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Active Broker’s Choice: GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO), Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL)

GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with -0.77% to $16.79. A dominant drone maker debuted a contender product that got favorable reviews. Chinese firm DJI on Tuesday released the Mavic Pro, a personal drone that can be folded to about the size of a water bottle. A review from The Wall Street Journal positions the device as a “nemesis” to GoPro’s new drone, Karma.

For GoPro, DJI’s drone may attract users looking for a smaller, lighter and less expensive drone than its Karma. The Mavic starts with a retail price of $749, while the Karma’s starting price is $799. GoPro, however, may win over prospective consumers over with its gimbal stabilizing device that allows pictures to be taken with a steady hand.

Looking over the GPRO ranking chart, the GPRO got 3 analysts recommendation as a Buy security in previous month pool in contrast with 4″ Analysts gave buy ratings at this month. The call for hold was given by 11 analysts while call for sale was recommended by 2 analysts. Overall the consensus ratings were for Hold as compared to Hold rating in last month, courtesy to WSJ.

Struggling to find a way in profitable zone, the current EPS estimate trend for the next year first quarter was $0.46 while three months ago that trend was for $0.45. This contrasts with this year Q4 current estimates trend of $-0.36 while for one month was for $-0.36. The fiscal year 2016 current estimate trend was for $-1.05 as compared to FY 2017 current Estimate trends of $-0.25.

The share price of GPRO attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 7.15%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 94.78% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -47.78%.

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL) [Trend Analysis] climbed reacts as active mover, shares an increase 0.48% to traded at $73.46 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 0.31%. To assess the movement of stock we should look over what analysts have to say about the stock current performance. For the Q4 this year, the consensus current earnings per share trend estimates was for $0.73 while for one month ago was $0.73. On annual basis, the FY2016 Estimate trend at current was $2.82 as compared to three months ago was $2.82, according to WSJ analytic reports.

If we glance over stock price target, the analysts were fairly in stock’s favor assigning high price target of 88.00 and average price target of 76.76. Finally comes the ratings part in which the CL was evaluated with 3 analysts of WSJ going for Buy ratings in previous quarter, while at present 3″ Analysts gave Buy ratings from whole pool. The 15 analysts gave Hold ratings in recent rating . To sum up all these views, CL attains Hold consensus rating in current rating pool.

The firm’s current ratio calculated as 1.00 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 4.22 and price to cash ratio remained 52.48. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as -806.30% and return on investment was 25.20% while its return on asset stayed at 11.10%.


About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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