SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL)

Seadrill Limited is an international offshore drilling contractor providing drilling and well services. Seadrill’s versatile fleet includes harsh-environment semi-submersibles, jack-ups, shallow and deep water tender rigs and deepwater drill ships. In addition, the Company provides platform drilling, well intervention and engineering services. Seadrill Limited is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL)’s Financial Overview

SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) surged 13.88% yesterday to close its trading session at $2.79. The company has 1 year Price Target of $1.96. SeaDrill Limited has 52-Week high of $7.49 and 52-Week Low of $1.57. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Mar 4, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 25.23 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $1.33 Billion.

SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.36/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.22/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.14 a share with a surprise factor of 63.6%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 22.31 Percent, SMA50 of 20.35 Percent and SMA200 of -5.94 percent. SeaDrill Limited has P/S value of 0.38 while its P/B value stands at 0.15. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -0.2 percent, Return on Equity of -0.4 percent and Return on Investment of -2.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 64.6 percent and 8.8 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL). On 28-Jan-16 Morgan Stanley Downgrade SeaDrill Limited Stock  to Equal-Weight. Another firm also rated the stock on 20-Jan-16 where BofA/Merrill Downgrade the stock to Underperform.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 3.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 21 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Seadrill Ltd have a median target of 1.22, with a high estimate of 4.14 and a low estimate of 0.12. The median estimate represents a -56.23% decrease from the last price of 2.79.

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

Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)

FIFTH STREET FINANCE CORP. is a specialty finance company that lends to and invests in small and mid-sized companies in connection with an investment by private equity sponsors. Fifth Street Finance Corp.’s investment objective is to maximize its portfolio’s total return by generating current income from its debt investments and capital appreciation from its equity investments.

Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)’s Financial Outlook

The 3 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Fifth Street Finance Corp have a median target of 6.00, with a high estimate of 6.50 and a low estimate of 5.50. The median estimate represents a +11.73% increase from the last price of 5.37.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Fifth Street Finance Corp. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.67. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -8.98% and closed its last trading session at $5.37. The company has the market capitalization of $780.31 Million. The company has volume of 4.28 Million shares. The company has a total of 145.31 Million shares outstanding.

Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.2/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.18/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.02. This shows a surprise factor of 11.1 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -4.86 percent. Beta for Fifth Street Finance Corp. stands at 0.36 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.16. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.84%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.49%%.

Fifth Street Finance Corp. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -3.1%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.65 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.72%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -2.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -5 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.4% with Gross margin of 67.3 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 41.2% and -26.3% respectively.