Stocks Showing Promising Returns on Investment: Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX), Rice Energy (NYSE:RICE)

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares unchanged to $15.02. The total volume of 18.42 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 17740.91 shares. EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 2.40%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 41.17%.

ABX price to current year EPS stands at 2.40%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be 41.17%. The earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as the co has 0.53% dividend yield. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 2.70 and quick ratio was calculated as 1.70. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 1.14 for seeing its liquidity position.

Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 3.33% for a week and 4.72% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.76. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of 2.81%. ABX’s institutional ownership was registered as 72.10%, while insider ownership was 0.10%.

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price jumped up 2.67% during latest trading session.

Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 5.60 that indicates if RICE lies in 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. To make strengthen these views, the active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 5.60, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.00, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.


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