Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Inc. operates a social networking website worldwide. The Company’s products for users are free of charge and available on the Web, mobile Web, and mobile platforms, such as Android and iOS. Its website enables users to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other. The Facebook Platform is a set of tools and application programming interfaces that developers can use to build social apps on Facebook or to integrate their Websites with Facebook. It offers products that enable advertisers and marketers to engage with its users. Facebook Inc. is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)’s Financial Overview

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) surged 0.38% yesterday to close its trading session at $120.87. The company has 1 year Price Target of $156.05. Facebook, Inc. has 52-Week high of $133.5 and 52-Week Low of $89.37. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Oct 25, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 18.86 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $348.37 Billion.

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.09/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.97/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.12 a share with a surprise factor of 12.4%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -0.36 Percent, SMA50 of -4.16 Percent and SMA200 of 1.43 percent. Facebook, Inc. has P/S value of 14.12 while its P/B value stands at 6.41. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 13.8 percent, Return on Equity of 15.3 percent and Return on Investment of 8.4 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 85.5 percent and 42.3 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). On 23-Sep-16 Loop Capital Initiated Facebook, Inc. Stock  to Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 28-Jul-16 where Monness Crespi & Hardt Downgrade the stock to Neutral.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.8 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 38 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Facebook have a median target of 157.50, with a high estimate of 185.00 and a low estimate of 90.00. The median estimate represents a +30.31% increase from the last price of 120.87.

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

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF)

Regions Financial Corporation is a regional bank holding company and has banking-related subsidiaries engaged in mortgage banking, credit life insurance, leasing, and securities brokerage activities with offices in various Southeastern states. Through its subsidiaries, Regions offers a broad range of banking and banking-related services.

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF)’s Financial Outlook

The 29 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Regions Financial Corp have a median target of 11.50, with a high estimate of 15.00 and a low estimate of 8.00. The median estimate represents a -12.75% decrease from the last price of 13.18.

Regions Financial Corporation is estimated to report earnings on  01/20/2017. 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 28 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.22.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.21.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Regions Financial Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.79. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 0.76% and closed its last trading session at $13.18. The company has the market capitalization of $16.22 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $13.54 and 52-Week low of $7. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 15, 2016 and 52-Week low on Feb 11, 2016. The company has volume of 18.21 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.23 Billion shares outstanding.

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.24/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.21/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.03. This shows a surprise factor of 14.3 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 40.16 percent. Beta for Regions Financial Corporation stands at 1.46 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.36. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.89%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.91%%.

Regions Financial Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 8.4%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 20.32 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 40.93%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 0.9 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 6.6 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.7% with Gross margin of 0 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 81.7% and 28.7% respectively.