Fossil Group Inc. [NASDAQ: FOSL] loss -13.30% or -1.84 points to close at $11.99 with a heavy trading volume of 1261017 shares. The company report on March 11, 2021 that Fossil Group Appoints Finance Veteran Sunil Doshi as Chief Financial Officer.
Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOSL) today announced the promotion of Sunil Doshi, Senior Vice President Global Finance & Accounting and Chief Accounting Officer, to Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective March 29, 2021. Mr. Doshi, who brings more than 20 years of experience in senior finance roles, will assume the CFO position from Jeffrey Boyer, who remains Chief Operating Officer and a member of Fossil Group’s Office of the Chairman. Sunil will report to Jeff in his new role.
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“We are pleased to welcome Sunil to the executive leadership team,” said Kosta Kartsotis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “His extensive financial background, prior consumer and public company CFO experience, and history with Fossil make this a natural progression. We are confident that Sunil will bring tremendous value to this role as we position the Company to return to sustainable sales growth, improve profitability and build value for Fossil’s shareholders.”.
It opened the trading session at $13.33, the shares rose to $13.70 and dropped to $11.90, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for FOSL points out that the company has recorded 97.53% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -345.72% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 1.42M shares, FOSL reached to a volume of 1261017 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Fossil Group Inc. [FOSL]:
Telsey Advisory Group have made an estimate for Fossil Group Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Market Perform, with their previous recommendation back on February 27, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on November 07, 2019, representing the official price target for Fossil Group Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $15 to $12, while Telsey Advisory Group kept a Market Perform rating on FOSL stock. On February 14, 2019, analysts decreased their price target for FOSL shares from 17 to 15.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Fossil Group Inc. is set at 1.44, with the Price to Sales ratio for FOSL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.35. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.40, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 6.66. Price to Free Cash Flow for FOSL in the course of the last twelve months was 6.15 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.
Trading performance analysis for FOSL stock
Fossil Group Inc. [FOSL] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -10.25. With this latest performance, FOSL shares dropped by -20.81% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 97.53% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 253.69% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for FOSL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 39.72, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 36.19, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 43.13 for Fossil Group Inc. [FOSL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 14.82, while it was recorded at 12.54 for the last single week of trading, and 8.84 for the last 200 days.
Fossil Group Inc. [FOSL]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Fossil Group Inc. [FOSL] shares currently have an operating margin of -4.26 and a Gross Margin at +47.52. Fossil Group Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -5.96.
Return on Total Capital for FOSL is now -6.78, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -10.52. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -20.40, with Return on Assets sitting at -6.23. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Fossil Group Inc. [FOSL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 119.09. Additionally, FOSL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 54.36, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 35.37. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 94.85, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 43.29.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Fossil Group Inc. [FOSL] managed to generate an average of -$12,813 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.99 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.05.Fossil Group Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.80.
Fossil Group Inc. [FOSL]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Fossil Group Inc. posted -0.15/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.09/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -266.70%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for FOSL. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Fossil Group Inc. go to 14.90%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Fossil Group Inc. [FOSL]
There are presently around $515 million, or 90.00% of FOSL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of FOSL stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 7,621,318, which is approximately 2.76% of the company’s market cap and around 9.00% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 7,114,841 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $85.31 million in FOSL stocks shares; and CONTRARIUS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LTD, currently with $51.04 million in FOSL stock with ownership of nearly -2.591% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Fossil Group Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 72 institutional holders increased their position in Fossil Group Inc. [NASDAQ:FOSL] by around 3,295,424 shares. Additionally, 57 investors decreased positions by around 3,314,786 shares, while 15 investors held positions by with 36,315,652 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 42,925,862 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. FOSL stock had 23 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,189,216 shares, while 11 institutional investors sold positions of 631,055 shares during the same period.