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Stocks Faring Away From Broker’s Choice: MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:MTG), HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP)

MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:MTG) [Trend Analysis] plunged reacts as active mover, shares a decrease -0.25% to traded at $7.96 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was -0.88%. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the MTG. 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 $0.20 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.21. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $0.96 as compared to three months ago $0.94.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 12.00 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 9.70 as compared to current price of 7.96. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 9″ Analysts in current tenure as 0 analysts having overweight ratings, 3 recommend as HOLD, 0 stands at Underweight and 0 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Overweight by the pool of analysts.

The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 2.61 and price to cash ratio remained 9.10. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 47.80% and return on investment was 36.00% while its return on asset stayed at 18.90%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.00.

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it -0.86% to close at $35.75 with the total traded volume of 2.07 Million shares. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over HCP 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. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 0 analysts while 5 analysts gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Hold from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.38 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.38. 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 $1.64 and for the one month was for $1.59 as compared to three months ago was for $1.49. Whereas, HCP received highest price target of 43.00 and low target of 33.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 36.54 as compared to current price of 35.75.

The firm has institutional ownership of 93.90%, while insider ownership included 0.10%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 6.37. HCP attains analyst recommendation of 3.30 with week performance of -2.96%.


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