FOREX INVESTORS BUZZ Asure Software Stock In the past several weeks, I have highlighted several small cloud-based productivity stocks with excellent upside price appreciation potential for the aggressive trader. My research yielded another cloud play in Asure Software, Inc (NASDAQ:ASUR), with a current stock value of around $14.80 and a market cap of around $216.0 million.
The stock price is up a staggering 75% in 2017 and more than 200% year-over-year.
ASUR stock set a new record of $16.44 on June 7, which is an impressive 20-fold increase from $0.80 on March 13, 2009, when the current bull market started to take off. Yet, despite this big move in the Asure Software stock price, it may only be the beginning of a much bigger bull run for the stock.
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The chart of ASUR stock shows the presence of a bullish golden cross pattern, a technical situation in which the 50-day moving average is above the 200-day moving average. The formation is a pretty decent indicator of a higher stock price down the road.
Asure Software is intriguing because it actually makes software that is in high demand around the world. The company produces cloud-based workplace productivity and facilities management platform use to manage mobile workforce and workplace assets.
The direction of a stock is only as good as the supporting metrics. In the case of Asure Software, the company has managed to drive up sequential revenue growth in consecutive years beginning with almost $25.5 million in 2013 to $35.54 million in 2016.
The 32% growth in 2016 is well above the recent average, which is something you want to see in small growing companies.
For 2017, analysts’ average estimate is that revenues will ramp up to $53.58 million. Their average estimate is also that revenue will grow to $67.57 million in 2018. (“Asure Software, Inc. (ASUR),” Yahoo! Finance!, last accessed July 13, 2017)
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