Current Analysis: Barco NV

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 Barco NV (BCNAF) and its subsidiaries develop visualization solutions for entertainment, enterprise, and healthcare markets. Thus, the company is organized into three segments: Entertainment; Enterprise; Healthcare.The company offers medical displays, video walls, wireless conferencing, and presentation systems. It also offers projection products for home cinema, as well as installation, post-production, simulation, rentals, and virtual and hybrid classroom systems. Its services include support, maintenance, and training on all products as well as professional proprietary services.The company was incorporated in 1934 and is headquartered in Kortrijk, BelgiumThree key data points gauge Barco NV or any dividend-paying firm.The key three are:(1) Price(2) Dividends(3) ReturnsThose three basic keys best tell whether any company has made, is making, and will make money.
 BCNAF PriceOver the past year, Barco share price decreased about 11% from $18.70 to $14.54 as of Thursday’s market close.If Barco shares trade in the range of $12.00 to $24.00 this next year, its recent $14.54 share price might rise to $16.50  by next year. Of course, Barco price could drop about the same $1.96 estimated amount, or more.My annual upside estimate of $1.96 however, is about $3.00 below average annual price over the past five years.
BCNAF Dividend
Barco NV has paid Annual dividends since May 12, 2015, with the exception of 2020.  Barco’s most recent declared A dividend, was paid May 10, 2023, to shareholders of record May 8th. The forward-looking $0.48 annual dividend yields 3.30% at Thursday’s $14.54 share price.
 BCNAF ReturnsTo put it all together, add the annual dividend of  $0.48 to the price upside of $1.96 to find a $2.44 gross gain.At Thursday’s $14.54 share price, a little over $1000 would buy 69 shares.A $10 broker fee (if charged), paid half at purchase and half at sale, might cost us about $0.16 per share.Subtracting that likely $0.16 brokerage cost from the $2.44 estimated gross gain per share produces a net gain of $2.28 X 69 shares = $157.32 for a 15.8% estimated net gain.You might choose to pounce on Barco NV It is a 91-year-old Belgian electronic components and services company. Furthermore, the estimated $33.00 of dividend income from $1k invested is over 2.25 times greater than BCNAF $14.54 single share price as of Thursday.The exact track of Barco’s ongoing future prices and dividends is yet to be known.Remember the true value of any stock is best realized through personal ownership of shares.More By This Author:Current Analysis: DTS Corporation
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