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Earnings Recap: 58.com Inc (ADR) (NYSE:WUBA)

Shares of 58.com Inc (ADR) (NYSE:WUBA) fell -0.48% to reach at $53.70 during the course of session. The company has experienced volume of 3.02M shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 1.41M shares.

58.com Inc (ADR) (NYSE:WUBA) on August 17, 2016 reported its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016.

Second Quarter 2016 Financial Highlights

  • Total revenues were US$297.8 million, an 86.7% increase from the same quarter last year, in line with the Company’s guidance of US$296.0 million to US$303.0 million.
  • Gross margin was 91.8%, compared with 93.7% in the same quarter of 2015.
  • Income from operations was US$35.5 million, compared with loss from operations of US$35.8 million in the same quarter of 2015.
  • Non-GAAP income from operations was US$55.3 million, compared with non-GAAP loss from operations of US$30.3 million in the same quarter of 2015.
  • Net income attributable to 58.com Inc. was US$13.9 million, compared with net loss attributable to 58.com Inc. of US$26.9 million in the same quarter of 2015.
  • Non-GAAP net income attributable to 58.com Inc. was US$21.7 million, compared with non-GAAP net loss attributable to 58.com Inc. of US$20.8 million in the same quarter of 2015.
  • Basic and diluted earnings per ADS attributable to ordinary shareholders were US$0.10. One ADS represents two Class A ordinary shares.
  • Non-GAAP basic and diluted earnings per ADS attributable to ordinary shareholders were US$0.15.

Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

58.com’s financial results for the second quarter of 2016 include results from Anjuke and Ganji, which have been consolidated into the Company’s financials since March and August 2015, respectively.

Revenues

Total revenues were US$297.8 million, representing an increase of 86.7% from US$159.5 million in the same quarter of 2015. The increase in total revenues was primarily driven by the addition of revenues from Ganji and Anjuke as well as the organic growth of the 58.com platform.

Membership revenues were US$115.1 million, an increase of 75.8% from US$65.5 million in the same quarter of 2015. The increase in membership revenues was primarily driven by an increase in the number of paying membership accounts. The number of paying membership accounts on the 58.com platform during the second quarter of 2016 was approximately 1,170,000, an increase of 49.2% from 784,000 in the same quarter of 2015. In addition, Ganji and Anjuke together had approximately 804,000 paying membership accounts in the second quarter of 2016. Paying membership accounts refer to the merchants who have purchased the Company’s subscription-based membership services and whose membership subscriptions are active at any point during a given period. It is important to note that some paying members purchase membership services from more than one platform of the Company, which contributes separately to the revenues of each platform.

Online marketing services revenues were US$172.2 million, an increase of 93.0% from US$89.2 million in the same quarter of 2015. The increase was primarily driven by increased revenues from Ganji and Anjuke, as well as the organic growth of the 58.com platform. Online marketing services revenues generated from the 58.com platform continued to grow and were primarily driven by the effectiveness of real time bidding services and increased traffic.

Cost of Revenues

Cost of revenues was US$24.4 million, an increase of 141.9% from US$10.1 million during the same quarter of 2015. The increase was primarily driven by costs associated with the addition of Ganji and Anjuke as well as the organic growth of 58.com platform. The year-over-year increase in the 58.com platform’s cost of revenues was primarily driven by increased Traffic Acquisition Costs (“TAC”) paid to 58.com platform’s advertising union partners as well as other types of website maintenance-related costs such as Short Message Service (“SMS”) costs, bandwidth fees and depreciation expenses.

58.com Inc (ADR) (NYSE:WUBA) holds the market capitalization of $7.64B along with 227.48M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $53.52 while the maximum trading price moved at $54.25. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $68.40 based on calls of 15 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $49.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $93.00. Currently the stock price is moving -23.58% off from the highest level of twelve months and +42.36% above from twelve months low. 58.com Inc (ADR) (NYSE:WUBA)  marked 52 week highest price level of $70.27 on  12/17/15 and 52 week lowest price level of $37.72 on 09/15/15.

As of current trade, 58.com Inc (ADR) (NYSE:WUBA) has shown weekly upbeat performance of 2.25%. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance reflected a positive trend of 11.90%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate downbeat trend of -18.59%. Shares of 58.com Inc (ADR) (NYSE:WUBA) currently have an ABR of 1.63, derived from a total of 4 opinions. The company’s price sits 10.12% above from its 50-day moving average of $50.02 and -0.80% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $51.99. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 63.72 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 63.72. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 2.24%, 2.66% respectively.

58.com Inc (ADR) (NYSE:WUBA)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 8.79 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 2.76, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 14.70. 58.com Inc (ADR) (NYSE:WUBA)’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.50 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.50. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.10 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.00. 58.com Inc (ADR) (NYSE:WUBA) has a Return on Assets of -7.70%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of -11.00% and Return on Investment of -4.00%.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) to Report Quarterly Earnings: What’s in the Cards?

Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) fell -1.29% to reach at $30.72 during the course of session. The company has experienced volume of 55.07M shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 21.23M shares.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on August 17, 2016 reported fourth quarter and fiscal year results for the period ended July 30, 2016. Cisco reported fourth quarter revenue of $12.6 billion, net income on a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis of $2.8 billion or $0.56 per share, and non-GAAP net income of $3.2 billion or $0.63 per share.

Financial Summary

All comparative percentages are on a year-over-year basis unless otherwise noted.

All revenue, non-GAAP, and geographic financial information in the “Q4 FY 2016 Highlights” and “FY 2016 Highlights” sections are presented excluding the SP Video CPE Business for prior periods as it was divested during the second quarter of fiscal 2016 on November 20, 2015.

Q4 FY 2016 Highlights

Revenue — Total revenue was $12.6 billion, up 2%, with product revenue up 1% and service revenue up 5%. Revenue by geographic segment was: Americas up 3%, EMEA up 3%, and APJC down 2%. Product revenue growth was led by Security at 16%. Collaboration, Wireless and Switching product revenue increased by 6%, 5%, and 2%, respectively. Service Provider Video, NGN Routing and Data Center product revenue decreased by 12%, 6%, and 1%, respectively.

Gross Margin — On a GAAP basis, total gross margin and product gross margin were 63.1% and 62.2%, respectively. The increase in the product gross margin compared with 59.0% in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 was primarily due to continued productivity improvements, the divestiture of the SP Video CPE Business, and to a lesser extent product mix, partially offset by pricing.

Non-GAAP total gross margin and product gross margin were 64.6% and 63.9%, respectively. The increase in non-GAAP product gross margin compared with 63.2% in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 was primarily due to continued productivity improvement and to a lesser extent product mix, partially offset by pricing.

GAAP service margin was 66.0% and non-GAAP service gross margin was 67.0%.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) holds the market capitalization of $154.17B along with 5.03B outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $30.33 while the maximum trading price moved at $30.97. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $31.55 based on calls of 27 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $24.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $39.00. Currently the stock price is moving -1.70% off from the highest level of twelve months and +39.28% above from twelve months low. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) marked 52 week highest price level of $31.245 on 08/09/16 and 52 week lowest price level of $22.46 on 02/10/16.

As of current trade, Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has shown weekly downbeat performance of -0.42%. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance reflected a positive trend of 12.50%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate upbeat trend of 16.08%. Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) currently have an ABR of 1.73, derived from a total of 22 opinions. The company’s price sits 3.83% above from its 50-day moving average of $30.17 and 13.02% above from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $28.07. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 55.23 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.35. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 1.04%, 1.13% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.38.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) currently has a PEG ratio of 1.65 where as its P/E ratio is 15.29. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 3.13 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 2.48, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 2.44. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 41.98. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 3.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 3.30. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.46 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.39. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has a Return on Assets of 9.00%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 16.90% and Return on Investment of 10.10%.

Analyst’s Estimates: Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA)

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA) plunged -1.86% or -0.03 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $1.63, a total of 981,127.00 shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 574,283.00 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $238.40M and it has 150.88M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 8 analysts Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA) will report earnings per share of $0.1 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 8/18/2016 Before Market Open. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.16 and low forecast is $0.06. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.13 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 $0.15 while the company reported $0.15 EPS on 5/19/2016 Before Market Open.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA)’s expected mean EPS was $0.13, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.13 on 2/10/2016 Before Market Open.

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.12 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.14 on 11/10/2015 Before Market Open, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 16.67%.

Back on 8/18/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.13 and it reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 7.69% by 0.01.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $0.47 according to 9 analysts making projections for Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $0.61 while the conservative estimates kept at $0.34 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $0.55 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 307.94M, setting the highest revenues estimates of 333M and indicating lowest revenues at 290.54M according to agreement of 8 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 74.42M covering forecast of 6 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 81M and 65.78M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -23.10% whereas for next quarter it has -40.00% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -14.50% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is -4.30%. Past 5 years growth of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA) observed at 77.47%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 15.00%.

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA) reached at $1.58 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 2.13%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -1.73% while it has a distance of -25.54% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $4.06 and touched the lowest level of $1.41. The company’s distance from 52 week high price is -61.08% and current price is above +12.06% from 52 week low price. The stock observed 52 week high price on 09/21/15 and 52 week low price on 07/07/16.

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ): Can the Stock Surprise in Next Earnings?

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) plunged -6.65% or -0.87 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $12.90, a total of 6.01M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.11M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $692.32M and it has 55.97M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 8 analysts Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) will report earnings per share of $0.37 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 8/18/2016 Before Market Open. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.49 and low forecast is $0.11. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.31 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 $0.13 while the company reported $0.37 EPS on 5/11/2016 Before Market Open with a difference of 0.24 marking a surprise factor of 184.62%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ)’s expected mean EPS was $0.75, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $1.05 on 3/10/2016 Before Market Open, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.30 with surprise factor of 40.00%.

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.27 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.79 on 11/10/2015 Before Market Open, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.52 with surprise factor of 192.59%.

Back on 8/18/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.13 and it reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 138.46% by 0.48.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $1.96 according to 9 analysts making projections for Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $2.47 while the conservative estimates kept at $1.18 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $2.93 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 3.16B, setting the highest revenues estimates of 3.38B and indicating lowest revenues at 3.94B according to agreement of 8 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 717.47M covering forecast of 6 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 768M and 643.8M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 19.40% whereas for next quarter it has -7.50% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 33.10% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 26.50%. Past 5 years growth of Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) observed at 25.07%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 13.25%.

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) reached at $12.21 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is -13.97%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -18.71% while it has a distance of -36.81% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $29.83 and touched the lowest level of $12.12. The stock observed 52 week high price on 12/24/15 and 52 week low price on 08/17/16.

Recommendation Analysis and Insider Activity to Watch:CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBG)

CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBG) stock exchanged hands 1.88M shares versus average trading capacity of 2.95M shares, while its shares total market worth is $9.77B along with 335.62M outstanding shares. Its shares ended last trading session at the price of $29.39 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $34.83 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 08/15/16. CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBG)’s highest estimates of price target are $39.00 and low forecast is $31.00 based on the opinion of 6 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 3.79. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.50 based on calls of 4 experts, where 3 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 1 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. For CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBG) total 19 number of trades held during last 3 months and 86 during last 12 months, out of them 15 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 48 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 4 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 38 sells over the past 12 months.

Insiders has most recently took part in a trading activity, Frese Calvin W JR, in a transaction that occurred 8/16/2016 sold 11,674 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $29.57, for a total value of $345,221. Subsequent to the transaction Frese Calvin W Jowned a total of 332,879 shares of the stock.

In a separate transaction on 8/14/2016, Groch James R, CFO sold 11,640 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $29.64, for a total worth of $345,010. Succeeding to the transaction Groch James R owned overall 576,858 shares of the stock.

Moreover, Lafitte Michael J, sold 9,286 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 8/14/2016. At a price of $29.64, the stock was sold for an entire value of $275,237. Consequent to the transaction Lafitte Michael J owned a total of 399,160 shares of the stock.

Currently, 0.60% shares of CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBG) are owned by insiders with 372.33% six-month change in the insider ownership. Wirta Raymond E is one of the major insider shareholder of the company’s stock, the insider owns 5,230 shares reported on May 13, 2016. Sulentic Robert E is second leading insider shareholder, as of Aug 11, 2016 the insider owns 800,483 shares of the stock. Groch James R is another major insider shareholder of the stock, as per record date of Aug 11, 2016 insider owns 588,498 shares of the stock.

CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBG) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 10/25/16. The company is expected to release $0.52 EPS during current quarter according to 6 analysts whereas the company reported $0.51 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $0.44 and high estimate of $0.6. CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBG)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are 3.35B according to 5 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are 3.3B and highest revenue estimates are 3.4B. A year ago the company’s sales were 2.71B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 23.60%.

Insider Trading Watch List: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT)

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) stock exchanged hands 1.88M shares versus average trading capacity of 3.30M shares, while its shares total market worth is $7.42B along with 262.00M outstanding shares. Its shares ended last trading session at the price of $28.85 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $33.00 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 07/28/16. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT)’s highest estimates of price target are $41.00 and low forecast is $20.00 based on the opinion of 6 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 8.11. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.40 based on calls of 5 experts, where 2 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 1 suggest the stock a Buy, 1 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. For Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) total 1 number of trades held during last 3 months and 27 during last 12 months, out of them 1 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 2 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 0 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 25 sells over the past 12 months.

Insiders has most recently took part in a trading activity, Smith Gregory L, Sr VP, Global Operations of the company in a transaction that occurred 8/12/2016 sold 35,869 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $29.31, for a total value of $1,051,320. Subsequent to the transaction Smith Gregory L owned a total of 81,199 shares of the stock.

In a separate transaction on 8/12/2016, Smith Gregory L, Sr VP, Global Operations sold 44,006 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $29.31, for a total worth of $1,289,816. Succeeding to the transaction Smith Gregory L owned overall 98,130 shares of the stock.

Moreover, Smith Gregory L, Sr VP, Global Operations sold 42,782 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 8/12/2016. At a price of $29.31, the stock was sold for an entire value of $1,253,940. Consequent to the transaction Smith Gregory L owned a total of 115,573 shares of the stock.

(NASDAQ:GT) are owned by insiders with -7.40% six-month change in the insider ownership. Wells Darren R is one of the major insider shareholder of the company’s stock, the insider owns 336,039 shares reported on Feb 4, 2016. Bialosky David L is second leading insider shareholder, as of Feb 4, 2016 the insider owns 94,110 shares of the stock. Kramer Richard J is another major insider shareholder of the stock, as per record date of Dec 9, 2015 insider owns 85,808 shares of the stock.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 11/3/16. The company is expected to release $1.21 EPS during current quarter according to 7 analysts whereas the company reported $0.99 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $1.12 and high estimate of $1.28. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are 4.02B according to 5 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are 3.9B and highest revenue estimates are 4.19B. A year ago the company’s sales were 4.18B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -3.90%.

Overselling Stock under Discussion: Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE:CXW)

Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE:CXW) plunged -0.93% or -0.25 points in order to reach at the price of $26.75. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $26.43 – $27.05 during previous trading session. A total of 1.41M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 1.03M shares. Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE:CXW) has a market capitalization of $3.12B and most recently 117.52M 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 Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE:CXW) is at 17.22.

According to sentiments of 2 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $32.00. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $34.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $30.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.68 derived from a total of 3 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.67 and can go high up to $0.69. However a year ago during same quarter Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE:CXW) reported $0.64 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.7 per share according to consensus of 3 analysts.

According to sentiments of 3 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of 470.72M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at 464.8M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at 476.07M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 3.00 on the shares of Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE:CXW). This is according to a simplified scale where 1 represents a Buy and 5 a Sell recommendation. Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 0 recommend the stock as Outperform.  3 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. Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE:CXW)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -12.07% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -17.20% along with -8.78% 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. Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE:CXW) shares were trading -23.68% below from the 52-week high mark of $35.05 and +16.39% above from the 52-week bottom of $22.98. The stock hit its 52-week high on 06/29/16, and 52-week low on 11/16/15.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -4.46% in the past one week and plunged -18.99% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -16.78% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance fell -6.39% while yearly performance of the company fell -9.76%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 4.28%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE:CXW) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 6.20%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 13.90% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 9.30%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.65, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.99%, 2.23% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 0.49.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 179.86. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.00 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.01 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.00.

Price Target Estimates Under Analyst’s Radar: Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) soared 0.02% during previous trade, a total of 1.88M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 956,379 shares whereas its relative volume is 0.56. The stock has a market capitalization of $33.36B along with 216.55M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $152.92 and touched the lowest level of $151.61.

Most recently Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)’s price target was revised on 08/12/16 and according to 16 analysts stock’s price will reach at $160.75 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 9.26. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $125.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $180.00, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 18% from its latest closing price of $152.87.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks one week two weeks ago Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)’s price target was revised on 07/11/16 by the analysts. The bullish price estimates of the stock was set at $175.00 while the bearish estimates kept at $135.00 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $159.11, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 11.70.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.80. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 10 brokerage recommendations 6 rate Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 4 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 8/12/2016 the stock of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) upgraded by JP Morgan from Neutral to Overweight. However previously on 7/11/2016 it was upgraded by Seaport Global Securities from Accumulate to Buy. A research note issued on 4/4/2016 the stock was downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold.

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) performance over the past one year advanced 18.86%, during the last six months the stock rose 16.71%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 7.60% while its last one month trend is positive with 2.40%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 2.46%.

The company’s price sits 4.19% above from its 50-day moving average of $146.97 and 10.47% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $142.23. Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)’s shares are currently trading -1.99% away from the 52-week high price of $154.91 and +34.07% far from the 52-week low of $113.24.

According to consensus agreement of 16 analysts Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) will report earnings per share of $1.99 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 11/3/16. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $2.03 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.93. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.82 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) are set at $7.51 according to the sentiments of 18 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $7.44 and highest earnings estimates are $7.55.

According to 11 analysts, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.45 billion meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $2.51 billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $2.38 billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $9.55 billion compared to low analyst estimates of $9.44 billion and high estimates of $9.84 billion according to the projection of 15 analysts.

Analysts Review on Trending Stock: Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN)

Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) plunged 1.39% during previous trade, a total of M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.90M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.91. The stock has a market capitalization of $127.05B along with 748.36M outstanding shares.

Most recently Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN)’s price target was revised on 08/14/16and according to 16 analysts stock’s price will reach at $191.06 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 14.63. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $157.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $209.00, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 21% from its latest closing price of $172.00.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN)’s price target was revised on 07/21/16 by the analysts. The bullish price estimates of the stock was set at $198.00 while the bearish estimates kept at $157.00 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $181.58, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 12.36.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.32. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 14 brokerage recommendations 4 rate Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) stock a Strong Buy, 1 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 9 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/25/2013 the stock of Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) upgraded by Argusfrom Hold to Buy. However previously on 9/12/2012 it was downgraded by Robert W. Baird from Outperform to Neutral.

Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) performance over the past one year advanced 3.89%, during the last six months the stock rose 15.38%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 15.36% while its last one month trend is positive with 6.28%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 0.63%.

The company’s price sits 7.32% above from its 50-day moving average of $165.27 and 11.66% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $155.41. Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN)’s shares are currently trading -1.89% away from the 52-week high price of $175.48 and +35.60% far from the 52-week low of $126.96.

According to consensus agreement of 20 analysts Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) will report earnings per share of $2.8 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 10/26/16. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $3.12 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $2.59. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $2.72 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) are set at $11.37 according to the sentiments of 22 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $11.1 and highest earnings estimates are $12.

According to 15 analysts, Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $5.75 billion meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $6 billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $5.51 billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $22.78 billion compared to low analyst estimates of $22.56 billion and high estimates of $23.11 billion according to the projection of 20 analysts.

Analysts See Compelling Value in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) plunged -1.62% during previous trade, a total of 11.28M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 6.01M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.67. The stock has a market capitalization of $326.78B along with 2.74B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $122.32 and touched the lowest level of $120.06.

Most recently Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)’s price target was revised on 08/04/16 and according to 18 analysts stock’s price will reach at $126.72 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 14.48. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $105.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $142.00, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 18% from its latest closing price of $120.33.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)’s price target was revised on 07/25/16 by the analysts. The bullish price estimates of the stock was set at $142.00 while the bearish estimates kept at $93.00 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $124.54, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 14.78.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.26. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 19 brokerage recommendations 7 rate Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) stock a Strong Buy, 2 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 9 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 1 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 3/14/2016 the stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) upgraded by Goldman from Sell to Neutral. However previously on 1/10/2014 it was downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight. A research note issued on 1/7/2014 the stock was upgraded by RBC Capital Mkts from Sector Perform to Outperform.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) performance over the past one year advanced 24.07%, during the last six months the stock rose 19.09%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 6.47% while its last one month trend is negative with -2.28%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -2.51%.

The company’s price sits -0.69% below from its 50-day moving average of $123.31 and 10.63% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $113.51. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)’s shares are currently trading -4.55% away from the 52-week high price of $126.07 and +50.35% far from the 52-week low of $80.04.

According to consensus agreement of 19 analysts Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) will report earnings per share of $1.66 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 10/11/16. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1.79 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.59. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.49 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) are set at $6.69 according to the sentiments of 16 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $6.67 and highest earnings estimates are $6.72.

According to 18 analysts, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $17.7 billion meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $17.98 billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $17.52 billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $72.08 billion compared to low analyst estimates of $71.76 billion and high estimates of $72.46 billion according to the projection of 20 analysts.