Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS)- Safe Haven Investment Portfolio Stocks: WisdomTree Investments (NASDAQ:WETF)

Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) runs in leading trade, it are surging 1.39% to traded at $15.36. CS attains analyst recommendation of 2.00 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -2.45%. Credit Suisse Group AG must face New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s $10 billion lawsuit accusing the bank of fraud in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Andrew Wilson, a spokesman for Credit Suisse, declined to comment on the ruling. In December 2014, New York State Supreme Court Justice Marcy Friedman denied the bank’s first request to dismiss the lawsuit, which Credit Suisse appealed.

Credit Suisse is among European banks in settlement talks with the Justice Department and U.S. states over abuses in residential mortgage-backed securities, people familiar with the matter said in September. Tuesday’s decision by the appeals court may clear the path for the lender to resolve similar claims with U.S. authorities, Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Elliot Stein said.

To find out the technical position of CS, it holds price to book ratio of 0.73 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 14.35. CS is presenting price to cash flow of 0.08 and free cash flow concluded as 3.36.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -277.20%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 455.79%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 1.82.

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, WETF holds price to book ratio of 8.08 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation. In addition, the firm has price to earnings ratio of 39.27, which is authentic method to judge but not universal for all situation.

Fundament/ News Factor in Focus

Taking look on ratio analysis, WETF has forward price to earnings ratio of 47.88, compare to its price to earnings ratio of 39.27. Adding one more ration to find detail valuation of security, price to earnings growth ration that stands at 7.74. The co is presenting price to cash flow as 9.52 and while calculating price to free cash flow it concluded at 194.77, the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vice versa. On other hand, keeping in mind stable cash flows but few growth prospects make traders to value lower.

The firm has price volatility of 4.12% for a week and 4.24% for a month. Its beta stands at 3.18 times. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 0.32% and monthly performance was 32.59%.


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