GNC (NYSE:GNC)- Momentum Stocks Try To Beat Analysts’ Views: New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE:EDU)

Shares of GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it an advance of 2.27% to close at $9.47. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over GNC performance. Out of the pool of analysts 1 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 1 analyst having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 1 analyst while 3 analysts gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Hold from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.36 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.38. 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 $2.04 and for the one month was for $2.17 as compared to three months ago was for $2.72. Whereas, GNC received highest price target of 20 and low target of 7. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 12.50 as compared to current price of 9.47.

Moving forward to saw long-term intention, the experts calculate Return on Investment of 14.10%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 2.93% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -72.76%. GNC last month stock price volatility remained 5.34%.

New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares increase of 0.83% to 48.43 with around 1.47 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Finally, analysts shed their light over the EDU price targets; maintaining price high target of 68.20 while at average the price target was 59.61 in contrast with the current price of 48.43. The price targets are usually acts as the boosters or blasters in the performance of stock. A higher price target would definitely provide confidence to investors during the trading action, consideration given by Wall Street Journal.

So does the rankings given by analysts; let us highlight rankings table and we had 16 analysts recommending BUY ratings for current month and for previous month 14 stands on similar situation; while 1 for the current month as compared to 3 analysts recommending for HOLD from the pool for previous month. While 1 stands at overweight. For the overall, consensus ratings were for Buy.

The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 71.92% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -9.27%.  Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 3.33% and for the year was 67.75%, while the YTD performance remained at 15.04%. EDU has Average True Range for 14 days of 1.64.


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