Retaining Analysts Views in Focus: Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV), Iconix Brand Group (NASDAQ:ICON)

Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring 1.14% to $5.31 in active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 17.48 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the ABEV. 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 Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $0.08 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.07. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $0.27 as compared to three months ago $0.27.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 7.10 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 6.04 as compared to current price of 5.31. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 5 analysts in current tenure, 10 recommend as HOLD, 1 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Hold by the pool of analysts.

ABEV attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 with week’s performance of 4.32%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 13.00%.

Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICON) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a gain of 2.96% to 10.45 with around 1.47 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over ICON 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. Majority ranked Hold from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.10 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.10. 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 $0.97 and for the one month was for $1.00 as compared to three months ago was for $1.10. Whereas, ICON received highest price target of 12.00 and low target of 10.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 11.00 as compared to current price of 10.45.

The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 123.77% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with 1.46%. Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 29.17% and for the year was 92.45%, while the YTD performance remained at 11.88%. ICON has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.42.


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