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Shares of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) recorded -0.62% loss during trading session on March 14th, 2019. The script traded as low as $17.53 and last traded at $17.67. 2.85 million shares changed exchanged hands during trading, an increase of 49.5% from the 30-day average session volume of 5.64M shares. The firm had previously closed at $17.78. The company has $235.89M outstanding shares, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.01, price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.27 and a beta of 1.53. The company has a RSI of 30.07, ATR of 0.49 and a volatility of 1.58% this week. GT has a 52 week low price of $17.55 and a 52 week high price of $28.60.

Investors have identified the tech company The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around 4.17B, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Fundamentals that are to be considered.

When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For GT, the company has in raw cash 801 million on their books with 4.78 billion currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on a decline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 0 total, with 3.87 billion as their total liabilities. This figure have given the company a good sense of viability under numerous contexts.

GT were able to record 105 million as free cash flow during the recently reported quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 237 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 916 million as operating cash flow.

Potential earnings growth for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)

In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the third quarter of the year, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company recorded a total of 3.88 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with -0.05% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the third quarter reducing by -0.01%.

What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 3.01 billion trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 868 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 235.89M with the revenue now reading 460 cents per share. This is a figure that is close to analyst’s prediction for their fourth quarter (0.44 cents a share).

Is the stock of GT attractive?

Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 2.94 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on GT sounds very interesting.

In related news, Director Geissler Werner bought 35,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on February 13th, 2019. The purchase was performed at an average price of 18.65, for a total value of 652,628. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.30%.

3 out of 11 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 5 have maintained a Hold recommendation on The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company stock. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the GT stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $20.33.