Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (ALSN) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Jan 08, '18

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

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

Here are ALSN stock buy reasons/signals:

1. ALSN quarterly revenue growth was 37.10%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (8.99% and 4.52%, respectively).

2. ALSN profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 2.50pp.

3. ALSN forward dividend yield is 1.39%, higher than the industry (0.78%) and sector (1.02%) forward dividend yields.

4. ALSN PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 0.57, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios.

5. ALSN average analyst rating is Buy.

Here are ALSN stock sell reasons/signals:

1. ALSN stock price ($44.58) is close to the 52-week high ($44.82). Perhaps now is a good time to sell?

2. ALSN Price/Book ratio is 11.08, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios.

3. ALSN Price/Sales ratio is 2.85, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios.

4. ALSN average analyst price target ($43.93) is below its current price ($44.58).

5. ALSN short share of float is 10.26%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

6. ALSN short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.24. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on ALSN?

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