SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA)

SINA Corporation is a leading online media company and value-added information service provider for China and for global Chinese communities. With a branded network of localized web sites targeting Greater China and overseas Chinese, SINA operates three major business lines including SINA.com, SINA Online and SINA.net, providing an array of services including online portals, premium email, wireless short messaging, virtual ISP, search, classified information, online games, e-commerce, e-learning and enterprise e-solutions.

SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA)’s Financial Overview

SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) declined -2.51% yesterday to close its trading session at $77.06. The company has 1 year Price Target of $87.57. SINA Corporation has 52-Week high of $85.24 and 52-Week Low of $39.58. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Sep 6, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 8.43 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $5.46 Billion.

SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) reported its last quarterly earnings on Jun 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.27/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.15/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.12 a share with a surprise factor of 80%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 8.09 Percent, SMA50 of 3.54 Percent and SMA200 of 29.86 percent. SINA Corporation has P/S value of 5.9 while its P/B value stands at 2.07. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 4.9 percent, Return on Equity of 8.6 percent and Return on Investment of -0.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 63 percent and 0 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA). On 5-Aug-16 Citigroup Initiated SINA Corporation Stock  to Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 22-Jul-16 where Jefferies Upgrade the stock to Buy.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 13 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for SINA Corp have a median target of 88.00, with a high estimate of 123.00 and a low estimate of 56.00. The median estimate represents a +14.20% increase from the last price of 77.06.

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

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)

ConocoPhillips is a major global exploration and production (E&P) company with operations all over the world. As year-end 2014, the company had estimated proved reserves of 8.9 billion oil-equivalent barrels (BOE). Production from continuing operations, excluding Libya, averaged 1,532 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (MBOED) in 2014. In May 2012, ConocoPhillips completed the spin-off of its refining/sales business into a separate, independent and publicly traded company, Phillips 66 (Ticker: PSX).

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)’s Financial Outlook

The 23 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for ConocoPhillips have a median target of 50.00, with a high estimate of 80.00 and a low estimate of 43.00. The median estimate represents a +3.05% increase from the last price of 48.52.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, ConocoPhillips has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.94. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 9.7% and closed its last trading session at $48.52. The company has the market capitalization of $60.12 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $52.98 and 52-Week low of $31.05. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Dec 3, 2015 and 52-Week low on Feb 11, 2016. The company has volume of 20.87 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.24 Billion shares outstanding.

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.66/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.7/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.04. This shows a surprise factor of 5.7 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 6.57 percent. Beta for ConocoPhillips stands at 1.12 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.67. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.10%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.06%%.

ConocoPhillips has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 8.76%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 12.54 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 15.89%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -7.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -18.4 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -6.5% with Gross margin of 35 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -37.2% and -30% respectively.