The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO): Stochastic Analysis

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) for the period of 9-Day stands at 51.52% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 51.09%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

The Advisory Board Company provides best practices research and analysis to the health care industry, focusing on business strategy, operations and general management issues. The Company provides its best practices research and analysis through discrete annual programs to a membership of more than 2,000 hospitals, health systems, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, health care insurers, and medical device companies in the United States. Each program provides members with best practices research reports, executive education and other supporting research services.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) opened the session at $53.9 and after going down -0.09% closed at $53.85. The stock lost -0.05 points in the last trade.

The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $53.80 and $53.90 during the previous active session. The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) traded with the volume of 1.17 Million with average volume of 1.09 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.38 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.23 and 63.71 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) is at 1.5% and the shares outstanding are 40.68 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) stands at 0% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 20.33 while Forward P/E shows the value of 26.06.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 1.3. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 2.74 and 3.86 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 15.21 and 20.94 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) stands at 1.1 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.1.

Return on Assets ROA of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) is at 5.3% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) stand at 20.5% and 5.9% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 0.09% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 0.65%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -5.11% while six month performance of the shares of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) remained bullish with the count of 14.7%.

The yearly and YTD performance of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) remained up at 23.88% and 61.95% respectively.