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Active Broker’s Choice: The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), Flowserve Corp. (NYSE:FLS)

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with -0.91% to $131.03.  Boeing Co. is nearing contract with Qatar’s flagship airline for a multibillion-dollar commercial jet order, following U.S. authorization of a long-stalled sale of F-15 fighter jets to the Persian Gulf nation.

Qatar Airways is in late-stage talks to takeover at least 30 Boeing wide-body jets and would take 787 Dreamliner and 777 models, stated the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private. The order would be valued at upwards of $6.7 billion at catalog prices, although airlines typically negotiate discounts.

Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over BA performance. Out of the pool of analysts 9 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 9 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 1 analyst while 1 analyst gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Overweight from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $2.66 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $2.67. 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 $9.63 and for the one month was for $9.72 as compared to three months ago was for $9.50. Whereas, BA received highest price target of 185.00 and low target of 103.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 147.88 as compared to current price of 131.03.

The share price of BA attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 1.25%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 30.45% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -10.73%.

Flowserve Corp. (NYSE:FLS) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 0.28% to close at $47.33 with the total traded volume of 1.84 Million shares. Finally, analysts shed their light over the FLS price targets; maintaining price high target of 54.00 while at average the price target was 46.14 in contrast with the current price of 47.33. 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 recommending BUY ratings for current month and for previous month 1 stands on similar situation; while 14 for the current month as compared to 15 analysts recommending for HOLD from the pool for previous month. While, 2 out of pool consider it as Sell for current month. For the overall, consensus ratings were for Hold.

The firm has institutional ownership of 96.70%, while insider ownership included 0.40%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 1.42. FLS attains analyst recommendation of 2.90 with week performance of -1.33%.


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