Middleby Corp. (NASDAQ:MIDD)

MIDDLEBY CORP. through its subsidiaries and their operating divisions, is engaged in the manufacture and sale of commercial foodservice equipment and beverage merchandisers. It designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad line of equipment used for the cooking, preparation and refrigeration of food for commercial and institutional kitchens and restaurants, along with a line a refrigerated display coolers used primarily by soft drink bottlers in supermarkets and other retail outlets.

Middleby Corp. (NASDAQ:MIDD)’s Financial Overview

Middleby Corp. (NASDAQ:MIDD) surged 0.61% yesterday to close its trading session at $136.98. The company has 1 year Price Target of $144.43. Middleby Corp. has 52-Week high of $140.98 and 52-Week Low of $79.11. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Aug 11, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 3.23 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $7.88 Billion.

Middleby Corp. (NASDAQ:MIDD) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.33/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.26/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.07 a share with a surprise factor of 5.6%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 9.04 Percent, SMA50 of 12.6 Percent and SMA200 of 18.05 percent. Middleby Corp. has P/S value of 3.57 while its P/B value stands at 5.8. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 8.9 percent, Return on Equity of 20.2 percent and Return on Investment of 11 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 39 percent and 17.8 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Middleby Corp. (NASDAQ:MIDD). On 7-Sep-16 Deutsche Bank Initiated Middleby Corp. Stock  to Hold. Another firm also rated the stock on 13-Jan-16 where Macquarie Upgrade the stock to Outperform.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2 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 Middleby Corp have a median target of 148.00, with a high estimate of 160.00 and a low estimate of 123.00. The median estimate represents a +8.04% increase from the last price of 136.98.

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

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB)

LyondellBasell Industries AF S.C.A is a manufactures chemicals and derivatives. It also operates as a refiner of heavy high-sulfur crude oil produce and is engaged in the marketing and selling of polyolefins, polypropylene and polyethylene resins. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive components, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels. The Company’s product range includes ethylene, propylene, polyethylene, polypropylene, polyolefins, resins, PP compounds, Polybutene, propylene Oxide and etc. It also produces refined petroleum products and gasoline blending components, including biofuels. LyondellBasell Industries AF S.C.A is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB)’s Financial Outlook

The 20 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for LyondellBasell Industries NV have a median target of 86.00, with a high estimate of 115.00 and a low estimate of 75.00. The median estimate represents a -4.78% decrease from the last price of 90.32.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, LyondellBasell Industries N.V. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.4. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 7.88% and closed its last trading session at $90.32. The company has the market capitalization of $36.81 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $96.64 and 52-Week low of $69.1. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Dec 4, 2015 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 8.44 Million shares. The company has a total of 407.52 Million shares outstanding.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $2.31/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $2.32/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.01. This shows a surprise factor of -0.4 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 7.15 percent. Beta for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. stands at 1.2 while its ATR (average true range) is 2.1. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.71%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.38%%.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 10.69%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 12.58 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 13.44%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 16.6 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 61.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 30% with Gross margin of 20.8 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 17.9% and 13.6% respectively.