Will Bunge Limited (BG) Surpass The Expectations That Analysts Have Set?

Bunge Limited(BG) shares saw a recent bid of $82.17 and 1.95M shares have exchanged hands in the recent trading session, yielding a 17.92% gain over the past week. The stock price decreased -1.26% or $1.05 versus $83.22 at the end of the prior session. This change led market cap to move at $11.68B, putting the price -1.78% below the 52-week high and 44.95% above the 52-week low. The company’s stock has a normal trading capacity of 1.69M shares while the relative volume is 1.15.

To stay one step ahead we extended our research by comparing different price targets. The stock notched a 12-month high of $78.58 while $94.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are currently evaluating the company, $15.42 higher than the next highest 52-week price estimate. The lowest 12-month price target for the shares is $56.00, which would be decrease of about -32% of its current value. The mean target of $80.00 should be compared with the price when the stock was languishing around $56.69 a share. And it remains to be seen which target price BG can achieve without sacrificing much as the company is holding a 24.69% gain for the past twelve months.

By historical standards, Bunge Limited remains a cheap stock. The company’s current price-earnings ratio amounts to 21.58 times earnings, below the average P/E ratio of 22.65 times earnings. For now, Bunge Limited is the toast of Wall Street as its ABR stands at 2.20 with 2 out of 11 analysts rating the stock a buy. Over the short term, some market observers may have noticed that Bunge Limited has a 2.42% short float with 15 days to cover. It becomes significant when you consider how many shares are shorted versus the average daily volume, means how many days to cover those short shares at that volume. Bunge Limited has far performed well this year, with the share price up 13.75% since January. Over the past 2 quarters, the stock is up 22.44%, compared with a gain of nearly 0.95% for 3 months and about 4.69% for the past 30 days.

Last time, the company failed Wall Street by reporting EPS of $0.52, smashing the consensus of $0.70 per share. Revenue for the quarter also did not kill consensus, coming in at $11.12B, compared to the consensus of 8.9B. Nonetheless, from here on out, earnings per share forecasts for the current quarter are $1.02. The company is expected to report EPS as high as $1.28 and as low as $0.84 per share. Similarly, full-year EPS forecasts have ranged between $5.95 and $6.70. The mean EPS estimate is $6.28. On the other side, sales forecasts for the current quarter are $11.01B. The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $11.49B and as low as $10.56B per share. Similarly, full-year sales forecasts have ranged between $44.85B and $47.96B. The mean revenue estimate is $46.52B.

Over the last 5 years, Bunge Limited has averaged a -4.20% YoY EPS growth rate and a -5.30% revenue growth rate. Analysts are expecting EPS growth rates to be at 4.90% this quarter and EPS estimate for next year reflect a 20.15% growth rate.

Sell-side analysts also have something to say about this company. JP Morgan raised its rating on Bunge Limited to Neutral on 04/05/2017 in a reversal from its prior Underweight rating. JP Morgan had a markedly different take on 06/04/2017, proposing that Bunge Limited is now considered Underweight versus prior Neutral rating. Goldman had a markedly different take on 20/03/2017, proposing that Bunge Limited is now considered Neutral versus prior Buy rating. BofA/Merrill raised its rating on Bunge Limited to Buy on 02/08/2016 in a reversal from its prior Neutral rating.

Why Is Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Moving So Hard, So Fast?

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.(WBA) shares saw a recent bid of $81.25 and 2.73M shares have exchanged hands in the recent trading session, yielding a 0.79% gain over the past week. The stock price increased 0.62% or $-0.5 versus $80.75 at the end of the prior session. This change led market cap to move at $87.29B, putting the price -7.67% below the 52-week high and 6.54% above the 52-week low. The company’s stock has a normal trading capacity of 3.75M shares while the relative volume is 0.73.

To stay one step ahead we extended our research by comparing different price targets. The stock notched a 12-month high of $92.45 while $100.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are currently evaluating the company, $7.55 higher than the next highest 52-week price estimate. The lowest 12-month price target for the shares is $70.00, which would be decrease of about -14% of its current value. The mean target of $94.50 should be compared with the price when the stock was languishing around $76.26 a share. And it remains to be seen which target price WBA can achieve without sacrificing much as the company is holding a 5.82% gain for the past twelve months.

By historical standards, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. remains a cheap stock. The company’s current price-earnings ratio amounts to 20.81 times earnings, below the average P/E ratio of 21.54 times earnings. For now, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. is the toast of Wall Street as its ABR stands at 2.00 with 9 out of 25 analysts rating the stock a buy. Over the short term, some market observers may have noticed that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has a 1.15% short float with 15 days to cover. It becomes significant when you consider how many shares are shorted versus the average daily volume, means how many days to cover those short shares at that volume. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has far performed well this year, with the share price down -1.82% since January. Over the past 2 quarters, the stock is down -3.33%, compared with a fall of nearly -6.84% for 3 months and about -5.40% for the past 30 days.

Last time, the company shocked Wall Street by reporting EPS of $1.36, smashing the consensus of $1.36 per share. Revenue for the quarter also did not kill consensus, coming in at $29.45B, compared to the consensus of 30.18B. Nonetheless, from here on out, earnings per share forecasts for the current quarter are $1.36. The company is expected to report EPS as high as $1.40 and as low as $1.30 per share. Similarly, full-year EPS forecasts have ranged between $4.90 and $5.05. The mean EPS estimate is $4.97. On the other side, sales forecasts for the current quarter are $30.18B. The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $31.74B and as low as $29.24B per share. Similarly, full-year sales forecasts have ranged between $115.14B and $122.8B. The mean revenue estimate is $117.61B.

Over the last 5 years, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has averaged a 5.40% YoY EPS growth rate and a 10.20% revenue growth rate. Analysts are expecting EPS growth rates to be at -4.50% this quarter and EPS estimate for next year reflect a 10.45% growth rate.

Sell-side analysts also have something to say about this company. Pivotal Research Group analysts stated on 04/04/2017 that they launched coverage on this stock with Hold rating. Atlantic Equities raised its rating on Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. to Overweight on 06/02/2017 in a reversal from its prior Neutral rating. Wells Fargo analysts stated on 31/10/2016 that they launched coverage on this stock with Outperform rating. Deutsche Bank analysts stated on 20/10/2016 that they maintained their Buy rating.

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW): Are There Still Some Reasons For Optimism?

Lowe’s Companies, Inc.(LOW) shares saw a recent bid of $80.91 and 4.51M shares have exchanged hands in the recent trading session, yielding a -4.35% decline over the past week. The stock price decreased -0.52% or $0.42 versus $81.33 at the end of the prior session. This change led market cap to move at $69.73B, putting the price -6.19% below the 52-week high and 24.73% above the 52-week low. The company’s stock has a normal trading capacity of 5.40M shares while the relative volume is 0.84.

To stay one step ahead we extended our research by comparing different price targets. The stock notched a 12-month high of $89.54 while $100.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are currently evaluating the company, $10.46 higher than the next highest 52-week price estimate. The lowest 12-month price target for the shares is $69.00, which would be decrease of about -15% of its current value. The mean target of $89.00 should be compared with the price when the stock was languishing around $64.87 a share. And it remains to be seen which target price LOW can achieve without sacrificing much as the company is holding a 0.94% gain for the past twelve months.

By historical standards, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. remains a cheap stock. The company’s current price-earnings ratio amounts to 25.40 times earnings, above the average P/E ratio of 22.71 times earnings. For now, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is the toast of Wall Street as its ABR stands at 2.20 with 11 out of 30 analysts rating the stock a buy. Over the short term, some market observers may have noticed that Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has a 0.97% short float with 15 days to cover. It becomes significant when you consider how many shares are shorted versus the average daily volume, means how many days to cover those short shares at that volume. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has far performed well this year, with the share price up 13.77% since January. Over the past 2 quarters, the stock is up 12.74%, compared with a gain of nearly 5.88% for 3 months and about -5.11% for the past 30 days.

Last time, the company failed Wall Street by reporting EPS of $1.03, smashing the consensus of $1.06 per share. Revenue for the quarter also did not kill consensus, coming in at $16.86B, compared to the consensus of 16.96B. Nonetheless, from here on out, earnings per share forecasts for the current quarter are $1.63. The company is expected to report EPS as high as $1.67 and as low as $1.59 per share. Similarly, full-year EPS forecasts have ranged between $3.53 and $4.00. The mean EPS estimate is $3.90. On the other side, sales forecasts for the current quarter are $19.54B. The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $19.88B and as low as $19.1B per share. Similarly, full-year sales forecasts have ranged between $63.81B and $65.04B. The mean revenue estimate is $64.6B.

Over the last 5 years, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has averaged a 19.40% YoY EPS growth rate and a 5.30% revenue growth rate. Analysts are expecting EPS growth rates to be at 27.40% this quarter and EPS estimate for next year reflect a 14.39% growth rate.

Sell-side analysts also have something to say about this company. RBC Capital Mkts analysts stated on 02/03/2017 that they maintained their Outperform rating. Bernstein analysts stated on 06/02/2017 that they launched coverage on this stock with Underperform rating. Citigroup had a markedly different take on 19/12/2016, proposing that Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is now considered Neutral versus prior Buy rating. Telsey Advisory Group analysts stated on 08/12/2016 that they maintained their Market Perform rating.

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Traders Should Start Listening to Analysts

Dollar Tree, Inc.(DLTR) shares saw a recent bid of $78.28 and 2.18M shares have exchanged hands in the recent trading session, yielding a -1.76% decline over the past week. The stock price decreased -0.66% or $0.52 versus $78.80 at the end of the prior session. This change led market cap to move at $18.64B, putting the price -21.67% below the 52-week high and 7.90% above the 52-week low. The company’s stock has a normal trading capacity of 2.82M shares while the relative volume is 0.77.

To stay one step ahead we extended our research by comparing different price targets. The stock notched a 12-month high of $88.87 while $101.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are currently evaluating the company, $12.13 higher than the next highest 52-week price estimate. The lowest 12-month price target for the shares is $65.00, which would be decrease of about -17% of its current value. The mean target of $92.00 should be compared with the price when the stock was languishing around $72.55 a share. And it remains to be seen which target price DLTR can achieve without sacrificing much as the company is holding a -11.42% fall for the past twelve months.

By historical standards, Dollar Tree, Inc. remains a cheap stock. The company’s current price-earnings ratio amounts to 21.47 times earnings, below the average P/E ratio of 24.98 times earnings. For now, Dollar Tree, Inc. is the toast of Wall Street as its ABR stands at 2.40 with 7 out of 27 analysts rating the stock a buy. Over the short term, some market observers may have noticed that Dollar Tree, Inc. has a 2.59% short float with 15 days to cover. It becomes significant when you consider how many shares are shorted versus the average daily volume, means how many days to cover those short shares at that volume. Dollar Tree, Inc. has far performed well this year, with the share price up 1.43% since January. Over the past 2 quarters, the stock is down -11.91%, compared with a fall of nearly -1.61% for 3 months and about -5.83% for the past 30 days.

Last time, the company shocked Wall Street by reporting EPS of $0.98, smashing the consensus of $0.98 per share. Revenue for the quarter also killed consensus, coming in at $5.29B, compared to the consensus of 5.29B. Nonetheless, from here on out, earnings per share forecasts for the current quarter are $0.87. The company is expected to report EPS as high as $0.93 and as low as $0.72 per share. Similarly, full-year EPS forecasts have ranged between $3.69 and $4.50. The mean EPS estimate is $3.85. On the other side, sales forecasts for the current quarter are $5.23B. The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $5.28B and as low as $5.19B per share. Similarly, full-year sales forecasts have ranged between $20.63B and $20.77B. The mean revenue estimate is $20.7B.

Over the last 5 years, Dollar Tree, Inc. has averaged a 13.40% YoY EPS growth rate and a 25.60% revenue growth rate. Analysts are expecting EPS growth rates to be at 199.50% this quarter and EPS estimate for next year reflect a 12.21% growth rate.

Sell-side analysts also have something to say about this company. Gordon Haskett analysts stated on 09/05/2017 that they launched coverage on this stock with Buy rating. Johnson Rice raised its rating on Dollar Tree, Inc. to Buy on 24/04/2017 in a reversal from its prior Accumulate rating. Atlantic Equities raised its rating on Dollar Tree, Inc. to Neutral on 04/04/2017 in a reversal from its prior Underweight rating. Credit Suisse raised its rating on Dollar Tree, Inc. to Neutral on 23/03/2017 in a reversal from its prior Underperform rating.

Qorvo, Inc. (QRVO): Start Paying Attention to Revised Ratings

Qorvo, Inc.(QRVO) shares saw a recent bid of $77.84 and 1.35M shares have exchanged hands in the recent trading session, yielding a 3.09% gain over the past week. The stock price decreased -1.26% or $0.99 versus $78.83 at the end of the prior session. This change led market cap to move at $10.02B, putting the price -1.87% below the 52-week high and 61.23% above the 52-week low. The company’s stock has a normal trading capacity of 1.65M shares while the relative volume is 0.82.

To stay one step ahead we extended our research by comparing different price targets. The stock notched a 12-month high of $76.64 while $95.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are currently evaluating the company, $18.36 higher than the next highest 52-week price estimate. The lowest 12-month price target for the shares is $57.00, which would be decrease of about -27% of its current value. The mean target of $76.50 should be compared with the price when the stock was languishing around $48.28 a share. And it remains to be seen which target price QRVO can achieve without sacrificing much as the company is holding a 54.05% gain for the past twelve months.

By historical standards, Qorvo, Inc. remains a cheap stock. The company’s current price-earnings ratio amounts  above the average P/E ratio of 23.33 times earnings. For now, Qorvo, Inc. is the toast of Wall Street as its ABR stands at 2.60 with 4 out of 25 analysts rating the stock a buy. Over the short term, some market observers may have noticed that Qorvo, Inc. has a 8.70% short float with 15 days to cover. It becomes significant when you consider how many shares are shorted versus the average daily volume, means how many days to cover those short shares at that volume. Qorvo, Inc. has far performed well this year, with the share price up 47.62% since January. Over the past 2 quarters, the stock is up 42.54%, compared with a gain of nearly 15.11% for 3 months and about 9.45% for the past 30 days.

Last time, the company shocked Wall Street by reporting EPS of $0.85, smashing the consensus of $0.81 per share. Revenue for the quarter also killed consensus, coming in at $642.99M, compared to the consensus of 631.93M. Nonetheless, from here on out, earnings per share forecasts for the current quarter are $1.52. The company is expected to report EPS as high as $1.61 and as low as $1.40 per share. Similarly, full-year EPS forecasts have ranged between $4.34 and $4.60. The mean EPS estimate is $4.52. On the other side, sales forecasts for the current quarter are $839.64M. The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $879.7M and as low as $726.4M per share. Similarly, full-year sales forecasts have ranged between $3.02B and $3.04B. The mean revenue estimate is $3.02B.

Over the last 5 years, Qorvo, Inc. has averaged a -66.30% YoY EPS growth rate and a 28.30% revenue growth rate. Analysts are expecting EPS growth rates to be at 35.90% this quarter and EPS estimate for next year reflect a 16.99% growth rate.

Sell-side analysts also have something to say about this company. Needham analysts stated on 26/05/2017 that they maintained their Buy rating. Cowen analysts stated on 26/05/2017 that they maintained their Market Perform rating. Drexel Hamilton analysts stated on 25/05/2017 that they maintained their Buy rating. Craig Hallum analysts stated on 04/05/2017 that they maintained their Buy rating.