Recommended Momentum ‘How’ and ‘Why’: Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA), USG Corporation (NYSE:USG)

Several matter pinch shares of Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) [Trend Analysis], as shares moving down -0.41% to $12.00 with a share volume of 2.24 Million. 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 MWA in recent few months. In ratings table the MWA given BUY ratings by 7 analysts in current phase and 2 analysts suggest it as overweight security. The 1 analyst has SELL recommendation for current month on MWA. While 4 analysts gave ratings for HOLD in current. 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 $0.09 at current month while compared with $0.09 in a month ago. The stock next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.18 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $0.48 as compared to one month ago of $0.48, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $0.58.

The stock is going forward its 52-week low with 31.08% and moving down from its 52-week high price with -15.23%. To have technical analysis views, liquidity ratio of a company was calculated 4.90 as evaluated with its debt to equity ratio of 1.15. The float short ratio was 1.60%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 1.84.

Shares of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it moving down -2.73% to traded at $33.15. The firm has price volatility of 1.76% for a week and 1.96% for a month. Its beta stands at 1.28 times. The USG 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 USG ratings chart showed that 11 gave HOLD ratings for the current month. For stocks’ current month, 8 analysts opted for BUY ratings as compared to 2 opting for SELL in the same period. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 33.91 as compared to current price of 33.15.

Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.56 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $1.99 as compared to one month ago of $1.99, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $2.35.

Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was -1.02% and monthly performance was 1.25%. The stock price of USG is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -1.25% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 4.40%.

 

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