Maya Aniston

Basic Material Stocks under Discussion: Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE)

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) share price went up 2.52% or +2.63 points to reach at $107.10 during the course of previous trade. The stock has total market worth of $48.03B and it has total of 437.58M outstanding shares. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) is at 58.53.

Historically the stock has climbed 1.57% in the past week and soared 1.75% in the last four weeks, the stock illustrate that its three months performance stands at -1.48% while its year to date performance is at 10.60%. Stock’s price oscillated from $81.22 to $114.26 during past twelve months. The stock is now trading at a distance of 1.35% from SMA-20. The stock is presently trading 2.13% above from its SMA-50. In the current trading session, the stock’s price moved 11.53% above from its SMA-200. If we take a look on its volatility, 1.90 percent was seen in a week and for the month it was 1.55 percent. Stock’s beta value stands at 1.23 and its ATR value is at 1.95.

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) eighth Whistle Stop tour event for investors, chairman and chief executive officer Hugh Grant and other members of the Monsanto executive leadership team reported on August 17, 2016 it will highlight how the industry’s leading technology platforms and digital integration are addressing evolving grower needs and accelerating the future of agriculture, underpinning the company’s confidence in its long-term growth opportunities.

Leading Share Position and Innovation Drives Strong Long-Term Earnings Power

Monsanto confirmed it remains on track to be at the low end of its $3.36 to $4.14 as-reported 2016 full-year guidance range and at the low end of its ongoing EPS 2016 full-year guidance range of $4.40 to $5.10. Net cash provided by operating activities is expected to be $2.2 billion to $2.6 billion, and net cash required by investing activities to be approximately $900 million to $1.1 billion for fiscal year 2016. The company also confirmed its 2016 full-year free cash flow guidance range of $1.3 billion to $1.5 billion.

Looking ahead to fiscal year 2017, the company continues to expect a return to growth in EPS driven by the return on innovation for products such as Intacta RR2 PROTM and Roundup Ready 2 XtendTM soybeans, improved cost of goods and financial discipline. Beyond fiscal year 2017, the opportunity to expand is expected to be driven by a continued return on innovation for the company’s growth drivers, coupled with continued financial discipline and a balanced approach to capital allocation. This includes an expected target of mid-teens compounded annual EPS growth rate from the end of fiscal year 2017 through fiscal year 2021.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE) share price slipped -0.76% or -0.01 points to reach at $1.32 during previous trading session. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE) is at 53.17. It has total market capitalization of $550.86M.

Historically the stock has climbed 33.33% in the past week and plunged -10.20% in the last four weeks, the stock illustrate that its three months performance stands at -47.41% while its year to date performance is at -75.56%. The stock hit the peak price level of one year at $9.43 and touched the minimum level of $0.77. Shares are trading -86.00% off from the 52-week high price and +71.43% above from the 52-week bottom price level. The stock is now trading at a distance of 16.81% from SMA-20. The stock is presently trading -7.12% below from its SMA-50. In the current trading session, the stock’s price moved -60.77% below from its SMA-200. The company has a Return on Assets of -19.20%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of -53.40%.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE) on August 2, 2016 announced a net loss from continuing operations of $200.4 million, or $0.49 per basic and diluted share for the second quarter of 2016, compared to a net loss from continuing operations of $53.4 million, or $0.13 per basic and diluted share, for the second quarter of 2015. The increase in loss is mainly attributable to the write off associated with Goodfellow, totaling approximately $149.9 million or $0.37 per share, as discussed further below.

Capital and operating expenditures (excluding changes in working capital) from continuing operations for the quarter ending June 30, 2016 were approximately $154 million. Cobalt updated its full year guidance for capital expenditures of approximately $500-550 million in 2016 and total cash uses for 2016 of $650-700 million relating to our continuing operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. In addition, we expect to spend approximately $138 million on a net basis for operations on Angola Blocks 20 and 21. Cash, cash equivalents, investments, and restricted cash at the end of the second quarter were approximately $834 million. This includes $250.0 million of Angolan sale proceeds received prior to the close of the sale, but excludes approximately $44 million held in discontinued operations.

Analyst’s Perspective on Rating and Recommendation: BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) rose 3.29% during previous trade. Jefferies issued rating on the stock of BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) in a research note issued to investors on Aug-23-16, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Hold to Buy. Additionally Macquarie issued their Verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Aug-16-16 the stock was “Upgraded” from Underperform to Neutral besides that on Jul-06-16 BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) was “Upgraded” by JP Morgan from Underweight to Neutral. Furthermore on May-04-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by Cowen from Market Perform from $25 to $32.

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) shares ended last trading session at the price of $32.69 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $30.58 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 08/16/16. BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)’s highest estimates of price target are $39.95 and low forecast is $24.00 based on the opinion of 4 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 5.63. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 3.33 based on calls of 6 experts, where 1 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 3 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 2 as Strong Sell.

For the current year BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) has set to release EPS of $0.91 as per the sentiments of 4 analysts, however according to 4 analysts, the company expected to release $1.36 EPS for next year.

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are 32.62B according to 4 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are 27.18B and highest revenue estimates are 39.41B. A year ago the company’s sales were 30.91B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 5.50%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of 32.62B, according to the sentiments of 4 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed 32.62B revenues, as per the opinion of 4 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of 27.18B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of 39.41B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at 36.66B by 4 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 3.91M shares versus average trading capacity of 3.58M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $83.38B along with 3.21B outstanding shares. BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) shares were trading -13.16% below from the 52-week high price mark of $37.64 and +79.24% above from the 52-week price bottom of $18.24. However the company observed 52 week high price on 10/09/15 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/20/16. The company’s price sits 11.27% above from its 50-day moving average of $30.20 and 22.46% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $27.75. BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 2.81, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.60. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 8.33.

Stock Earnings under Review: Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI)

Shares of Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI) jumped 2.83% to reach at $32.32 during the course of previous trade. The company has experienced volume of 1.22M shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 645,307.00 shares.

Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI) on August 23, 2016 reported financial results for its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter and full year ended June 30, 2016.  As previously announced, the company completed the acquisition of Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals Inc. (KU) on November 25, 2015.  Accordingly, fiscal 2016 fourth-quarter and full-year financial results include the operations of KU since the acquisition date.

For the fiscal 2016 fourth quarter, total net sales increased 70% to $168.9 million from $99.3 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015.  Gross profit was $79.9 million compared with $72.0 million.  Gross profit as a percentage of net sales was 47% compared with 72% in last year’s fourth quarter, primarily due to the inclusion of KU’s lower-margin business, as well as amortization of acquired intangible assets and other purchase accounting related expenses.  Research and development (R&D) expenses increased to $13.0 million from $7.0 million for the fiscal 2015 fourth quarter.  Selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses were $22.0 million compared with $12.3 million.  Acquisition and integration-related expenses were $4.2 million compared with $1.7 million in the prior-year fourth quarter.  In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, the company recorded restructuring expenses of $2.4 million related to a cost reduction plan implemented in February 2016 and an impairment charge of $8.0 million related to acquired intangible assets.  Operating income was $30.4 million compared with $51.0 million.  The company recorded an income tax benefit of $2.9 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 versus income tax expense of $17.2 million in the prior-year period.  Interest expense was $27.1 million compared with $88 thousand for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015.  Net income attributable to Lannett was $3.6 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, compared to net income attributable to Lannett of $33.9 million, or $0.91 per diluted share, for the fiscal 2015 fourth quarter.

For the fiscal 2016 fourth quarter reported on a Non-GAAP basis, adjusted total net sales increased to $168.9 million from $99.3 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015.  Adjusted gross profit was $91.9 million, or 54% of adjusted total net sales, compared with $72.2 million, or 73% of adjusted total net sales, for the fiscal 2015 fourth quarter.  Adjusted R&D expenses increased to $13.1 million from $7.0 million.  Adjusted SG&A expenses were $17.8 million compared with $12.3 million.  Adjusted operating income increased to $61.0 million from $52.9 million for the prior-year fourth quarter.  Adjusted net income attributable to Lannett was $27.5 million, or $0.73 per diluted share, compared with $35.2 million, or $0.94 per diluted share, for the fiscal 2015 fourth quarter.

Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI) holds the market capitalization of $1.25B along with 36.75M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $31.65 while the maximum trading price moved at $32.72. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $28.50 based on calls of 5 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $23.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $35.00. Currently the stock price is moving -46.53% off from the highest level of twelve months and +91.13% above from twelve months low. Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI)  marked 52 week highest price level of $60.45 on 09/03/15 and 52 week lowest price level of $16.91 on 03/28/16.

As of current trade, Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI) has shown weekly upbeat performance of 3.92%. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance reflected a negative trend of -29.95%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate downbeat trend of -19.44%. Shares of Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI) currently have an ABR of 2.00, derived from a total of 5 opinions. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 63.38 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.00. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 3.14%, 3.05% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.77.

Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI) currently has a PEG ratio of 0.76 where as its P/E ratio is 16.10. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 2.51 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 2.16, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 4.98. Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI)’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 8.70. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 2.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 3.40. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.93 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.84. Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE:LCI) has a Return on Assets of 6.60%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 14.60% and Return on Investment of 32.10%.

Earnings Review: Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (NYSE:TSL)

Shares of Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (NYSE:TSL) jumped 0.09% to reach at $10.54 during the course of previous trade. The company has experienced volume of 1.59M shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 2.39M shares.

Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (NYSE:TSL) on August 23, 2016 announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016.

Second Quarter 2016 Financial and Operating Highlights

  • Total module shipments were 1,658.3 MW, consisting of 1,619.0 MW of external shipments and 39.3 MW of shipments to the Company’s own downstream power projects. This compares with total shipments of 1,423.3 MW in the first quarter of 2016, consisting of 1,370.4 MW of external shipments and 52.9 MW of shipments to the Company’s own downstream power projects, and total shipments of 1,231.6 MW in the second quarter of 2015, consisting of 1,000.7 MW of external shipments and 230.9 MW of shipments to the Company’s own downstream projects.
  • Net revenues were $961.6 million, compared with $816.9 million in the first quarter of 2016 and $722.9 million in the second quarter of 2015.
  • Gross profit was $176.3 million, compared with $139.7 million in the first quarter of 2016 and $144.9 million in the second quarter of 2015.
  • Gross margin was 18.3%, compared with 17.1% in the first quarter of 2016 and 20.0% in the second quarter of 2015.

Second Quarter 2016 Results

Net Revenues

Net revenues were $961.6 million, including $60.7 million in revenues from electricity generated by the Company’s operational downstream solar power projects, sales of solar power projects that are developed for sale, and EPC services. Total net revenues represent an increase of 17.7% sequentially and an increase of 33.0% year-over-year. Total shipments were 1,658.3 MW, consisting of 1,619.0 MW of external shipments which were recognized in revenue and 39.3 MW of shipments to the Company’s downstream power projects. This compares with total shipments of 1,423.3 MW in the first quarter of 2016, consisting of 1,370.4 MW of external shipments and 52.9 MW of shipments to the Company’s own downstream power projects, and total shipments of 1,231.6 MW in the second quarter of 2015, consisting of 1,000.7 MW of external shipments and 230.9 MW of shipments to the Company’s own downstream projects. The sequential increase in revenues and shipments was primarily driven by growth from China as a result of rush orders before June 30 in anticipation of an expected subsidy policy adjustment, which more than offset the decline of shipments to the U.S., Europe, Japan and the rest of Asia.

Gross Profit and Margin

Gross profit was $176.3 million, compared with $139.7 million in the first quarter of 2016 and $144.9 million in the second quarter of 2015.

Gross margin was 18.3%, compared with 17.1% in the first quarter of 2016 and 20.0% in the second quarter of 2015. The sequential increase in gross margin was mainly due to lower blended costs as a result of a significant decrease in antidumping and countervailing duties in the U.S. as the Company increased the proportion of shipments to the U.S. from its Thailand facilities in the second quarter. The year-­over­-year decrease in gross margin was primarily due to average selling prices declining at a faster rate than the Company’s cost reductions.

Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (NYSE:TSL) holds the market capitalization of $970.90B along with 4.28M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $10.51 while the maximum trading price moved at $10.65. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $10.73 based on calls of 9 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $4.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $15.20. Currently the stock price is moving -7.14% off from the highest level of twelve months and +52.53% above from twelve months low. Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (NYSE:TSL)  marked 52 week highest price level of $11.35 on 12/24/15 and 52 week lowest price level of $6.91 on 06/27/16.

As of current trade, Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (NYSE:TSL) has shown weekly downbeat performance of -0.09%. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance reflected a positive trend of 36.00%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate downbeat trend of -4.36%. Shares of Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (NYSE:TSL) currently have an ABR of 2.67, derived from a total of 6 opinions. The company’s price sits 20.17% above from its 50-day moving average of $9.40 and 11.60% above from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $9.19. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 72.29 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.24. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 0.89%, 3.20% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 2.18.

Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (NYSE:TSL) currently has a PEG ratio of 1.14 where as its P/E ratio is 13.22. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 0.29 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 0.83, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 2.15. Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (NYSE:TSL)’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.66 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80. Trina Solar Limited (ADR) (NYSE:TSL) has a Return on Assets of 2.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 8.50% and Return on Investment of 5.30%.

Analysts Review on Earnings Estimates: Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES)

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) soared 1.99% or +0.31 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $15.79, a total of 1.11M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 761,915.00 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.34B and it has 84.33M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 10 analysts Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) will report earnings per share of $0.07 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 8/24/2016 After Market Close. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.15 and low forecast is $0.05. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.21 earnings per share.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 4/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $-0.19 while the company reported $-0.23 EPS on 5/25/2016 After Market Close with a difference of -0.04 marking a surprise factor of 21.05%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 1/2016, Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES)’s expected mean EPS was $0.58, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.57 on 3/16/2016 After Market Close, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.01 with surprise factor of 1.72%.

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.11 for the quarter ended on 10/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.15 on 11/24/2015 After Market Close, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.04 with surprise factor of 36.36%.

Back on 8/26/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.15 and it reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 7/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 40.00% by 0.06.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $0.6 according to 11 analysts making projections for Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $0.78 while the conservative estimates kept at $0.51 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $0.96 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 550.53M, setting the highest revenues estimates of 557M and indicating lowest revenues at 543.7M according to agreement of 9 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 2.3B covering forecast of 11 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 2.34B and 2.22B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -66.70% whereas for next quarter it has 6.70% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -37.50% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 38.30%. Past 5 years growth of Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) observed at -24.04%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 4.40%.

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) reached at $1.99 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 7.29%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 6.40% while it has a distance of -8.46% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $23.45 and touched the lowest level of $13.78. The company’s distance from 52 week high price is -29.60% and current price is above +15.31% from 52 week low price.

Analysts Concerns on: Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY)

Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) fell -3.5% during previous trade. Needham issued rating on the stock of Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) in a research note issued to investors on Aug-22-16, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Buy to Hold. Additionally Citigroup issued their Verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jul-20-16 the stock was “Downgrade” from Buy to Neutral at $87 besides that on Jun-15-16 Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) was “Initiated” by BMO Capital Markets as Market Perform. Furthermore on May-31-16 the stock was “Downgrade” by Cross Research from Buy to Hold.

Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) shares ended last trading session at the price of $79.24 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $79.06 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 08/22/16. Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY)’s highest estimates of price target are $99.00 and low forecast is $49.00 based on the opinion of 35 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 11.53. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.38 based on calls of 37 experts, where 14 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 1 suggest the stock a Buy, 19 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 3 as Strong Sell.

Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 8/24/16 After Market Close. The company is expected to release $-0.02 EPS for current quarter according to 36 analysts whereas the company reported $0.02 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $-0.05 and high estimate of $0.03. For the current year Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) has set to release EPS of $0.05 as per the sentiments of 38 analysts, however according to 37 analysts, the company expected to release $0.32 EPS for next year.

Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are 372.68M according to 33 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are 368.6M and highest revenue estimates are 377M. A year ago the company’s sales were 282.7M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 31.80%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of 401.08M, according to the sentiments of 33 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed 1.55B revenues, as per the opinion of 38 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of 1.54B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of 1.54B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at 2.03B by 36 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 2.19M shares versus average trading capacity of 1.19M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $15.07B along with 197.00M outstanding shares. Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) shares were trading -7.51% below from the 52-week high price mark of $85.67 and +67.46% above from the 52-week price bottom of $47.32. However the company observed 52 week high price on 11/19/15 and witnessed 52 week low price on 02/09/16. The company’s price sits 0.00% from its 50-day moving average of $80.28 and 5.82% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $74.10. Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 12.31, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 13.66. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 7.44. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 82.32.

Vince Holding Corp (NYSE:VNCE) Check on Ratings

Vince Holding Corp (NYSE:VNCE) rose 8.16% during previous trade. Piper Jaffray issued rating on the stock of Vince Holding Corp (NYSE:VNCE) in a research note issued to investors on Aug-22-16, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Neutral to Overweight from $6 to $8. Additionally B. Riley & Co issued their Verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Sep-04-15the stock was “Reiterated” as Neutral at $6.50 besides that on Sep-04-15 Vince Holding Corp (NYSE:VNCE) was “Downgraded” by BofA/Merrill  from Neutral to Underperform. Furthermore on Jun-26-15 the stock was “Downgraded” by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral.

Vince Holding Corp (NYSE:VNCE) shares ended last trading session at the price of $6.09, whereas a mean value of price target most recently revised on 08/22/16. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 2.32. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.33 based on calls of 6 experts, where 2 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 4 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Vince Holding Corp (NYSE:VNCE) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 9/1/16.

The stock exchanged hands 1.38M shares versus average trading capacity of 286,593 shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $322.58M along with 48.97M outstanding shares. Vince Holding Corp (NYSE:VNCE) shares were trading -34.04% below from the 52-week high price mark of $9.36 and +86.53% above from the 52-week price bottom of $3.31. However the company observed 52 week high price on 09/03/15 and witnessed 52 week low price on 09/30/15. The company’s price sits 18.95% above from its 50-day moving average of $5.17 and 13.89% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $5.76. Vince Holding Corp (NYSE:VNCE)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.92, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.62. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 13.21.

Trending Financial Stocks Analyst Review: Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC), Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)

Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) went down -0.36% or -0.03 points to reach at $8.39 during the course of previous trade. The stock traded in the range of $8.35 – $8.43 during its most recent trading session. The stock has total market worth of $2.98B and it has total of 356.44M outstanding shares. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) is at 61.44.

Historically the stock has slipped -0.36% in the past week and soared 1.72% in the last four weeks, the stock illustrate that its three months performance stands at 15.48% while its year to date performance is at 30.15%. Stock’s price oscillated from $5.21 to $8.48 during past twelve months. The stock is now trading at a distance of 0.61% from SMA-20. The stock is presently trading 4.68% above from its SMA-50. In the current trading session, the stock’s price moved 20.24% above from its SMA-200. If we take a look on its volatility, 0.86 percent was seen in a week and for the month it was 1.18 percent. Stock’s beta value stands at 0.62 and its ATR value is at 0.10.

Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) on August 17, 2016 announced that it expects to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission its report on Form 10-K containing its fiscal year results for the year ended June 30, 2016 on Monday, August 29, 2016 after the close of the markets. The Company also expects to issue its earnings press release on Monday, August 29, 2016 after the close of the markets.

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) rose 0.60% or +0.57 points in order to take the company’s stock at the price of $95.79 during previous trading session. Stock’s price oscillated between $94.95 and $95.94 for intra-day trading. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) is at 52.55. It has total market capitalization of $105.10B.

Historically the stock has slipped -0.67% in the past week and soared 2.27% in the last four weeks, the stock illustrate that its three months performance stands at 0.96% while its year to date performance is at -1.00%. The stock hit the peak price level of one year at $101.76 and touched the minimum level of $74.61. Shares are trading -5.28% off from the 52-week high price and +29.40% above from the 52-week bottom price level. The stock is now trading at a distance of 0.29% from SMA-20. The stock is presently trading 2.85% above from its SMA-50. In the current trading session, the stock’s price moved 2.74% above from its SMA-200. The company has a Return on Assets of 24.20%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 64.50% and a Return on Investment of 42.30%.

This summer, Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) cardholders came together for a great cause showing once again that the time you spend dining with family and friends is truly priceless, the company reported on August 18, 2016.

For the seventh consecutive year, Mastercard collaborated with Stand Up To Cancer and invited cardholders to give back through the simple act of dining out and share their #Reasons2StandUp. During the campaign period this summer, Mastercard made a donation to SU2C every time cardholders spent $10 or more for a qualifying meal using their Mastercard card.

Mastercard announced that thanks to its cardholders, it reached its goal, this year, of raising $4 million for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) through its annual Dine Out campaign. To date, these annual campaigns, have raised more than $35MM towards cancer research in both the U.S. and Canada.

“The movement that Stand Up To Cancer has created is something we at MasterCard are honored to help advance,” says Raja Rajamannar, chief marketing and communications officer, Mastercard. “A special thank you to our cardholders, issuing banks and restaurant partners, and of course our friends at Stand Up To Cancer, who have all proven the profound impact of bringing people together to support a Priceless Cause.”

Financial Stocks in Focus: Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW), KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY)

Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) went down -0.51% or -0.02 points to reach at $3.90 during the course of previous trade. The stock traded in the range of $3.83 – $3.93 during its most recent trading session. The stock has total market worth of $1.97B and it has total of 498.34M outstanding shares. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) is at 69.96.

Historically the stock has climbed 5.41% in the past week and soared 35.42% in the last four weeks, the stock illustrate that its three months performance stands at 8.94% while its year to date performance is at 4.56%. Stock’s price oscillated from $1.57 to $5.74 during past twelve months. The stock is now trading at a distance of 16.24% from SMA-20. The stock is presently trading 27.47% above from its SMA-50. In the current trading session, the stock’s price moved 21.25% above from its SMA-200. If we take a look on its volatility, 3.51 percent was seen in a week and for the month it was 4.67 percent. Stock’s beta value stands at 2.49 and its ATR value is at 0.16.

Genworth Mortgage Insurance1, an operating segment of Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW), on August 17, 2016 announced an expansion of its Homebuyer Privileges program to include discounts for nearly 300,000 retailers nationwide, including Target, Costco, Sears Commercial and ADT, among others.

The enhanced program, unique to the industry, allows homebuyers to save up to $7,500 through a variety of retailer coupons. Loan Officers can extend these savings to homebuyers regardless of whether or not their loan includes private mortgage insurance from Genworth Mortgage Insurance. Homebuyers have up to 12 months to enroll in the program, and up to 12 months after enrolling to utilize the discounts.

With a mobile app expected to follow by early next month, this Genworth Mortgage Insurance service has no limits on how many discounts a homebuyer can use during their 12-month eligibility period.

This new offering illustrates Genworth Mortgage Insurance’s continued focus on delivering high-quality service to its customers while improving homeownership affordability for homebuyers nationwide

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) slipped -0.41% or -0.05 points in order to take the company’s stock at the price of $12.18 during previous trading session. Stock’s price oscillated between $12.13 and $12.33 for intra-day trading. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) is at 56.50. It has total market capitalization of $13.20B.

Historically the stock has slipped -0.16% in the past week and soared 3.89% in the last four weeks, the stock illustrate that its three months performance stands at -1.03% while its year to date performance is at -5.70%. The stock hit the peak price level of one year at $9.88 and touched the minimum level of $14.10. Shares are trading -13.62% off from the 52-week high price and +25.89% above from the 52-week bottom price level. The stock is now trading at a distance of 2.24% from SMA-20. The stock is presently trading 5.33% above from its SMA-50. In the current trading session, the stock’s price moved 3.96% above from its SMA-200. The company has a Return on Assets of 0.80%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 7.60% and a Return on Investment of 9.10%.

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) on August 18, 2016 announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Beth E. Mooney will present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Monday, September 12, 2016, at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Analysts Opinion on Price Target: Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)

Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) soared 0.60% during previous trade, a total of 3.48M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.92M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.75. The stock has a market capitalization of $34.89B along with 550.89M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $46.95 and touched the lowest level of $46.31.

Most recently Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)’s price target was revised on 08/15/16 and according to 15 analysts stock’s price will reach at $56.73 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 2.96. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $50.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $62.00, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 32% from its latest closing price of $46.91.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)’s price target was revised on 07/25/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $60.00 while the bearish estimates kept at $50.00 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $55.78, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 3.19.

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 10 brokerage recommendations 5 rate Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 9/23/2015 the stock of Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) upgraded by Nomura from Neutral to Buy. However previously on 7/14/2015 it was upgraded by Jefferies from Underperform to Hold. A research note issued on 5/13/2015 the stock was upgraded by Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey from Neutral to Buy.

Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) performance over the past one year plunged -1.12%, during the last six months the stock slipped -1.80%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -5.36% while its last one month trend is positive with 2.11%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 1.65%.

The company’s price sits 1.82% above from its 50-day moving average of $40.52 and -3.25% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $45.88. Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)’s shares are currently trading -14.74% away from the 52-week high price of $55.02 and +17.35% far from the 52-week low price of $39.97.

According to consensus agreement of 13 analysts Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) will report earnings per share of $1.88 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 9/27/16. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1.94 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.84. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.75 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) are set at $3.33 according to the sentiments of 17 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.26 and highest earnings estimates are $3.46.

According to 10 analysts, Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $5.06 billion meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $5.11 billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $5.01 billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $16.32 billion compared to low analyst estimates of $16.21 billion and high estimates of $16.47 billion according to the projection of 13 analysts.