Astute Investors Are Taking a Second Look at Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO)

Shares of Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) are on our watchlist today as the stock has moved 0.67% from the open, touching $78.49 on a recent trade. While the stock has a nice low price tag to it, does it have any value?

Here we’ll take a quick glance at how the stock price is currently trading in relation to some of its simple moving averages. At current levels, Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) shares have been seen trading 6.16% away from the 20-day moving average. The stock has been recently separated from the 50-day moving average by 15.49%. Using a broader approach, shares have been trading 28.79% off of the 200-day moving average. After the latest check-in, company stock is -1.54% off of the 50 day high and 35.58% away from the 50 day low price.

Analysts are predicting earnings per share growth of 8.90% for the current year. The earnings per share growth over the next five years are expected to be 11.48%. Tractor Supply Company has had earnings per share growth of 16.70% over the past five years. 

Earnings per share (EPS) the amount of income that “belongs” to each share of common stock. This is a valuable tool that investors use to determine the value and projected value of a stock.  Earnings per share is generally reported in annualized form from the most recent fiscal year. To determine the value, the average number of shares outstanding is usually calculated by averaging the number of shares at the beginning of the fiscal period and the number of shares at the end of the period. 

Currently the return on equity is 31.20% and its debt to equity is 0.40. Tractor Supply Company has a total market cap of $9922.39, a gross margin of 34.20% while the profit margin is 6.00% and the ROI is 25.20%.

In terms of performance, we can pore into the stats for Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO).  The stock is 5.00% since the start of 2017. Over the past week, shares are 1.12%. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at 16.89%. For the quarter, performance is at 32.07%. During the past six months, Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO)’s stock has been 55.89% and 2.60% for the last 12 months.