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Analyst Sights on Price Target: Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) plunged -2.34% during previous trade, a total of 7.67M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 4.87M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.25. The stock has a market capitalization of $61.91B along with 430.41M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $147.70 and touched the lowest level of $142.10.

Most recently Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)’s price target was revised on 3/17/17 and according to 39 analysts stock’s price will reach at $151.64 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 29.99. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $68 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $178, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 25% from its latest closing price of $142.42.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)’s price target was revised on 1/23/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $199 while the bearish estimates kept at $62 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $137.50, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 32.96.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.94. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 31 brokerage recommendations 17 rate Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock a Strong Buy, 3 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 9 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 2 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 3/15/17 the stock of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) upgraded by Jefferies from Underperform to Hold. However previously on 3/6/17 it was upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy. A research note issued on 1/9/17 the stock was upgraded by Macquarie from Underperform to Neutral.

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) performance over the past one year soared 40.93% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 15.04%. During the last six months the stock climbed 45.24%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 14.65% while its last one month trend is positive with 0.14%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -0.54%.

The company’s price sits 1.58% above from its 50-day moving average of $142.37 and 24.68% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $123.63. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)’s shares are currently trading -2.78% away from the 52-week high price of $146.50 and +68.54% far from the 52-week low price of $84.50.

According to consensus agreement of 31 analysts Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) will report earnings per share of $0.38 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/17/17 After Market Close. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.39 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.36. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.06 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) set at $1.14 according to the sentiments of 33 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $0.99 and highest earnings estimates are $1.37.

According to 37 analysts, Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.64B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $2.71B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $2.52B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $11.23B compared to low analyst estimates of $10.59B and high estimates of $11.62B according to the projection of 41 analysts.

Analyst Views on Price Target: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) plunged -1.13% during previous trade, a total of 39.53M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 24.39M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.47. The stock has a market capitalization of $741.46B along with 5.25B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $142.80 and touched the lowest level of $139.73.

Most recently Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s price target was revised on 3/20/17 and according to 42 analysts stock’s price will reach at $143.29 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 19.08. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $102 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $185, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 31% from its latest closing price of $139.85.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s price target was revised on 2/21/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $185 while the bearish estimates kept at $85 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $137.68, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 18.49.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.73. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 30 brokerage recommendations 19 rate Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock a Strong Buy, 4 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 2 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/24/2017 the stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight. However previously on 10/27/2016 it was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons from Buy to Long-term Buy. A research note issued on 10/26/2016 the stock was downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) performance over the past one year soared 34.83% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 21.26%. During the last six months the stock climbed 24.29%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 21.11% while its last one month trend is positive with 3.04%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 0.61%.

The company’s price sits 7.14% above from its 50-day moving average of $135.39 and 23.90% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $119.50. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s shares are currently trading -1.17% away from the 52-week high price of $141.50 and +58.64% far from the 52-week low price of $88.15.

According to consensus agreement of 37 analysts Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report earnings per share of $2.01 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/25/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $2.11 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.91. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.9 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) set at $8.94 according to the sentiments of 41 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $8.53 and highest earnings estimates are $9.63.

According to 34 analysts, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $52.86B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $54.16B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $51.71B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $228.28B compared to low analyst estimates of $221.46B and high estimates of $238.83B according to the projection of 40 analysts.

Stock to Watch for Earnings: Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ)

Shares of Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) fell -9.00% to reach at $12.33 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 5,431,279 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 1.23M share.

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) one of the world’s largest solar power companies, on March 21, 2017 announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016.

Fourth Quarter 2016:

  • Total solar module shipments set a record high at 1,612 MW, of which 1,581 MW were recognized in revenue, compared to 1,161 MW recognized in revenue in the third quarter of 2016, and fourth quarter 2016 guidance in the range of 1,400 MW to 1,500 MW.
  • Net revenue was $668.4 million, compared to $657.3 million in the third quarter of 2016, and fourth quarter 2016 guidance in the range of $600 million to $750 million.
  • Net revenue from the total solutions business as a percentage of total net revenue was 6.6% compared to 10.4% in the third quarter of 2016.
  • Gross margin was 7.3% including an anti-dumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD) true-up provision of $44.1 million associated with the prior years’ module sales. If excluding this charge, the gross margin would be 13.9%, compared to 17.8% in the third quarter of 2016, and fourth quarter guidance in the range of 11.0% to 16.0%.
  • Net loss attributable to Canadian Solar was $13.3 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, compared to net income of $15.6 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2016.

Full Year 2016:

  • Total solar module shipments set a record high at 5,232 MW in 2016, compared to 4,706 MW in 2015, with 5,204 MW recognized in revenue in 2016, compared to 4,384 MW recognized in revenue in 2015, and full year 2016 guidance in the range of 5,073 MW to 5,173 MW.
  • Net revenue was $2.85 billion, compared to $3.47 billion in 2015, and full year 2016 guidance in the range of $2.78 billion to $2.94 billion.
  • Net revenue from the total solutions business was 6.9% of total net revenue, compared to 30.9% in 2015.
  • Net income attributable to Canadian Solar was $65.2 million, or $1.12 per diluted share, compared to $171.9 million, or $2.93 per diluted share, in 2015.
  • Non-GAAP adjusted net income attributable to Canadian Solar, which is adjusted to exclude the AD/CVD true-up provision of $44.1 million, net of income tax effect, was $92.7 million, or $1.60 per diluted share.

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) holds the market capitalization of $644.44M along with 55.97M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $12.05 while the maximum trading price moved at $13.23. Currently the stock price is moving -37.76% off from the highest level of twelve months and +21.76% above from twelve months low. Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) marked 52-week highest price level of $20.05 on 03/23/16 and 52-week lowest price level of $10.25 on 11/09/16. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $15.21 based on calls of 9 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $10.50 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $31.00.

As of current trade, Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) has shown weekly downbeat performance of -9.20%. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance reflected a negative trend of -38.75%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate upbeat trend of 1.23%. Shares of Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) currently have an ABR of 2.86, derived from a total of 9 opinions. The company’s price sits -5.26 % below from its 50-day moving average of $13.46 and -8.18% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $13.07. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 39.02 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.68. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 5.02%, 4.61% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 3.07.

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ)’s P/E ratio is 5.07. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 0.21 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 0.77, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 1.47. Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ)’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.00 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.10. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 2.68 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.84. Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) has a Return on Assets of 2.90%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 15.90% and Return on Investment of 6.20%.

Stock’s Earnings in Focus: General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)

Shares of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) fell -0.83% to reach at $59.76 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 5,357,865 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 3.07M share.

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) on March 21, 2017 reported results for the third quarter ended February 26, 2017.

Third Quarter Results Summary:

  • Reported net sales declined 5 percent to $3.79 billion. Organic net sales also declined 5 percent, primarily reflecting volume reductions in the North America Retail segment partially offset by benefits from positive net price realization and mix.
  • Gross margin increased 60 basis points to 34.5 percent of net sales, reflecting benefits from cost-savings initiatives and favorable mark-to-market effects. Adjusted gross margin, which excludes certain items affecting comparability, increased 20 basis points to 35.0 percent, driven by cost-savings efforts more than offsetting the impact of volume deleverage and modest input cost inflation.
  • Operating profit totaled $542 million, down 7 percent from year-ago levels due to higher restructuring charges related to the recent global reorganization. Operating profit margin of 14.3 percent was down 30 basis points. Adjusted operating profit margin increased 100 basis points to 16.9 percent, reflecting higher gross margins, lower administrative expense, and an 8 percent reduction in media and advertising expense.
  • Total segment operating profit of $662 million was down 2 percent in constant currency.
  • Net earnings attributable to General Mills totaled $358 million. Diluted EPS of $0.61 increased 3 percent, driven by a lower tax rate and 3 percent fewer average diluted shares outstanding.
  • Adjusted diluted EPS, which excludes certain items affecting comparability of results, totaled $0.72 in the third quarter, up 11 percent from the prior year. Constant-currency adjusted diluted EPS increased 8 percent.

Nine Month Results Summary:

  • Reported net sales declined 7 percent to $11.81 billion and organic net sales declined 5 percent.
  • Gross margin increased 70 basis points to 35.9 percent of net sales. Adjusted gross margin increased 40 basis points to 36.4 percent.
  • Operating profit totaled $1.96 billion, down 10 percent from the prior year. Operating profit margin of 16.6 percent was down 60 basis points. Adjusted operating profit margin increased 110 basis points to 18.6 percent.
  • Total segment operating profit of $2.28 billion was down 2 percent in constant currency.
  • Net earnings attributable to General Mills totaled $1.25 billion. Diluted EPS were $2.08, down 3 percent from a year ago.
  • Adjusted diluted EPS increased 4 percent to $2.35. Constant-currency adjusted diluted EPS were also up 4 percent.

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) holds the market capitalization of $34.37B along with 576.10M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $59.51 while the maximum trading price moved at $60.75. Currently the stock price is moving -16.76% off from the highest level of twelve months and +2.13% above from twelve months low. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) marked 52-week highest price level of $71.66 on 07/06/16 and 52-week lowest price level of $58.41 on 02/17/17. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $62.27 based on calls of 15 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $48.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $75.00.

As of current trade, General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) has shown weekly downbeat performance of -1.16%. Its six months performance indicated a bearish movement while its yearly performance reflected a positive trend of 0.38%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate downbeat trend of -2.50%. Shares of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) currently have an ABR of 2.83, derived from a total of 12opinions. The company’s price sits -2.84% below from its 50-day moving average of $61.18 and -6.77% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $62.24. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 39.57 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.87. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 1.34%, 1.20% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.57.

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) currently has a PEG ratio of 3.51 where as its P/E ratio is 22.24. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 2.17 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 8.42, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 42.81. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 58.65. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.40 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.70. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 2.27 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.56. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) has a Return on Assets of 7.50%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 34.50% and Return on Investment of 14.60%.

Analyst’s Review on: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) share price plunged -1.17% or -0.40 points to reach at $33.88 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $33.78 – $34.47 during previous trading session. A total of 20,965,500 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 20.16M shares. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has a market capitalization of $169.91M and most recently 5.01B 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 Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) is at 58.90.

According to sentiments of 27 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $35.19. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $40.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $27.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.58 derived from a total of 29 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.56 and can go high up to $0.59. However a year ago during same quarter Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) reported $0.57 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.62 per share according to consensus of 29 analysts.

According to sentiments of 27 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $11.89B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $11.78B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $11.99B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.15 on the shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Out of rating recommendations 10 have given the stock a Buy while 9 recommend the stock as Outperform. 13 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. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) distance from 20 day simple moving average is -0.95% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 4.92% along with 11.00% 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. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares were trading -1.88% below from the 52-week high mark of $34.53 and 34.70% above from the 52-week bottom of $25.15. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 03/02/17, and 52-week low price on 05/06/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -0.70% in the past one week and soared 0.41% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 11.71% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 11.07% while yearly performance of the company advanced 24.46%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 13.07%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.00%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 15.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 11.40%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.37, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.03%, 0.97% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.42.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 24.04. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 3.60 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 3.70. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.55 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.48.

Noticeable Stock: Esperion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ESPR)

Esperion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ESPR) share price plunged -5.26% or -2.17 points to reach at $39.05 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $38.00 – $48.21 during previous trading session. A total of 21,875,300 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 1.81M shares. Esperion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ESPR) has a market capitalization of $1.22B and most recently 22.56M 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 Esperion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ESPR) is at 66.30.

According to sentiments of 10 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $37.60. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $60.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $20.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at -$1.42 derived from a total of 10 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at -$1.58 and can go high up to -$1.27. However a year ago during same quarter Esperion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ESPR) reported -$0.65 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of -$1.5 per share according to consensus of 10 analysts.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.40 on the shares of Esperion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ESPR). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 6 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. Esperion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ESPR) distance from 20 day simple moving average is 33.08% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 87.23% along with 171.12% 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. Esperion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ESPR) shares were trading -8.31% below from the 52-week high mark of $42.59 and 315.43% above from the 52-week bottom of $9.40. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 03/21/17, 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 27.41% in the past one week and soared 56.20% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 200.62% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 241.33% while yearly performance of the company advanced 138.26%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 211.90%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Esperion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ESPR) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -28.00%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -29.20%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 4.49, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 19.56%, 11.96% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.86.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 13.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 13.70. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.01 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.00.

Mover to Watch: Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) share price plunged -2.63% or -0.69 points to reach at $25.52 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $25.43 – $26.44 during previous trading session. A total of 28.40M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 25.10M shares. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has a market capitalization of $28.59B and most recently 1.10B 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 Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) is at 58.86.

According to sentiments of 24 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $32.79. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $45.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $25.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.84 derived from a total of 19 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.62 and can go high up to $0.89. However a year ago during same quarter Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) reported -$0.05 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.88 per share according to consensus of 22 analysts.

According to sentiments of 20 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $4.64B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $4.46B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $4.7B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.67 on the shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). Out of rating recommendations 11 have given the stock a Buy while 14 recommend the stock as Outperform. 2 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. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) distance from 20 day simple moving average is 2.33% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 6.61% along with 38.81% 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. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) shares were trading -4.10% below from the 52-week high mark of $26.61 and 172.94% above from the 52-week bottom of $9.35. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 03/20/17, and 52-week low price on 05/12/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -0.23% in the past one week and soared 9.29% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 25.90% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 50.56% while yearly performance of the company advanced 121.34%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 16.42%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -1.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -2.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 0.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.73, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 3.10%, 2.71% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.88.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.70. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.79 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.69.

Under Analyst’s Radar: Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE)

Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) share price plunged -0.38% or -0.13 points to reach at $34.25 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $34.18 – $34.61 during previous trading session. A total of 31.39M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 25.16M shares. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) has a market capitalization of $203.67B and most recently 5.96B 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 Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) is at 61.19.

According to sentiments of 19 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $38. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $52 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $33.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.67 derived from a total of 12 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.62 and can go high up to $0.72. However a year ago during same quarter Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) reported $0.67 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.67 per share according to consensus of 12 analysts.

According to sentiments of 11 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $13.13B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $12.86B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $13.38B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.32 on the shares of Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE). Out of rating recommendations 4 have given the stock a Buy while 7 recommend the stock as Outperform. 11 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. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 0.16% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 4% along with 3.42% 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. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) shares were trading -5.76% below from the 52-week high mark of $36.35 and +20.88% above from the 52-week bottom of $28.33. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 8/1/16 and 52-week low price on 4/1/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 0.09% in the past one week and soared 1.87% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 5.36% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 3.85% while yearly performance of the company advanced 18.22%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 6.52%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 4.20%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 11.60% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 7.80%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.39, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.06%, 1.09% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 0.97.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 30.97. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.30. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.71 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.53.

Analyst’s Report Recap: HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB)

HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB) fell -2.61% during previous trade. Morgan Stanley issued rating on the stock of HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB) in a research note issued to investors on Mar-21-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Overweight to Equal-Weight. Additionally Goldman issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Aug-02-16 the stock was “Upgraded” from Neutral to Buy besides that on Jun-05-15 HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB) was “Upgraded” by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy. Furthermore on Dec-02-09 the stock was “Upgraded” by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy.

HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB) shares ended last trading session at the price of $72.27 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $74.40 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 01/24/17. HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB)’s highest estimates of price target are $81 and low forecast is $67.80 based on the opinion of 2 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 9.33. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.83 based on calls of 3 experts, where 1 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 1 suggest the stock a Buy, 1 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 3/22/17. The company is expected to release $0.71 EPS for current quarter according to 1 analyst. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.71 and high estimate of $0.71. For the current year HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB) has set to release EPS of $2.55 as per the sentiments of 2 analysts, however according to 2 analysts, the company expected to release $3.05 EPS for next year.

The stock exchanged hands 1.11M shares versus average trading capacity of 734,554 shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $55.25B along with 2.53B outstanding shares. HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB) shares were trading -2.86% below from the 52-week high price mark of $74.40 and +25.41% above from the 52-week price bottom of $57.63. However the company observed 52 week high price on 03/21/17 and witnessed 52 week low price on 03/24/16. The company’s price sits 3.95% above from its 50-day moving average of $71.53 and 5.73% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $68.51. HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 10, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 25.97.

Will PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) Beat Earnings Estimates?

PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) plunged -0.96% or -0.90 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $93.57, a total of 1,367,400 shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 1.15M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.26B and it has 79.27M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 16 analysts PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) will report earnings per share of $1.19 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 3/22/17 After Market Close. The stock lost almost -11.7% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $105.94. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $1.25 and low forecast is $1.14. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.52 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went up 20 times out of last 29 quarters. In PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 83% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 0 time and missed 2 times.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 10/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $2.41 while PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) reported $2.60 EPS on 11/30/2016 After Market Close with a difference of 0.19 marking a surprise factor of 7.88%. The stock’s next day closing price was $107.99 with the gain of 1.94% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was 5.12%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 7/2016, PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH)’s expected mean EPS was $1.28, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $1.47 on 8/24/2016 After Market Close, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.19 with surprise factor of 14.84%. The stock’s closing price was $107.33 with the loss of -1.33% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was -0.97% on seventh day of the earnings report.

PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH)’s mean EPS estimate was $1.43 for the quarter ended on 4/2016, while it reported EPS of $1.50 on 5/25/2016 After Market Close, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.07 with surprise factor of 4.90%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $93.66 with 4.33% gain in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was up 6.25%.

Back on 3/23/2016 the company’s estimated EPS value was $1.45 and it reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 1/2016. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 4.83% by 0.07.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $6.76 according to 17 analysts making projections for PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $6.82 while the conservative estimates kept at $6.71 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $7.05 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is $8.19B, PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) setting the highest revenues estimates of $8.21B and indicating lowest revenues at $8.15B according to agreement of 15 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of $2.09B covering forecast of 13 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of $2.12B and $2.06B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -21.70% whereas for next quarter it has 4.70% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -4.10% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 7.50%. Past 5 years growth of PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) observed at 4.07%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 6.42%.

PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) reached at $92.68 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 1.15%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 1.61% while it has a distance of -7.29% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $115.31 and touched the lowest level of $81.97. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -19.63% and current price is above +13.06% from 52-week low price.