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Analysts Opinion on Price Target: Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) plunged -0.33% during previous trade, a total of 2.96M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 4.97M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.66. The stock has a market capitalization of $30.92B along with 451.05M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $67.70 and touched the lowest level of $66.83.

Most recently Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)’s price target was revised on 3/9/17 and according to 16 analysts stock’s price will reach at $72.97 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 7.40. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $65 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $86, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 27% from its latest closing price of $67.44.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)’s price target was revised on 2/7/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $86 while the bearish estimates kept at $62 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $72, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 7.75.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.82. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 14 brokerage recommendations 7 rate Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) stock a Strong Buy, 2 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/17/17 the stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral. However previously on 1/12/17 it was downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold. A research note issued on 1/5/17 the stock was upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy.

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) performance over the past one year soared 9.19% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -0.25%. During the last six months the stock rose 23.09%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 0.22% while its last one month trend is positive with 1%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 2.77%.

The company’s price sits 1.46% above from its 50-day moving average of $66.73 and 16.01% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $62.21. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)’s shares are currently trading -4.56% away from the 52-week high price of $70.66 and +48.37% far from the 52-week low price of $45.45.

According to consensus agreement of 18 analysts Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) will report earnings per share of $0.72 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 5/2/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.51. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.6 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) set at $5.12 according to the sentiments of 20 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $4.15 and highest earnings estimates are $6.93.

According to 6 analysts, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $19.42B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $25.05B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $15.36B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $82B compared to low analyst estimates of $67.18B and high estimates of $95.73B according to the projection of 9 analysts.

Stock in Action: MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD)

MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) share price soared 3.59% or 0.07 points to reach at $2.02 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $1.93 – $2.15 during previous trading session. A total of 2.22M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 1.11M shares. MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) has a market capitalization of $193.37M and most recently 95.73M 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 MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) is at 81.49.

According to sentiments of 1 analyst the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $0.50. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $0.50 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $0.50.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.2 derived from a total of 2 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.25 and can go high up to $-0.15. However a year ago during same quarter MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) reported $-0.85 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $-0.2 per share according to consensus of 1 analyst.

According to sentiments of 2 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $6M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $11M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 4 on the shares of MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD). Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 0 recommend the stock as Outperform. 0 have given the stock a Hold rating, 2 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 96.55% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 155.16% along with 155.76% 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. MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) shares were trading -15.13% below from the 52-week high mark of $2.38 and +392.68% above from the 52-week bottom of $0.41. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 03/23/16 and 52-week low price on 03/06/17.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 2.54% in the past one week and soared 288.01% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 212.50% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 180.98% while yearly performance of the company advanced 45.32%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 217.26%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -180.40%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 61.80%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.17, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 6.39%, 8.54% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 3.26.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.40 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.50.

Stock Earnings Estimates in Limelight: Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX)

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) soared 2.63% or +0.03 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $1.15, a total of 1,896,631 shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 464.39K shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $99.63M and it has 82.97M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 4 analysts Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) will report earnings per share of $-0.07 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 3/15/17 After Market Close. The stock added almost 7.8% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $1.03. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $-0.06 and low forecast is $-0.08. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.07 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went down 16 times out of last 25 quarters. In Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 75% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 3 times and missed 0 time.

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 $-0.06 while Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) reported $-0.05 EPS on 11/9/2016 After Market Close with a difference of 0.01 marking a surprise factor of 16.67%. The stock’s next day closing price was $1.05 with the gain of 1.94% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was 7.77%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 6/2016, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX)’s expected mean EPS was $-0.08, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $-0.06 on 8/9/2016 After Market Close, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 25.00%. The stock’s closing price was $0.76 with the loss of -3.80% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was -3.80% on seventh day of the earnings report.

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX)’s mean EPS estimate was $-0.07 for the quarter ended on 3/2016, while it reported EPS of $-0.07 on 5/10/2016 After Market Close, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.00 with surprise factor of 0.00%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $0.60 with -6.25% decline in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was down -12.50%.

Back on 3/15/2016 the company’s estimated EPS value was $-0.07 and it reported $-0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 12/2015. The company posted a meeting surprise factor of 0.00% by 0.00.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $-0.24 according to 4 analysts making projections for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $-0.23 while the conservative estimates kept at $-0.26 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $-0.25 EPS for the previous year.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, its forecasts over growth are 4.00% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is -12.50%.

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) reached at $1.17 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 3.63%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 2.54% while it has a distance of 15.60% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $1.58 and touched the lowest level of $0.51. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -25.95% and current price is above +129.41% from 52-week low price.

Traders’ Alert on Earnings: Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO)

Shares of Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO) fell -4.45% to reach at $12.03 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 1,207,008 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 333.51K share.

Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO) the second largest Mexican-American QSR chain by units in the United States, operating restaurants under the name Del Taco, on March 13, 2017 announced fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 financial results.

Review of Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results:

The Company’s fiscal fourth quarter 2016 included 17 weeks compared to 16 weeks in the fiscal fourth quarter 2015. Total revenue was $150.2 million, an increase of 12.6% compared to $133.4 million in the fiscal fourth quarter 2015. The growth in revenue was driven by a 12.8% increase in Company restaurant sales and a 9.7% increase in franchise revenue. Total revenue attributed to the additional operating week was approximately $8.3 million. Total company restaurant sales attributed to the additional operating week was approximately $8.0 million.

Comparable restaurant sales increased 5.5% system-wide for the fiscal fourth quarter 2016, resulting in an impressive 11.3% increase on a two-year basis. The Del Taco system has now generated comparable restaurant sales growth for 13 consecutive quarters. Company-operated comparable restaurant sales increased 5.3%, marking the 18th consecutive quarter of comparable restaurant sales growth. Franchise comparable restaurant sales increased 5.8%.

Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO) holds the market capitalization of $443.95M along with 39.15M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $11.90 while the maximum trading price moved at $13.00. Currently the stock price is moving -22.54% off from the highest level of twelve months and +40.77% above from twelve months low. Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO) marked 52-week highest price level of $15.32 on 12/08/16 and 52-week lowest price level of $8.43 on 06/27/16. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $17.36 based on calls of 7 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $13.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $20.00.

As of current trade, Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO) has shown weekly downbeat performance of -2.59%. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance reflected a positive trend of 12.54%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate downbeat trend of -14.80%. Shares of Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO) currently have an ABR of 1.60, derived from a total of 5 opinions. The company’s price sits -12.95% below from its 50-day moving average of $13.47 and -2.64% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $13.33. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 29.00 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.48. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 3.96%, 3.87% respectively.

Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO) currently has a PEG ratio of 2.27 where as its P/E ratio is 27.22. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 1.06 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 1.25, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 39.90. Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO)’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.40 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.40. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.46 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.46. Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO) has a Return on Investment of 7.40%.

Analysts Take on General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) Share Price History

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) plunged -0.12% during previous trade, a total of 2.99M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.15M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.03. The stock has a market capitalization of $35.07B along with 580.01M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $60.56 and touched the lowest level of $60.15.

Most recently General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s price target was revised on 2/27/17 and according to 15 analysts stock’s price will reach at $62.27 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 4.75. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $48 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $75, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 24% from its latest closing price of $60.52.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s price target was revised on 2/20/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $69 while the bearish estimates kept at $55 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $62.78, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 4.49.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.64. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 11 brokerage recommendations 2 rate General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 9 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 12/15/16 the stock of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) upgraded by RBC Capital Mkts from Outperform to Sector Perform. However previously on 6/30/16 it was upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Neutral. A research note issued on 5/24/16 the stock was downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell.

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) performance over the past one year soared 2.05% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -1.26%. During the last six months the stock slipped -5.52%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -2.38% while its last one month trend is negative with -4.03%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 0.15%.

The company’s price sits -1.66% above from its 50-day moving average of $61.58 and -5.46% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $62.77. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s shares are currently trading -15.54% away from the 52-week high price of $71.66 and +3.62% far from the 52-week low price of $58.41.

According to consensus agreement of 14 analysts General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) will report earnings per share of $0.71 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 3/21/17 Before Market Open. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.74 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.68. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.65 EPS. Current year EPS projections for General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) set at $3.06 according to the sentiments of 17 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.01 and highest earnings estimates are $3.1.

According to 12 analysts, General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $3.83B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $3.92B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $3.75B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $15.64B compared to low analyst estimates of $15.46B and high estimates of $15.84B according to the projection of 17 analysts.

Stock on Analysts Radar: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) soared 0.45% during previous trade, a total of 6.12M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 5.50M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.20. The stock has a market capitalization of $48.14B along with 764.29M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $63.29 and touched the lowest level of $62.50.

Most recently Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)’s price target was revised on 3/2/17 and according to 23 analysts stock’s price will reach at $75 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 7.08. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $62 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $91, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 45% from its latest closing price of $62.88.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)’s price target was revised on 2/14/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $91 while the bearish estimates kept at $64 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $76.47, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 7.15.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.94. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 16 brokerage recommendations 2 rate Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) stock a Strong Buy, 1 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 11 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 2 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 2/13/17 the stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) downgraded by Mizuho from Buy to Neutral. However previously on 1/4/17 it was downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral. A research note issued on 12/16/16 the stock was upgraded by Goldman from Sell to Neutral.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) performance over the past one year plunged -6.23% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -10.67%. During the last six months the stock slipped -15.49%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -8.21% while its last one month trend is negative with -6.69%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -1.70%.

The company’s price sits -6.12% above from its 50-day moving average of $66.55 and -10.61% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $70.37. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)’s shares are currently trading -17.43% away from the 52-week high price of $76.15 and +3.07% far from the 52-week low price of $61.01.

According to consensus agreement of 18 analysts Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) will report earnings per share of $0.17 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 5/4/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.49 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.15. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.56 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) set at $1.15 according to the sentiments of 24 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $0.35 and highest earnings estimates are $2.72.

According to 6 analysts, Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.96B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $3.29B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $2.52B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $13.57B compared to low analyst estimates of $11.84B and high estimates of $16.38B according to the projection of 10 analysts.

Stock to Watch: Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN)

Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN) share price plunged -34.78% or -0.400 points to reach at $0.0750 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $0.05 – $0.09 during previous trading session. A total of 6.19M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 294,134 shares. Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN) has a market capitalization of $1.36M and most recently 19.71M 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 Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN) is at 16.82.

According to sentiments of 1 analyst the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $4. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $4 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $4.

According to sentiments of 1 analyst the company is expected to report revenues of $199.77M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $199.77M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $199.77M.

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. Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -85.37% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -88.69% along with -92.21% 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. Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN) hit its 52-week high price on 03/15/16 and 52-week low price on 03/13/17.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -55.80% in the past one week and plunged -87.50% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -89.58% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance fell -92.10% while yearly performance of the company fell -97.10%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -89.13%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -4.70%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -38.70% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -0.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.08, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 44.34%, 31.61% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at -0.28.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.20 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 3.77 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.15.

NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN): What to Expect From Earnings?

NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN) plunged -5.55% or -0.50 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $9.00, a total of 2,211,500 shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 1.03M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $340.19M and it has 42.32M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 7 analysts NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN) will report earnings per share of $0.08 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 3/14/17 After Market Close. The stock lost almost -38.2% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $14.57. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.1 and low forecast is $0.06. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.16 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went down 15 times out of last 22 quarters. In NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 66% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 0 time and missed 4 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 $0.09 while NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN) reported $-0.09 EPS on 11/3/2016 After Market Close with a difference of -0.18 marking a surprise factor of -200.00%. The stock’s next day closing price was $11.23 with the loss of -22.92% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was -22.72%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 6/2016, NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN)’s expected mean EPS was $0.07, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.11 on 8/8/2016 After Market Close, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.04 with surprise factor of 57.14%. The stock’s closing price was $13.40 with the loss of -1.83% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was 2.64% on seventh day of the earnings report.

NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.09 for the quarter ended on 3/2016, while it reported EPS of $0.07 on 4/28/2016 After Market Close, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.02 with surprise factor of -22.22%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $11.99 with -10.05% decline in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was down -14.10%.

Back on 3/1/2016 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.08 and it reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 12/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 37.50% by 0.03.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $0.44 according to 7 analysts making projections for NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $0.47 while the conservative estimates kept at $0.43 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $0.53 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is $408.5M, NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN) setting the highest revenues estimates of $409.3M and indicating lowest revenues at $407.48M according to agreement of 7 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of $106.92M covering forecast of 7 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of $107.7M and $105.9M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -50.00% whereas for next quarter it has -66.70% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -17.00% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 54.50%. For the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 15.00%.

NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN) reached at $8.51 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is -21.20%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -21.76% while it has a distance of -31.68% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $18.51 and touched the lowest level of $8.49. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -54.02% and current price is above +0.24% from 52-week low price.

Will Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ:EARS) Beat Earnings Estimates?

Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ:EARS) soared 7.69% or +0.060 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $0.81, a total of 2,214,800 shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 359.88K shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $32.60M and it has 34.33M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 2 analysts Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ:EARS) will report earnings per share of $-0.29 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 3/14/17 Before Market Open. The stock lost almost -19.6% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $0.97. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $-0.25 and low forecast is $-0.33. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.16 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went down 5 times out of last 9 quarters. In Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ:EARS)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 60% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 1 time and missed 3 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 Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ:EARS) reported $-0.23 EPS on 11/10/2016 Before Market Open with a difference of 0.05 marking a surprise factor of 17.86%. The stock’s next day closing price was $1.04 with the gain of 7.22% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was 25.77%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 6/2016, Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ:EARS)’s expected mean EPS was $-0.26, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $-0.26 on 8/18/2016 Before Market Open, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.00 with surprise factor of 0.00%. The stock’s closing price was $2.15 with the loss of -59.81% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was -61.87% on seventh day of the earnings report.

Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ:EARS)’s mean EPS estimate was $-0.23 for the quarter ended on 3/2016, while it reported EPS of $-0.26 on 5/11/2016 Before Market Open, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.03 with surprise factor of -13.04%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $3.53. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was down -7.65%.

Back on 3/14/2016 the company’s estimated EPS value was $-0.29 and it reported $-0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 12/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 44.83% by 0.13.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $-1.02 according to 2 analysts making projections for Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ:EARS). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $-1 while the conservative estimates kept at $-1.05 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $-0.88 EPS for the previous year.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of -81.20% whereas for next quarter it has 7.70% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are -15.90% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 18.60%.

Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ:EARS) reached at $0.840 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is -3.46%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -19.39% while it has a distance of -59.47% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $5.45 and touched the lowest level of $0.66. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -84.59% and current price is above +27.27% from 52-week low price.

HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS): Can the Stock Surprise in Next Earnings?

HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) soared 1.64% or +0.69 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $42.07, a total of 3,717,300 shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 1.91M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.60B and it has 201.28M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 19 analysts HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) will report earnings per share of $0.43 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 3/14/17 Before Market Open. The stock added almost 5.6% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $39.75. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $0.47 and low forecast is $0.4. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.27 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went up 9 times out of last 14 quarters. In HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 91% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 0 time and missed 1 time.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 10/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.82 while HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) reported $0.83 EPS on 12/6/2016 Before Market Open with a difference of 0.01 marking a surprise factor of 1.22%. The stock’s next day closing price was $40.89 with the gain of 2.87% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was 4.38%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 7/2016, HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS)’s expected mean EPS was $0.88, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.85 on 9/7/2016 Before Market Open, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.03 with surprise factor of -3.41%. The stock’s closing price was $31.88 with the loss of -12.08% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was -13.87% on seventh day of the earnings report.

HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.47 for the quarter ended on 4/2016, while it reported EPS of $0.51 on 6/7/2016 Before Market Open, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.04 with surprise factor of 8.51%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $35.77 with 2.43% gain in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was down -2.23%.

Back on 3/15/2016 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.24 and it reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 1/2016. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 12.50% by 0.03.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $2.61 according to 20 analysts making projections for HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $2.66 while the conservative estimates kept at $2.45 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $1.74 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is $7.44B, HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) setting the highest revenues estimates of $7.45B and indicating lowest revenues at $7.42B according to agreement of 20 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of $1.63B covering forecast of 18 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of $1.64B and $1.61B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 59.30% whereas for next quarter it has 41.20% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 50.00% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 26.80%. Past 5 years growth of HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) observed at 36.90%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 26.95%.

HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) reached at $42.68 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is -0.90%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -0.06% while it has a distance of 14.61% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $44.73 and touched the lowest level of $27.32. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -4.58% and current price is above +56.22% from 52-week low price.