Bret Wilshere

Overbuying Stock in Limelight: YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE:YPF)

YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE:YPF) share price soared +0.97% or +0.20 points to reach at $20.73 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $20.22 – $21.00 during previous trading session. A total of 4,158,173 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 1.06M shares. YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE:YPF) has a market capitalization of $8.13B and most recently 393.14M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE:YPF) is at 82.00.

According to sentiments of 13 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $22.47. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $27.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $11.20.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.3 derived from a total of 8 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.29 and can go high up to $1.77. However a year ago during same quarter YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE:YPF) reported $-0.47 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.12 per share according to consensus of 5 analysts.

According to sentiments of 5 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $3.53B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $2.91B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $4.19B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.15 on the shares of YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE:YPF). Out of rating recommendations 3 have given the stock a Buy while 7 recommend the stock as Outperform. 2 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE:YPF)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 27.21% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 25.71% along with 13.00% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Important factors to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE:YPF) shares were trading -6.71% below from the 52-week high mark of $22.22 and +63.61% above from the 52-week bottom of $12.67. The stock hit its 52-week high price on Date, and 52-week low price on Date.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 23.03% in the past one week and soared 25.11% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 6.86% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 7.19% while yearly performance of the company advanced 45.88%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 25.64%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE:YPF) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -7.90%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -24.90% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -3.60%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.69, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.27%, 3.58% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.10.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.10. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.35 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.08.

Overbuying Stock under Discussion: Ur-Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSEMKT:URG)

Ur-Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSEMKT:URG) share price soared 14.06% or +0.095 points to reach at $0.770 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $0.67 – $0.79 during previous trading session. A total of 4,917,400 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 518.25K shares. Ur-Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSEMKT:URG) has a market capitalization of $120.12M and most recently 143.61M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Ur-Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSEMKT:URG) is at 80.37.

According to sentiments of 5 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $1.49. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $2.18 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $1.00.

According to sentiments of 2 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $7.75M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $5.9M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $9.6M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.67 on the shares of Ur-Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSEMKT:URG). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 4 recommend the stock as Outperform. 0 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Ur-Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSEMKT:URG)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 39.43% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 55.02% along with 47.15% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Important factors to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Ur-Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSEMKT:URG) hit its 52-week high price on 01/11/17, and 52-week low price on 11/22/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 35.09% in the past one week and soared 40.00% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 63.83% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 26.23% while yearly performance of the company advanced 20.31%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 45.28%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Ur-Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSEMKT:URG) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -2.60%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -7.30% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 3.00%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.05, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 11.42%, 8.39% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 0.88.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 54.34. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.60 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.73 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.57.

Analysts Take on Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Rating

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) rose 0.57% during previous trade. Societe Generale issued rating on the stock of Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) in a research note issued to investors on Jan-11-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Hold to Buy. Additionally Citigroup issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-11-17 the stock was “Reiterated” as Buy from $19 to $26 besides that on Jan-3-17Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) was “Reiterated” by Barclays as Equal Weight from $19 to $26. Furthermore on Dec-01-16the stock was “Downgraded” by Standpoint Research from Buy to Hold.

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) shares ended last trading session at the price of $23.07 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $23.97 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 1/6/17. Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)’s highest estimates of price target are $31.50 and low forecast is $14.50 based on the opinion of 31 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 3.54. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.68 based on calls of 19 experts, where 11 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 3 suggest the stock a Buy, 5 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 1/13/17 Before Market Open. The company is expected to release $0.38 EPS for current quarter according to 30 analysts whereas the company reported $0.27 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.35 and high estimate of $0.41. For the current year Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) has set to release EPS of $1.46 as per the sentiments of 26 analysts, however according to 31 analysts, the company expected to release $1.67EPS for next year.

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $20.87B according to 17 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $20.42B and highest revenue estimates are $21.87B. A year ago the company’s sales were $19.56B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 6.70%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $21.56B, according to the sentiments of 13 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $85B revenues, as per the opinion of 18 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $83.26B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $86.36B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $87.86B by 18 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 3.00M shares versus average trading capacity of 112.11M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $237.16B along with 10.11B outstanding shares. Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) shares were trading -1.37% below from the 52-week high price mark of $23.39 and +113.20% above from the 52-week price bottom of $10.82.  However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/15/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 02/11/16. The company’s price sits 11.05% above from its 50-day moving average of $22.23 and 43.15% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $17.23. Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 4.59, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 0.97. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 0.38.

Analyst Sights on Price Target: Southern Co (NYSE:SO)

Southern Co (NYSE:SO) soared 0.74% during previous trade, a total of 2.64M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 4.63M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.52. The stock has a market capitalization of $47.62B along with 980.20M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $48.82 and touched the lowest level of $48.25.

Most recently Southern Co (NYSE:SO)’s price target was revised on 01/09/17 and according to 17 analysts stock’s price will reach at $50.88 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 5.47. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $42 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $55, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 13% from its latest closing price of $49.33.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Southern Co (NYSE:SO)’s price target was revised on 12/12/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $62 while the bearish estimates kept at $42 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $51.38, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 5.71.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 3.03. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 12 brokerage recommendations 1 rate Southern Co (NYSE:SO) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 9 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 1 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 7/14/16 the stock of Southern Co (NYSE:SO) upgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Overweight. However previously on 6/24/14 it was upgraded by Argus from Hold to Buy. A research note issued on 4/17/14 the stock was downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts from Outperform to Sector Perform.

Southern Co (NYSE:SO) performance over the past one year advanced 9.71% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -0.91%. During the last six months the stock fell -6.20%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -0.20% while its last one month trend is positive with 1.67%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -0.51%.

The company’s price sits 0.54% above from its 50-day moving average of $48.38 and -2.19% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $50.85. Southern Co (NYSE:SO)’s shares are currently trading -8.79% away from the 52-week high price of $53.44 and +10.79% far from the 52-week low price of $44.

According to consensus agreement of 13 analysts Southern Co (NYSE:SO) will report earnings per share of $0.35 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 2/1/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.54 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.25. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.44 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Southern Co (NYSE:SO) set at $2.9 according to the sentiments of 20 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $2.84 and highest earnings estimates are $3.1.

According to 5 analysts, Southern Co (NYSE:SO)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $4.62 meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $5.38B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $3.31B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $18.79B compared to low analyst estimates of $17.63B and high estimates of $20.06B according to the projection of 12 analysts.

Stock on Analysts Radar: Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG)

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) soared 0.17% during previous trade, a total of 2.38M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.38M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.99. The stock has a market capitalization of $18.46B along with 377.73M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $48.85 and touched the lowest level of $48.51.

Most recently Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG)’s price target was revised on 01/5/17 and according to 13 analysts stock’s price will reach at $52.46 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 3.54. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $47 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $55, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 13% from its latest closing price of $48.51.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG)’s price target was revised on 12/15/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $55 while the bearish estimates kept at $45 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $49.20, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 3.52.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.33. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 12 brokerage recommendations 3 rate Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) stock a Strong Buy, 2 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 7 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/06/17 the stock of Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral. However previously on 12/09/16 it was upgraded by RBC Capital Mkts from Sector Perform to Outperform. A research note issued on 11/28/16 the stock was downgraded by FBR & Co. from Outperform to Mkt Perform.

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) performance over the past one year soared 12.70% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of 13.22%. During the last six months the stock climbed 18.93%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 14.41% while its last one month trend is positive with 1.01%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 1.26%.

The company’s price sits 5.14% above from its 50-day moving average of $47.96 and 10.33% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $44.03. Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG)’s shares are currently trading -1.17% away from the 52-week high price of $48.82 and +34.66% far from the 52-week low price of $35.83.

According to consensus agreement of 16 analysts Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) will report earnings per share of $0.94 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 2/2/17 After Market Close. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1.02 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.85. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.07 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) set at $3.26 according to the sentiments of 17 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.17 and highest earnings estimates are $3.37.

According to 3 analysts, Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $4.72B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $4.9B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $4.63B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $18.53B compared to low analyst estimates of $18.41B and high estimates of $18.66B according to the projection of 3 analysts.

Trader’s Buzzer: Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:ARIA)

Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:ARIA) share price soared 0.08% or 0.02 points to reach at $23.70 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $23.65 – $23.73 during previous trading session. A total of 35.80M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 10.62M shares. Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:ARIA) has a market capitalization of $4.59B and most recently 194.20M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:ARIA) is at 90.66.

According to sentiments of 8 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $20.38. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $24 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $14.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.18 derived from a total of 9 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.21 and can go high up to $-0.12. However a year ago during same quarter Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:ARIA) reported $-0.32 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $-0.17 per share according to consensus of 5 analysts.

According to sentiments of 10 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $45.61M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $42.5M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $58.8M

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.56 on the shares of Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:ARIA). Out of rating recommendations 1 have given the stock a Buy while 2 recommend the stock as Outperform. 6 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:ARIA)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 73.83% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 86.55% along with 136.96% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:ARIA) shares were trading -0.46% below from the 52-week high mark of $23.81 and 442.33% above from the 52-week bottom of $4.37. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 01/09/17 and 52-week low price on 2/11/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 81.47% in the past one week and soared 86.91% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 73.75% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 231.93% while yearly performance of the company advanced 307.22%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 90.51%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ:ARIA) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -5.40%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 37.10% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -62.90%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.05, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.06%, 3.10% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.09.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 3.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 3.20.

Noticeable Stock: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) share price soared 11.39% or 0.96 points to reach at $9.39 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $8.69 – $9.42 during previous trading session. A total of 17,340,800 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 13.82M shares. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) has a market capitalization of $2.41B and most recently 230.60M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) is at 57.78.

According to sentiments of 8 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $7.00. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $11.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $2.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.22 derived from a total of 7 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.01 and can go high up to $0.36. However a year ago during same quarter Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) reported $-0.14 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.04 per share according to consensus of 4 analysts.

According to sentiments of 4 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $662.09M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $622.2M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $685M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.89 on the shares of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF). Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 2 recommend the stock as Outperform. 6 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 3.99% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 13.57% along with 55.21% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Important factors to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) shares were trading -13.85% below from the 52-week high mark of $10.90 and +682.50% above from the 52-week bottom of $1.20. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16, and 52-week low price on 01/15/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 9.06% in the past one week and plunged -9.45% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 64.16% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 28.10% while yearly performance of the company advanced 565.96%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 11.65%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 1.80%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -1.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.59, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.86%, 6.37% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.63.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 22.11. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.90 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.20.

How Big Insider Trading Can Impact Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) exchanged hands 24,420,800 shares versus average trading capacity of 31.87M shares, while its relative trading volume is 0.76. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s total market worth is $631.99B along with 5.33B outstanding shares.

Insiders has most recently took part in a trading activity, Maestri Luca, Senior Vice President, CFO of the company in a transaction that occurred 1/6/2017 sold 4,010 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $117.88, for a total value of $472,699. Subsequent to the transaction Maestri Luca owned a total of 422 shares of the stock.

In a separate transaction on 12/28/2016, Maestri Luca, Senior Vice President, CFO sold 200 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $117.83, for a total worth of $23,566. Succeeding to the transaction Maestri Luca owned overall 4,432 shares of the stock.

Moreover, Maestri Luca, Senior Vice President, CFO sold 2,100 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 12/27/2016. At a price of $117.66, the stock was sold for an entire value of $247,086. Consequent to the transaction Maestri Luca owned a total of 4,632 shares of the stock.

Currently, 0.10% shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) are owned by insiders with -21.70% six-month change in the insider ownership. The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. For Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) total 16 number of trades held during last 3 months and 86 during last 12 months, out of them 1 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 8 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 15 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 78 sells over the past 12 months.

For the duration of last three months Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s total number of shares bought are 1,425 and sold 520,278 from a total of 521,703 traded shares. During last twelve months 680,289 number of shares bought and 5,530,957 sold from a total of 6,211,246 shares traded. A net activity of 518,853 took place in the course of three months, while 4,850,668 during last twelve months. Insider trading information is derived from Forms 3 and 4 filings are filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) ended last trading session at the price of $119.11 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $132.96 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 01/09/17. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s highest estimates of price target are $185.00 and low forecast is $85.00 based on the opinion of 43 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 20.96. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.66 based on calls of 29 experts.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 1/31/17 After Market Close. The company is expected to release $3.22 EPS during current quarter according to 37 analysts whereas the company reported $3.28 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $3.11 and high estimate of $3.77. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $77.39B according to 36 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $75.1B and highest revenue estimates are $86.73B. A year ago the company’s sales were $75.87B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 2.00%. Past 5 years growth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) observed at 8.89%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 8.70%.

Stock on Trader’s Radar: Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW)

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) share price plunged -0.77% or -0.10 points to reach at $12.87 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $12.25 – $13.03 during previous trading session. A total of 20,311,900 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 4.36M shares. Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) has a market capitalization of $817.04M and most recently 64.94M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) is at 56.90.

According to sentiments of 27 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $9.77. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $18.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $5.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.15 derived from a total of 24 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.62 and can go high up to $0.47. However a year ago during same quarter Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) reported $1.32 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $-0.22 per share according to consensus of 25 analysts.

According to sentiments of 17 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $153.43M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $98.8M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $169.21M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 3.52 on the shares of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW). Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 1 recommend the stock as Outperform. 18 have given the stock a Hold rating, 7 as Underperform and 5 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -3.85% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 23.01% along with 28.93% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Important factors to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) shares were trading -16.27% below from the 52-week high mark of $15.37 and +167.01% above from the 52-week bottom of $4.82. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/12/16, and 52-week low price on 02/03/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -5.51% in the past one week and soared 7.52% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 34.20% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 3.04% while yearly performance of the company advanced 54.13%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -1.98%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 5.60%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 8.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 7.10%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.84, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 6.70%, 6.48% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.30.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 2.16. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 5.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 8.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.00 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.38.

Investor’s Watch List: NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc (NYSE:NSAM)

NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc (NYSE:NSAM) share price soared plunged 0.96% or +0.15 points to reach at $15.84 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $15.56 – $16.01 during previous trading session. A total of 21,781,900 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 2.66M shares. NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc (NYSE:NSAM) has a market capitalization of $2.96B and most recently 188.94M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc (NYSE:NSAM) is at 66.03.

According to sentiments of 2 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $15.25. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $15.50 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $15.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.3 derived from a total of 2 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.29 and can go high up to $0.3. However a year ago during same quarter NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc (NYSE:NSAM) reported $0.27 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.3 per share according to consensus of 1 analysts.

According to sentiments of 1 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $92M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $92M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $92M.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc (NYSE:NSAM)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 4.96% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 8.75% along with 26.17% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Important factors to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc (NYSE:NSAM) shares were trading -1.52% below from the 52-week high mark of $8.87 and +78.49% above from the 52-week bottom of $16.08.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -0.13% in the past one week and soared 5.60% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 24.54% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 44.66% while yearly performance of the company advanced 41.22%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 6.17%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc (NYSE:NSAM) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 9.50%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 35.60% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 43.90%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.37, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.37%, 2.36% respectively.

Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 2.24 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 2.24.