KNOT Offshore Story

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KNOT Offshore Earnings per Diluted Share are very stable at the moment as compared to the past year. KNOT Offshore reported last year Earnings per Diluted Share of 1.55. As of 27th of August 2020, Gross Margin is likely to grow to 0.87, while Earnings before Tax are likely to drop about 53.9 M. Today's short post will recap KNOT Offshore as your potential position. We will focus on the question of why insiders should continue to be confident in KNOT Offshore outlook.
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Estimating KNOT Offshore (NYSE:KNOP) price for September 2020.
This firm has a beta of -0.0224. Let's try to break down what KNOT Offshore'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, KNOT Offshore will likely underperform. The beta indicator helps investors understand whether KNOT Offshore moves in the same direction as the rest of the market, and how volatile (i.e., risky) it is compared to the market (i.e., selected benchmark). In other words, if KNOT Offshore deviates very little from the market, it does not add much risk to the portfolio, but it also doesn't increase the expected returns.
There are currently many different techniques concerning forecasting the market as a whole as well as predicting future values of individual securities such as KNOT Offshore Partners. Regardless of method or technology, to accurately forecast the stock market is more a matter of luck rather than a particular technique. Nevertheless, trying to predict the stock market accurately is still an essential part of the overall investment decision process. Using different forecasting techniques and comparing the results might improve your chances of accuracy even though unexpected events may often change the market sentiment and impact your forecasting results.

Predictive Modules for KNOT Offshore

How important is KNOT Offshore's Liquidity

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

How KNOT Offshore utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of KNOT Offshore, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash KNOT Offshore is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The KNOT Offshore cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. KNOT Offshore Net Cash Flow from Operations is very stable at the moment as compared to the past year. KNOT Offshore reported last year Net Cash Flow from Operations of 165.69 Million

Breaking down KNOT Offshore Indicators

The recent KNOT Offshore Partners price decline may raise some interest from insiders. The stock closed today at a share price of 12.61 on 174,397 in trading volume. The company directors and management were unable to exploit market volatilities in July. However, diversifying your overall positions with KNOT Offshore can protect your principal portfolio during market swings. The stock standard deviation of daily returns for 30 days investing horizon is currently 2.54. The current volatility is consistent with the ongoing market swings in July 2020 as well as with KNOT Offshore Partners unsystematic, company-specific events.

Returns Breakdown

Return on Assets
Return on Equity
Return Capital
Return on Assets0.0352
Return on Equity0.1
Return Capital0.043
Return on Sales0.42

How will KNOT Offshore insiders react to the next decline?

Value At Risk just dropped to -5.1, may hint at upcoming price decrease. KNOT Offshore Partners exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.65 and kurtosis of 3.31. However, we advise investors to further study KNOT Offshore Partners technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.

Our Bottom Line On KNOT Offshore Partners

Although some firms in the marine shipping industry are either recovering or due for a correction, KNOT Offshore may not be as strong as the others in terms of longer-term growth potentials. The inconsistency in the assessment between current KNOT Offshore valuation and our trade advice on KNOT Offshore is due to the recent market swings and your selection of investing horizon. 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 KNOT Offshore.

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