Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) [Trend Analysis] surged reacts as active mover, shares increase 0.24% to traded at $4.13 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 3.64%. The GGB 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 GGB ratings chart showed that 5 gave HOLD ratings for the current month as 1 analyst opting for Overweight option for same period, whereas, 1 analyst out of pool gave UNDERWEIGHT rating. For stocks’ current month, 6 analysts opted for BUY ratings as compared to 1 opting for SELL in the same period. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 4.67 as compared to current price of 4.13.
Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.03 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $0.15 as compared to one month ago of $0, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $0.30.
The firm’s current ratio calculated as 2.10 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.53 and price to cash ratio remained 3.26. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as -10.60% and return on investment was -4.30% while its return on asset stayed at -4.90%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.90.
Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with -0.15% to $40.62. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the RIO. 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 next year Q1 current trends of $0.87. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $3.43 as compared to three months ago $2.75.
The stock prices target chart showed high target of 60.22 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 45.07 as compared to current price of 40.62. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 15 analysts in current tenure as 1 analyst having overweight ratings, 8 recommend as HOLD, 1 stand at Underweight and 2 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Overweight by the pool of analysts.
The share price of RIO attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 1.84%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 60.49% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -11.36%.