First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP)

First Bancorp distinguished itself by providing innovative marketing strategies and novel products to attract clients. Besides the branches and lending offices, the Corporation has offered a telephone information   service called Telebanco since 1983. This was the first telebanking  service offered in Puerto Rico. The Corporation’s clients have access to an extensive ATM network all over the world. The Corporation was the first in Puerto Rico to open on weekends and the first to offer in-store branches to its clients.

First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP)’s Financial Overview

First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) declined -7.06% yesterday to close its trading session at $5.92. The company has 1 year Price Target of $6.4. First Bancorp has 52-Week high of $6.84 and 52-Week Low of $2.06. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Nov 23, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 26, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 12.51 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $1.29 Billion.

First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.11/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.1/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.01 a share with a surprise factor of 10%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -0.08 Percent, SMA50 of 7.95 Percent and SMA200 of 38.96 percent. First Bancorp has P/S value of 2.17 while its P/B value stands at 0.71. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 0.7 percent, Return on Equity of 4.9 percent and Return on Investment of 17.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 0 percent and 65.9 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP). On 8-Apr-16 Piper Jaffray Initiated First Bancorp Stock  to Overweight. Another firm also rated the stock on 27-Jul-15 where Guggenheim Upgrade the stock to Buy.

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 5 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for First Bancorp have a median target of 6.50, with a high estimate of 7.00 and a low estimate of 6.00. The median estimate represents a +9.80% increase from the last price of 5.92.

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

Towerstream Corporation (NASDAQ:TWER)

Towerstream is a leading fixed wireless service provider in the U.S., delivering high-speed Internet access to businesses. The company has established pre-WiMAX networks in markets such as New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Miami, the greater Boston area, and Providence and Newport, RI, and continues to expand coverage throughout the United States. The company was the first carrier selected to join the WiMAX Forum to assist leading vendors in establishing industry compliance with international broadband wireless access standards and cross-vendor interoperability.

Towerstream Corporation (NASDAQ:TWER)’s Financial Outlook

The 1 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Towerstream Corp have a median target of 2.00, with a high estimate of 2.00 and a low estimate of 2.00. The median estimate represents a +809.09% increase from the last price of 0.22.

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

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

The Stock fell -36.51% and closed its last trading session at $0.22. The company has the market capitalization of $1.92 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $11.4 and 52-Week low of $0.21. The firm touched its 52-Week high on May 17, 2016 and 52-Week low on Nov 28, 2016. The company has volume of 4.31 Million shares. The company has a total of 8.75 Million shares outstanding.

Towerstream Corporation (NASDAQ:TWER) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-1/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-1.19/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.19. This shows a surprise factor of 16 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -97.11 percent. Beta for Towerstream Corporation stands at 1.19 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.13. The company has Weekly Volatility of 28.78%% and Monthly Volatility of 19.79%%.

Towerstream Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -71.67%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -79.48 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -92.06%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -78 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 860.1 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -33.6% with Gross margin of 0 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -6.5% and 0% respectively.