Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO)

Gevo, Inc. is a renewable chemicals and advanced biofuels company engaged in the development of biobased alternatives to petroleum-based products using a combination of synthetic biology and chemistry. The Company is focused on the commercialization of isobutanol, a naturally occurring four carbon alcohol with broad applications in large chemicals and fuels markets. Isobutanol can be used as a solvent and a gasoline blendstock and can be further processed into jet fuel and feedstocks for the production of synthetic rubber, plastics and polyesters. Markets served by the Company include solvents and coatings, materials, plastics and fibers, biojet blendstock, gasoline blendstock and other hydrocarbon fuels.

Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO)’s Financial Overview

Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO) surged 5.28% yesterday to close its trading session at $0.33. The company has 1 year Price Target of $2.25. Gevo, Inc. has 52-Week high of $1.48 and 52-Week Low of $0.22. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Dec 2, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Apr 6, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 5.61 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $45.49 Million.

Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.1/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.09/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.01 a share with a surprise factor of -11.1%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -5.21 Percent, SMA50 of -18.85 Percent and SMA200 of -23.58 percent. Gevo, Inc. has P/S value of 1.59 while its P/B value stands at 0.48. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -40.5 percent, Return on Equity of -77.7 percent and Return on Investment of -35.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of -32 percent and -90.8 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO). On 26-Sep-12 UBS Downgrade Gevo, Inc. Stock  to Sell. Another firm also rated the stock on 22-Jul-11 where Robert W. Baird Initiated the stock to Outperform.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.5 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 2 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Gevo Inc have a median target of 2.25, with a high estimate of 4.00 and a low estimate of 0.50. The median estimate represents a +575.68% increase from the last price of 0.33.

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

Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW)

Corning Incorporated creates leading-edge technologies for the fastest-growing markets of the world’s economy. Corning manufactures optical fiber, cable and photonic products for the telecommunications industry; and high-performance displays and components for television and other communications-related industries. The company also uses advanced materials to manufacture products for scientific, semiconductor and environmental markets.  (Company Press Release)

Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW)’s Financial Outlook

The 16 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Corning have a median target of 24.00, with a high estimate of 28.00 and a low estimate of 14.50. The median estimate represents a -0.70% decrease from the last price of 24.17.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Corning Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 3.27. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -0.12% and closed its last trading session at $24.17. The company has the market capitalization of $22.99 Billion. The company has volume of 5.57 Million shares. The company has a total of 951.22 Million shares outstanding.

Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.42/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.38/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.04. This shows a surprise factor of 10.5 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 35.67 percent. Beta for Corning Inc. stands at 1.31 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.33. The company has Weekly Volatility of 0.96%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.38%%.

Corning Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 3.74%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.86 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 14.67%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 7.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 13.9 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.6% with Gross margin of 39.5 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 11.4% and 24.6% respectively.