The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) [Trend Analysis] surged reacts as active mover, shares an advance 0.72% to traded at $39.18 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was -0.28%. 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 PGR in recent few months. In ratings table the PGR given BUY ratings by 5 analysts in current phase and 1 analyst suggest it as overweight security. The 3 analyst has SELL recommendation for current month on PGR. While 12 analyst gave ratings for HOLD in current. As per remarks given by WSJ, overall consensus pool recommends it as Hold security.
The stock was assessed in terms of profitability as current quarter EPS estimate trends showed $0.61 at current month while compared with $0.52 in a month ago. The stock next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.48 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $2.15 as compared to one month ago of $1.70, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $2.38.
The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.97. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 13.10% and return on investment was 10.80% while its return on asset stayed at 3.20%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.40.
KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with -0.50% to $18.03. The KKR 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 KKR ratings chart showed that 6 gave HOLD ratings for the current month as 2 analysts opting for Overweight option for same period, 2 analysts out of pool gave UNDERWEIGHT rating. For stocks’ current month, 9 analysts opted for BUY ratings as compared to 0 opting for SELL in the same period. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 20.38 as compared to current price of 18.03.
Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.51 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $2.05 as compared to one month ago of $0.69, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $2.40.
The share price of KKR attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 2.20%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 60.02% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -1.74%.