EPS Estimates Lure Passive Investments: ItauUnibanco Holding (NYSE:ITUB), Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI)

ItauUnibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 1.23% to close at $11.52 with the total traded volume of 10.26 Million shares. The ITUB 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 ITUB ratings chart showed that 5 gave HOLD ratings for the current month. For stocks’ current month, 7 analysts opted for BUY ratings as compared to 3 opting for SELL in the same period. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 11.07 as compared to current price of 11.52.

Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.27 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $1.05 as compared to one month ago of $1.03, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $1.11.

The firm has institutional ownership of 24.30%, while insider ownership included 52.10%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 1.42. ITUB attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 with week’s performance of 0.09%.

Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI) [Trend Analysis] surged reacts as active mover, shares a gain 1.37% to traded at $37.80 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 0.05%. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the DEI. 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 $0.11 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.11. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $0.50 as compared to three months ago $0.52.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 45 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 37.88 as compared to current price of 37.80. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 3 analysts in current tenure as 2 analysts having overweight ratings, 10 recommend as 3 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Hold by the pool of analysts.

The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 7.98 and price to cash ratio remained 35.67. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 4.20% and return on investment was 3.60% while its return on asset stayed at 1.10%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 2.33.


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