Chart Of The Day: Embraer - Jetting To New Heights

The Chart of the Day belongs to the aerospace company Embraer S.A. (ERJ). I found the stock by using Barchart's powerful screening functions to find stocks with the highest technical buy signals, highest Weighted Alpha, superior current momentum and having a Trend Seeker buy signal then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts for consistent price appreciation. Since the Trend Seeker signaled a buy on 2/ 17 the stock gained 22.59%.

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ERJ Price vs Daily Moving Averages

Embraer S.A. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells aircrafts and systems in Brazil, North America, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Brazil, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Commercial Aviation; Defense and Security; Executive Jets; Service & Support; and Other segments. The Commercial Aviation segment designs, develops, and manufactures a variety of commercial aircrafts. The Defense and Security segment engages in the research, development, production, modification, and support for military defense and security aircraft; and offers a range of products and integrated solutions that include radars and special space systems, as well as information and communications systems comprising command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems. The Executive Jets segment develops, produces, and sells executive jets. It also leases Legacy 600 and Legacy 650 executive jets in the super midsize and large categories; Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 executive jets in the midlight and midsize categories; Phenom family executive jets in the entry jet and light jet categories; Lineage 1000, an ultra-large executive jet; and Praetor 500 and Praetor 600, disruptive executive jets in the midsize and super midsize categories. The Service & Support segment offers after-service solutions, support, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for commercial, executive, and defense aircrafts; provides aircraft components and engines; and supplies steel and composite aviation structures to various aircraft manufacturers. The Other segment is involved in the supply of fuel systems, structural parts, and mechanical and hydraulic systems; and production of agricultural crop-spraying aircraft. The company was formerly known as Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. and changed its name to Embraer S.A. in November 2010. Embraer S.A. was incorporated in 1969 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Barchart Technical Indicators:

  • 100% technical buy signals
  • 45.90+Weighted Alpha
  • 22.44% gain in the last year
  • Trend Seeker buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 14 new highs and up 26.90% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 74.51%
  • Recently traded at $15.66 with 50 day moving average of $13.39.


Fundamental Factors:

  • Market Cap $2.84 billion
  • P/E 102.93
  • Revenue expected to grow 20.16% this year and another 12.10% next year
  • Earnings are estimated to increase 100.00% this year and an additional 112.50% next year and continue to compound at an annual rate of 17.60% for the next 5 years

Analysts and Investor Sentiment -- I don't buy stocks because everyone else is buying but I do realize that if major firms and investors are dumping a stock it's hard to make money swimming against the tide:

  • Wall Street analysts issued 7 strong buy, 5 buy, 2 hold opinions on the stock
  • Their price targets are $15.00 to $28.50 with a consensus of $20.71 for a gain of 32%+
  • The individual investors following the stock on Motley Fool vote 571 to 23 for the stock to beat the market with the more experienced investors voting 134 to 4 for the same result
  • Value Line gives it an below average rating of 4 but at the same time gives it a 12 month price target of $27 for a 75% gain
  • CFRAs MarketScope has a hold rating
  • 8,480 investors monitor the stock on Seeking Alpha

Disclosure: I/we have no stock, option or similar derivative position in any of the companies mentioned, but may initiate a beneficial Long position through a purchase of the stock, or the purchase of call options or similar derivatives in the next 72 hours.

Additional disclosure: The Barchart Chart of the Day highlights stocks that are experiencing exceptional current price appreciation. They are not intended to be buy recommendations as these stocks are extremely volatile and speculative. Should you decide to add one of these stocks to your investment portfolio it is highly suggested you follow a predetermined diversification and moving stop loss discipline that is consistent with your personal investment risk tolerance and reevaluate your stop losses at least on a weekly basis.

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