Bret Wilshere

Noticeable Stock: Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C)

Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) share price plunged -0.35% or -0.21 points to reach at $60.17 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $59.40 – $60.17 during previous trading session. A total of 15.12M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 19.93M shares. Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) has a market capitalization of $170.87B and most recently 2.77B 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 Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) is at 61.97.

According to sentiments of 28 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $64.61. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $80 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $50.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $1.29 derived from a total of 23 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $1.2 and can go high up to $1.44. However a year ago during same quarter Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) reported $1.1 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $1.31 per share according to consensus of 24 analysts.

According to sentiments of 20 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $17.98B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $17.53B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $18.55B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.33 on the shares of Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C). Out of rating recommendations 9 have given the stock a Buy while 11 recommend the stock as Outperform. 8 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 2 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. Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 4.90% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 2.50% along with 21.25% 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. Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) shares were trading -2.09% below from the 52-week high mark of $61.45 and +66.14% above from the 52-week bottom of $36.22. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 1/04/17 and 52-week low price on 2/24/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 4.41% in the past one week and soared 6.50% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 10.46% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 30.20% while yearly performance of the company advanced 56%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 1.53%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 0.80%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 6.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 7.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.15, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.84%, 1.83% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.66.

The company’s total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.00 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.00.

Analyst Viewpoints on Rating and Recommendation: Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M)

Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) rose 1.51% during previous trade. Atlantic Equities issued rating on the stock of Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-17-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Neutral to Overweight. Additionally Susquehanna issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Feb-10-17 the stock was “Initiated” as Neutral at $31 besides that on Jan-05-17 Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) was “Reiterated” by Telsey Advisory Group as Market Perform from $42 to $38. Furthermore on Jan-05-17 the stock was “Reiterated” by RBC Capital Mkts as Sector Perform from $43 to $35.

Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) shares ended last trading session at the price of $32.30 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $35.19 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 02/17/17. Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M)’s highest estimates of price target are $45 and low forecast is $28 based on the opinion of 21 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 4.22. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.85 based on calls of 13 experts, where 1 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 12 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 2/21/17 Before Market Open. The company is expected to release $1.96 EPS for current quarter according to 20 analysts whereas the company reported $2.09 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $1.9 and high estimate of $2.03. For the current year Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) has set to release EPS of $3.05 as per the sentiments of 21 analysts, however according to 22 analysts, the company expected to release $3.2 EPS for next year.

Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $8.63B according to 19 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $8.5B and highest revenue estimates are $8.81B. A year ago the company’s sales were $8.87B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -2.70%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $5.59B, according to the sentiments of 13 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $25.89B revenues, as per the opinion of 21 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $25.76B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $26.07B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $24.85B by 21 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 8.20M shares versus average trading capacity of 10.58M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $9.74B along with 305.67M outstanding shares. Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) shares were trading -28.20% below from the 52-week high price mark of $44.99 and +13.13% above from the 52-week price bottom of $28.55. However the company observed 52 week high price on 03/18/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/18/17. The company’s price sits -4.41% below from its 50-day moving average of $31.16 and -7.98% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $36.39. Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.38, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 2.63. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 21.86. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 16.54.

Stock under Review: Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA)

Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) soared 1.19% during previous trade, a total of 2.20M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.52M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.58. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.01B along with 194.76M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $5.14 and touched the lowest level of $5.01.

Most recently Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA)’s price target was revised on 1/19/17 and according to 8 analysts stock’s price will reach at $6.50 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 2.04. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $45 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $11, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 115% from its latest closing price of $5.11.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA)’s price target was revised on 1/19/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $11 while the bearish estimates kept at $5 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $6.86, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 2.04.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.50. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 8 brokerage recommendations 2 rate Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 6 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 9/20/16 the stock of Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) downgraded by FBR & Co. from Outperform to Mkt Perform. However previously on 9/20/16 it was downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts from Outperform to Sector Perform. A research note issued on 2/11/16 the stock was upgradedby Goldman from Sell to Neutral.

Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) performance over the past one year plunged -34.15% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -17.45%. During the last six months the stock slipped -41.73%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -20.53% while its last one month trend is positive with 5.36%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -2.29%.

The company’s price sits -13.26% below from its 50-day moving average of $5.25 and -23.34% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $6.31. Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA)’s shares are currently trading -54.62% away from the 52-week high price of $11.26 and +15.09% far from the 52-week low price of $4.44.

According to consensus agreement of 11 analysts Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) will report earnings per share of $-0.09 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 3/7/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $-0.08 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.11. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.01 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) set at $0.39 according to the sentiments of 11 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $0.36 and highest earnings estimates are $0.42.

According to 10 analysts, Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.75B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $1.77B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $1.7B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $6.8B compared to low analyst estimates of $6.63B and high estimates of $6.92B according to the projection of 10 analysts.

Analysts Concerns on: Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV)

Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV) plunged -1.55% during previous trade, a total of 13.80M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 13.55M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.79. The stock has a market capitalization of $91.32B along with 15.70B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $5.78 and touched the lowest level of $5.71.

Most recently Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV)’s price target was revised on 1/23/17 and according to 9 analysts stock’s price will reach at $5.79 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 0.29. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $4.40 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $7, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 28% from its latest closing price of $5.72.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV)’s price target was revised on 1/23/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $6.40 while the bearish estimates kept at $5.70 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $6.03, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 0.29.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.50. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 4 brokerage recommendations 1 rate Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 3 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 11/10/16 the stock of Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV) upgraded by JP Morgan from Neutral to Overweight. However previously on 8/18/16 it was downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Overweight to Equal-Weight. A research note issued on 5/5/16 the stock was downgraded by JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral.

Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV) performance over the past one year soared 27.11% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 16.50%. During the last six months the stock slipped -6.99%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 10.64% while its last one month trend is positive with 6.72%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 4.76%.

The company’s price sits 10.19% above from its 50-day moving average of $5.35 and 2.46% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $5.60. Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV)’s shares are currently trading -9.78% away from the 52-week high price of $6.34 and +32.10% far from the 52-week low price of $4.33.

According to consensus agreement of 4 analysts Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV) will report earnings per share of $0.08 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 2/23/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.09 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.07. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.07 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV) set at $0.23 according to the sentiments of 9 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $0.21 and highest earnings estimates are $0.25.

According to 1 analyst, Ambev SA (ADR) (NYSE:ABEV)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $4.28B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $4.28B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $4.28B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $14.01B compared to low analyst estimates of $13.27B and high estimates of $15.5B according to the projection of 6 analysts.

Mover to Watch: Sprint Corp (NYSE:S)

Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) share price soared 3.33% or 0.30 points to reach at $9.30 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $8.84 – $9.44 during previous trading session. A total of 43.26M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 18.57M shares. Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) has a market capitalization of $35.59B and most recently 3.98B 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 Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) is at 61.27.

According to sentiments of 21 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $7.28. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $9 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $6.

According to sentiments of 21 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $8.69B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $8.46B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $8.84B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 3.20 on the shares of Sprint Corp (NYSE:S). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 3 recommend the stock as Outperform. 16 have given the stock a Hold rating, 5 as Underperform and 4 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. Sprint Corp (NYSE:S)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 4.16% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 6.75% along with 44.95% 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. Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) shares were trading -3.63% below from the 52-week high mark of $9.45 and +227.46% above from the 52-week bottom of $2.84. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 1/31/17 and 52-week low price on 02/24/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 3.79% in the past one week and soared 3.68% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 21.09% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 54.49% while yearly performance of the company advanced 217.41%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 10.45%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -1.80%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -7.60% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 0.30%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.32, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 4.50%, 3.62% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.00.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.96 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.62.

Analysts Concerns on: Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE)

Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE) rose 2.79% during previous trade. Mizuho issued rating on the stock of Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-17-17, the stock received “Reiterated” rating as Buy from $21 to $25. Additionally CLSA issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Nov-01-16 the stock was “Downgraded” from Outperform to Underperform besides that on Jan-25-17 Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE) was “Downgraded” by Telsey Advisory Group from Outperform to Market Perform from $23 to $21. Furthermore on Jan-19-17 the stock was “Downgraded” by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral.

Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE) shares ended last trading session at the price of $23.19 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $22.73 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 02/16/17. Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE)’s highest estimates of price target are $27 and low forecast is $15 based on the opinion of 15 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 2.21. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.93 based on calls of 14 experts, where 7 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 1 suggest the stock a Buy, 6 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 5/3/17. The company is expected to release $0.07 EPS for current quarter according to 14 analysts whereas the company reported $0.05 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.03 and high estimate of $0.09. For the current year Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE) has set to release EPS of $0.84 as per the sentiments of 20 analysts, however according to 12 analysts, the company expected to release $1.05 EPS for next year.

Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $299.72M  according to 15 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $286.1M and highest revenue estimates are $306.2M. A year ago the company’s sales were $274.42M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 9.10%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $349.77M, according to the sentiments of 15 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $1.51B revenues, as per the opinion of 18 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $1.45B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $1.59B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $1.64B by 11 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 13.90M shares versus average trading capacity of 3.87M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $3.50B along with 128.13M outstanding shares. Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE) shares were trading -12.36% below from the 52-week high price mark of $26.46 and +65.41% above from the 52-week price bottom of $14.02. However the company observed 52 week high price on 04/28/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 12/22/16. The company’s price sits 32.67% above from its 50-day moving average of $18.64 and 23.64% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $17.57. Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 2.22, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 8.62. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 9.64. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 28.27.

Overbuying Activity: Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN)

Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN) share price soared 7.72% or +0.22 points to reach at $3.07 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $2.80 – $3.54 during previous trading session. A total of 30,820,380 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 2.26M shares. Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN) has a market capitalization of $72.84M and most recently 16.82M 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 Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN) is at 91.58.

According to sentiments of 1 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $3.25. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $3.25 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $3.25.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.45 derived from a total of 1 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.45 and can go high up to $-0.45. However a year ago during same quarter Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN) reported $-0.64 EPS.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.00 on the shares of Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN). Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 1 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. Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 133.99% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 184.49% along with 170.31% 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. Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN) shares were trading -12.03% below from the 52-week high mark of $3.49 and +579.20% above from the 52-week bottom of $0.45. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 02/16/17, and 52-week low price on 11/03/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 149.59% in the past one week and soared 166.96% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 448.21% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 132.58% while yearly performance of the company advanced 52.74%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 293.59%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -82.80%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -170.30% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -64.10%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.36, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 38.83%, 16.69% respectively.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 2.40 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.40. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.17 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.68.

Analyst’s Report Recap: Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS)

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) plunged -26.36% during previous trade, a total of 8.79M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 1.07M shares whereas its relative volume is 7.76. The stock has a market capitalization of $160.12M along with 36.37M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $5.84 and touched the lowest level of $4.56.

Most recently Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS)’s price target was revised on 2/13/17 and according to 7 analysts stock’s price will reach at $8 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 1.99. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $4 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $11, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 132% from its latest closing price of $4.75.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS)’s price target was revised on 12/13/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $11 while the bearish estimates kept at $6 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $7.79, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 2.16

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.71. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 7 brokerage recommendations 1 rate Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 6 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 8/5/16 the stock of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) downgraded by Iberia from Sector Perform to Underperform. However previously on 4/20/16 it was downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight. A research note issued on 4/20/16 the stock was upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Underweight to Equal-Weight.

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) performance over the past one year plunged -31.16% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -34.21%. During the last six months the stock slipped -13.64%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -3.06% while its last one month trend is negative with -35.46%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -29.53%.

The company’s price sits -35.86% below from its 50-day moving average of $7.20 and -31.07% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $6.10. Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS)’s shares are currently trading -63.41% away from the 52-week high price of $12.98 and +58.33% far from the 52-week low price of $3.00.

According to consensus agreement of 8 analysts Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) will report earnings per share of $-0.48 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 5/3/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $-0.4 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.65. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.07 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) set at $-1.74 according to the sentiments of 9 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $-1.96 and highest earnings estimates are $-1.63.

According to 5 analysts, Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $44.53M meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $48.5M in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $40.6M. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $226.44M compared to low analyst estimates of $223M and high estimates of $231M according to the projection of 8 analysts.

Analyst Views on Stock’s Rating and Recommendation: Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Macquarie issued rating on the stock of Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-16-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Neutral to Outperform. Additionally Societe Generale issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-11-17 the stock was “Upgraded” from Hold to Buy besides that on Jan-11-17 Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) was “Reiterated” by Citigroup as Buy from $19 to $26. Furthermore on Jan-03-17 the stock was “Reiterated” by Barclays as Equal Weight from $19 to $26.

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) shares ended last trading session at the price of $24.58 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $24.86 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 2/21/17. Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)’s highest estimates of price target are $31.50 and low forecast is $15 based on the opinion of 30 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 3.19. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.75 based on calls of 20 experts, where 11 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 3 suggest the stock a Buy, 6 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 4/13/17. The company is expected to release $0.35 EPS for current quarter according to 29 analysts whereas the company reported $0.28 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.3 and high estimate of $0.39. For the current year Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) has set to release EPS of $1.73 as per the sentiments of 32 analysts, however according to 31 analysts, the company expected to release $2.09 EPS for next year.

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $21.61B according to 14 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $20.93B and highest revenue estimates are $22.18B. A year ago the company’s sales were $19.73B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 9.60%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $22.09B, according to the sentiments of 14 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $88.3B revenues, as per the opinion of 18 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $86.9M in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $90.27B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $92.95B by 19 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 98.14M shares versus average trading capacity of 99.95M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $252.43B along with 10.05B outstanding shares. Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) shares were trading -0.77% below from the 52-week high price mark of $24.77 and +114.29% above from the 52-week price bottom of $11.47.  However the company observed 52 week high price on 2/15/17 and witnessed 52 week low price on 02/24/16. The company’s price sits 7.75% above from its 50-day moving average of $22.90 and 42.38% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $18.86. Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 4.85, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.03. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 0.43.

Eye-Catching Stock: Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG)

Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) share price plunged -0.25% or -0.02 points to reach at $7.97 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $7.96 – $8 during previous trading session. A total of 36.79M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 6.26M shares. Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) has a market capitalization of $3.96B and most recently 216.84M 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 Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) is at 88.95.

According to sentiments of 4 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $6.38. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $8 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $5.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.2 derived from a total of 5 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.17 and can go high up to $0.22. However a year ago during same quarter Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) reported $0.2 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.19 per share according to consensus of 5 analysts.

According to sentiments of 4 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $254.71M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $240M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $272.1M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.80 on the shares of Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG). Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 1 recommend the stock as Outperform. 4 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. Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 40.18% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 48.35% along with 61.37% 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. Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) shares were trading -0.99% below from the 52-week high mark of $8.05 and +117.88% above from the 52-week bottom of $3.66. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 02/15/17 and 52-week low price on 02/19/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 36.24% in the past one week and soared 56.58% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 55.06% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 58.40% while yearly performance of the company advanced 107.55%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 63.99%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -0.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -0.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.10%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.29, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 8.99%, 4.63% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.71.

The company’s total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.37 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.37.