Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX)

Crocs, Inc. is a rapidly growing designer, manufacturer and marketer of footwear for men, women and children under the CROCS brand. All of the Company’s footwear products incorporate its proprietary closed-cell resin material, which the Company believes represents a substantial innovation in footwear comfort and functionality. The Company’s proprietary closed-cell resin, which it refers to as Croslite enables Crocs to produce a soft and lightweight, non-marking, slip and odor-resistant shoe. These unique properties make the Company’s footwear ideal for casual wear, as well as for recreational uses such as boating, hiking, fishing and gardening, and have enabled Crocs to successfully market its products to a broad range of consumers.

Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX)’s Financial Overview

Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) declined -5.79% yesterday to close its trading session at $7. The company has 1 year Price Target of $8.63. Crocs, Inc. has 52-Week high of $12.54 and 52-Week Low of $6.79. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Jul 14, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Nov 9, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 1.95 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $514.78 Million.

Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.03/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.05/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.02 a share with a surprise factor of 40%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -12.23 Percent, SMA50 of -13.84 Percent and SMA200 of -24.77 percent. Crocs, Inc. has P/S value of 0.49 while its P/B value stands at 1.88. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 2.5 percent, Return on Equity of 6.1 percent and Return on Investment of -32 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 46.7 percent and 4.5 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX). On 10-Nov-16 Monness Crespi & Hardt Downgrade Crocs, Inc. Stock  to Neutral. Another firm also rated the stock on 12-Aug-16 where Susquehanna Initiated the stock to Neutral.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.9 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 Crocs Inc have a median target of 8.00, with a high estimate of 9.00 and a low estimate of 8.00. The median estimate represents a +14.29% increase from the last price of 7.00.

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

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

MORGAN STANLEY is a preeminent global financial services firm that maintains leading market positions in each of its three primary businesses: securities; asset management; and credit services.  The company combines global strength in investment banking and institutional sales and trading with strength in providing full-service and on-line brokerage services, investment and global asset management services and, primarily through its Discover Card brand, quality consumer credit products.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)’s Financial Outlook

The 23 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Morgan Stanley have a median target of 36.00, with a high estimate of 47.00 and a low estimate of 22.50. The median estimate represents a -12.96% decrease from the last price of 41.36.

Morgan Stanley is estimated to report earnings on  01/17/2017. 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 8 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.6.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.43.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Morgan Stanley has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.93. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 1.87% and closed its last trading session at $41.36. The company has the market capitalization of $77.46 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $41.64 and 52-Week low of $21.16. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 30, 2016 and 52-Week low on Feb 11, 2016. The company has volume of 14.68 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.87 Billion shares outstanding.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.8/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.63/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.17. This shows a surprise factor of 27 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 33.21 percent. Beta for Morgan Stanley stands at 1.91 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.93. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.62%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.54%%.

Morgan Stanley has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 9.39%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 20.07 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 43.89%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 0.6 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 6.9 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 1.5% with Gross margin of 87 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 22.2% and 13.1% respectively.