.49-0.18-0.45-0.431.00.991.0-0.180.25-0.410.720.8-0.4-0.77-0.210.760.830.990.660.33
-0.280.25-0.46-0.76-0.210.76-0.730.470.72-0.140.95-0.570.820.82-0.570.730.710.87-0.530.170.880.75-0.330.460.890.760.950.920.92-0.21-0.21-0.210.970.770.9-0.280.090.820.71-0.21-0.7-0.69-0.21-0.280.06
0.820.40.660.990.75-0.930.990.1-0.820.73-0.560.89-0.87-0.870.8-0.8-0.97-0.870.0-0.5-0.63-0.930.07-0.9-0.88-0.89-0.59-0.79-0.870.760.750.76-0.75-0.39-0.870.850.38-0.87-0.960.76-0.70.980.760.820.48
0.710.310.490.980.82-0.970.980.15-0.710.63-0.540.95-0.78-0.780.67-0.69-0.99-0.850.13-0.56-0.58-0.97-0.12-0.95-0.81-0.8-0.59-0.78-0.820.830.830.83-0.69-0.31-0.80.770.45-0.78-0.980.83-0.690.980.830.710.34
0.660.440.240.731.0-0.740.740.42-0.410.66-0.10.84-0.4-0.40.46-0.39-0.77-0.57-0.12-0.75-0.22-0.75-0.45-0.95-0.43-0.49-0.18-0.45-0.430.991.00.99-0.180.25-0.420.710.82-0.4-0.780.99-0.210.760.830.660.34
1.00.750.850.740.66-0.590.750.25-0.780.98-0.20.57-0.75-0.750.87-0.75-0.69-0.58-0.57-0.48-0.38-0.590.25-0.73-0.67-0.8-0.16-0.44-0.60.660.660.66-0.41-0.11-0.640.960.43-0.75-0.690.66-0.280.820.710.660.87
0.870.910.80.390.34-0.230.410.4-0.50.860.150.23-0.47-0.470.65-0.48-0.35-0.15-0.79-0.29-0.03-0.230.31-0.39-0.34-0.510.23-0.02-0.240.330.340.33-0.14-0.07-0.30.840.15-0.47-0.360.330.060.480.340.340.87
Click cells to compare fundamentals   

Exercise or conversion by Karen Thornton of 1000 shares of FTS International subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by FTS International 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:
FTS International insider trading alert for exercise of restricted stock unit by Karen Thornton, Chief Administrative Officer, on 15th of September 2020. This event was filed by Fts International Inc with SEC on 2020-09-15. 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 FTS International

The current FTS International price drop could raise concerns from stockholders as the firm it trading at a share price of 4.42 on slow start in volume. The company management teams were unable to exploit market volatilities in September. However, diversifying your overall positions with FTS International can protect your principal portfolio during market swings. The stock standard deviation of daily returns for 30 days investing horizon is currently 10.49. The very high volatility is mostly attributed to the latest market swings and not very good earnings reports from some of the FTS International partners.
 2017 2018 2019 2020 (projected)
Current Assets506.6 M409.7 M352.5 M351.49 M
Total Assets831 M743.7 M639.3 M651.27 M

Our perspective of the current FTS International rise

Coefficient Of Variation just dropped to -1413.02, may hint to upcoming price decrease. FTS International is displaying above-average volatility over the selected time horizon. Investors should scrutinize FTS International independently to ensure intended market timing strategies are aligned with expectations about FTS International volatility.

While other companies in the oil & gas equipment & services industry are either recovering or due for a correction, FTS International may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. To sum up, as of the 8th of October 2020, we see that FTS International moves totally opposite to the market. The company is undervalued with very high odds of distress within the next 24 months. However, our overall 30 days buy-hold-sell recommendation on the company is Strong Sell.

About Contributor

This story should be regarded as informational only and should not be considered a solicitation to sell or buy any financial products. Macroaxis does not express any opinion as to the present or future value of any investments referred to in this post. This post may not be reproduced without the consent of Macroaxis LLC. Macroaxis LLC and Gabriel Shpitalnik do not own shares of FTS International. Please refer to our Terms of Use for any information regarding our disclosure principles.

Would you like to provide feedback on the content of this article?

You can get in touch with us directly or send us a quick note via email to editors@macroaxis.com