Bulls and Bears Call Truces on Analyst Review- QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM), Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)

Monday bloom on QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) [Trend Analysis], stock inched down around -0.04% in early session as its gaining volume of 5.54 Million. The stock got a shaky start early morning on analyst’s remarks. Following the EPS trend, pool of analysts gave current quarter Per-Share Earnings estimates trends of $1.18 for the QCOM while maintaining high price target of 83.00 and average of 74.25, as reported by WSJ.

For the next year first quarter, analysts predicted EPS estimates trend of $1.21 which would leave an impact on the stock performance in coming months. In addition, for the current month 11 numbers of analysts gave ratings for hold as compared to last month 10 number of analysts stood in same position. The overall pool of consensus ranking was for Overweight in current month as it was Overweight security in previous month.

The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 4.07%, which maintained for the month at 1.73%. Similarly, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 10.93% and for the year was 46.12%, while the YTD performance remained at 41.97%. QCOM has Average True Range for 14 days of 1.53.

Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:LLTC) [Trend Analysis] pretends to be active mover, stock declined around -0.32% to traded at $62.45. Finally, we can see dark clouds emerging over LLTC. For the current estimate trends of EPS, pool recommendation was $0.52 and for one month was $0.52. As earning per share serves as an indicator for company’s profitability, analyst have given their estimate trends for the next year with quarterly estimate of $0.54. For annual bases, the firm attains $2.11 per-share earnings for FY 2016 trends against $2.32 for fiscal year 2017 Trends, views extracted from WSJ.

To view the price target ranked by analysts, LLTC attains high-level price target of 65.00 while lower level target was 60.01, it can be use an indication to know how much worth stock has stored in it. The stock was rated ‘Hold’ by 19 numbers of analysts in current phase. For conclusion, consensus ranking came to stand at Hold.

The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 9.00 as current ratio, on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 0.01, and long-term debt to equity ratio remained 0.01. The Company has gross margin of 75.90% and profit margin was positive 34.20% in trailing twelve months. (Read Latest [Free Analytic] Facts on NASDAQ:LLTC and Be Updated)

To accommodate long-term intention, the firm has diverse dividend or yield record, LLTC has Dividend Yield of 2.05% and experts calculate Return on Investment of 27.80%. The firm has Profit Margin of positive 34.20%.

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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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