Yesterday, Shift4 Payments Inc. (FOUR) fell on the charts, as it closed at $85.98 down -6.22% in after-hours trading. During the regular session on Tuesday, Shift4 closed at $91.68 gaining 4.16%. During the day, 699,000 Shift4 shares were traded, which is below the average volume of 846.14K shares seen over the past three months. The Shift4 stock fluctuated between $88.14 and $93.20 during the trading session.
An EPS ratio of -0.58 was recorded for Shift4. Within the last five trading sessions, Shift4 stock has lost -4.71%, while over the past month it has lost -6.90%. Year-to-date, Shift4 stock has gained 21.59%. With a 50-day moving average of $93.43, Shift4’s 200-day moving average is 78.49. Furthermore, Shift4 is currently trading at an RSI of 44.47. In response to its announcements of offering common stock as well as convertible notes, Shift4 stock plummeted.
What will Shift4’s share offering look like?
With a complete ecosystem of solutions that extends beyond payments to include a range of value-added services, Shift4 is an independent provider of integrated payment processing and technology solutions. In addition to providing technology to over 350 software providers, Shift4’s technologies are used by companies in many industries, including hospitality, retail, food, and beverage, e-commerce, lodging, gaming, among others. More than 200,000 businesses used Shift4 in 2019 to process more than 3.5 billion transactions securely. Shift4 currently has over 7,000 sales partners.
Earlier yesterday, Shift4 announced that it planned to sell 1,791,818 shares of its Class-A common stock through an underwritten public offering (the “Primary Offering”). There are also plans by Searchlight Capital Partners, LP, and certain entities related to it (the “selling stockholders”) to offer for sale 5,208,182 shares of Shift4’s Class A common stock.
The underwriters will also be given the option to purchase an additional 1,050,000 shares of Shift4’s Class A common stock within 30 days of the offering. In this offering, Shift4 intends to use its net proceeds from the primary offering to buy LLC interests from Shift4 Payments, LLC at a price per unit of the publicly traded Class A common stock less underwriting discounts.
Another Shift4 move is:
Shift4 announced its intention, in a separate press release, to offer a $500.0 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2027 (the “Notes”). It is also expected that Shift4 (FOUR) will grant the initial purchasers of the Notes an option to purchase the Notes up to an additional $75.0 million aggregate principal amount within 13 days of the Notes being issued.