Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD)

Pioneer Natural Resources is an oil and gas exploration and production  company with ownership interests in oil and gas properties located in the United States, Argentina, Canada, South Africa and Gabon.  The company provides administrative, financial and management support to United  States and foreign subsidiaries that explore for, develop and produce oil, natural gas liquid and natural gas reserves.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD)’s Financial Overview

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD) surged 10% yesterday to close its trading session at $191.04. The company has 1 year Price Target of $214.63. Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has 52-Week high of $193.39 and 52-Week Low of $103.5. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Oct 11, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 6.48 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $32.42 Billion.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.13/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.16/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.03 a share with a surprise factor of -18.8%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 7.95 Percent, SMA50 of 5.44 Percent and SMA200 of 17.76 percent. Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has P/S value of 9.17 while its P/B value stands at 3.12. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -7 percent, Return on Equity of -11.7 percent and Return on Investment of -14.7 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 38.2 percent and -52.4 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD). On 6-Oct-16 Mizuho Initiated Pioneer Natural Resources Co. Stock  to Neutral. Another firm also rated the stock on 29-Aug-16 where Williams Capital Group Initiated 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 44 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Pioneer Natural Resources Co have a median target of 215.00, with a high estimate of 271.00 and a low estimate of 113.00. The median estimate represents a +12.54% increase from the last price of 191.04.

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

Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE:SHO)

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. is a Southern California-based lodging real estate company that expects to qualify as a real estate investment trust  for federal income tax purposes. The Company owns hotels primarily in the upper-upscale and upscale segments primarily operated under franchises owned nationally-recognized companies, such as Marriott, Hilton, InterContinental and Hyatt.

Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE:SHO)’s Financial Outlook

The 12 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc have a median target of 14.00, with a high estimate of 15.00 and a low estimate of 11.00. The median estimate represents a -3.71% decrease from the last price of 14.54.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.1. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 0.35% and closed its last trading session at $14.54. The company has the market capitalization of $3.15 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $14.62 and 52-Week low of $9.53. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 30, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 3.79 Million shares. The company has a total of 216.51 Million shares outstanding.

Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE:SHO) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.33/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.32/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 3.1 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 17.84 percent. Beta for Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. stands at 1.19 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.33. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.00%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.71%%.

Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 7.93%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 11.37 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 13.01%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 8.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 14.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.3% with Gross margin of 63.5 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 14.3% and 26.7% respectively.