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Stock Earnings Alert: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC)

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) on July 19, 2016 reported its second quarter results 2016.

SECOND QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sales as reported decreased by -11% YoY. Sales, adjusted for comparable units and currency, decreased by -7% YoY. Mobile broadband sales continued to decline particularly in markets impacted by a weak macro-economic environment.
  • Sales grew in South East Asia and Oceania. 4G sales in Mainland China and Networks sales in North America were stable.
  • The current sales trends and business mix are expected to prevail for the second half of the year.
  • Gross margin declined to 32.3% (33.2%) YoY, mainly due to a larger share of mobile broadband coverage business with lower hardware margins, and a higher share of services business.
  • Operating margin decreased to 5.1% (5.9%) YoY, mainly due to negative revaluation effects of currency hedge contracts and a lower gross margin, partly offset by lower operating expenses and restructuring charges.
  • Further actions are initiated to reduce cost, targeting a new annual run rate of operating expenses, excluding restructuring charges, of SEK 53 b. in the second half of 2017.
  • Cash flow from operating activities was SEK -0.7 (3.1) b. Cash flow from operating activities for the first six months was SEK -3.1 (-2.8) b. Full-year cash conversion target of more than 70% remains.

Business

Sales declined by -11% YoY. Sales, adjusted for comparable units and currency, declined by -7%. Mobile broadband sales continued to decline particularly in markets impacted by a weak macro-economic environment such as Brazil, Russia and the Middle East. In Europe, completion of mobile broadband projects in 2015 continued to have a negative effect on sales growth YoY. 4G sales in Mainland China were stable YoY as the fast pace of deployments continued.

Network sales in North America were stable YoY driven by continued mobile broadband capacity investments. Global Services sales declined in North America as activities in Professional Services were lower.

The transition from 3G to 4G continued primarily in parts of Asia, contributing to solid sales growth in region South East Asia and Oceania.

Shares of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) fell -6.10% to reach at $7.08 during the course of session. The company has experienced volume of 11.98M shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading M shares. The stock holds the market capitalization of $22.73B along with 3.00B outstanding shares. The stock traded in the price range of $6.96 – $7.23 for the last trading session. For the stock price target value has been calculated at $7.76 based on calls of 9 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $6.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $9.80.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) as of current trade, has shown weekly downbeat performance of -8.65%. Its six months performance indicated a bearish movement while its yearly performance reflected a negative trend of -32.49%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate downbeat trend of -23.08%. Shares of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) currently have an ABR of 3.25, derived from a total of 8 opinions. The company’s price sits -7.17% below from its 50-day moving average of $7.61 and -% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $8.60. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 36.50 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.21. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 1.77%, 1.55% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.05.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 0.82 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 1.35, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 3.31. The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 180.32. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.90 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.30. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.17 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.15. The company has a Return on Assets of 5.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 10.10% and Return on Investment of 9.10%.

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW): Reviewing Earnings Estimates

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) soared 0.41% or +0.45 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $110.19, a total of 1.29M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 1.68M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $39.73B and it has 363.71M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 19 analysts Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) will report earnings per share of $1.4 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/20/2016 BMO. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $1.44 and low forecast is $1.34. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.3 earnings per share.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 3/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $1.26 while the company reported $1.29 EPS on 4/20/2016 BMO with a difference of 0.03 marking a surprise factor of 2.38%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW)’s expected mean EPS was $1.21, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $1.23 on 1/27/2016 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 1.65%.

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW)’s mean EPS estimate was $1.36 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $1.39 on 10/21/2015 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.03 with surprise factor of 2.21%.

Back on 7/22/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $1.28 and it reported $1.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 1.56% by 0.02.

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW)’s average EPS forecast for the current year is $5.52 according to 21 analysts making projections. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $5.6 while the conservative estimates kept at $5.45 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $5.13 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 13.46B, setting the highest revenues estimates of 13.64B and indicating lowest revenues at 13.28B according to agreement of 18 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 3.41B covering forecast of 15 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 3.52B and 3.37B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 7.70% whereas for next quarter it has 5.00% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 7.60% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 9.10%. Past 5 years growth of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) observed at 7.58%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 8.48%.

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) reached at $111.11 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 4.84%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 5.49% while it has a distance of 16.00% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $111.78 and touched the lowest level of $78.79 and its distance from 52 week high is -0.60% and current price is above +44.39% from 52 week low.

Stock Earnings Estimates to Watch: Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP)

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP) plunged -0.48% or -0.69 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $143.09, a total of 1.38M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 1.21M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $21.98B and it has 151.15M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 23 analysts Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP) will report earnings per share of $2.04 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/20/2016 BMO. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $2.71 and low forecast is $1.99. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $2.45 earnings per share.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 3/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $1.83 while the company reported $1.82 EPS on 4/20/2016 BMO with a difference of -0.01 marking a surprise factor of 0.55%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP)’s expected mean EPS was $2.03, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $2.05 on 1/21/2016 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 0.99%.

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP)’s mean EPS estimate was $2.03 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $2.06 on 10/20/2015 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 0.99%.

Back on 7/21/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $1.95 and it reported $1.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive  surprise factor of 2.05% by 0.04.

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP)’s average EPS forecast for the current year is $10.41 according to 24 analysts making projections. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $11.22 while the conservative estimates kept at $9.93 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $10.1 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 6.43B, setting the highest revenues estimates of 6.28B and indicating lowest revenues at 6.28B according to agreement of 22 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 1.47B covering forecast of 16 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 1.56B and 1.45B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -16.70% whereas for next quarter it has 5.90% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 3.10% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 14.10%. Past 5 years growth of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP) observed at 38.21%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 10.45%.

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP) reached at $143.09 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 9.13%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 9.06% while it has a distance of 8.31% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $162.83 and touched the lowest level of $97.09 and its distance from 52 week high is -11.33% and current price is above +48.14% from 52 week low.

Technical Analysis on Earnings Estimates: SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP)

SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP) plunged -0.34% or -0.27 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $79.10, a total of 1.41M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 1.18M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $97.66B and it has 1.20B outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 9 analysts SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP) will report earnings per share of $0.89 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/20/2016 BMO. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.94 and low forecast is $0.84. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.8 earnings per share.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 3/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.56 while the company reported $0.64 EPS on 4/20/2016 BMO with a difference of 0.08 marking a surprise factor of 14.29%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP)’s expected mean EPS was $1.23, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $1.17 on 1/22/2016 BMO, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.06 with surprise factor of 4.88%.

SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.83 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.83 on 10/20/2015 BMO.

Back on 7/21/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.63 and it reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 26.98% by 0.17.

SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP)’s average EPS forecast for the current year is $4.03 according to 13 analysts making projections. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $4.28 while the conservative estimates kept at $3.89 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $3.77 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 21.95B, setting the highest revenues estimates of 22.24B and indicating lowest revenues at 21.54B according to agreement of 12 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 5.22B covering forecast of 9 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 5.31B and 5.1B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 11.20% whereas for next quarter it has 4.10% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 6.90% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 9.40%. Past 5 years growth of SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP) observed at 8.75%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 11.45%.

SAP SE (ADR) (NYSE:SAP) reached at $79.32 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 3.38%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 1.86% while it has a distance of 3.42% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $82.19 and touched the lowest level of $62.57 and its distance from 52 week high is -3.49% and current price is above +28.93% from 52 week low.

Stock Earnings Estimates under Consideration: LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)

LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) soared 1.22% or +0.31 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $25.39, a total of 1.96M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 1.61M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.94B and it has 113.06M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 17 analysts LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) will report earnings per share of $0.95 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/20/2016 BMO. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $1 and low forecast is $0.84. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.91 earnings per share.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 3/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.44 while the company reported $0.49 EPS on 4/21/2016 BMO with a difference of 0.05 marking a surprise factor of 11.36%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)’s expected mean EPS was $0.64, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.66 on 2/18/2016 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 3.13%.

LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.89 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.87 on 10/22/2015 BMO, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.02 with surprise factor of 2.25%.

Back on 7/22/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.89 and it reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 0.01% by 1.12.

LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)’s average EPS forecast for the current year is $2.99 according to 17 analysts making projections. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $3.13 while the conservative estimates kept at $2.73 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $2.83 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 1.24B, setting the highest revenues estimates of 1.27B and indicating lowest revenues at 1.18B according to agreement of 15 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 344.63M covering forecast of 14 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 349.75M and 324.72M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 4.40% whereas for next quarter it has 3.40% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 5.70% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is -1.00%. Past 5 years growth of LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) observed at 2.24%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 4.90%.

LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) reached at $25.82 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 8.29%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 11.34% while it has a distance of 6.08% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $38.35 and touched the lowest level of $19.01 and its distance from 52 week high is -27.67% and current price is above +41.18% from 52 week low.

Analyst’s Estimates: FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI)

FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) plunged -1.08% or -0.30 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $27.49, a total of 2.68M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.04M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.30B and it has 226.83M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 32 analysts FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) will report earnings per share of $0.3 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/20/2016 BMO. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.4 and low forecast is $0.23. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.52 earnings per share.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 3/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.31 while the company reported $0.22 EPS on 4/26/2016 BMO with a difference of -0.09 marking a surprise factor of 29.03%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI)’s expected mean EPS was $0.50, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.46 on 2/16/2016 BMO, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.04 with surprise factor of 8.00%.

FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.59 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.61 on 10/20/2015 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 3.39%.

Back on 7/21/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.62 and it reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a negative surprise factor of 16.13% by -0.10.

FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI)’s average EPS forecast for the current year is $1.07 according to 34 analysts making projections. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $1.26 while the conservative estimates kept at $0.79 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $2.27 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 4.93B, setting the highest revenues estimates of 5.03B and indicating lowest revenues at 4.79B according to agreement of 30 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 1.26B covering forecast of 26 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 1.34B and 1.18B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -42.30% whereas for next quarter it has -54.10% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -52.90% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is -3.70%. Past 5 years growth of FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) observed at 5.91%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 4.74%.

FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) reached at $27.40 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 2.85%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 0.83% while it has a distance of -3.81% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $37.18 and touched the lowest level of $22.30 and its distance from 52 week high is -26.30% and current price is above +22.87% from 52 week low.

Estimations under Considerations: eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) soared 0.04% or +0.01 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $26.59, a total of 17.41M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 10.69M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $30.62B and it has 1.15B outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 33 analysts eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) will report earnings per share of $0.42 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/20/2016 BMO. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.44 and low forecast is $0.4. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.42 earnings per share.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 3/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.39 while the company reported $0.41 EPS on 4/26/2016 BMO with a difference of 0.02 marking a surprise factor of 5.13%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s expected mean EPS was $0.43, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.46 on 1/27/2016 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.03 with surprise factor of 6.98%.

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.33 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.35 on 10/21/2015 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 6.06%.

Back on 7/16/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.58 and it reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 8.62% by 0.05.

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s average EPS forecast for the current year is $1.86 according to 36 analysts making projections. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $1.96 while the conservative estimates kept at $1.8 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $1.83 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 2.17B, setting the highest revenues estimates of 2.23B and indicating lowest revenues at 2.12B according to agreement of 30 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 8.82B covering forecast of 34 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 9B and 8.61B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 0.00% whereas for next quarter it has 2.30% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 1.60% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 9.10%. Past 5 years growth of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) observed at 3.60%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 4.30%.

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) reached at $26.50 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 8.62%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 9.87% while it has a distance of 4.55% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $29.83 and touched the lowest level of $21.51 and its distance from 52 week high is -11.16% and current price is above +23.14% from 52 week low.

Stock Price Updates: Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG)

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) soared 0.11% during previous trade, a total of 3.44M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.48M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $17.23B along with395.60 M outstanding shares. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $50.95 and touched the lowest level of $36.54.

Most recently the company’s price target was revised on 07/08/16 and according to 12 analysts stock’s price will reach at $50.58 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 3.31. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $47.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $55.00, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 26% from its latest closing price of $43.85.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions during last one month, three weeks ago stock’s price target was revised on 06/17/16 by the analysts. The bullish price estimates of the stock is set at $55.00 while the bearish estimates kept at $47.00 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $50.29, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 3.45. After that the stock’s target price was revised on 07/01/16, approximately two weeks ago. Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) highest price target was set at $55.00 and lowest target was at $47.00. The company’s one year price target was secure at $50.29 and its standard deviation of 3.45. Moreover one week ago on 07/08/16 the company’s price target was revised at $50.57 with 52 week price target range of $55.00 – $47.00. The estimates signifies a standard deviation of 3.31.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.92. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 12 brokerage recommendations 6 rate Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) stock a Strong Buy, 1 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 5/17/2016 the stock of Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) downgraded by Wells Fargo from Outperform to Market Perform. However previously on 1/26/2016 it was upgraded by Atlantic Equities from Neutral to Overweight. A research note issued on 11/18/2015 the stock was downgraded by Argus from Buy to Hold.

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) performance over the past one year plunged -4.86%, during the last six months the stock rose 12.99%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -4.65% while its last one month trend is negative with -0.18%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -0.09%.

According to consensus agreement of 16 analysts Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) will report earnings per share of $0.8 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/28/2016 AMC. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.9 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.72. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.91 EPS.

Analyst Perspectives on Price Target History: Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP)

Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP) soared 0.03% during previous trade, a total of 5.06M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 1.15 M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.20B along with100.13M outstanding shares. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $31.84 and touched the lowest level of $22.77.

Most recently the company’s price target was revised on 07/18/16 and according to 10 analysts stock’s price will reach at $34.20 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 3.51. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $28.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $38.00, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 21% from its latest closing price of $31.41.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions during last one month, three weeks ago stock’s price target was revised on 06/14/16 by the analysts. The bullish price estimates of the stock is set at $37.00 while the bearish estimates kept at $28.00 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $34.00, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 3.46. After that the stock’s target price was revised on 06/30/16, approximately two weeks ago. Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP) highest price target was set at $38.00 and lowest target was at $28.00. The company’s one year price target was secure at $34.57 and its standard deviation of 3.51. Moreover one week ago on 07/08/16 the company’s price target was revised at $34.57 with 52 week price target range of $38.00 – $28.00. The estimates signifies a standard deviation of 3.51.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.56. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 8 brokerage recommendations 5 rate Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP) stock a Strong Buy, 1 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 2 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/11/2016 the stock of Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral. However previously on 1/10/2013 it was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts from Buy to Hold.

Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP) performance over the past one year advanced 8.39%, during the last six months the stock rose 32.27%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 7.85% while its last one month trend is positive with 8.10%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 5.43%.

According to consensus agreement of 10 analysts Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP) will report earnings per share of $0.42 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 8/4/2016 BMO. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.43 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.41. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.47 EPS.

What Analysts Think of Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN)?

Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) stock exchanged hands 2.01M shares versus average trading capacity of 2.33M shares, while its shares total market worth is $398.72M along with 65.22M outstanding shares. Its shares ended last trading session at the price of $6.36 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $8.59 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 07/14/16. The highest estimates of price target are $12.00 and low forecast is $7.00 based on the opinion of 16 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 1.49. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.50 based on calls of 10 experts, where 2 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 1 suggest the stock a Buy, 7 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

KLR Group issued rating on the stock of Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) in a research note issued to investors on Jul-18-16, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Hold to Buy from $8 to $9. Additionally KLR Group issued their Verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of May-11-16 the stock was “Downgrade” from Buy to Hold besides on Apr-27-16 the stock was “Initiated” by Iberia from Outperform at $11. Furthermore on Apr-21-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by FBR Capital from Outperform from $9 to $11.

The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. Total 11 number of trades held during last 3 months and 41 during last 12 months, out of them 5 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 18 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 6 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 23 sells over the past 12 months.

Currently, 8.20% shares of Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) are owned by insiders with -0.86% six-month change in the insider ownership. According to U.S. Security Exchange Commission Filing, Sanchez Antonio R JR is one of the major insider shareholder of the company’s stock, the insider owns 1,743,809 shares reported on Feb 18, 2016. Sanchez Antonio R III is second leading insider shareholder, as of Feb 18, 2016 the insider owns 1,349,980 shares of the stock. Sanchez Eduardo AUGUSTO is another major insider shareholder of the stock, as per record date of Feb 18, 2016 insider owns 1,066,119 shares of the stock.

Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 8/8/2016. The company is expected to release $-0.08 EPS during current quarter according to 17 analysts whereas the company reported $-0.43 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $-0.41 and high estimate of $0.08. Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are 120.22M according to 14 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are 90.86M and highest revenue estimates are 148.2M. A year ago the company’s sales were 141.13M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -14.80%.