Two Stocks You Can Bet on: Weatherford International (NYSE:WFT), Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE)

Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, WFT holds price to book ratio of 1.92 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation.

Weatherford International PLC (WFT) made a couple of executive appointments this week, about a month after its CEO departed. Christopher Bausch was promoted to executive vice president and CFO, effective Dec. 13. He takes over the role from Krishna Shivram, who was named interim CEO when Bernard Duroc-Danner resigned from the role on Nov. 9. At the time, the company said Shivram would retain his previous role until a new CFO was named.

The co is presenting price to cash flow as 11.17, the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vice versa. On other hand, keeping in mind stable cash flows but few growth prospects make traders to value lower. The firm has price volatility of 3.64% for a week and 5.56% for a month. Its beta stands at 2.29 times. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was -2.17% and monthly performance was 8.53%.

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) runs in leading trade, it are knocking up 0.32% to traded at $21.96. RICE attains analyst recommendation of 1.90 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 4.62%.

To find out the technical position of RICE, it holds price to book ratio of 1.36 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 66.95.  EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -215.10%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 281.40%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 6.99.

 

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