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Active Frontline Stocks in Broker Choice: ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG), Koninklijke Philips (NYSE:PHG)

Shares of ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it increase of 1.84% to close at $34.93.

The CAG held a rough session during the week but was ready to get some critical analysis. The stock was assessed by a pool of analysts at WSJ and came out with some serious outcomes not to be avoided before making investment. The CAG ratings chart showed that 7 gave HOLD ratings for the current month as 1 analyst opting for Overweight option for same period. For stocks’ current month, 6 analysts opted for BUY ratings. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 51.38 as compared to current price of 34.93.

Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.66 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $2.49 as compared to one month ago of $2.47, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $2.67.

Moving forward to saw long-term intention, the experts calculate Return on Investment of 7.30%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 3.56% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -28.51%. CAG last month stock price volatility remained 2.18%.

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (NYSE:PHG) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -1.42% to $29.12 in an active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 2.22 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the PHG. Starting with EPS for the final quarter of this year. EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $1.96 as compared to three months ago $1.86.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 39.75 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 32.04 as compared to current price of 29.12. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 13 analysts in current tenure, 7 recommend as HOLD, 1 stands at Underweight and 1 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Overweight by the pool of analysts.

PHG attains analyst recommendation of 1 with week’s performance of -1.42%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 18.16%.


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