Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO)

Statoil is an integrated oil and gas company.  One of the world’s biggest sellers of crude oil, Statoil is also a major supplier of natural gas in the European market and has substantial industrial operations. The group has service stations in the Scandinavian countries, Ireland, Poland, the Baltic states and Russia. Statoil is one of the world’s most environmentally-efficient producers and transporters of oil and gas.

Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO)’s Financial Overview

Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) surged 6.42% yesterday to close its trading session at $17.4. The company has 1 year Price Target of $18.32. Statoil ASA has 52-Week high of $17.94 and 52-Week Low of $10.89. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Apr 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 5.96 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $56.82 Billion.

Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.08/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.05/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.13 a share with a surprise factor of -260%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 5.74 Percent, SMA50 of 6.74 Percent and SMA200 of 10.29 percent. Statoil ASA has P/S value of 1.24 while its P/B value stands at 1.39. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -1.2 percent, Return on Equity of -3.3 percent and Return on Investment of -4.1 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 53.7 percent and 4.6 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO). On 4-Nov-16 RBC Capital Mkts Upgrade Statoil ASA Stock  to Sector Perform. Another firm also rated the stock on 16-Sep-16 where BofA/Merrill Upgrade the stock to Buy.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.8 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 36 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Statoil have a median target of 17.33, with a high estimate of 22.04 and a low estimate of 11.51. The median estimate represents a -0.41% decrease from the last price of 17.40.

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

Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA)

Comerica Inc. is a registered bank holding company.  Its operations made up of three lines of business: Business Bank, Individual Bank and  Investment Bank. The Business Bank is comprised of middle market lending, asset-based lending, large corporate banking, treasury management and international financial services. The Individual Bank includes consumer lending, consumer deposit gathering, mortgage loan origination and servicing, small business banking and private banking.  The Investment Bank is responsible for the sale of mutual fund and annuity products.

Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA)’s Financial Outlook

The 29 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Comerica Inc have a median target of 54.00, with a high estimate of 62.00 and a low estimate of 39.00. The median estimate represents a -15.29% decrease from the last price of 63.75.

Comerica Incorporated is estimated to report earnings on  01/17/2017. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 11 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.94.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.71.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Comerica Incorporated has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.86. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 3.24% and closed its last trading session at $63.75. The company has the market capitalization of $10.98 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $63.99 and 52-Week low of $30.48. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 30, 2016 and 52-Week low on Feb 11, 2016. The company has volume of 3.11 Million shares. The company has a total of 172.26 Million shares outstanding.

Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.84/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.74/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.1. This shows a surprise factor of 13.5 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 54.82 percent. Beta for Comerica Incorporated stands at 1.42 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.29. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.59%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.34%%.

Comerica Incorporated has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 11.23%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 21.8 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 42.97%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 0.6 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 5.6 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 12.4% with Gross margin of 0 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 79.8% and 22.6% respectively.