Should one be buying Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL)?


Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) moved up 3.42% and closed its last trading session at $17.22. This Retail-Wholesale Sector stock currently has the Market Capitalization of 698.44 Million. The Average Volume for the stock is measured as 1.52 Million. The Stock has a 52-Week High of $24.52 and 52-Week Low of $15.9 following the dates, it touched its 52-Week High on Sep 7, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Mar 14, 2017. Currently, the Return on Assets value for the trailing twelve months is 0.1% with the Return on Equity and Return on Investment of 0.2% and 4.1% respectively. This firm currently has YTD (year to date) performance of -7.87 Percent which is not good. The Short Ratio for the stock is 4.11.

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio is 26.86. EPS or Earning per Share stands at $0.64. The TTM operating margin is 2.6 percent.

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) reports its Earnings on Fri 24 Mar (In 5 Days). The estimated EPS for the current quarter is said to be $0.7. Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 15 times out of last 29 Qtrs. The stock has reduced about -25.2% since it reported its last earnings. The Closing price of Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) at Last Earnings was $23.01 as compared to the previous closing price of $16.65. The Predicted Move on the 7th day after Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) will release its earnings at about 9%.

By Looking at Earnings History, Out of 12 Quarters when the Earnings were reported, Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) beats earnings by 58%, The Stock Missed Earnings  4  times and has met earnings  1 times.

Earnings History:

We will discuss the past Quarters Earnings below:

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) reported its previous quarter on 12/21/2016 where it reported the Actual Earnings of $-0.24. The Closing price before the company posted its earnings was $23.01. The Stock declined on the very next day of earnings and maintained its stock price at $21 by showing a % change of -8.74 percent from its previous closing price. The Next Day Volume after Earnings was reported as 12.68 Million. On the 7th day After Earnings Report, the stock hit its share price as $19.67 by showing -14.52% decrease from the Stock price Before Earnings were reported.

On 09/23/2016, the stock reported the EPS of $0.53 where Analysts were projecting the EPS to be $0.53 showing a difference of $0. Thus Surprise Factor was there with 0 percent. Before Earnings Announcement on 09/23/2016, the firm had its stock price of $23.89. And immediately on the next day after earnings announcement, the stock declined -5.19% and closed its trading session at $22.65. On 7th Day after earnings release, Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) dropped to -3.64% from $23.89 to $23.02.

On 06/24/2016, Analysts were suspecting EPS of $0.23/share where Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) reported its Actual EPS of $0.23. Thus showing a Surprise of 0 percent. The Closing Price of the stock before earnings was $16.65 while on the Next day the stock closed its trading session at $20.28 with a percentage change of 21.8% from the price of 16.65 before Earnings. The Stock Closing Price on the 7th day of earnings was $20.02.

Company Profile:

The Finish Line, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories in the United States. It operates in two divisions, the Finish Line and JackRabbit. The company’s Finish Line division engages in the in-store and online retail of athletic shoes for Macy’s Retail Holdings, Inc.; Macy’s Puerto Rico, Inc.; and, Inc., as well as online at This division offers men’s, women’s, and kids’ athletic shoes, as well as an assortment of accessories of Nike, Skechers, Converse, Puma, New Balance, Adidas, and other brands. As of April 2, 2016, the company operated Finish Line shops in 392 Macy’s department stores in 37 states in the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Its JackRabbit division retails lifestyle products, such as running shoes, apparel, and accessories of Brooks, Asics, Nike, Saucony, New Balance, and other brands. It also operates the e-commerce sites and The company operated 72 JackRabbit stores in 17 states in the United States and the District of Columbia. The company also offers products through its e-commerce site, and mobile commerce site, The company was founded in 1976 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.