Street Highjack By Active Movers: Koninklijke Philips N.V. (NYSE:PHG), Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL)

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (NYSE:PHG) [Trend Analysis] moved up reacts as active mover, shares an increase 1.11% to traded at $30.02 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 0.40%. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the PHG. 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 $0.19. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $2.09 as compared to three months ago $2.12.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 36.52 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 32.12 as compared to current price of 30.14. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 13 analysts in current tenure as 1 analyst having overweight ratings, 8 recommend as HOLD and 1 gave it as a SELL security for current period. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Overweight by the pool of analysts.

The firm’s current ratio calculated as 1.30 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 1.06 and price to cash ratio remained 10.66. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 12.30% and return on investment was 8.40% while its return on asset stayed at 4.70%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.44.

Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 0.47% to close at $19.28 with the total traded volume of 300874 shares. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over FOSL performance. Out of the pool of analysts 2 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 2 analysts while 4 analysts gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Underweight from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $-0.16 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.03. 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 $1.20 and for the one month was for $1.73 as compared to three months ago was for $2.26. Whereas, FOSL received highest price target of 38 and low target of 15. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 19.45 as compared to current price of 19.37.

The firm has institutional ownership of 89.40%, while insider ownership included 10.50%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 0.31. FOSL attains analyst recommendation of 3.50 with week’s performance of -5.19%.


About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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