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NCMI -- USA Stock  

USD 4.26  0.14  3.18%

As many rational traders are trying to avoid communication services space, it makes sense to concentrate on National Cinemedia a little further and understand how it stands against Parts ID and other similar entities. We are going to examine some of the competitive aspects of both National and Parts.
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Are retail investors locking in National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) or Parts ID?
By analyzing existing primary indicators between National Cinemedia and Parts, 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 Parts with a short position in National Cinemedia. 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. National Cinemedia has an asset utilization ratio of 20.67 percent. This implies that the company is making $0.21 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that National Cinemedia 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 National or Parts is a better fit for your portfolio, analyzing a few basic fundamental indicators is a good first step.

UNDERSTANDING National Cinemedia dividends

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of National Cinemedia 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. National Cinemedia 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. National one year expected dividend income is about $0.28 per share.
The current Dividends per Basic Common Share is estimated to increase to 0.54, while Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions is projected to decrease to (31.1 M).
Last ReportedProjected for 2021
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-28.8 M-31.1 M
Dividend Yield 0.12  0.11 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 0.36  0.54 
Investing in dividend-paying stocks, such as National Cinemedia is one of the few strategies that are good for long-term investment. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in National Cinemedia 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 National Cinemedia. 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 National Cinemedia's Liquidity

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

Correlation Between National and Parts ID

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 National Cinemedia together with similar or unrelated positions with a negative correlation. For example, you can also add Parts ID to your portfolio. If Parts ID is not perfectly correlated to National Cinemedia 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 National Cinemedia 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 NCMI and ID for more information.

Acquisition by Cinemark Holdings Inc of 2311482 shares of National Cinemedia subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by National Cinemedia 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:
National insider trading alert for grant of common units of national cinemedia llc by Cinemark Holdings Inc, the corporate stakeholder, on 6th of April 2021. This event was filed by National Cinemedia Inc with SEC on 2021-04-06. 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 it down

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 now go over National Cinemedia revenue. Based on the latest financial disclosure, National Cinemedia reported 221.9 M of revenue. This is 98.49% lower than that of the Communication Services sector and significantly higher than that of the Advertising Agencies industry. The revenue for all United States stocks is 97.65% higher than that of National Cinemedia. As for Parts ID we see revenue of 377.82 M, which is much higher than that of the Advertising Agencies

National221.9 Million
Parts377.82 Million
221.9 M
377.8 M

Will price continue to rise in April 2021?

National Cinemedia current standard deviation boosts over 5.03. National Cinemedia exhibits above-average semi-deviation for your current time horizon. We encourage investors to investigate National Cinemedia individually to make sure intended market timing strategies and available technical indicagtors are consistent with their estimates about National Cinemedia future systematic risk. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure National Cinemedia's stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact National Cinemedia's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

The Current Takeaway on National Cinemedia Investment

While other companies under the advertising agencies industry are still a bit expensive, National Cinemedia may offer a potential longer-term growth to stockholders. The bottom line, as of the 8th of March 2021, we believe that National Cinemedia is currently overvalued with below average odds of financial turmoil in the next two years. Our current 30 days Buy-Hold-Sell recommendation on the company is Strong Sell.

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