Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE)

PENN WEST ENERGY TRUST is a senior oil and natural gas energy trust based in Calgary, Alberta. Penn West trust units and debentures are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols PWT.UN, PWT.DB.A, PWT.DB.B, PWT.DB.C, PWT.DB.D, PWT.DB.E and PWT.DB.F and Penn West trust units are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PWE.

Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE)’s Financial Overview

Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE) surged 10.83% yesterday to close its trading session at $1.74. The company has 1 year Price Target of $2.1. The stock traded with the volume of 5.93 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $870.92 Million.

Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.3/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.1/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.2 a share with a surprise factor of -200%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 8.38 Percent, SMA50 of 1.49 Percent and SMA200 of 32.06 percent. Penn West Petroleum Ltd. has P/S value of 1.73 while its P/B value stands at 0.48. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -40.6 percent, Return on Equity of -75.6 percent and Return on Investment of -50.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 48.5 percent and 0 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE). On 22-Jul-16 Barclays Upgrade Penn West Petroleum Ltd. Stock  to Equal Weight. Another firm also rated the stock on 27-Jun-16 where RBC Capital Mkts Upgrade the stock to Sector Perform.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.3 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 10 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Penn West Petroleum Ltd have a median target of 1.87, with a high estimate of 2.24 and a low estimate of 1.29. The median estimate represents a +7.22% increase from the last price of 1.74.

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

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN)

Huntsman Corporation is among the world’s largest global manufacturers of differentiated and commodity chemical products for a variety of industrial and consumer applications.

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN)’s Financial Outlook

The 10 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Huntsman Corp have a median target of 19.50, with a high estimate of 23.00 and a low estimate of 11.00. The median estimate represents a +0.10% increase from the last price of 19.48.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Huntsman Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.2. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 2.26% and closed its last trading session at $19.48. The company has the market capitalization of $4.64 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $19.92 and 52-Week low of $7.46. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 30, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 3.06 Million shares. The company has a total of 238.16 Million shares outstanding.

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.38/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.36/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.02. This shows a surprise factor of 5.6 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 75.94 percent. Beta for Huntsman Corporation stands at 2.72 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.63. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.48%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.37%%.

Huntsman Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 5.97%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 14.36 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 29.84%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 2.1 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 13.3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.3% with Gross margin of 17.2 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 4.6% and 2.1% respectively.