Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (NYSE:RGA)

Reinsurance Group of America, Inc. is primarily engaged in life reinsurance and international life and disability insurance on a direct and reinsurance basis.  In addition, the company provides reinsurance of non-traditional business including asset-intensive products and financial reinsurance.

Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (NYSE:RGA)’s Financial Overview

Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (NYSE:RGA) surged 0.11% yesterday to close its trading session at $122.05. The company has 1 year Price Target of $107.88. Reinsurance Group of America Inc. has 52-Week high of $122.97 and 52-Week Low of $76.96. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Nov 25, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 3.22 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $7.84 Billion.

Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (NYSE:RGA) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $2.46/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $2.38/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.08 a share with a surprise factor of 3.4%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 4.72 Percent, SMA50 of 9.27 Percent and SMA200 of 21.38 percent. Reinsurance Group of America Inc. has P/S value of 0.69 while its P/B value stands at 0.98. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 1.3 percent, Return on Equity of 9.5 percent and Return on Investment of 7.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 0 percent and 9.8 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (NYSE:RGA). On 19-Oct-16 Deutsche Bank Downgrade Reinsurance Group of America Inc. Stock  to Hold. Another firm also rated the stock on 7-Oct-16 where Credit Suisse Initiated the stock to Neutral.

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 8 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Reinsurance Group of America Inc have a median target of 110.00, with a high estimate of 117.00 and a low estimate of 93.00. The median estimate represents a -9.87% decrease from the last price of 122.05.

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

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV)

National-Oilwell is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of machinery and equipment and in the distribution of maintenance, repair and operating products used in oil and gas drilling and production. The Company’s machinery and equipment include drawworks, mud pumps and power swivels, which are the major mechanical components of rigs used to drill oil and gas wells. Many of these components are designed specifically for applications in offshore, extended reach and deep land drilling.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV)’s Financial Outlook

The 30 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for National Oilwell Varco Inc have a median target of 32.50, with a high estimate of 45.00 and a low estimate of 23.00. The median estimate represents a -13.01% decrease from the last price of 37.36.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.54. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 7.98% and closed its last trading session at $37.36. The company has the market capitalization of $14.11 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $38.55 and 52-Week low of $25.74. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Sep 29, 2016 and 52-Week low on Feb 11, 2016. The company has volume of 8.24 Million shares. The company has a total of 377.68 Million shares outstanding.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.34/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.28/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.06. This shows a surprise factor of -21.4 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 13.54 percent. Beta for National Oilwell Varco, Inc. stands at 1.09 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.23. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.73%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.91%%.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 9.31%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.6 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 13.31%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -13.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -20.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -2.8% with Gross margin of 9 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -39.6% and -38.9% respectively.