Stocks Taking Toll on Profitability Valuation: ING Groep (NYSE:ING), Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG)

ING Groep N.V. (NYSE:ING) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 2.57% to close at $15.15 with the total traded volume of 4.17 Million shares. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the ING. 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 $0.29 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 $1.36 as compared to three months ago $1.30.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 17.29 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 15.71 as compared to current price of 15.56. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 15 analysts in current tenure as 2 analysts having overweight ratings, 11 recommend as HOLD, 1 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Overweight by the pool of analysts.

The firm has institutional ownership of 2.40%, while insider ownership included 1.00%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 1.84. ING attains analyst recommendation of 1.00 with week’s performance of 7.22%.

Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) [Trend Analysis] moved down reacts as active mover, shares a decrease -3.07% to traded at $169.32 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was -0.02%. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over SPG performance. Out of the pool of analysts 16 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 15 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock 2 analysts gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Overweight from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $1.58 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $1.53. 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 $7.20 and for the one month was for $5.87 as compared to three months ago was for $6.05. SPG received highest price target of 250 and low target of 180. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 209.90 as compared to current price of 168.17.

The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 10.06 and price to cash ratio remained 97.62. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 40.80% and return on investment was 9.80% while its return on asset stayed at 5.80%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 5.38.


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