Active Broker’s Choice: Intrepid Potash, Inc. (NYSE:IPI), Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

Intrepid Potash, Inc. (NYSE:IPI) was among the mix trends movers as shares reduced -1.41% to $1.40. Finally, analysts shed their light over the IPI price targets; maintaining price high target of 2 while at average the price target was 1.67 in contrast with the current price of 1.40. The price targets are usually acts as the boosters or blasters in the performance of stock. A higher price target would definitely provide confidence to investors during the trading action, consideration given by Wall Street Journal.

So does the rankings given by analysts; let us highlight rankings table and we had 2 analysts recommending BUY ratings for current month; while 3 for the current month as compared to 3 analysts recommending for HOLD from the pool for previous month. And 2 out of pool consider it as Sell for current month. For the overall, consensus ratings were for Underweight. The stock outstanding shares were 87.45. Having a prescribed look on price to sales ratio, that was 0.58.

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Shares of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) knocked down -0.26% to finish at $68.55 in last run as Fundamentalist can give brighter side of a picture but an analyst can glow the darker parts stored in any investment. Let us view how analysts have ranked VLO in recent few months. In ratings table the VLO given BUY ratings by 12 analysts in current phase and 1 analyst suggest it as overweight security. While 10 number of analysts gave ratings for HOLD in current. As per remarks given by WSJ, overall consensus pool recommends it as Overweight security.

The stock was assessed in terms of profitability as current quarter EPS estimate trends showed $0.72 at current month while compared with $0.79 in a month ago. The stock next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $1.64 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $5.13 as compared to one month ago of $5.28, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $6.22. Looking toward firm’s returns performance, it has return on equity of 11.20% and returns on assets were calculated 5.00% with 1.39% year to date performance. The annual sales growth for the past five year was -9.70%.

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