Spark Networks SE (LOV): Is it a better investment


Spark Networks SE (AMEX:LOV) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of -0.26% or -$0.01 shares. The trading starts at $3.96 and closed at $3.89 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $3.88 and day high was $4.12 on Friday, July 24. After the session, the Communication Services sector daily volume shifted to 42009.0 while its average volume is 86.51K. In other hand, the LOV market cap reached to $101.38M.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -2.76% and up 23.17% for month. Its quarterly performance was 31.97% above, while its half year performance is down -25.10%. LOV yearly performance stood at negative -57.22% and fall -14.35% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Spark Networks SE is 1.50.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. LOV EPS (TTM) for 12-month is -0.89. EPS for this year is -168.00%, while for the next year its value is 0.25. Its EPS Q/Q reached 6.00%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on LOV for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 2 of 2 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 0 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $7.50 – $19.00. Average target price for LOV was reached at $13.25.

The insider ownership moved to 20.82% and institutional holding shifted to 43.40%.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for LOV fall -8.96% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 12.25% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 3.14%. The moving average value for Spark Networks SE (LOV) is 3.8768 and 3.6726 for 200 and 50 days respectively.