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: Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (TXRH)
Earnings Release Date: 2/20/18 (After Market Close)
Position Entry Time: (at or near EOD-end of day)
Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (TXRH) will be posting its FQ4-17 quarterly earnings results today at close. [txrh] is expected to post earnings of $.37 per share on revenue of $544.17 Million. In the last quarter, the company reported $.43 earnings per share MEETING the analysts’ consensus estimate of $.43 The stock is currently trading at $57.98 per share.
Last 3 Quarters – “Jump Zone” Move: 6.34%, 8.45%, 11.76%
Consensus Estimates: ($.37 whisper) ($.37 estimize) ($ ($.37 wall street)
(** always check in the trade room 30 minutes prior to close for last minute trajectory updates
OUR TRADE PLAN: SELL
ANALYSIS: StockJumpers trajectory analysis reveals a negative market reaction to today’s news even with a potential beat. Expectations are lowered this quarter and though they have met on the last 2 quarters we see them slipping a bit. It may be investors are weary by softer forecasts and the stock is a bit overbought.
We are SHORT for today’s event. Trade Room will have updated news and moves.
(Note: This is an after-market release – today)
TARGET ‘JUMP ZONE’ POTENTIAL: 8%
CONFIDENCE RANKING: 8
POTENTIAL OPTIONS CONTRACT: NONE
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