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Reviving Stocks in Expert’s Opinion- Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY), Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)

Shares of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it moving up 1.30% to traded at $10.13. The firm has price volatility of 1.16% for a week and 1.53% for a month. Its beta stands at 0.22 times.

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 NLY in recent few months. In ratings table the NLY given BUY ratings by 2 analysts in current phase. The 1 number of analyst/s have SELL recommendation for current month on NLY. While 9 number of analysts gave ratings for HOLD in current. As per remarks given by WSJ, overall consensus pool recommend it as Hold security.

The stock was assessed in terms of profitability as current quarter EPS estimate trends showed $0.30 at current month while compared with $0.30 in a month ago. The stock next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.29 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $1.18 as compared to one month ago of $1.17, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $1.15.

Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 1.10% and monthly performance was 0.50%. The stock price of NLY is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -0.56% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -0.96%.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares a gain 0.59% to $66.63. The DFS 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 DFS ratings chart showed that 8 gave HOLD ratings for the current month as 1 analyst opting for Overweight option for same period. For stocks’ current month, 19 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 67.04 as compared to current price of 66.63.

Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $1.49 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $5.79 as compared to one month ago of $5.69, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $6.12.

The total volume of 2.18 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 2826.88 shares. EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 4.60%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 5.71%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 3.11 and price to earnings ratio of 12.10 attracting passive investors.

 

About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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