Stocks Carrying Extraordinary Return Ratio: Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW), BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP)

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) runs in leading trade, it shows upbeat performance moving up 12.70% to traded at $13.49. ATW attains analyst recommendation of 3.50 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 34.90%.

To find out the technical position of ATW, it holds price to book ratio of 0.27 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It price to earnings ratio calculated as 3.30. ATW is presenting price to cash flow of 6.02 and free cash flow concluded as 2.31.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -38.50%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is -142.10%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 0.86 and price to earning ration of 3.30 attracting passive investors.

BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, BP holds price to book ratio of 1.24 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation.

Fundament/ News Factor in Focus

Taking look on ratio analysis, BP has forward price to earnings ratio of 14.10. The co is presenting price to cash flow as 4.44, the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vise 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 0.87% for a week and 1.24% for a month. Its beta stands at 1.16 times. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 1.49% and monthly performance was 6.41%.


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