WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX)

WPX Energy, Inc. is a natural gas and oil company focused on the exploitation and development of unconventional properties. The Company has oil and gas properties particularly in the Piceance Basin, Bakken Shale and Marcellus Shale. WPX Energy, Inc. is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX)’s Financial Overview

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) declined -4.47% yesterday to close its trading session at $12.18. The company has 1 year Price Target of $15.63. WPX Energy, Inc. has 52-Week high of $13.92 and 52-Week Low of $2.53. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Sep 8, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 10.3 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $4.2 Billion.

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.17/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.18/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.01 a share with a surprise factor of 5.6%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -0.22 Percent, SMA50 of -1.27 Percent and SMA200 of 24.49 percent. WPX Energy, Inc. has P/S value of 3.81 while its P/B value stands at 1.22. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -25.2 percent, Return on Equity of -60.5 percent and Return on Investment of -22.7 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 77 percent and 0 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). On 28-Nov-16 Deutsche Bank Upgrade WPX Energy, Inc. Stock  to Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 17-Oct-16 where Barclays Upgrade the stock to Equal Weight.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 25 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for WPX Energy Inc have a median target of 15.00, with a high estimate of 25.00 and a low estimate of 6.00. The median estimate represents a +23.15% increase from the last price of 12.18.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX)

Baxter engages in the worldwide development, manufacture and distribution of a diversified line of products, systems and services used primarily in the health-care field. The company’s products are used by hospitals, clinical and medical research laboratories, blood and dialysis centers, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, doctors’ offices and by patients, at home, under physician supervision.

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX)’s Financial Outlook

The 12 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Baxter International Inc have a median target of 53.50, with a high estimate of 60.00 and a low estimate of 45.00. The median estimate represents a +19.53% increase from the last price of 44.76.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Baxter International Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.66. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -3.97% and closed its last trading session at $44.76. The company has the market capitalization of $24.35 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $50.16 and 52-Week low of $34.06. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Oct 25, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 10.18 Million shares. The company has a total of 543.92 Million shares outstanding.

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.56/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.45/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.11. This shows a surprise factor of 24.4 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 18.35 percent. Beta for Baxter International Inc. stands at 0.85 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.08. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.21%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.27%%.

Baxter International Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -4.4%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -5.46 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -0.08%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 28.1 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 56.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 3.4% with Gross margin of 38.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -10.7% and 48.7% respectively.

 

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