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Momentum Stocks Try To Beat Analysts’ Views: Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX)

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -0.25% to $104.27 in an active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 2.56 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Fundamentalist can give brighter side of a picture but an analyst can glow the darker parts stored in any investment. Let us view how analysts have ranked CELG in recent few months. In ratings table the CELG given BUY ratings by 2no analyst in current phase and 1 analyst suggest it as overweight security. The 1 number of analyst/s have SELL recommendation for current month on CELG. While 4 number of analysts gave ratings for HOLD in current as compared to no analyst giving UNDERWEIGHT. As per remarks given by WSJ, overall consensus pool recommends it as Overweight security.

The stock was assessed in terms of profitability as current quarter EPS estimate trends showed $1.48 at current month while compared with $1.48 in a month ago. The stock next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $1.54 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $5.77 as compared to one month ago of $5.77, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $7.02.

The firm has institutional ownership of 79.30%, while insider ownership included 0.20%. CELG attains analyst recommendation of 1.80 with week’s performance of -1.92%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 22.51%.

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares an advance of 0.08% to 47.64 with around 2.6 Million shares have changed hands in this session. The BAX 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 BAX ratings chart showed that 12 gave HOLD ratings for the current month, whereas, no analyst out of pool gave UNDERWEIGHT rating. For stocks’ current month, 3 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 49.79 as compared to current price of 47.64.

Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.46 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $1.72 as compared to one month ago of $1.72, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $1.97.

The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 49.79% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -3.47%. Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 5.43% and for the year was 43.67%, while the YTD performance remained at 25.96%. BAX has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.75.

 

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