Stocks Aim To Attain Analyst Attentions: Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS), Unum Group (NYSE:UNM)

Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 2.46% to $15.80. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the CS. 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 $0.28 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.34. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $1.38 as compared to three months ago $0.29.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 20.97 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 15.16 as compared to current price of 15.80. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 11 analysts in current tenure as 1 analyst having overweight ratings, 8 recommend as HOLD, 4 stands at Underweight and 5 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Hold by the pool of analysts.

The share price of CS attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 1.58%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 57.84% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -2.29%.

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) [Trend Analysis] moved up reacts as active mover, shares a gain 0.86% to traded at $49.05 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 0.10%. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over UNM performance. Out of the pool of analysts 4 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 4 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 1 analyst while 2 analysts gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Hold from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.99 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $1. 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 $4.38 and for the one month was for $3.91 as compared to three months ago was for $3.90. UNM received highest price target of 56 and low target of 40. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 47.62 as compared to current price of 49.05.

The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 1.03 and price to cash ratio remained 113.80. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 10.20% and return on investment was 9.20% while its return on asset stayed at 1.50%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.33.

 

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