Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) [Trend Analysis] plunged reacts as active mover, shares a loss -0.35% to traded at $31.39 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 0.03%. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the CSCO. 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 $0.59 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.59. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $2.56 as compared to three months ago $2.56.
The stock prices target chart showed high target of 40.00 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 32.78 as compared to current price of 31.39. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 16 analysts in current tenure as 3 analysts having overweight ratings, 14 recommend as HOLD, and 1 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Overweight by the pool of analysts.
The firm’s current ratio calculated as 3.20 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 3.20 and price to cash ratio remained 2.39. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 17.40% and return on investment was 11.40% while its return on asset stayed at 9.20%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.45.
Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 0.31% to $93.23. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over LRCX performance. Out of the pool of analysts 18 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 18 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 $1.78 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $1.78. 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 $7.41 and for the one month was for $7.35 as compared to three months ago was for $7.35. Whereas, LRCX received highest price target of 110.00 and low target of 77.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 100.35 as compared to current price of 93.23.
The share price of LRCX attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 1.47%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 53.48% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -2.33%.