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Earnings Roundup: Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANH)

Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANH) on July 19, 2016 reported record GAAP diluted earnings per share for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016, of $0.46 compared to $0.35 in Q2 2015, on license revenue of $20.6 million and record total revenue of $154.9 million. Non-GAAP adjusted diluted earnings per share for Q2 2016 was a record $0.49 compared to $0.37 in Q2 2015.

SECOND QUARTER 2016 FINANCIAL SUMMARY:

  • GAAP diluted earnings per share was $0.46 in Q2 2016, compared to $0.35 in Q2 2015.
  • Adjusted diluted earnings per share, a non-GAAP measure, was $0.49 in Q2 2016, compared to $0.37 in Q2 2015.
  • Consolidated total revenue was $154.9 million in Q2 2016, compared to $139.1 million in Q2 2015. License revenue was $20.6 million in Q2 2016, compared to $19.8 million in Q2 2015.
  • GAAP operating income was $52.3 million in Q2 2016, compared to $41.4 million in Q2 2015.
  • Adjusted operating income, a non-GAAP measure, was $55.9 million in Q2 2016, compared to $44.1 million in Q2 2015.
  • Cash flow from operations was $19.1 million in Q2 2016, compared to $27.5 million in Q2 2015. Days Sales Outstanding was 55 days at June 30, 2016, compared to 51 days at March 31, 2016.
  • Cash and investments totaled $95.2 million at June 30, 2016, compared to $114.7 million at March 31, 2016.
  • During the three months ended June 30, 2016, the Company repurchased 551,323 shares of Manhattan Associates common stock under the share repurchase program authorized by the Board of Directors, for a total investment of $35.0 million. In July 2016, the Board of Directors approved raising the Company’s share repurchase authority to an aggregate of $50.0 million of the Company’s outstanding common stock.

Shares of Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANH) fell -1.75% to reach at $62.75 during the course of session. The company has experienced volume of 1.11M shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 957,274.00 shares. The stock holds the market capitalization of $4.57B along with 72.14M outstanding shares. The stock traded in the price range of $62.60 – $64.18 for the last trading session. For the stock price target value has been calculated at $72.50 based on calls of 4 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $70.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $75.00.

Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANH) as of current trade, has shown weekly downbeat performance of -1.58%. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance reflected a positive trend of 0.40%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate downbeat trend of -2.14%. Shares of Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANH) currently have an ABR of 2.00, derived from a total of 3 opinions. The company’s price sits -2.06% below from its 50-day moving average of $65.02 and -0.74% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $59.54. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 45.92 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.70. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 2.15%, 2.54% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.34.

Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANH)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 7.92 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 26.04, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 39.53. The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 33.56. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80. 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. The company has a Return on Assets of 34.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 57.90% and Return on Investment of 52.20%.

Notable Earnings: Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA)

Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) on July 19, 2016  reported second quarter 2016 net income of $104 million, compared to $60 million for the first quarter 2016 and $135 million for the second quarter 2015. Earnings per diluted share were 58 cents for second quarter 2016 compared to 34 cents for first quarter 2016 and 73 cents for second quarter 2015. Comerica also announced the implementation of its efficiency and revenue initiative (“GEAR Up”), which is expected to drive additional annual pre-tax income of approximately $230 million by year-end 2018 from the actions identified to-date. Second quarter results include after-tax restructuring charges of $34 million, or 19 cents per share, associated with the initial phase of this initiative.

The initial GEAR Up initiative includes approximately $140 million in pre-tax benefits expected to be achieved by fiscal year-end 2017 and an anticipated annual run-rate benefit of approximately $230 million by year-end 2018.

  • Revenue enhancements expected to be approximately $30 million by year-end 2017, which increase to approximately $70 million by year-end 2018, through expanded product offerings, enhanced sales tools and training, re-aligned employee incentives and enhanced customer analytics to drive opportunities.
  • Expense reductions targeted to be approximately $110 million, which increases to approximately $160 million by year-end 2018. This is to be achieved through an approximately 9 percent reduction in workforce, streamlining operational processes, real estate optimization including consolidating about 40 banking centers, selective outsourcing of technology functions and reduction of technology system applications.

Shares of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) jumped 2.42% to reach at $44.79 during the course of session. The company has experienced volume of 3.47M shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 2.25M shares. The stock holds the market capitalization of $7.86B along with 175.13M outstanding shares. The stock traded in the price range of $43.35 – $44.85 for the last trading session. For the stock price target value has been calculated at $44.46 based on calls of 26 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $39.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $50.00.

Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) as of current trade, has shown weekly upbeat performance of 4.55%. Its six months performance indicated a bearish movement while its yearly performance reflected a negative trend of -4.98%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate upbeat trend of 8.24%. Shares of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) currently have an ABR of 2.78, derived from a total of 18 opinions. The company’s price sits 3.79% above from its 50-day moving average of $42.85 and 10.42% above from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $39.61. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 61.51 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.27. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 1.83%, 2.76% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.47.

Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 4.30 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 1.01, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 2.53. The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 15.67. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.41 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.41. The company has a Return on Assets of 0.60%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 5.80% and Return on Investment of 12.40%.

Earnings Estimates Highlights: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX)

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) plunged -1.16% or -0.60 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $51.30, a total of 1.00M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 471,792.00 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.50B and it has 47.65M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 11 analysts Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) will report earnings per share of $0.83 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/20/2016 BMO. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.89 and low forecast is $0.8. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.75 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 $0.46 while the company reported $0.42 EPS on 4/20/2016 BMO with a difference of -0.04 marking a surprise factor of 8.70%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX)’s expected mean EPS was $0.42, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.50 on 1/27/2016 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.08 with surprise factor of 19.05%.

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.43 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.48 on 10/21/2015 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.05 with surprise factor of 11.63%.

Back on 7/22/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.33 and it reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 42.42% by 0.14.

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX)’s average EPS forecast for the current year is $3.56 according to 11 analysts making projections. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $3.72 while the conservative estimates kept at $3.39 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $2.89 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 871.63M, setting the highest revenues estimates of 890M and indicating lowest revenues at 858.8M according to agreement of 11 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 212.9M covering forecast of 11 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 215M and 212M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 10.70% whereas for next quarter it has 24.00% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 23.20% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 17.40%. Past 5 years growth of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) observed at 12.79%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 17.50%.

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) reached at $51.30 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 5.49%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 9.54% while it has a distance of 10.83% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $55.80 and touched the lowest level of $32.24 and its distance from 52 week high is -8.06% and current price is above +59.12% from 52 week low.

Stock Earnings Estimates in Spotlight: Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL)

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) soared 1.42% or +0.59 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $41.35, a total of 1.20M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 582,725.00 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.84B and it has 92.91M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 12 analysts Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) will report earnings per share of $0.65 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/20/2016 AMC. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.67 and low forecast is $0.62. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.63 earnings per share.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 3/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.56 while the company reported $0.59 EPS on 4/20/2016 AMC with a difference of 0.03 marking a surprise factor of 5.36%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL)’s expected mean EPS was $0.54, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.56 on 1/21/2016 AMC, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 3.70%.

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.59 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.55 on 10/19/2015 AMC, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.04 with surprise factor of 6.78%.

Back on 7/20/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.61 and it reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 3.28% by 0.02.

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL)’s average EPS forecast for the current year is $2.49 according to 11 analysts making projections. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $2.55 while the conservative estimates kept at $2.43 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $2.32 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 2B, setting the highest revenues estimates of 2.03B and indicating lowest revenues at 1.98B according to agreement of 12 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 504.31M covering forecast of 12 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 513.3M and 497.2M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 3.20% whereas for next quarter it has 12.70% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 7.30% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 15.70%. Past 5 years growth of Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) observed at 16.84%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 11.37%.

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) reached at $42.10 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 1.38%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -1.71% while it has a distance of -3.78% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $54.72 and touched the lowest level of $37.54 and its distance from 52 week high is -22.52% and current price is above +12.42% from 52 week low.

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM): What to Expect From Earnings?

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) plunged -0.98% or -0.07 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $7.12, a total of 2.30M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.51M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.07B and it has 427.93M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 9 analysts SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) will report earnings per share of $0.11 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/20/2016 AMC. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.12 and low forecast is $0.1. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.2 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 $0.12 while the company reported $0.14 EPS on 4/20/2016 AMC with a difference of 0.02 marking a surprise factor of 16.67%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM)’s expected mean EPS was $0.18, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.20 on 1/20/2016 AMC, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 11.11%.

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.08 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.10 on 10/21/2015 AMC, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 25.00%.

Back on 7/22/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.19 and it reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 5.26% by 0.01.

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM)’s average EPS forecast for the current year is $0.51 according to 9 analysts making projections. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $0.52 while the conservative estimates kept at $0.5 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $0.59 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 910.48M, setting the highest revenues estimates of 949M and indicating lowest revenues at 870.1M according to agreement of 6 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 216.48M covering forecast of 5 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 225.7M and 209.7M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -45.00% whereas for next quarter it has 20.00% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -13.60% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 29.40%. Past 5 years growth of SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) observed at -31.21%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 10.45%.

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) reached at $7.10 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 11.00%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 8.98% while it has a distance of 9.76% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $10.00 and touched the lowest level of $5.09 and its distance from 52 week high is -29.00% and current price is above +39.49% from 52 week low.

Stock’s Earnings Analysis: Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) plunged -0.12% or -0.02 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $16.63, a total of M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $B and it has M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 13 analysts Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) will report earnings per share of $0.32 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/20/2016 AMC. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.33 and low forecast is $0.3. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.32 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 $0.30 while the company reported $0.31 EPS on 4/20/2016 AMC with a difference of 0.01 marking a surprise factor of 3.33%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)’s expected mean EPS was $0.39, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.39 on 2/4/2016 AMC.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.40 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.43 on 10/21/2015 AMC, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.03 with surprise factor of 7.50%.

Back on 7/22/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.33 and it reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a negative surprise factor of 3.03% by -0.01.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)’s average EPS forecast for the current year is $1.3 according to 12 analysts making projections. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $1.31 while the conservative estimates kept at $1.28 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $1.45 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 535.55M, setting the highest revenues estimates of 553.58M and indicating lowest revenues at 527.1M according to agreement of 4 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 126.64M covering forecast of 4 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 128.81M and 124.58M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 0.00% whereas for next quarter it has -23.30% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -10.30% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 9.20%. Past 5 years growth of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) observed at 2.97%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 44.03%.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) reached at $16.58 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 1.70%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 4.88% while it has a distance of 21.28% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $16.86 and touched the lowest level of $11.22 and its distance from 52 week high is -1.66% and current price is above +50.80% from 52 week low.

Can Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) Run Higher on Earnings Estimates?

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) plunged -0.69% or -0.29 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $41.94, a total of 8.46M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 9.94M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $61.40B and it has 1.47B outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 19 analysts Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) will report earnings per share of $0.53 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/20/2016 BMO. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.58 and low forecast is $0.52. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.52 earnings per share.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 3/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.39 while the company reported $0.41 EPS on 4/20/2016 BMO with a difference of 0.02 marking a surprise factor of 5.13%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)’s expected mean EPS was $0.61, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.62 on 1/28/2016 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.01 with surprise factor of 1.64%.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.53 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.54 on 10/21/2015 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.01 with surprise factor of 1.89%.

Back on 7/22/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.50 and it reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 4.00% by 0.02.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)’s average EPS forecast for the current year is $2.2 according to 21 analysts making projections. The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $2.23 while the conservative estimates kept at $2.14 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $2.15 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 20.9B, setting the highest revenues estimates of 21.13B and indicating lowest revenues at 20.48B according to agreement of 21 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 5.24B covering forecast of 18 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 5.31B and 5.12B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 1.90% whereas for next quarter it has 9.30% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 2.30% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 12.30%. Past 5 years growth of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) observed at -18.78%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 9.67%.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) reached at $41.80 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 4.98%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 7.86% while it has a distance of 2.68% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $51.74 and touched the lowest level of $36.00 and its distance from 52 week high is -17.22% and current price is above +17.54% from 52 week low.

Analysts Keeping an Eye on: Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI)

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) plunged -1.37% during previous trade, a total of 2.31M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.17M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $20.63B along with 437.91M outstanding shares. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $61.70 and touched the lowest level of $37.58.

Most recently the company’s price target was revised on 07/13/16 and according to 29 analysts stock’s price will reach at $51.02 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 7.71. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $37.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $63.00, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 34% from its latest closing price of $46.23.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions during last one month, three weeks ago stock’s price target was revised on 06/20/16 by the analysts. The bullish price estimates of the stock is set at $63.00 while the bearish estimates kept at $38.00 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $50.05, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 7.60. After that the stock’s target price was revised on 06/27/16, approximately two weeks ago. Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) highest price target was set at $63.00 and lowest target was at $38.00. The company’s one year price target was secure at $50.05 and its standard deviation of 7.60. Moreover one week ago on 07/07/16 the company’s price target was revised at $50.30 with 52 week price target range of $63.00 – $38.00. The estimates signifies a standard deviation of 7.78.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.00. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 23 brokerage recommendations 12 rate Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 10 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 7/11/2016 the stock of Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) upgraded by Jefferies from Underperform to Hold. However previously on 4/8/2016 it was downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Underperform. A research note issued on 4/6/2016 the stock was downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold.

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) performance over the past one year plunged -18.53%, during the last six months the stock rose 19.37%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 2.92% while its last one month trend is positive with 1.98%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 7.48%.

According to consensus agreement of 33 analysts Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) will report earnings per share of $-0.6 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/28/2016 BMO. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $-0.3 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.98. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.14 EPS.

Analyst Perspectives: Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA)

Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) plunged -1.49% during previous trade, a total of2.77M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 5.22M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.15B along with 284.90M outstanding shares. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $54.42 and touched the lowest level of $26.16.

Most recently the company’s price target was revised on 07/06/16 and according to 15 analysts stock’s price will reach at $44.87 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 5.47. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $30.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $59.00, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 84% from its latest closing price of $31.64.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions during last one month, three weeks ago stock’s price target was revised on 06/24/16 by the analysts. The bullish price estimates of the stock is set at $57.40 while the bearish estimates kept at $41.00 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $49.93, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 5.91. After that the stock’s target price was revised on 06/30/16, approximately two weeks ago. Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) highest price target was set at $55.00 and lowest target was at $39.00. The company’s one year price target was secure at $47.53 and its standard deviation of 6.18. Moreover one week ago on 07/06/16 the company’s price target was revised at $46.90 with 52 week price target range of $55.00 – $38.00. The estimates signifies a standard deviation of 6.03.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.50. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 6 brokerage recommendations 4 rate Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) stock a Strong Buy, 1 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 1 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/11/2016 the stock of Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Overweight to Equal-Weight. However previously on 3/16/2011 it was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus from Hold to Buy.

Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) performance over the past one year plunged -39.10%, during the last six months the stock slipped -3.17%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -17.11% while its last one month trend is negative with -8.36%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 9.29%.

According to consensus agreement of 6 analysts Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) will report earnings per share of $-0.08 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 8/2/2016. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.17 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.37. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.53 EPS.

Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD): Look out for Analyst’s Recommendation

Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) stock exchanged hands 1.10M shares versus average trading capacity of 2.35M shares, while its shares total market worth is $26.68B along with 168.81M outstanding shares. Its shares ended last trading session at the price of $156.85 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $194.38 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 07/18/16. The highest estimates of price target are $253.00 and low forecast is $47.00 based on the opinion of 40 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 25.41. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.33 based on calls of 30 experts, where 24 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 2 suggest the stock a Buy, 4 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

KLR Group issued rating on the stock of Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) in a research note issued to investors on Jul-18-16, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Accumulate to Buy from $172 to $218. Additionally Credit Agricole issued their Verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jun-22-16 the stock was “Initiated” as Buy from $177 to $176 besides on Jun-16-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by Wunderlich as Buy from $128 to $177. Furthermore on Apr-27-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by Wunderlich as Buy from $128 to $177.

The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. Total 22 number of trades held during last 3 months and 85 during last 12 months, out of them 11 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 33 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 11 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 52 sells over the past 12 months.

Currently, 0.70% shares of Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) are owned by insiders with -3.04% six-month change in the insider ownership. According to U.S. Security Exchange Commission Filing, Sheffield Scott D is one of the major insider shareholder of the company’s stock, the insider owns 621,868 shares reported on Apr 28, 2016. Dove Timothy L is second leading insider shareholder, as of Jun 29, 2016 the insider owns 271,993 shares of the stock. Dealy Richard P is another major insider shareholder of the stock, as per record date of Mar 1, 2016 insider owns 71,468 shares of the stock.

Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 7/27/2016 AMC. The company is expected to release $-0.36 EPS during current quarter according to 37 analysts whereas the company reported $0.1 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $-0.56 and high estimate of $-0.13. Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are 802.12M according to 22 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are 693M and highest revenue estimates are 1.11B. A year ago the company’s sales were 648M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 23.80%.