Jeff Gross

Stock Earnings Report: Tenax Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TENX)

Shares of Tenax Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TENX) reached at $0.57 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 1,679,739 shares.

Tenax Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TENX) a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on identifying, developing and commercializing products for the critical care market, on March 21, 2017 announced financial results for the full year ended December 31, 2016 and provided a corporate update.

Full Year 2016 Financial Results:

The Company reported a net loss of $44.0 million, or $(1.56) per share, for the year ended December 31, 2016, compared to a net loss of $15.9 million, or $(0.57) per share, for the prior year.

The Company reported general and administrative expenses of $6.2 million for the year ended December 31, 2016, compared to $6.7 million for the prior year.

The Company reported research and development expenses of $13.1 million for the year ended December 31, 2016, compared to $8.9 million for the prior year.

The Company reported a loss on impairment of assets of $33.3 million for the year ended December 31, 2016, compared to $1.0 million for the prior year.

As of December 31, 2016, the Company had $21.9 million in cash, including the fair value of its marketable securities, compared to $38.2 million at December 31, 2015.

Tenax Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TENX) holds the market capitalization of $14.59M along with 28.12M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $0.54 while the maximum trading price moved at $0.65. Currently the stock price is moving -82.65% off from the highest level of twelve months and +22.89% above from twelve months low. Tenax Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TENX) marked 52-week highest price level of $2.94 on 04/14/16 and 52-week lowest price level of $0.41 on 01/31/17. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $9.25 based on calls of 2 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $8.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $10.50.

As of current trade, Tenax Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TENX) has shown weekly downbeat performance of -20.06%. Its six months performance indicated a bearish movement while its yearly performance reflected a negative trend of -71.91%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate downbeat trend of -70.90%. Shares of Tenax Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TENX) currently have an ABR of 1.00, derived from a total of 1 opinions. The company’s price sits -55.35% below from its 50-day moving average of $0.69 and -73.78% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $1.66. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 23.62 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.06. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 11.96%, 8.38% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.80.

Tenax Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TENX)’s price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 0.93, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 1.20. Tenax Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TENX)’s current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.20. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.00 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.00.

Keeping an Eye on Stock’s Earnings: Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN)

Shares of Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) reached at $15.70 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 3,840,060 shares.

Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) on March 21, 2017 reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 28, 2017.

Fourth Quarter Results:

Net sales increased 9% to $146.3 million from $134.6 million in the comparable prior year quarter.  This increase was due to the addition of 55 net new boutiques since the prior year period and a 42% increase in ecommerce sales driven by increased website traffic and conversion rate. Comparable sales were flat compared to the same period last year as the increase in average transaction value offset the decrease in transactions.  The Company opened five new boutiques and closed three boutiques during the quarter, bringing the total count to 671 at the end of the quarter.

Gross profit, as a percent of net sales, decreased to 46.4% from 49.1% in the prior year quarter.  This unfavorable variance was principally due to the Company’s strategic move to take accelerated markdowns in January, which included marking some merchandise out-of-stock at the end of the year, in order to enter fiscal year 2017 with clean inventories.

Selling, general and administrative expenses increased 6% to $44.3 million from $42.0 million in the prior year quarter. This increase was primarily due to higher boutique and corporate payroll to support the larger boutique base as well as increases in marketing and software costs, partially offset by lower impairment charges. The increase in marketing expense was due to the implementation of new marketing initiatives, while the higher software costs were due to continuing investments in technology and infrastructure.

Income from operations was $23.6 million, or 16.1% of net sales, compared to $24.2 million, or 18.0% of net sales, in the prior year quarter.

Net income for the fourth quarter was $14.6 million, or $0.39 diluted earnings per share, compared to $14.7 million, or $0.35 diluted earnings per share, in the comparable prior year period.

Full Year Results:

Net sales increased 11% to $487.2 million from $439.4 million in the comparable prior year.  This increase was due a 2% increase in comparable sales as well as the addition of 55 net new boutiques since the prior year end.  Ecommerce sales increased 42% driven by increased website traffic and conversion rate.

During fiscal year 2016, the Company opened 64 new boutiques and closed nine boutiques compared to 83 new boutiques opened and six boutiques closed in fiscal year 2015.

Net income for fiscal year 2016 totaled $42.0 million, or $1.09 diluted earnings per share, compared to $38.2 million, or $0.91 diluted earnings per share, in the prior year.

Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) holds the market capitalization of $600.05M along with 37.60M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $14.96 while the maximum trading price moved at $15.71. Currently the stock price is moving -29.88% off from the highest level of twelve months and +61.03% above from twelve months low. Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) marked 52-week highest price level of $22.39 on 12/09/16 and 52-week lowest price level of $9.75 on 06/10/16. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $17.29 based on calls of 7 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $14.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $22.00.

As of current trade, Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) has shown weekly downbeat performance of -2.55%. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance reflected a negative trend of -9.20%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate upbeat downbeat trend of -12.92%. Shares of Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) currently have an ABR of 2.60, derived from a total of 10 opinions. The company’s price sits -9.91% below from its 50-day moving average of $17.16 and 1.00% above from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $17.09. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 38.19 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.74. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 5.59%, 4.39% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.60.

Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) currently has a PEG ratio of 1.48 where as its P/E ratio is 14.77. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 1.25 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 5.57, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 24.01. Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN)’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 13.21. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.40 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.70. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.00 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.00. Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) has a Return on Assets of 23.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 37.40% and Return on Investment of 30.70%.

Worth Watching Stock: MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM)

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) share price plunged -1.84% or -0.49 points to reach at $26.13 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $25.89 – $26.76 during previous trading session. A total of 17,394,400 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 8.85M shares. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has a market capitalization of $14.48B and most recently 574.20M outstanding shares have been calculated.

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

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) is at 44.22.

According to sentiments of 18 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $33.28. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $37.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $30.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.31 derived from a total of 10 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.31 and can go high up to $0.42. However a year ago during same quarter MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) reported $0.16 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.34 per share according to consensus of 10 analysts.

According to sentiments of 14 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $2.64B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $2.58B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $2.79B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.00 on the shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM). Out of rating recommendations 8 have given the stock a Buy while 12 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. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) distance from 20 day simple moving average is -0.67% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -5.77% along with -0.19% 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. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) shares were trading -14.30% below from the 52-week high mark of $30.49 and 30.30% above from the 52-week bottom of $20.05. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16, and 52-week low price on 03/28/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -0.83% in the past one week and plunged -1.35% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -9.07% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 5.22% while yearly performance of the company advanced 25.14%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -8.98%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 4.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 19.00% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 10.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.71, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.83%, 2.15% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.61.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.90 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 2.09 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 2.09.

Investor’s Watch: Nokia Corp (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)

Nokia Corp (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) share price plunged -2.53% or -0.14 points to reach at $5.40 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $5.40 – $5.56 during previous trading session. A total of 17.97M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 12.03M shares. Nokia Corp (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) has a market capitalization of $31.85M and most recently 5.77B outstanding shares have been calculated.

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

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Nokia Corp (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) is at 61.76.

According to sentiments of 12 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $5.89. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $7.82 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $4.50.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.03 derived from a total of 9 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.02 and can go high up to $0.05. However a year ago during same quarter Nokia Corp (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) reported $0.03 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.05 per share according to consensus of 9 analysts.

According to sentiments of 9 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $5.76B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $5.36B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $5.94B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.59 on the shares of Nokia Corp (ADR) (NYSE:NOK). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 4 recommend the stock as Outperform. 10 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. Nokia Corp (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) distance from 20 day simple moving average is 2.45% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 8.39% along with 4.59% 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. Nokia Corp (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) shares were trading -9.85% below from the 52-week high mark of $5.99 and 33.66% above from the 52-week bottom of $4.04. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 04/19/16, and 52-week low price on 11/15/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 1.12% in the past one week and soared 6.93% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 10.66% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance fell -2.00% while yearly performance of the company fell -5.42%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 12.27%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Nokia Corp (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.08, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.63%, 1.33% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.49.

Noticeable Earnings Watch: Cheetah Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:CMCM)

Shares of Cheetah Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:CMCM) reached at $11.07 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 4,357,201 shares.

Cheetah Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:CMCM) a leading mobile internet company that aims to provide leading apps for mobile users worldwide and connect users with personalized content on the mobile platform, on March 21, 2017announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.

Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Highlights:

  • Total revenues increased by 10.9% year over year and 13.0% quarter over quarter to RMB1,274.7 million (US$183.6 million).
  • Mobile revenues increased by 27.9% year over year and 15.0% quarter over quarter to RMB1,033.3 million (US$148.8 million). Mobile revenues accounted for 81.1% of total revenues.
  • Overseas revenues increased by 31.3% year over year and 15.7% quarter over quarter to RMB832.6 million (US$119.9 million). Overseas revenues accounted for 65.3% of total revenues.
  • Net income attributable to Cheetah Mobile shareholders was RMB58.8 million (US$8.5 million). Non-GAAP net income attributable to Cheetah Mobile shareholders was RMB113.0 million (US$16.3 million).

Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Highlights:

  • Total revenues increased by 21.0% year over year to RMB4,564.7 million (US$657.4 million).
  • Mobile revenues increased by 42.7% year over year to RMB3,530.4 million (US$508.5 million). Mobile revenues accounted for 77.3% of total revenues.
  • Overseas revenues increased by 42.1% year over year to RMB2,746.8 million (US$395.6 million). Overseas revenues accounted for 60.2% of total revenues.
  • Net loss attributable to Cheetah Mobile shareholders was RMB80.5 million (US$11.6 million). Non-GAAP net income attributable to Cheetah Mobile shareholders was RMB225.6 million (US$32.5 million).

Cheetah Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:CMCM) holds the market capitalization of $1.45B along with 350.40M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $11.00 while the maximum trading price moved at $12.59. Currently the stock price is moving -37.11% off from the highest level of twelve months and +29.65% above from twelve months low. Cheetah Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:CMCM) marked 52-week highest price level of $18.08 on 03/24/16 and 52-week lowest price level of $8.77 on 06/27/16. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $10.12 based on calls of 6 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $8.02 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $11.93.

As of current trade, Cheetah Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:CMCM) has shown weekly downbeat performance of -12.42%. Its six months performance indicated a bearish movement while its yearly performance reflected a negative trend of -37.81%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate upbeat trend of 15.79%. Shares of Cheetah Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:CMCM) currently have an ABR of 5, derived from a total of 15 opinions. The company’s price sits 9.78% above from its 50-day moving average of $10.49 and 5.48% above from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $10.79. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 53.08 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.68. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 8.72%, 5.64% respectively.

Cheetah Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:CMCM)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 2.45 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 3.74, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 8.50. Cheetah Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:CMCM)’s current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.50. 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 0.05. Cheetah Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:CMCM) has a Return on Assets of -1.70%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of -2.90% and Return on Investment of 0.50%.

Stock Earnings Roundup: Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW)

Shares of Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW) jumped 0.15% to reach at $19.97 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 4,516,583 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 4.53M share.

Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW) on March 22, 2017 announced its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016.

Full Year Highlights:

  • Attributable production for the year ended December 31, 2016 of 30.4 million ounces of silver and 353,700 ounces of gold, compared with 30.7 million ounces of silver and 243,000 ounces of gold in 2015, with silver production having decreased 1% and gold production, which represented a record, having increased 46%.
  • Record revenues of $892 million for the year ended December 31, 2016 compared with $649 million in 2015, representing an increase of 37%.
  • Average realized sale price per ounce sold for the year ended December 31, 2016 of $16.96 per ounce of silver and $1,246 per ounce of gold, representing an increase of 8% for both compared to 2015.
  • Net earnings were $195 million ($0.45 per share) compared with a net loss of $162 million ($0.41 per share) in 2015.

Fourth Quarter Highlights:

  • Attributable production in Q4 2016 of 7.6 million ounces of silver and 107,300 ounces of gold, compared with 10.3 million ounces of silver and 72,400 ounces of gold in Q4 2015, with silver production having decreased 26% and gold production having increased 48%.
  • Revenues of $258 million in Q4 2016 compared with $200 million in Q4 2015, representing an increase of 29%.
  • Average realized sale price per ounce sold in Q4 2016 of $16.95 per ounce of silver and $1,205 per ounce of gold representing an increase of 15% and 10%, respectively, compared to Q4 2015.
  • Net earnings of $11 million ($0.02 per share) in Q4 2016 compared with a net loss of $169 million ($0.42 per share) in Q4 2015.

Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW) holds the market capitalization of $8.77B along with 441.48M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $19.78 while the maximum trading price moved at $20.15. Currently the stock price is moving -35.91% off from the highest level of twelve months and +28.31% above from twelve months low. Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW) marked 52-week highest price level of $31.20 on 08/11/16 and 52-week lowest price level of $15.58 on 04/04/16. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $28.23 based on calls of 14 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $24.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $43.00.

As of current trade, Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW) has shown weekly upbeat performance of 4.95%. Its six months performance indicated a bearish movement while its yearly performance reflected a positive trend of 13.07%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate upbeat trend of 3.16%. Shares of Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW) currently have an ABR of 1.45, derived from a total of 11 opinions. The company’s price sits -4.05% below from its 50-day moving average of $20.80 and -12.87% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $21.78. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 47.44 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.64. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 3.30%, 3.45% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.65.

Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW) currently has a PEG ratio of 156.04 where as its P/E ratio is 2491.25. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 10.53 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 1.77, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 69.97. Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW)’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 8.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 8.20. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.27 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.27. Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW) has a Return on Assets of 0.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 0.30% and Return on Investment of -2.70%.

Stock to Watch: Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) share price plunged -4.33% or -1.93 points to reach at $42.66 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $42.42 – $44.93 during previous trading session. A total of 19,884,300 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 10.54M shares. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has a market capitalization of $76.62B and most recently 1.87B 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 Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) is at 31.90.

According to sentiments of 25 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $47.52. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $60.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $29.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.89 derived from a total of 23 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.8 and can go high up to $0.99. However a year ago during same quarter Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) reported $0.55 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.85 per share according to consensus of 23 analysts.

According to sentiments of 18 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $9.3B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $8.76B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $9.65B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.28 on the shares of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Out of rating recommendations 5 have given the stock a Buy while 11 recommend the stock as Outperform. 13 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. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) distance from 20 day simple moving average is -7.59% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -4.58% along with 19.79% 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. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) shares were trading -9.87% below from the 52-week high mark of $47.33 and 87.83% above from the 52-week bottom of $22.71. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 03/08/17, and 52-week low price on 06/27/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -7.64% in the past one week and plunged -7.56% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 0.34% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 36.43% while yearly performance of the company advanced 68.26%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 1.43%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 0.70%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 8.00% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 1.30%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.96, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.77%, 1.76% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.86.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 67.98. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 5.65 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 2.57.

Stock under Consideration: Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL)

Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) share price plunged -4.70% or -0.43 points to reach at $8.72 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $8.55 – $9.20 during previous trading session. A total of 20,165,000 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 12.99M shares. Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) has a market capitalization of $3.16B and most recently 368.13M 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 Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) is at 229.64.

According to sentiments of 37 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $14.09. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $19.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $9.70.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at -$0.19 derived from a total of 32 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at -$0.25 and can go high up to -$0.12. However a year ago during same quarter Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) reported -$0.85 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of -$0.16 per share according to consensus of 32 analysts.

According to sentiments of 26 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $369.1M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $344.69M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $417.9M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.45 on the shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). Out of rating recommendations 8 have given the stock a Buy while 7 recommend the stock as Outperform. 22 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) distance from 20 day simple moving average is -14.15% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -20.94% along with -10.64% 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. Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) shares were trading -39.61% below from the 52-week high mark of $14.44 and 36.68% above from the 52-week bottom of $6.38. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 06/08/16, and 52-week low price on 08/01/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -2.46% in the past one week and plunged -21.51% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -27.45% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 25.11% while yearly performance of the company advanced 8.19%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -27.45%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -12.80%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -28.10% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -9.00%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.48, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 4.58%, 4.80% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 3.21.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 75.66. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.30 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.30. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.69 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.69.

Traders Alert: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) share price plunged -10.40% or -0.86 points to reach at $7.41 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $7.38 – $8.34 during previous trading session. A total of 23.83M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 17.87M shares. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a market capitalization of $2.32B and most recently 314.79M 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 AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) is at 34.96.

According to sentiments of 12 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $9.78. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $13.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $7.30.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.14 derived from a total of 13 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.07 and can go high up to $0.23. However a year ago during same quarter AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) reported -$0.08 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.24 per share according to consensus of 12 analysts.

According to sentiments of 9 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.48B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.4B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.54B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.85 on the shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 0 recommend the stock as Outperform. 10 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) distance from 20 day simple moving average is -9.79% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -14.38% along with 8.63% 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. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares were trading -34.94% below from the 52-week high mark of $11.39 and 123.87% above from the 52-week bottom of $3.31. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 12/08/16, and 52-week low price on 05/19/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -6.79% in the past one week and plunged -16.18% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -28.61% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 72.33% while yearly performance of the company advanced 73.13%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -27.42%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -0.20%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 1.20% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 14.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.44, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.28%, 5.20% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.79.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 13.15. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.10.

Where Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) Stands on Analytical Review Chart?

Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) fell -0.64% during previous trade. Jefferies issued rating on the stock of Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) in a research note issued to investors on Mar-21-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Hold to Buy from $75 to $100. Additionally Gabelli & Co issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Feb-06-17 the stock was “Upgraded” from Hold to Buy at $96 besides that on Feb-03-17 Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) was “Reiterated” by Goldman as Buy from $89 to $94. Furthermore on Jan-23-17 the stock was “Upgraded” by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy.

Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) shares ended last trading session at the price of $83.76 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $83.92 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 03/16/17. Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI)’s highest estimates of price target are $96 and low forecast is $70 based on the opinion of 12 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation 9.30. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.80 based on calls of 10 experts, where 2 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 7 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 5/4/17. The company is expected to release $0.57EPS for current quarter according to 12 analysts whereas the company reported $0.52 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.55 and high estimate of $0.62. For the current year Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) has set to release EPS of $5.16 as per the sentiments of 18 analysts, however according to 18 analysts, the company expected to release $5.55 EPS for next year.

Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.25B according to 13 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.22B and highest revenue estimates are $1.31B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.19B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 4.70%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.43B, according to the sentiments of 12 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $6.14B revenues, as per the opinion of 17 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $5.98B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $6.22B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $6.26B by 16 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 2.52M shares versus average trading capacity of 1.74M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $13.66B along with 164.74M outstanding shares. Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) shares were trading -3.78% below from the 52-week high price mark of $87.05 and +35.72% above from the 52-week price bottom of $61.72. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/21/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 06/27/16. The company’s price sits 3.67% above from its 50-day moving average of $80.54 and 10.96% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $79.27. Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 2.29. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 12.82. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 22.47.