Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)

Barrick Gold Corporation is a leading international gold producer with low-cost mines in North and South America.

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)’s Financial Overview

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) surged 0.26% yesterday to close its trading session at $15.44. The company has 1 year Price Target of $21.93. Barrick Gold Corporation has 52-Week high of $23.47 and 52-Week Low of $6.94. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Jul 6, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Dec 17, 2015. The stock traded with the volume of 14.88 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $17.99 Billion.

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.24/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.21/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.03 a share with a surprise factor of 14.3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -4.89 Percent, SMA50 of -6.9 Percent and SMA200 of -11.65 percent. Barrick Gold Corporation has P/S value of 2.12 while its P/B value stands at 2.39. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -9.3 percent, Return on Equity of -32.8 percent and Return on Investment of -13.5 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 35.7 percent and -18.4 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX). On 3-Oct-16 Deutsche Bank Upgrade Barrick Gold Corporation Stock  to Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 7-Sep-16 where Berenberg Initiated the stock to Sell.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.4 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 24 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Barrick Gold Corp have a median target of 23.00, with a high estimate of 30.00 and a low estimate of 14.94. The median estimate represents a +48.96% increase from the last price of 15.44.

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

Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)

Williams Companies moves, manages and markets a variety of energy products, including natural gas, liquid hydrocarbons, petroleum and electricity. Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Williams’ operations span the energy value chain from wellhead to burner tip.

Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)’s Financial Outlook

The 14 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Williams Companies have a median target of 32.00, with a high estimate of 39.00 and a low estimate of 21.00. The median estimate represents a +10.61% increase from the last price of 28.93.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Williams Companies, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.83. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -1.06% and closed its last trading session at $28.93. The company has the market capitalization of $21.72 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $36.38 and 52-Week low of $10.22. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Dec 1, 2015 and 52-Week low on Feb 8, 2016. The company has volume of 8.63 Million shares. The company has a total of 750.84 Million shares outstanding.

Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.2/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.19/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 5.3 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 21.09 percent. Beta for Williams Companies, Inc. stands at 1.36 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.97. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.66%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.43%%.

Williams Companies, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -2.97%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.51 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 24.92%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -2.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -20.9 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -2.4% with Gross margin of 78.4 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -22.4% and -15.4% respectively.