Northern Story

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NTIC -- USA Stock  

USD 9.61  0.09  0.95%

Northern Technologies is scheduled to announce its earnings tomorrow. The next earnings report is expected on the 5th of January 2021. The stock is undergoing an active upward rally. While many of us are getting excited about basic materials space, we are going to go over the feasibility of taking in Northern. We will evaluate why recent Northern Technologies price moves suggest a bounce in December.
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Will Northern Technologies Internati price rise in December?
The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Northern Technologies has an asset utilization ratio of 99.98 percent. This suggests that the company is making $1.0 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Northern Technologies Internati is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
What is the right price you would pay to acquire a share of Northern Technologies? For most investors, it would be the price that gives them a wide margin of safety to have minimal downside risk. In other words, most investors are always looking for undervalued stocks. Even if the future performance is not entirely as expected, the loss of holding it is minimized, and the downside risk is negated. Please read more on our stock advisor page.

What is happening with Northern Technologies Internati this year

Annual and quarterly reports issued by Northern Technologies Internati are formal financial statements that are published yearly and quarterly and sent to Northern stockholders. The reports show and break down the current year's ongoing operations and discuss plans for the upcoming year. Annual reports have been a requirement from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for businesses owned by the public since 1934. Companies such as Northern Technologies often view their annual report as an effective marketing tool to disseminate their perspective on company future earnings or innovations. With this in mind, many companies devote large sums of money to making their reports attractive and informative. In such instances, the annual report becomes a forum through which a company can communicate to the general public any number of topics that may or may not be directly related to the actual data published in the reports.

How Northern utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Northern Technologies, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Northern Technologies is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Northern Technologies cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. Northern Technologies Net Cash Flow from Operations is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Cash Flow from Operations was at 4.91 Million

Acquisition by Matthew Wolsfeld of 55244 shares of Northern Technologies subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by Northern Technologies 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:
Northern insider trading alert for grant of stock option (right to buy) by Matthew Wolsfeld, CFO and Corporate Secretary, on 3rd of September 2020. This event was filed by Northern Technologies Int with SEC on 2020-09-03. 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.

Is Northern a risky opportunity?

Let's check the volatility. Northern is looking slightly risky at this time. Whether you invest your money or manage your clients' funds, remember that it is easy to forget that behind Northern (NASDAQ:NTIC) stock is an actual business venture. So, do not let stock picking become an abstract concept by ignoring the elementary risk calculations. taking in a share of a Northern Technologies stock makes you a part-owner of that company.

Over 3 percent rise for Northern Technologies. What does it mean for investors?

The skewness is down to 0.21 as of today. Northern Technologies Internati currently demonstrates below-verage downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of -0.04 and Jensen Alpha of -0.02. However, we do advice investors to further question Northern Technologies Internati expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.

The Current Takeaway on Northern Technologies Investment

Whereas some other companies under the specialty chemicals industry are still a bit expensive, Northern Technologies may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. While some investors may not share our view we believe that the current risk-reward utility is not appealing enough to do any trading. 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 Northern Technologies.

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