Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (NYSE:TRQ)

Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. is a mining company focused on copper, gold and coal mines in the Asia Pacific region. The company holds interest in Oyu Tolgoi, a copper-gold project located in the south Gobi region of Mongolia. It also holds interests in companies that mine coal in Mongolia, molybdenum and rhenium in Australia, and gold at the Kyzyl Gold Project in Kazakhstan. Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., formerly known as Ivanhoe Mines Ltd., is based in Vancouver, Canada.

Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (NYSE:TRQ)’s Financial Overview

Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (NYSE:TRQ) declined -3.92% yesterday to close its trading session at $3.43. The company has 1 year Price Target of $3.5. Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. has 52-Week high of $3.67 and 52-Week Low of $1.55. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Jul 15, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 6.16 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $6.93 Billion.

Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (NYSE:TRQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.02/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.02/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0 a share with a surprise factor of 0%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 4.11 Percent, SMA50 of 9.91 Percent and SMA200 of 14.71 percent. Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. has P/S value of 5.2 while its P/B value stands at 0.8. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 2.8 percent, Return on Equity of 3.3 percent and Return on Investment of 3.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 31.3 percent and 3.4 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (NYSE:TRQ). On 18-Jul-16 RBC Capital Mkts Initiated Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. Stock  to Sector Perform. Another firm also rated the stock on 9-Nov-15 where Macquarie Upgrade the stock to Outperform.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 3 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 7 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd have a median target of 3.73, with a high estimate of 4.62 and a low estimate of 3.28. The median estimate represents a +8.68% increase from the last price of 3.43.

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

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation develops, operates, franchises and services a worldwide system of restaurants that prepare, assemble, package and sell a limited menu of value-priced foods.  The company operates primarily in the quick-service hamburger restaurant business.  All restaurants are operated by the company or, under the terms of franchise arrangements, by franchisees who are independent third parties, or by affiliates operating under joint-venture agreements between the company and local business people.

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD)’s Financial Outlook

The 25 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for McDonald’s have a median target of 128.00, with a high estimate of 140.00 and a low estimate of 110.00. The median estimate represents a +6.07% increase from the last price of 120.68.

McDonald’s Corporation is estimated to report earnings on  01/23/2017. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 14 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.4.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.28.

According to Zacks Investment Research, McDonald’s Corp. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.45. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -0.94% and closed its last trading session at $120.68. The company has the market capitalization of $100.22 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $131.96 and 52-Week low of $110.33. The firm touched its 52-Week high on May 10, 2016 and 52-Week low on Oct 20, 2016. The company has volume of 6.16 Million shares. The company has a total of 830.44 Million shares outstanding.

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $1.62/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $1.48/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.14. This shows a surprise factor of 9.5 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 4.49 percent. Beta for McDonald’s Corp. stands at 0.67 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.61. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.16%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.29%%.

McDonald’s Corp. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 3.71%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.89 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 1.24%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 13.7 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 188.6 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 16.4% with Gross margin of 40.7 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 30.7% and 18.8% respectively.