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Active Broker’s Choice: Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR)

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it -1.65% to close at $99.80 with the total traded volume of 24.45 Million shares.  Netflix Inc. blew through its forecast for subscriber additions in the September quarter, reassuring investors who were skittish about the streaming giant’s growth trajectory and sending its shares soaring 20% in following-hours trading. The improved-than-predictable performance came mainly in international markets, where the firm has completed a massive, near-global expansion this year.

Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over NFLX performance. Out of the pool of analysts 20 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 21 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 2 analysts while 6 analysts gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Overweight from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.06 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.06. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $0.85 and for the one month was for $0.89 as compared to three months ago was for $0.88. Whereas, NFLX received highest price target of 132 and low target of 50. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 104.08 as compared to current price of 99.80.

The firm has institutional ownership of 80.10%, while insider ownership included 1.82%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 5.54. NFLX attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 with week performance of -3.42%.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with -4.37% to $4.16. Finally, analysts shed their light over the PIR price targets; maintaining price high target of 8.50 while at average the price target was 4.50 in contrast with the current price of 4.16. 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 1 analyst analysts recommending BUY ratings for current month and for previous month 1 stands on similar situation; while 12 for the current month as compared to 12 analysts recommending for HOLD from the pool for previous month and 1 analyst gave Underweight and 5 out of pool consider it as Sell for current month. For the overall, consensus ratings were for Hold.

The share price of PIR attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 4.71%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 13.39% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -47.34%.


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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