New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it -14.27% to close at $42.00 with the total traded volume of 15.44 Million shares. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the EDU. Starting with EPS for the final quarter of this year. EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. According to WSJ analysis, the Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $0.05 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.38. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $2.12 as compared to three months ago $2.12.
The stock prices target chart showed high target of 68.80 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 57.76 as compared to current price of 42.00. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 14 analysts in current tenure as 1 Analyst having overweight ratings, 3 recommend as HOLD. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Buy by the pool of analysts.
The firm has institutional ownership of 86.30%, while insider ownership included 0.20%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 4.96. EDU attains analyst recommendation of 1.90 with week performance of -18.54%.
L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) [Trend Analysis] moved down reacts as active mover, shares a decrease -0.48% to traded at $71.91 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was -0.19%. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over LB performance. Out of the pool of analysts 8 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 8 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 1 Analyst while 1 Analyst gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Hold from the pool of analysts.
The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $1.98 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $2.04. 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 $3.88 and for the one month was for $4.02 as compared to three months ago was for $4.09. Whereas, LB received highest price target of 96.00 and low target of 50.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 72.69 as compared to current price of 71.91.