Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE:SE) in Traders Focus


Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE:SE) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $42. The stock traded with the volume of 2.8 Million in the last trading session. Spectra Energy Corp opened at $41.3 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.6%. The Bid price in the last session was $41.12 x 6200 and the Ask price was $41.13 x 2800. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Spectra Energy Corp has the Market Capitalization of 28.85 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $44 and 52-Week Low of $21.43 and it touched its 52-week high on Sep 8, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Dec 8, 2015.

Spectra Energy Corp reported its last Earnings on Nov 02 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.31/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.26/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.05/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 19.2%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 1 – Feb 6 (Est.).

Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; Spectra Energy Corp has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of 14.3%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be 11.4%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of -7.88% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 9.76% per annum.

10 number of analysts also provided their insight on Spectra Energy Corp, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $42. They also projected Low Price Target as $37 while High Price Target is set at $55.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 1 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 3 reported it as Buy.8 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Spectra Energy Corp annual Divided is 1.62 while it’s Dividend Yield is 3.94%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 92.4 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 30.48. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 5.85 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 3.86, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 61.37 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 0.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 0.9 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 4.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 6%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 0.64% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is -0.85 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 18.04 percent.

A look at performance overview of Spectra Energy Corp depicts that Performance (Week) is -2.88 percent while Performance Month is -1.53%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 16.22% and Half Year Performance value stands at 30.99%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 64.67 percent. Spectra Energy Corp has its YTD performance of 80.21 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 13 Oct 2016 where Officer Baker Stephen W did a transaction type “Sell” in which 13500 shares were traded at a price of $42.55. Another insider trade includes Officer Baker Stephen W who also initiated a transaction in which 13500 shares were traded on 13 Oct 2016 as “Buy”. On 29 Sep 2016 Officer Fiedorek (Robert Mark) traded 18900 shares as “Buy” at $25.64. Officer Fiedorek (Robert Mark) Sell 22300 shares on 29 Sep 2016 at the price of $42.75.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Argus on 26-Sep-16 who Downgrade the stock from Buy to Hold. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 12-Sep-16, UBS took an action “Downgrade” from Buy to Neutral. On 8-Sep-16, the stock was Downgrade to Neutral by Goldman.