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Brokers Alert: LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB)

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) fell -0.41% during previous trade. Susquehanna issued rating on the stock of LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-10-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Positive to Neutral. Additionally RBC Capital Mkts issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Feb-06-17 the stock was “Reiterated” as Sector Perform from $92 to $95 besides that on Dec-29-16 LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) was “Reiterated” by Cowen as Market Perform from $87 to $90. Furthermore on Oct-14-16 the stock was “Initiated” by Tudor Pickering as Buy.

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) shares ended last trading session at the price of $91.86 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $95.43 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 02/07/17. LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB)’s highest estimates of price target are $115 and low forecast is $75 based on the opinion of 21 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 9.71. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.38 based on calls of 13 experts, where 5 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0suggest the stock a Buy, 7 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/28/17. The company is expected to release $2.32 EPS for current quarter according to 17 analysts whereas the company reported $2.3 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $1.97 and high estimate of $2.71. For the current year LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) has set to release EPS of $9.91 as per the sentiments of 24 analysts, however according to 20 analysts, the company expected to release $8.93 EPS for next year.

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $7.67B according to 12 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $6.8B and highest revenue estimates are $8.27B. A year ago the company’s sales were $6.74B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 13.70%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $8.08B, according to the sentiments of 12 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $31.25B revenues, as per the opinion of 19 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $28.02B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $34.83B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $31.53B by 18 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 3.77M shares versus average trading capacity of 3.14M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $37.28B along with 409.17M outstanding shares. LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) shares were trading -5.92% below from the 52-week high price mark of $97.64 and +32.87% above from the 52-week price bottom of $69.14. However the company observed 52 week high price on 01/26/17 and witnessed 52 week low price on 06/27/16. The company’s price sits 2.09% above from its 50-day moving average of $90.86 and 12.87% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $83.27. LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 1.29, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 6.18. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 18.59.

Share Rating and Recommendations Recap: QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP)

QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) rose 1.65% during previous trade. Wells Fargo issued rating on the stock of QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-10-16, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Market Perform to Outperform. Additionally FBR & Co. issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-03-17 the stock was “Upgraded” from Mkt Perform to Outperform from $20 to $24 besides that on Oct-06-16 QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) was “Initiated” by Mizuho as Buy at $24. Furthermore on Oct-06-16 the stock was “Initiated” by Goldman as Neutral.

QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) shares ended last trading session at the price of $17.21 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $25.17 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 02/08/17. QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP)’s highest estimates of price target are $33 and low forecast is $20 based on the opinion of 18 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 3.76. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.40 based on calls of 15 experts, where 12 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 3 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 2/22/17 After Market Close. The company is expected to release $-0.23 EPS for current quarter according to 17 analysts whereas the company reported $-0.01 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $-0.27 and high estimate of $-0.18. For the current year QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) has set to release EPS of $-1.18 as per the sentiments of 16 analysts, however according to 18 analysts, the company expected to release $-0.59 EPS for next year.

QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $389.9M according to 6 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $363.6M and highest revenue estimates are $419.1M. A year ago the company’s sales were $468.3M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -16.70%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $440.28M, according to the sentiments of 6 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $1.39B revenues, as per the opinion of 5 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $1.38B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $1.4B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $1.88B by 8 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 3.84M shares versus average trading capacity of 2.83M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $4.16B along with 239.60M outstanding shares. QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) shares were trading -18.51% below from the 52-week high price mark of $21.12 and +87.68% above from the 52-week price bottom of $9.17. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/12/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 03/01/16. The company’s price sits -7.16% above from its 50-day moving average of $18.09 and -5.62% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $18.28. QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 3.03, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.13. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 3.99.

Analyst Outlook: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) rose 1.05% during previous trade. Jefferies ssued rating on the stock of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-10-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Underperform to Hold from $10 to $12. Additionally Barclays issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Feb-03-16 the stock was “Upgraded” from Equal Weight to Overweight from $13 to $15 besides that on Jan-27-17 Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) was “Upgraded” by RBC Capital Mkts from Sector Perform to Outperform from $13 to $14. Furthermore on Dec-01-16 the stock was “Initiated” by Macquarie as Neutral at $13.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) shares ended last trading session at the price of $12.51 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $13.19 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 02/3/17. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)’s highest estimates of price target are $17 and low forecast is $10 based on the opinion of 21 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 2.43. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.53 based on calls of 15 experts, where 4 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 2 suggest the stock a Buy, 7 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/27/17. The company is expected to release $0.47 EPS for current quarter according to 16 analysts whereas the company reported $0.68 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.33 and high estimate of $0.58. For the current year Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has set to release EPS of $1.64 as per the sentiments of 23 analysts, however according to 21 analysts, the company expected to release $1.72 EPS for next year.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $34.88B according to 14 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $31.95B and highest revenue estimates are $37.74B. A year ago the company’s sales were $35.26B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -1.10%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $36.44B, according to the sentiments of 14 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $142.62B revenues, as per the opinion of 20 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $138.46B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $150.69B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $143.93B by 19 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 33M shares versus average trading capacity of 39.48M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $49.71B along with 3.90B outstanding shares. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) shares were trading -8.50% below from the 52-week high price mark of $13.67 and +18.51% above from the 52-week price bottom of $10.56. However the company observed 52 week high price on 04/28/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 11/09/16. The company’s price sits 0.88% above from its 50-day moving average of $12.50 and 1.98% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $12.31. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.32, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.69. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 1.25. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 5.16.

Stock in the Spotlight: Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE)

Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) share price soared 5.02% or 0.50 points to reach at $10.46 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $10.31– $10.50 during previous trading session. A total of 29.08M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 26.70M shares. Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) has a market capitalization of $56.55B and most recently 3.19B 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 Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) is at 60.48.

According to sentiments of 25 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $9.41. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $14.20 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $4.86.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.26 derived from a total of 11 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.04 and can go high up to $0.5. However a year ago during same quarter Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) reported $-1.66 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.24 per share according to consensus of 10 analysts.

According to sentiments of 7 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $8.79B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $8.14B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $9.5B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.71 on the shares of Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE). Out of rating recommendations 5 have given the stock a Buy while 2 recommend the stock as Outperform. 13 have given the stock a Hold rating, 3 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. Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 3.73% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 15.93% along with 63.73% 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. Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) shares were trading -4.56% below from the 52-week high mark of $10.96 and +342.13% above from the 52-week bottom of $2.37. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 1/24/17 and 52-week low price on 02/12/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 7.50% in the past one week and soared 12.35% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 35.60% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 78.96% while yearly performance of the company advanced 342.13%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 37.27%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -6.40%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -16.60% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -3.30%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.38, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.64%, 3.21% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.58.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.40 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.79 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.74.

What Analysts Recommend on Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)?

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) rose 0.73% during previous trade. Argus issued rating on the stock of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-10-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Buy to Hold. Additionally Buckingham Research issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Nov-21-16 the stock was “Initiated” as Neutral besides that on Nov-01-16 Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) was “Reiterated” by Deutsche Bank as Hold from $67 to $59. Furthermore on Oct-19-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by RBC Capital Mkts as Outperform from $68 to $64.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) shares ended last trading session at the price of $56.22 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $64.56 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 01/30/17. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)’s highest estimates of price target are $71 and low forecast is $54 based on the opinion of 27 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 4.62. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.52 based on calls of 22 experts, where 15 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 2 suggest the stock a Buy, 5 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/20/17. The company is expected to release $0.45 EPS for current quarter according to 29 analysts whereas the company reported $0.39 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.44 and high estimate of $0.46. For the current year Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has set to release EPS of $2.13 as per the sentiments of 29 analysts, however according to 32 analysts, the company expected to release $2.46 EPS for next year.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $5.41B according to 25 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $5.33B and highest revenue estimates are $5.5B. A year ago the company’s sales were $4.99B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 8.40%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $5.78, according to the sentiments of 26 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $22.9B revenues, as per the opinion of 30 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $22.5B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $23.29B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $25.19B by 29 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 11.18M shares versus average trading capacity of 10.01M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $82.81B along with 1.46B outstanding shares. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) shares were trading -7.31% below from the 52-week high price mark of $60.66 and +11.60% above from the 52-week price bottom of $50.38. However the company observed 52 week high price on 04/08/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 11/04/16. The company’s price sits -1.28% below from its 50-day moving average of $56.71 and 1.67% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $55.72. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 3.70, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 14.13. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 36.85. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 45.19.

Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE): Reviewing Company’s Shares

Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) soared 6.11% during previous trade, a total of 2.49M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 762,987 shares whereas its relative volume is 3.31. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.95B along with 96.02M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $72 and touched the lowest level of $67.02.

Most recently Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE)’s price target was revised on 02/02/17 and according to 10 analysts stock’s price will reach at $76.40 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 5.26. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $70 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $85, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 18% from its latest closing price of $71.73.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE)’s price target was revised on 1/15/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $85 while the bearish estimates kept at $72 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $76.80, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 5.26.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 5 brokerage recommendations 5 rate Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 0 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 11/1/16 the stock of Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) upgraded by Imperial Capital from In-line to Outperform. However previously on 10/17/16 it was upgraded by CLSA from Outperform to Buy. A research note issued on 8/2/16 the stock was downgraded by Imperial Capital from Outperform to In-line.

Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) performance over the past one year soared 31.73% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 12.08%. During the last six months the stock climbed 0.90%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 9.36% while its last one month trend is positive with 11.21%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 9.31%.

The company’s price sits 9.17% above from its 50-day moving average of $65.83 and 6.12% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $67.68. Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE)’s shares are currently trading -2.04% away from the 52-week high price of $73.22 and +35.84% far from the 52-week low price of $52.80.

According to consensus agreement of 11 analysts Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) will report earnings per share of $0.87 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 2/9/17 Before Market Open. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.89 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.85. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.89 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) set at $3.4 according to the sentiments of 11 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.38 and highest earnings estimates are $3.42.

According to 11 analysts, Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $572.26M meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $579M in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $566.66M. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $2.24B compared to low analyst estimates of $2.23B and high estimates of $2.25B according to the projection of 11 analysts.

Stock Overselling Recap: Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH)

Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH) share price plunged -7.71% or -0.019 points to reach at $0.221 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $0.22 – $0.26 during previous trading session. A total of 4,592,713 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 2.01M shares. Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH) has a market capitalization of $464,841.00 and most recently 2.20M outstanding shares have been calculated.

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

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH) is at 19.80.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.00 on the shares of Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH). Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 1 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. Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -38.39% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -77.36% along with -99.05% 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. Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH) shares were trading -99.80% below from the 52-week high mark of $110.08 and +10.75% above from the 52-week bottom of $0.20. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 05/20/16, and 52-week low price on 02/08/17.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -27.61% in the past one week and plunged -53.86% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -86.49% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance fell -94.14% while yearly performance of the company fell -99.68%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -75.92%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -54.70%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -221.10% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -176.90%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.09, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 21.37%, 24.51% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.83.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.10 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.10. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.42 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.42.

Analysts Activity: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) soared 1.49% during previous trade, a total of 4.04M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 4.90M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.66. The stock has a market capitalization of $64.15B along with 869.85M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $73.69 and touched the lowest level of $72.43.

Most recently Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)’s price target was revised on 2/6/17 and according to 26 analysts stock’s price will reach at $80.62 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 7.79. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $66 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $95, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 29% from its latest closing price of $73.53.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)’s price target was revised on 1/17/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $95 while the bearish estimates kept at $66 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $80.25, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 7.42.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.24. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 19 brokerage recommendations 7 rate Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) stock a Strong Buy, 2 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 9 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 1 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 12/19/16 the stock of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral. However previously on 11/17/16 it was downgraded by Telsey Advisory Group from Outperform to Market Perform. A research note issued on 10/31/16 the stock was downgraded by Piper Jaffray from Overweight to Neutral.

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) performance over the past one year soared 16.84% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 3.90%. During the last six months the stock slipped -8.30%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 10.60% while its last one month trend is positive with 3.76%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 2.20%.

The company’s price sits 1.75% above from its 50-day moving average of $72.18 and -0.87% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $73.14. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)’s shares are currently trading -10.85% away from the 52-week high price of $82.48 and +19.41% far from the 52-week low price of $61.58.

According to consensus agreement of 27 analysts Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) will report earnings per share of $0.79 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 3/1/17 Before Market Open. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.86 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.74. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.59 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) set at $3.92 according to the sentiments of 25 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.88 and highest earnings estimates are $4.

According to 24 analysts, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $15.32B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $15.67B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $14.76B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $64.54B compared to low analyst estimates of $63.81B and high estimates of $65B according to the projection of 27 analysts.

Featured Stock: Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE)

Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE) share price plunged -21.88% or -2.63 points to reach at $9.39 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $9.37 – $11.57 during previous trading session. A total of 15.66M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 3.65M shares. Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE) has a market capitalization of $1.65B and most recently 180.93M 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 Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE) is at 34.80.

According to sentiments of 9 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $12.83. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $15 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $10.50.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.09 derived from a total of 6 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.01 and can go high up to $0.2. However a year ago during same quarter Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE) reported $-0.04 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.13 per share according to consensus of 6 analysts.

According to sentiments of 2 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $192M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $181.4M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $202.6M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.30 on the shares of Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE). Out of rating recommendations 1 have given the stock a Buy while 5 recommend the stock as Outperform. 4 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. Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -18.28% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -10.40% along with -15.01% 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. Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE) shares were trading -42.78% below from the 52-week high mark of $16.41 and +315.49% above from the 52-week bottom of $2.26. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 08/10/16 and 52-week low price on 02/12/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -18.49% in the past one week and plunged -14.40% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -14.87% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance fell -41.24% while yearly performance of the company advanced 275.60%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 3.30%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Coeur Mining Inc (NYSE:CDE) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -17.60%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -49% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -34.30%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.67, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 7.36%, 4.95% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 0.94.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 40.94. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 3.30 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 4.10. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.64 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.62.

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA): Check on Rating and Recommendations

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) fell -0.03% during previous trade. RBC Capital Mkts issued rating on the stock of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) in a research note issued to investors on Feb-09-17, the stock received “Reiterated” rating as Outperform from $31 to $3. Additionally Gabelli & Co issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Feb-09-17 the stock was “Downgraded” from Buy to Hold besides that on Jan-09-17 Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) was “Downgraded” by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral. Furthermore on Dec-28-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by Barclays as Equal Weight from $30 to $31.

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) shares ended last trading session at the price of $29.43 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $31.44 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 02/08/17. Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA)’s highest estimates of price target are $35 and low forecast is $26 based on the opinion of 16 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 3.09. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.60 based on calls of 10 experts, where 7 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 3 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 02/08/17. The company is expected to release $0.25 EPS for current quarter according to 11 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 $0.2 and high estimate of $0.28. For the current year Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) has set to release EPS of $1.41 as per the sentiments of 18 analysts, however according to 17 analysts, the company expected to release $1.61 EPS for next year.

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $981.62M according to 8 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $958M and highest revenue estimates are $1.02B. A year ago the company’s sales were $955.6M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 2.70%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $1.09B, according to the sentiments of 8 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $4.15B revenues, as per the opinion of 17 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $4.08B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $4.23B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $4.3B by 16 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 2.01M shares versus average trading capacity of 1.89M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $7.10B along with 240.50M outstanding shares. Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) shares were trading -3.35% below from the 52-week high price mark of $30.45 and +42.38% above from the 52-week price bottom of $20.67. However the company observed 52 week high price on 04/20/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 02/12/16. The company’s price sits 6.27% above from its 50-day moving average of $28.38 and -6.91% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $27.43. Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 1.73, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 5.79. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 13.33. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 16.92.