According to the latest data, Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCPK:DUOT) has a current suggested portfolio ownership tally of 0.01160 (as a decimal) ownership.  Target weight is the volatility adjusted recommended position size for a stock in your portfolio.  The maximum target weight is 7% for any given stock.  The indicator is derived from the 100 day volatility reading and calculates a target weight accordingly.  The more recent volatility of a stock, the lower the target weight will be.  The 3-month volatility stands at 92.231000 (decimal).  This is the normal returns and standard deviation of the stock price over three months annualized. Looking further out, The 6-month volatility reading is 81.809700  and the 12 month is 165.889300.  

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Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCPK:DUOT) of the Media sector closed the recent session at 0.560000 with a market value of $11787.

Taking look at some key returns data we can note the following:

So how has Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCPK:DUOT) performed in terms of returns?  The ROIC quality score stands at -0.320222 whilet he actual return on invested capital holds at  -3.827511.  Duos Technologies Group, Inc.’s book to market ratio is at -0.193523 while the book to market mean difference is 0.38868. This indicator tells you how a company is currently valued in terms of Book to Market compared to its average Book to Market over the past 10 years. It’s important to note that BM is the inverse of the Price to book ratio. Thus a high BM ratio means a company is undervalued. Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCPK:DUOT) has seen free cash flow growth of 0.843819 and has a free cash flow score of 1.509109.  Free Cash Flow Score (FCF Score) is a value that is calculated by combining Free cash flow growth with free cash flow stability. It thus gives you a combined indication of free cash flow quality.

Drilling down into some additional key near-term indicators we note that the Capex to PPE ratio stands at 1.035088 for Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCPK:DUOT).  The Capex to PPE ratio shows you how capital intensive a company is. Stocks with an increasing (year over year) ratio may be moving to be more capital intensive and often underperform the market. Higher Capex also often means lower Free Cash Flow (Operating cash flow – Capex) generation and lower dividends as companies don’t have the cash to pay dividends if they are investing more in the business.

Investors may be doing a mid-year review of the portfolio. They may be looking to see what changes need to be made for the second half of the year. Maybe there were some great performers that don’t need much attention. There may also be some not so great performers that need to be looked at a little bit closer. As the next earnings reports become available, investors will be able to scrutinize the numbers. Investors may be tracking sell-side analyst projections heading into earnings. Analysts will often update their numbers as the earnings date approaches. 

In addition to Capex to PPE we can look at Cash Flow to Capex.  This ration compares a stock’s operating cash flow to its capital expenditure and can identify if a firm can generate enough cash to meet investment needs.  Investors are looking for a ratio greater than one, which indicates that the firm can meet that need. Comparing to other firms in the same industry is relevant for this ratio. Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCPK:DUOT)’s Cash Flow to Capex stands at -14.740113.

Debt

In looking at some Debt ratios, Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCPK:DUOT) has a debt to equity ratio of -0.04428 and a Free Cash Flow to Debt ratio of -27.584158.  This ratio provides insight as to how high the firm’s total debt is compared to its free cash flow generated.  In terms of Net Debt to EBIT, that ratio stands at 0.83913.  This ratio reveals how easily a company is able to pay interest and capital on its net outstanding debt.  The lower the ratio the better as that indicates that the company is able to meet its interest and capital payments. Lastly we’ll take note of the Net Debt to Market Value ratio.  Duos Technologies Group, Inc.’s ND to MV current stands at -0.124801. This ratio is calculated as follows: Net debt (Total debt minus Cash ) / Market value of the company.

Investors are always striving to locate the next great stock to add to the portfolio. Finding that next winner may involve some dedicated research and perseverance. Sorting through the immense amount of information about public companies can be a chore. Many sharp investors will attack the equity markets from many various angles. This may encompass keeping close tabs on fundamental and technical data. This may also include monitoring analyst opinions and tracking institutional transactions.  

Near-Term Growth Drilldown

Now we’ll take a look at some key growth data as decimals. One year cash flow growth ratio is calculated on a trailing 12 months basis and is a one year percentage growth of a firm’s cash flow from operations.  This number stands at 0.90716 for Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCPK:DUOT).  The one year Growth EBIT ratio stands at -0.30381 and is a calculation of one year growth in earnings before interest and taxes.  The one year EBITDA growth number stands at -0.32389 which is calculated similarly to EBIT Growth with just the addition of amortization.

Taking even a further look we note that the 1 year Free Cash Flow (FCF) Growth is at 0.81087.  The one year growth in Net Profit after Tax is -0.48972 and lastly sales growth was 0.90075.

50/200 Simple Moving Average Cross

Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCPK:DUOT) has a 1.10619 50/200 day moving average cross value. Cross SMA 50/200 (SMA = Simple Moving Average) and is calculated as follows:

Cross SMA 50/200 = 50 day moving average / 200day moving average. If the Cross SMA 50/200 value is greater than 1, it tell us that the 50 day moving average is above the 200 day moving average (golden cross), indicating an upward moving share price.

On the other hand if the Cross SMA 50/200 value is less than 1, this shows that the 50 day moving average is below the 200 day moving average (a death cross), and tells us that share prices has fallen recently and may continue to do so.

Investors are constantly trying to make smart moves in the stock market. Taking stock of personal strengths and weaknesses can help the investor attack the market with heightened focus. Often times, individuals may fall into traps that could have been avoided. Coming up with a sound investment plan and setting realistic expectations may help the novice investor become better prepared and focused. Positive returns are attainable with the proper preparation and dedication. Investors working with a longer-term plan might be approaching the stock market from a completely different angle than a shorter-term trader. Investors who plan to be in the market for a long period of time may not be as concerned about the day to day fluctuations as short-term traders. 

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