EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)

EP Energy Corporation is involved in the acquisition and development of unconventional onshore oil and natural gas. The company’s assets consist of the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, the Wolfcamp Shale in Permian Basin in West Texas, the Altamont field in the Uinta Basin in Utah and the Haynesville Shale in North Louisiana. EP Energy Corporation is based in Houston, United States.

EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)’s Financial Overview

EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) surged 26.73% yesterday to close its trading session at $5.31. The company has 1 year Price Target of $57.5. EP Energy Corporation has 52-Week high of $7.44 and 52-Week Low of $1.6. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Mar 7, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 25, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 7.36 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $1.34 Billion.

EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 10 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.27/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.43/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.16 a share with a surprise factor of -37.2%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 34.86 Percent, SMA50 of 30.73 Percent and SMA200 of 18.87 percent. EP Energy Corporation has P/S value of 1.27 while its P/B value stands at 1.75. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -67.5 percent, Return on Equity of -506 percent and Return on Investment of -62.9 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 66.4 percent and 0 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE). On 21-Sep-16 Goldman Upgrade EP Energy Corporation Stock  to Neutral. Another firm also rated the stock on 13-Sep-16 where FBR & Co. Initiated the stock to Mkt Perform.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.6 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 19 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for EP Energy Corp have a median target of 4.75, with a high estimate of 10.00 and a low estimate of 3.00. The median estimate represents a -10.55% decrease from the last price of 5.31.

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

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX)

Diana Shipping Inc. is a global provider of shipping transportation services. They specialize in transporting dry bulk cargoes, including such commodities as iron ore, coal, grain and other materials along worldwide shipping routes.

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX)’s Financial Outlook

The 13 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Diana Shipping Inc have a median target of 2.50, with a high estimate of 3.00 and a low estimate of 1.00. The median estimate represents a -16.67% decrease from the last price of 3.00.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Diana Shipping Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 3.22. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -5.06% and closed its last trading session at $3. The company has the market capitalization of $254.13 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $4.97 and 52-Week low of $1.95. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 16, 2016 and 52-Week low on Feb 12, 2016. The company has volume of 1.11 Million shares. The company has a total of 84.71 Million shares outstanding.

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.99/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.41/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.58. This shows a surprise factor of -141.5 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -31.03 percent. Beta for Diana Shipping Inc. stands at 1.59 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.3. The company has Weekly Volatility of 8.09%% and Monthly Volatility of 10.75%%.

Diana Shipping Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -4.53%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 5.58 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 12.15%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -6 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -9 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -2.6% with Gross margin of 22.3 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -55.6% and -79.5% respectively.