Splunk, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK)

Splunk Inc. provides a software platform, which collects and indexes data and enables users to search, correlate, analyze, monitor and report on this data, all in real time. Its software is designed to help users in various roles, including IT and business professionals. Splunk Inc. is based in San Francisco, California.

Splunk, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK)’s Financial Overview

Splunk, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) surged 0.42% yesterday to close its trading session at $57.62. The company has 1 year Price Target of $69.57. Splunk, Inc. has 52-Week high of $65.75 and 52-Week Low of $29.85. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Aug 15, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 7.6 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $7.75 Billion.

Splunk, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) reported its last quarterly earnings on Jul 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.05/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.03/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.02 a share with a surprise factor of 66.7%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -2.62 Percent, SMA50 of -2.45 Percent and SMA200 of 4.67 percent. Splunk, Inc. has P/S value of 9.77 while its P/B value stands at 9.25. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -23 percent, Return on Equity of -40.4 percent and Return on Investment of -32.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 81.1 percent and -42 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Splunk, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK). On 4-Oct-16 Guggenheim Downgrade Splunk, Inc. Stock  to Neutral. Another firm also rated the stock on 21-Sep-16 where Mizuho Initiated the stock to Neutral.

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 37 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Splunk Inc have a median target of 70.00, with a high estimate of 90.00 and a low estimate of 55.00. The median estimate represents a +21.49% increase from the last price of 57.62.

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

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is one of the world’s largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. Majority of the company’s total proved reserves are located in the U.S., primarily in the mid-continent (Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas) area, offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and in Alaska. Most of the company’s production is domestic and the remainder is from Algeria. The company also owns and operates gas gathering systems in its U.S. core producing areas.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)’s Financial Outlook

The 35 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Anadarko Petroleum Corp have a median target of 70.00, with a high estimate of 108.00 and a low estimate of 38.00. The median estimate represents a +1.23% increase from the last price of 69.15.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.52. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 14.94% and closed its last trading session at $69.15. The company has the market capitalization of $38.65 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $69.48 and 52-Week low of $28.16. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 30, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 15.55 Million shares. The company has a total of 558.9 Million shares outstanding.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.89/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.57/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.32. This shows a surprise factor of -56.1 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 42.76 percent. Beta for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation stands at 1.46 while its ATR (average true range) is 2.63. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.48%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.37%%.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 12.44%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 11.68 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 29.37%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -8.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -31.5 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -20.8% with Gross margin of 76.4 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -56.5% and -50.5% respectively.