Chaikin Stock Report for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. $GMCR 1-2-12

by | Jan 18, 2012 | Business

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The Chaikin Power Gauge RatingTM for GMCR is very bearish due to very poor financial metrics, very bearish price/volume activity and very negative expert opinions. The rating in this stock report also reflects very strong earnings performance. GMCR’s financial metrics are very poor due to a high price to book value ratio and high price to sales ratio.

Financial Metrics Rating – Very Bearish

GMCR’s financial metrics are very poor. The company may be overvalued and has relatively low revenue per share. The rank is based on a high price to book value ratio, high return on equity and high price to sales ratio.

Earnings Performance Rating – Very Bullish

GMCR’s earnings performance has been very strong. The company has a history of strong earnings growth and experienced superior earnings growth in the past 12 months. The rank is based on high earnings growth over the past 3-5 years, better than expected earnings in recent quarters, an upward trend in earnings this year, a relatively low projected P/E ratio and consistent earnings over the past 5 years.

Price/Volume Activity Rating – Very Bearish

Price and volume activity for GMCR is very bearish. GMCR has underperformed the S&P 500 over 26 weeks and is experiencing sustained selling. The rank for GMCR is based on its relative weakness versus the market, negative Chaikin money flow, a negative Chaikin price trend, a positive Chaikin price trend ROC and a decreasing volume trend.

Expert Opinions – Very Bearish

Expert opinions about GMCR are very negative. Short interest in GMCR is high and insiders are not net buyers of GMCR’s stock. The rank for GMCR is based on analysts revising earnings estimates downward, a high short interest ratio, insiders not purchasing significant amounts of stock, optimistic analyst opinions and relative weakness of the stock versus the
Food/Drug-Retail/Wholesale industry group.

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