Top Performer of the day: Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UAA)

Top Performer of the day: Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UAA)

One indicator that can help investors determine if a stock might be a quality investment is the Return on Equity or ROE. Under Armour has a 1 year low of $10.36 and a 1 year high of $21.81.

The stock traded on impressive volume of 8.04 Million comparing to the average volume of 5248.12 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm.

For the full year, revenue rose 3% to $5 billion, as wholesale sales fell 3% to $3 billion and direct-to-consumer sales rose 14% to $1.7 billion. Analysts polled by Zacks Investment Research were looking for earnings of a penny per share.

Under Armour (NYSE:UA) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th.

Under Armour on Tuesday reported another sales decline in its key North America market but overall revenue beat analysts' estimates on strong global demand, sending the sneaker company's shares up more than 15%. (UAA). Average true range (ATR-14) of the company is at 0.63. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares reissued a "sell" rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of Under Armour in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Under Armour, Inc. now has a Weekly performance of 27.48%, monthly performance percentage is 10.45 percent, Quarterly performance is 33.39 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of -11.31% and Yearly Performance is -21.67 percent. Direct-to-consumer represented 35% of global revenue previous year. The performance beat the $1.31 billion in revenue analysts surveyed by Zacks expected. FMR LLC now owns 2,961,380 shares of the company's stock worth $59,702,000 after purchasing an additional 320,600 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. bought a new stake in Under Armour in the second quarter valued at $238,861,000. The biggest holder now is Mr. J. Scott Plank who owns 2,463,848 shares (0.56% of those outstanding), whilst Ryan S. Wood holds 1,126,942 (0.26% of shares outstanding) and Harvey L. Sanders holds 235,426 (0.05% of shares outstanding).

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Raymond James Financial reaffirmed a "sell" rating on shares of Under Armour in a research report on Tuesday. Investors can maximize their rates of return by buying and selling stocks when they are trading below and above their price targets, respectively.

But a string of disappointing results had eroded investor confidence recently, with the stock heavily shorted.

Gross margin for the year declined 140 basis points to 45 percent, while adjusted gross margin, which excludes a 5 million dollars impact from restructuring efforts, was 45.1 percent.

WARNING: "Investors Purchase High Volume of Under Armour Call Options (UA)" was originally published by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. Footwear revenue was up 3 percent to 1 billion dollars, driven by strength in running and men's training mitigated by basketball and youth, while accessories revenue increased 10 percent to 446 million dollars led by strength in men's training. The Company's segments include North America, consisting of the United States and Canada; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia-Pacific; Latin America, and Connected Fitness.

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