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Stock Rating and Recommendation Update on the Shares of: Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH)

Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) rose 1.87% during previous trade. BofA/Merrill issued rating on the stock of Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-15-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Neutral to Buy. Additionally Argus issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Feb-07-17 the stock was “Upgraded” from Hold to Buy besides that on Jan-13-17 Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) was “Upgraded” by BMO Capital Markets from Market Perform to Outperform from $125 to $175. Furthermore on Dec-09-16 the stock was “Initiated” by Aegis Capital as Hold at $160.

Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) shares ended last trading session at the price of $155.49 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $158.27 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 02/08/17. Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH)’s highest estimates of price target are $185 and low forecast is $110 based on the opinion of 15 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 24.92. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.00 based on calls of 16 experts, where 8 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 8 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/25/17. The company is expected to release $1.82 EPS for current quarter according to 18 analysts whereas the company reported $1.51 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $1.7 and high estimate of $2.2. For the current year Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) has set to release EPS of $7.33 as per the sentiments of 20 analysts, however according to 19 analysts, the company expected to release $7.85EPS for next year.

Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.9B according to 16 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $2.83B and highest revenue estimates are $3.01B. A year ago the company’s sales were $2.83B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 2.40%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $3.05B, according to the sentiments of 16 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $11.36B revenues, as per the opinion of 18 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $11.23B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $11.85B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $11.75B by 16 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 1.76M shares versus average trading capacity of 1.10M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $20.75B along with 133.29M outstanding shares. However the company observed 52 week high price on 02/15/17 and witnessed 52 week low price on 02/19/16. The company’s price sits 7.98% above from its 50-day moving average of $145.92` and 24.57% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $132.61. Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 1.84, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 4.58. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 9.34. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 32.85.

Analyst Recommendations Roundup: Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI)

Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) fell -0.29% during previous trade. SunTrust issued rating on the stock of Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-15-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Buy to Hold. Additionally JMP Securities issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Aug-18-16 the stock was “Downgraded” from Mkt Outperform to Mkt Perform besides that on May-05-16 Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) was “Reiterated” by Stifel as Buy from $35 to $38. Furthermore on Mar-15-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by Stifel as Buy from $32 to $35.

Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) shares ended last trading session at the price of $31.19 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $33.36 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 02/10/17. Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI)’s highest estimates of price target are $39 and low forecast is $25 based on the opinion of 7 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 4.53. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.00 based on calls of 7 experts, where 4 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 2 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 5/3/17. The company is expected to release $0.5 EPS for current quarter according to 3 analysts whereas the company reported $0.29 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.5 and high estimate of $0.51. For the current year Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) has set to release EPS of $2 as per the sentiments of 4 analysts, however according to 2 analysts, the company expected to release $2.45 EPS for next year.

Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $194.18M according to 4 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $190.86M and highest revenue estimates are $196.91M. A year ago the company’s sales were $176.7M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 9.90%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $195.65M, according to the sentiments of 4 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $804.6M revenues, as per the opinion of 5 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $772.77M in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $874.4M. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $857.18M by 4 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 3.42M shares versus average trading capacity of 1.87M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $5.99B along with 196.14M outstanding shares. Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) shares were trading -14.92% below from the 52-week high price mark of $36.66 and +19.56% above from the 52-week price bottom of $26.09. However the company observed 52 week high price on 09/07/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 11/10/16. The company’s price sits 0.35% above from its 50-day moving average of $32.04 and -1.91% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $32.85. Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 6.64, 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 63.84.

Overbuying Stock in Focus: TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) share price soared 9.64% or +3.29 points to reach at $37.43 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $36.25 – $37.60 during previous trading session. A total of 3,400,000 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 742.65K shares. TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) has a market capitalization of $6.82B and most recently 183.00M 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 TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) is at 85.37.

According to sentiments of 10 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $39.80. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $45.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $31.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.38 derived from a total of 10 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.32 and can go high up to $0.4. However a year ago during same quarter TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) reported $0.32 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.42 per share according to consensus of 10 analysts.

According to sentiments of 7 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $444M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $439.6M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $446.23M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.92 on the shares of TransUnion (NYSE:TRU). Out of rating recommendations 4 have given the stock a Buy while 6 recommend the stock as Outperform. 3 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 14.96% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 18.46% along with 15.66% 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. TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) hit its 52-week high price on 02/14/17, and 52-week low price on 02/17/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 14.12% in the past one week and soared 15.60% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 26.03% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 14.85% while yearly performance of the company advanced 75.23%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 21.02%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 1.90%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 7.20% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.20%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.78, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.08%, 1.79% respectively.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 26.55. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.40 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.40. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.83 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.79.

Analysts Keeping an Eye on: Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) soared 0.78% during previous trade, a total of 2.89M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 4.04M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.76. The stock has a market capitalization of $89.20B along with 813.80M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $109.16 and touched the lowest level of $107.74.

Most recently Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)’s price target was revised on 2/1/17 and according to 28 analysts stock’s price will reach at $112.82 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 16.46. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $70 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $142, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 30% from its latest closing price of $109.16.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)’s price target was revised on 1/20/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $126 while the bearish estimates kept at $53 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $105.50, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 16.46.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.45. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 21 brokerage recommendations 8 rate Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) stock a Strong Buy, 1 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 9 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 3 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/9/17 the stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) upgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Overweight. However previously on 10/21/16 it was upgraded by RBC Capital Mkts from Outperform to Sector Perform. A research note issued on 10/20/16 the stock was downgraded by Cowen from Outperform to Market Perform.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) performance over the past one year advanced 41.06% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 5.29%. During the last six months the stock rose 19.40%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 13.35% while its last one month trend is positive with 3.71%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 1.40%.

The company’s price sits 3.50% above from its 50-day moving average of $106.22 and 15.58% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $98.81. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)’s shares are currently trading -1.99% away from the 52-week high price of $111.38 and +45.59% far from the 52-week low price of $74.98.

According to consensus agreement of 26 analysts Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) will report earnings per share of $1.32 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/20/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1.4 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.16. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.31 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) set at $5 according to the sentiments of 27 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $4.88 and highest earnings estimates are $5.08.

According to 19 analysts, Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $5.08B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $5.25B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $4.79B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $19.85B compared to low analyst estimates of $19.52B and high estimates of $20.02B according to the projection of 25 analysts.

Analyst Views on Price Target: Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) plunged -0.27% during previous trade, a total of 5.81M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 6.01M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.90. The stock has a market capitalization of $214.03B along with 1.89B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $113.07 and touched the lowest level of $111.78.

Most recently Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)’s price target was revised on 1/30/17 and according to 24 analysts stock’s price will reach at $126.25 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 11.87. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $85 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $145, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 27% from its latest closing price of $112.52.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)’s price target was revised on 1/27/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $145 while the bearish estimates kept at $104 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $125.92, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 11.70.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.59. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 16 brokerage recommendations 10 rate Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) stock a Strong Buy, 2 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 4 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/10/17 the stock of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) downgraded by HSBC Securities from Buy to Hold. However previously on 1/4/17 it was upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy. A research note issued on 12/15/16 the stock was upgraded by Macquarie from Neutral to Outperform.

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) performance over the past one year soared 36.84% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -4.40%. During the last six months the stock climbed 11.75%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 6.57% while its last one month trend is negative with -3.32%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 1.01%.

The company’s price sits -2.54% below from its 50-day moving average of $115.11 and 7.37% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $107.53. Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)’s shares are currently trading -5.45% away from the 52-week high price of $119 and +40% far from the 52-week low price of $80.37.

According to consensus agreement of 16 analysts Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) will report earnings per share of $0.9 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 5/5/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1.33 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.31. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.11 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) set at $4.58 according to the sentiments of 22 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.6 and highest earnings estimates are $7.36.

According to 3 analysts, Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $34.16B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $37.01B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $28.72B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $146.97B compared to low analyst estimates of $131.52B and high estimates of $172.77B according to the projection of 5 analysts.

Stock under Discussion: Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) share price plunged -3.26% or -0.78 points to reach at $23.12 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $22.68 – $23.37 during previous trading session. A total of 60.69M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 23.39M shares. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has a market capitalization of $25.34B and most recently 1.10B 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 Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) is at 48.94.

According to sentiments of 24 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $29.17. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $45 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $17.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.65 derived from a total of 20 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.54 and can go high up to $0.7. However a year ago during same quarter Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) reported $-0.05 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.72 per share according to consensus of 20 analysts.

According to sentiments of 21 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $4.54B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $4.42B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $4.65B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.69 on the shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). Out of rating recommendations 11 have given the stock a Buy while 12 recommend the stock as Outperform. 3 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. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -1.93% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 4.31% along with 38.26% 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. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) shares were trading -8.65% below from the 52-week high mark of $25.31 and +147.27% above from the 52-week bottom of $9.35. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 02/02/17 and 52-week low price on 5/12/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -6.02% in the past one week and soared 4.24% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 30.84% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 48.87% while yearly performance of the company up 113.88%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 5.47%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -1.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -2.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 0.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.70, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.43%, 2.75% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.89.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.70. 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 0.69.

Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE): Check on Ratings

Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE) rose 1.72% during previous trade. Societe Generale issued rating on the stock of Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-14-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Hold to Buy. Additionally Morgan Stanley issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Feb-02-16 the stock was “Upgraded” from Underweight to Equal-Weight besides that on Jan-30-17 Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE) was “Upgraded” by Jefferies from Hold to Buy. Furthermore on Jan-25-17 the stock was “Upgraded” by Piper Jaffray from Underweight to Neutral.

Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE) shares ended last trading session at the price of $7.69 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $7.23 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 02/13/17. Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE)’s highest estimates of price target are $11 and low forecast is $3 based on the opinion of 32 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 1.76. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 3.00 based on calls of 20 experts, where 3 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 14 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 3 as Strong Sell.

Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/26/17. The company is expected to release $-0.19 EPS for current quarter according to 30 analysts whereas the company reported $0.31 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $-0.32 and high estimate of $-0.03. For the current year Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE) has set to release EPS of $-1.33 as per the sentiments of 37 analysts, however according to 36 analysts, the company expected to release $-1.42 EPS for next year.

Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $366.91M according to 23 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $322M and highest revenue estimates are $349M. A year ago the company’s sales were $611.97M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -40%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $295.49M, according to the sentiments of 22 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $1.22B revenues, as per the opinion of 34 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $1.08B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $1.4B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $1.23B by 34 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 13.47M shares versus average trading capacity of 11.80M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $1.84B along with 243.23M outstanding shares. Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE) shares were trading -44.43% below from the 52-week high price mark of $13.84 and +72.81% above from the 52-week price bottom of $4.45. However the company observed 52 week high price on 03/07/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 11/04/16. The company’s price sits 12.21% above from its 50-day moving average of $6.98 and 9.56% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $6.23. Noble Corporation Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:NE)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.68, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 0.32. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 2.58. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 4.22.

Earnings Watch: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) plunged -1.13% or -0.12 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $10.57, a total of 6.46M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 5.99M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.72B and it has 1.02B outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 10 analysts Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) will report earnings per share of $0.29 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 2/15/17 After Market Close. The stock added almost 7.1% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $9.88. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.31 and low forecast is $0.27. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.33 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went up 12 times out of last 24 quarters. In Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 41% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 2 times and missed 5 times.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 9/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.28 while Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) reported $0.29 EPS on 11/2/2016 After Market Close Before Market Open with a difference of 0.01 marking a surprise factor of 3.57%. The stock’s next day closing price was $9.91 with the gain of 0.30% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was 0.20%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 6/2016, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)’s expected mean EPS was $0.29, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.29 on 8/3/2016 After Market Close, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.00 with surprise factor of 0.00%. The stock’s closing price was $10.44 with the gain of 0.29% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was 2.31% on seventh day of the earnings report.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.32 for the quarter ended on 3/2016, while it reported EPS of $0.30 on 5/4/2016 After Market Close, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.02 with surprise factor of 6.25%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $9.75 with 1.56% gain in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was up 5.63%.

Back on 2/24/2016 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.28 and it reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 12/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 10.71% by 0.03.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $1.17 according to 10 analysts making projections for Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $1.18 while the conservative estimates kept at $1.14 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $1.2 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is $1.97B, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) setting the highest revenues estimates of $2.05B and indicating lowest revenues at $1.9B according to agreement of 5 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of $565.14M covering forecast of 5 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of $642M and $500M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -12.10% whereas for next quarter it has -3.30% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -2.50% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is -1.70%. Past 5 years growth of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) observed at -10.36%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at -5.30%.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) reached at $10.46 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 1.45%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 3.24% while it has a distance of 3.90% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $10.69 and touched the lowest level of $8.66. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -2.18% and current price is above +20.81% from 52-week low price.

Can Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC) Run Higher on Earnings Estimates?

Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC) plunged -1.26% or -0.05 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $4.06, a total of 10.99M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 12.82M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.74B and it has 1.25B outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 16 analysts Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC) will report earnings per share of $0.01 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 2/15/17 After Market Close. The stock added almost 2.1% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $3.90. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.06 and low forecast is $-0.02. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.06 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went up 15 times out of last 28 quarters. In Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 41% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 2 times and missed 5 times.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 9/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.05 while Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC) reported $0.10 EPS on 11/2/2016 After Market Close with a difference of 0.05 marking a surprise factor of 100.00%. The stock’s next day closing price was $4.21 with the gain of 7.95% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was 2.05%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 6/2016, Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC)’s expected mean EPS was $0.01, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $-0.01 on 7/27/2016 After Market Close, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.02 with surprise factor of 200.00%. The stock’s closing price was $5.03 with the gain of 0.40% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was 8.38% on seventh day of the earnings report.

Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC)’s mean EPS estimate was $-0.01 for the quarter ended on 3/2016, while it reported EPS of $0.00 on 5/10/2016 After Market Close, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.01 with surprise factor of 100.00%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $5.25 with -4.89% decline in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was down -3.62%.

Back on 2/10/2016 the company’s estimated EPS value was $-0.05 and it reported $-0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 12/2015. The company posted a negative  surprise factor of 20.00% by -0.01.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $0.01 according to 18 analysts making projections for Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $0.15 while the conservative estimates kept at $0.02 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $-0.05 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is $3.43B, Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC) setting the highest revenues estimates of $3.6B and indicating lowest revenues at $3.37B according to agreement of 15 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of $843.63M covering forecast of 8 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of $877M and $801M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 116.70%. Its forecasts over growth are 225.00% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is -10.00%. Past 5 years growth of Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC) observed at -35.96%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at -30.53%.

Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC) reached at $3.93 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 2.57%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 13.05% while it has a distance of -8.27% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $5.82 and touched the lowest level of $2.66. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -32.47% and current price is above +47.74% from 52-week low price.

Overselling Activity: Vista Outdoor Inc (NYSE:VSTO)

Vista Outdoor Inc (NYSE:VSTO) share price plunged -3.94% or -0.85 points to reach at $20.73 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $20.60 – $21.57 during previous trading session. A total of 2,261,800 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 1.38M shares. Vista Outdoor Inc (NYSE:VSTO) has a market capitalization of $1.26B and most recently 57.05M 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 Vista Outdoor Inc (NYSE:VSTO) is at 19.29.

According to sentiments of 8 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $29.38. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $36.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $22.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.5 derived from a total of 8 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.14 and can go high up to $0.68. However a year ago during same quarter Vista Outdoor Inc (NYSE:VSTO) reported $0.63 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.46 per share according to consensus of 7 analysts.

According to sentiments of 45 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $627.93M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $552.1M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $728.1M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.50 on the shares of Vista Outdoor Inc (NYSE:VSTO). Out of rating recommendations 1 have given the stock a Buy while 3 recommend the stock as Outperform. 6 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. Vista Outdoor Inc (NYSE:VSTO)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -23.00% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -38.39% along with -49.81% 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. Vista Outdoor Inc (NYSE:VSTO) shares were trading -61.55% below from the 52-week high mark of $53.91 and +5.12% above from the 52-week bottom of $19.72. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 03/04/16, and 52-week low price on 02/09/17.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -18.35% in the past one week and plunged -29.92% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -45.43% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance fell -50.60% while yearly performance of the company fell -54.00%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at                -43.82%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Vista Outdoor Inc (NYSE:VSTO) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -7.40%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -15.10% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 7.40%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.55, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 6.41%, 4.32% respectively.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 9.85. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.10 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.10. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.91 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.73.