Active Broker’s Choice: Synergy Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SGYP), Depomed (NASDAQ:DEPO)

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 8.10% to close at $7.07 with the total traded volume of 18.05 Million shares. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over SGYP performance. Out of the pool of analysts 4 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 5 analysts having BUY in current month. Majority ranked Buy from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $-0.19 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $-0.19. 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 $-0.47 and for the one month was for $-0.45 as compared to three months ago was for $-0.46. Whereas, SGYP received highest price target of 18 and low target of 6.50. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 11.50 as compared to current price of 7.07.

The firm has institutional ownership of 56.20%, while insider ownership included 7.01%. SGYP attains analyst recommendation of 1.70 with week’s performance of 27.85%.

Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) [Trend Analysis] moved up reacts as active mover, shares increase 1.97% to traded at $18.09 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was -0.96%. Finally, analysts shed their light over the DEPO price targets; maintaining price high target of 33 while at average the price target was 23.91 in contrast with the current price of 18.09. 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 6 analysts recommending BUY ratings for current month and for previous month 6 stands on similar situation; while 4 for the current month as compared to 4 analysts recommending for HOLD from the pool for previous month. While 1 out of pool consider it as Sell for current month. For the overall, consensus ratings were for Overweight.

The firm’s current ratio calculated as 1.20 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 2.51 and price to cash ratio remained 8.19. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as -25% and return on investment was -0.30% while its return on asset stayed at -5.80%.


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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