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Estimates Rush on Leading Stocks: Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV), Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS)

Shares of Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it an advance of 0.58% to close at $6.11. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the ABEV. 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 $0.06 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.10. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $0.31 as compared to three months ago $0.31.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 8.00 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 6.40 as compared to current price of 6.08. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 3 analysts in current tenure as no one analyst having overweight ratings, 10 recommend as HOLD. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Hold by the pool of analysts.

The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 58.42% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -3.24%. ABEV last month stock price volatility remained 1.92%.

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring 0.70% to $21.73 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 37602 shares have changed hands in this session. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over WMS performance. Out of the pool of analysts 1 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 0 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by no one analyst while no one analyst gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Hold from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.25 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.27. 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 $1.16 and for the one month was for $1.21 as compared to three months ago was for $1.09. Whereas, WMS received highest price target of 35.00 and low target of 28.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 31.50 as compared to current price of 21.58.

The firm has institutional ownership of 86.60%, while insider ownership included 1.40%. WMS attains analyst recommendation of 3.30 with week’s performance of -9.97%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 29.69%.


About Richard Avery

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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