Aegion Corp (AEGN) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Apr 12, '19

Are you looking for the analysis of Aegion Corp (AEGN) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 3 reasons to buy and 5 reasons to sell AEGN stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about AEGN stock:

  • Is AEGN a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold AEGN stock today?
  • Is AEGN a good buy / investment?
  • What are AEGN analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy AEGN stock:

1. AEGN forward P/E ratio is 12.99, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See AEGN forward P/E ratio chart.

2. AEGN Price/Book ratio is 1.25, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See AEGN forward Price/Book ratio chart.

3. AEGN PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 0.94, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See AEGN PEG chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell AEGN stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. AEGN quarterly revenue growth was -1.00%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (4.60% and 4.74%, respectively). See AEGN revenue growth chart.

2. AEGN profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -7.49pp. See AEGN profitability chart.

3. AEGN average analyst price target ($19.08) is below its current price ($19.27). See AEGN price target chart.

4. AEGN short share of float is 7.05%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AEGN short share of float chart.

5. AEGN short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 8.68. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AEGN short interest ratio chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for AEGN:

Metrics AEGN
Price $19.43
Average Price Target / Upside $19.08 / -1.78%
Average Analyst Rating Hold
Industry Engineering & Construction
Sector Industrials
Number of Employees 5,350
Market Cap $616.98M
Forward P/E Ratio 14.08
Price/Book Ratio 0.46
PEG 1.09
Revenue (TTM) $1.33B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -1%
Profit Margin 0.22%

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