Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)- Profitability Ratios Proving Vital for Investment

In active leading trade session, Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) slightly down -0.92% to trade at $25.80. The firm receives analyst recommendation of 1.80 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 2.46%.

Experts’ Critical Views

The MU 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 MU ratings chart showed that 4 gave HOLD ratings for the current month as 2 analysts opting for Overweight option for same period. For stocks’ current month, 23 analysts opted for BUY ratings. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 32.79 as compared to current price of 25.80.

Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.88 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $2.93 as compared to one month ago of $2.49, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $3.43.

Technical Positioning

To find out the technical position of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU), it holds price to book ratio of 2.18 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 7.52. MU is presenting price to cash flow of 6.82.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -110.80%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 11.69%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 2.18.

Earnings Technical Analysis

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) attains gross profit margin of 20.50% and operating margin stands at 2.30% that is showing consistency of trends in firm’s earnings. While to figure out more clear vision, firm’s returns on investment calculated as 0.70%; it gives answer about efficiency of different investments in different securities. The returns on assets of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) also presenting perceptible condition of profitability, it has ROA of -1.10%, the very positive ratio starts from >+15% and very negative hits to <-15%.

The firm has noticeable volatility credentials; price volatility of stock was 2.46% for a week and 2.55% for a month. The performance of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) for the quarter recorded as 28.87% and for year stands at 137.35%, while the YTD performance was 17.70%. The co attains 0.70 for Average True Range for 14 days. The stock price of MU is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 4.65% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 8.46%.

 

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