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Analysts Recommendation and Price Reaction History on: Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)

Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) plunged -1.73% during previous trade, a total of 20.75M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 24.50M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $59.97B along with 7.44B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $9.38 and touched the lowest level of $9.06.

Most recently Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)’s price target was revised on 4/15/17 and according to 15 analysts stock’s price will reach at $11.67 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 1.88. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $5.10 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $14.50, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 68% from its latest closing price of $9.11.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)’s price target was revised on 4/05/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $14 while the bearish estimates kept at $9.70 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $11.39, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 1.88.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.69. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 8 brokerage recommendations 2 rate Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 1 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 3/22/17 the stock of Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) upgraded by Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform. However previously on 9/21/16 it was upgraded by Raymond James from Underperform to Mkt Perform. A research note issued on 9/15/16 the stock was upgraded by Macquarie from Underperform to Neutral.

Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) performance over the past one year soared 26.18% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -9.89%. During the last six months the stock climbed -26.59%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of 16.96% while its last one month trend is negative with -0.55%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 2.24%.

The company’s price sits -6.32% below from its 50-day moving average of $9.35 and -8.27% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $10.37. Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)’s shares are currently trading -27.47% away from the 52-week high price of $12.56 and +67.16% far from the 52-week low price of $5.45.

According to consensus agreement of 5 analysts Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) will report earnings per share of $0.11 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 5/11/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.13 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.06. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.04 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) set at $0.65 according to the sentiments of 10 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $0.44 and highest earnings estimates are $1.3.

According to 3 analysts, Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $26.63B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $29.58B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $21.29B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $99.24B compared to low analyst estimates of $85.15B and high estimates of $139.19B according to the projection of 8 analysts.

NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW): Look out for Analyst’s Recommendation

NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) rose 3.69% during previous trade. Robert W. Baird issued rating on the stock of NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) in a research note issued to investors on Apr-26-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Neutral to Outperform from $20 to $22. Additionally Susquehanna issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-10-17 the stock was “Upgraded” from Neutral to Positive besides that on Sep-16-16 NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) was “Initiated” by Cowen as Market Perform at $22. Furthermore on Dec-29-16 the stock was “Initiated” by CapitalOne as Equal Weight.

NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) shares ended last trading session at the price of $17.72 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $20.78 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 04/13/17. NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW)’s highest estimates of price target are $24 and low forecast is $18 based on the opinion of 9 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 2.04. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.71 based on calls of 7 experts, where 1 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 6 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 5/3/17 Before Market Open. The company is expected to release $-0.21 EPS for current quarter according to 10 analysts whereas the company reported $-0.35 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $-0.31 and high estimate of $-0.17. For the current year NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) has set to release EPS of $-0.41 as per the sentiments of 10 analysts, however according to 11 analysts, the company expected to release $0.29 EPS for next year.

NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $601.88M according to 8 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $587M and highest revenue estimates are $629M. A year ago the company’s sales were $548M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 9.80%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $651.32M, according to the sentiments of 8 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $2.67B revenues, as per the opinion of 10 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $2.54B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $3.01B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $3.33B by 10 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 2.06M shares versus average trading capacity of 1.50M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $1.93B along with 107.48M outstanding shares. NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) shares were trading -24.69% below from the 52-week high price mark of $23.53 and +14.54% above from the 52-week price bottom of $15.47. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/12/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 03/22/17. The company’s price sits -0.69% below from its 50-day moving average of $16.86 and -11.75% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $19.98. NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.92, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.58. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 18.36. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 8.69.

What Analysts Have to Say About Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN)?

Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) rose 4.52% during previous trade. Deutsche Bank issued rating on the stock of Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) in a research note issued to investors on Apr-26-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Sell to Hold from $6 to $7. Additionally Goldman issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Feb-21-17 the stock was “Resumed” as Neutral besides that on Jan-18-17 Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) was “Downgraded” by UBS from Neutral to Sell from $8 to $7. Furthermore on Dec-20-16 the stock was “Downgraded” by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold from $11 to $8.

Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) shares ended last trading session at the price of $6.47 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $11.29 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 04/21/17. Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN)’s highest estimates of price target are $15 and low forecast is $5 based on the opinion of 14 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 4.39. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.67 based on calls of 6 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 2 as Strong Sell.

Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 5/4/17 After Market Close. The company is expected to release $-0.64 EPS for current quarter according to 5 analysts whereas the company reported $-0.13 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $-0.83 and high estimate of $-0.49. For the current year Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) has set to release EPS of $-0.78 as per the sentiments of 7 analysts, however according to 8 analysts, the company expected to release $0.41 EPS for next year.

Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.18B according to 4 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.11B and highest revenue estimates are $1.24B. A year ago the company’s sales were $1.12B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 4.90%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.08B, according to the sentiments of 4 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $5.3B revenues, as per the opinion of 9 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $4.53B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $6B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $5.34B by 8 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 5.09M shares versus average trading capacity of 3.38M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $812.87M along with 131.32M outstanding shares. Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) shares were trading -70.60% below from the 52-week high price mark of $22.01 and +5.37% above from the 52-week price bottom of $6.14. However the company observed 52 week high price on 06/08/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 04/25/17. The company’s price sits -16.40% below from its 50-day moving average of $7.33 and -38.18% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $8.84. Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.21, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 0.54. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 0.50. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 2.55.

Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE): Check on Rating and Recommendations

Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) fell -11.08% during previous trade. Williams Capital Group issued rating on the stock of Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) in a research note issued to investors on Apr-26-17, the stock received “Reiterated” rating as Hold from $27 to $25. Additionally JP Morgan issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Apr-26-17 the stock was “Downgraded” from Overweight to Neutral besides that on Feb-21-17 Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) was “Resumed” by JP Morgan as Overweight at $30. Furthermore on Feb-09-17the stock was “Downgraded” by JMP Securities from Mkt Outperform to Mkt Perform.

Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) shares ended last trading session at the price of $22.07 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $25.95 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 04/20/17. Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE)’s highest estimates of price target are $33 and low forecast is $18 based on the opinion of 11 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 4.59. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.69 based on calls of 13 experts, where 2 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 11 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 8/15/17. The company is expected to release $0.04 EPS for current quarter according to 7 analysts whereas the company reported $0.17 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $-0.04 and high estimate of $0.11. For the current year Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) has set to release EPS of $0.6 as per the sentiments of 7 analysts, however according to 10 analysts, the company expected to release $0.7 EPS for next year.

Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $356.14M according to 10 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $350.46M and highest revenue estimates are $364M. A year ago the company’s sales were $366.92M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -2.90%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $381.4M, according to the sentiments of 10 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $1.47B revenues, as per the opinion of 11 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $1.39B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $1.53B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $1.55B by 12 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 7.80M shares versus average trading capacity of 738,569 shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $2.16B along with 97.40M outstanding shares. Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) shares were trading -30.25% below from the 52-week high price mark of $31.64 and +6.36% above from the 52-week price bottom of $20.75. However the company observed 52 week high price on 01/25/17 and witnessed 52 week low price on 11/04/16. The company’s price sits -15.68% below from its 50-day moving average of $25.72 and -14.77% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $25.87. Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 1.50, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 0.94. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 3.61. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 27.05.

Investor’s Watch: Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT)

Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) share price plunged -0.31% or -0.52 points to reach at $170.94 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $170.72 – $174.69 during previous trading session. A total of 1.01M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 499K shares. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has a market capitalization of $14.64B and most recently 80.02M 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 Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) is at 80.72.

According to sentiments of 13 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $157.47. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $170.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $139.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $1.33 derived from a total 17 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $1.3 and can go high up to $1.46. However a year ago during same quarter Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) reported $1.26 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $1.67 per share according to consensus of 17 analysts.

According to sentiments of 15 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $488.58M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $482.6M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $495.00M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.39 on the shares of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Out of rating recommendations 6 have given the stock a Buy while 1 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 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. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) distance from 20 day simple moving average is 8.55% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 9.61% along with 14.09% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value is the 52 week price high and low levels. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) shares were trading -0.82% below from the 52-week high mark of $172.35 and -0.82% above from the 52-week bottom of $128.90. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 04/26/17, and 52-week low price on 04/29/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 7.37% in the past one week and soared 9.64% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 18.60% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 28.20% while yearly performance of the company advanced 28.20%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 27.20%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 11.60%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.70% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.20%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 3.07, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.58%, 1.75% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 0.83.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 25.67. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 6.50 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 7.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.79 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.74.

Featured Stock: AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (NYSE:APFH)

AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (NYSE:APFH) share price plunged -0.10% or -0.04 points to reach at $40.44 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $40.35 – $40.79 during previous trading session. A total of 2.90M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 1.17M shares. AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (NYSE:APFH) has a market capitalization of $3.51B and most recently 78.66M 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 AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (NYSE:APFH) is at 86.04.

According to sentiments of 5 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $32.20. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $34.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $29.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.31 derived from a total of 6 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.29 and can go high up to $0.34.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.31 per share according to consensus of 6 analysts.

According to sentiments of 4 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $418.26M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $410M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $429.6M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.25 on the shares of AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (NYSE:APFH). Out of rating recommendations 1 has given the stock a Buy while 1 recommend the stock as Outperform. 2 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 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. AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (NYSE:APFH) distance from 20 day simple moving average is 25.12% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 32.22% along with 47.18% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value is the 52 week price high and low levels. AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (NYSE:APFH) shares were trading -0.25% below from the 52-week high mark of $40.54 and 78.83% above from the 52-week bottom of $22.61. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 04/26/17, and 52-week low price on 07/15/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 15.48% in the past one week and soared 30.96% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 47.73% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 48.26%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (NYSE:APFH) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 11.60%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -39.70% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 31.00%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.27, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 3.67%, 3.28% respectively.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 21.16. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.10 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80.

Analyst’s Report on: America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX)

America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX) fell -0.07% during previous trade. Deutsche Bank issued rating on the stock of America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX) in a research note issued to investors on Apr-25-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Sell to Hold from $10 to $15.30. Additionally Barclays issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Apr-10-17 the stock was “Upgraded” from Equal Weight to Overweight from $14 to $17 besides that on Nov-22-16 America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX) was “Upgraded” by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy. Furthermore on Oct-28-16 the stock was “Upgraded” by Citigroup from Sell to Neutral.

America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX) shares ended last trading session at the price of $14.95 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $13.69 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 4/20/17. America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX)’s highest estimates of price target are $18 and low forecast is $10 based on the opinion of 14 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 2.98. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 3 based on calls of 7 experts, where 1 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 5 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/25/172016 After Market Close. The company is expected to release $0.27 EPS for current quarter according to 2 analysts whereas the company reported $0.8 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.22 and high estimate of $0.32. For the current year America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX) has set to release EPS of $0.78 as per the sentiments of 11 analysts, however according to 11 analysts, the company expected to release $0.83 EPS for next year.

America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $13.47B according to 2 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $12.99B and highest revenue estimates are $13.94B. A year ago the company’s sales were $12.37B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 8.90%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $13.28B, according to the sentiments of 1 analyst. For the current year the company has fixed $54.49B revenues, as per the opinion of 13 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $46.84B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $50.68B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $55.42B by 11 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 3.34M shares versus average trading capacity of 2.84M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $50.14B along with 44.56B outstanding shares. America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX) shares were trading -3.81% below from the 52-week high price mark of $15.54 and +37.41% above from the 52-week price bottom of $10.88. However the company observed 52 week high price on 4/27/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 11/11/16. The company’s price sits 9.03% above from its 50-day moving average of $14.09 and 20.01% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $12.84. America Movil SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:AMX)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.94, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 4.44. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 11.59. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 13.67.

Analysts Alert on Price Target: J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP)

J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) plunged -2.67% during previous trade, a total of 24.60M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 17.92M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.29. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.70B along with 308.62M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $5.65 and touched the lowest level of $5.45.

Most recently J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP)’s price target was revised on 4/07/17 and according to 22 analysts stock’s price will reach at $8.82 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 1.73. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $5 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $15, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 174% from its latest closing price of $5.47.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP)’s price target was revised on 04/07/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $11 while the bearish estimates kept at $5 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $8.04, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 1.66.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.38. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 16 brokerage recommendations 6 rate J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 9 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 1 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 2/13/17 the stock of J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Underweight to Equal-Weight. However previously on 1/18/17 it was downgraded by Credit Suisse from Neutral to Underperform. A research note issued on 5/16/16 the stock was upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy.

J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) performance over the past one year plunged -42.24% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -34.18%. During the last six months the stock slipped -38.12%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -21.29% while its last one month trend is negative with -1.80%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -4.37%.

The company’s price sits -11.24% below from its 50-day moving average of $5.89 and -33.33% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $7.57. J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP)’s shares are currently trading -51.59% away from the 52-week high price of $11.30 and +0.37% far from the 52-week low price of $5.45.

According to consensus agreement of 21 analysts J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) will report earnings per share of $-0.2 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 5/12/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.05 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.42. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.32 EPS. Current year EPS projections for J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) set at $0.47 according to the sentiments of 21 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $0.3 and highest earnings estimates are $0.63.

According to 18 analysts, J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.78B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $2.82B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $2.72B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $12.34B compared to low analyst estimates of $12.01B and high estimates of $12.65B according to the projection of 20 analysts.

Investor’s Watch: Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN)

Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) share price soared 7.36% or 0.50 points to reach at $7.29 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $6.84 – $7.64 during previous trading session. A total of 2.02M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 413.97K shares. Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) has a market capitalization of $307.20M and most recently 41.52M 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 Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) is at 68.56.

According to sentiments of 3 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $9.50. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $10.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $9.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.11 derived from a total of 4 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.09 and can go high up to $0.13. However a year ago during same quarter Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) reported $0.09 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.17 per share according to consensus of 4 analysts.

According to sentiments of 4 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $38.96M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $32.21M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $42.8M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.75 on the shares of Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN). Out of rating recommendations 1 has given the stock a Buy while 3 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. Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) distance from 20 day simple moving average is 11.86% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 5.80% along with 10.63% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value is the 52 week price high and low levels. Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) shares were trading -14.24% below from the 52-week high mark of $8.50 and 135.92% above from the 52-week bottom of $3.09. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 11/22/16, and 52-week low price on 06/20/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 10.29% in the past one week and soared 10.79% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -3.32% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 7.36% while yearly performance of the company advanced 112.64%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -8.99%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 10.50%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 14.80% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 11.00%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.26, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 4.59%, 3.27% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 0.80.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 40.42. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 3.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 10.50. 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.

Stock under Radar: Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSEMKT:GPL)

Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSEMKT:GPL) share price plunged -5.30% or -0.07 points to reach at $1.25 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $1.18 – $1.31 during previous trading session. A total of 2.52M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 1.72M shares. Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSEMKT:GPL) has a market capitalization of $230.07M and most recently 166.94M 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 Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSEMKT:GPL) is at 18.11.

According to sentiments of 1 analyst the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $2.48. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $2.48 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $2.48.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.01 derived from a total of 1 estimate. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.01 and can go high up to $0.01. However a year ago during same quarter Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSEMKT:GPL) reported -$0.02 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.03 per share according to consensus of 1 analyst.

According to sentiments of 1 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $11.74M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $11.74M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $11.74M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.00 on the shares of Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSEMKT:GPL) . Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 2 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. Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSEMKT:GPL) distance from 20 day simple moving average is -19.41% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -28.70% along with -18.53% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value is the 52 week price high and low levels. Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSEMKT:GPL) shares were trading -45.18% below from the 52-week high mark of $2.28 and 9.65% above from the 52-week bottom of $1.14. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 02/24/17, and 52-week low price on 11/14/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -11.35% in the past one week and plunged -37.78% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -31.32% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance fell -3.85% while yearly performance of the company fell -12.59%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -24.70%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSEMKT:GPL) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -5.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -6.10% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.90%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.08, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 5.84%, 4.92% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 0.91.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 32.17. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 10.30 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 11.20. 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.