This stock has been chosen as a JUMP candidate for its upcoming earnings catalyst that is likely to move the stock between 5-20% post release. To conduct further research on the financials, analyst views and pivot points visit the Inside Mole research tool. This report is based on our analysis and opinions and the trade plan is how we intend to trade this event. As a self-directed trader you may decide to take a different approach to this event. For details on how we trade these events watch the video below.
Target: ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN)
Earnings Release Date: 4/17/18 (After Market Close)
Position Entry Time: (at or near EOD-end of day)
ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN) will be posting its FQ1-18 quarterly earnings results today at close. [ADTN] is expected to post earnings of $-.15 per share on revenue of $126 Million. In the last quarter, the company reported $.05 earnings per share ABOVE the analysts’ consensus estimate of $-.04 The stock is currently trading at $15.55 per share.
Last 3 Quarters – “Jump Zone” Move: -4.61%, -7.11%, 10.48%
Consensus Estimates: ($-.16 whisper) ($-.11 estimize) ($-.15 wall street)
(** always check in the trade room 30 minutes prior to close for last minute trajectory updates)
ANALYSIS: StockJumpers trajectory analysis reveals a positive reaction to the release today. Though they will release a loss the numbers are trimmed a bit and we think it will be a beat. The stock is oversold and any good news on the numbers and a positive forward guidance will produce a pop. We see some potential here for a nice move.
We are LONG for the event. The Trade Room will have updated news and moves.
(Note: This is an after-market release – today)
TARGET ‘JUMP ZONE’ POTENTIAL: 10-12%
CONFIDENCE RANKING: 8
POTENTIAL OPTIONS CONTRACT: NONE