Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. (NYSE:MPG)

Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. is a provider of engineered components for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle markets. The Company’s metal-forming manufacturing technologies and processes include aluminum die casting, forging, iron casting and powder metal forming as well as advanced machining and assembly. It operates primarily in the United States, Europe and internationally. Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. is headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan.

Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. (NYSE:MPG)’s Financial Overview

Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. (NYSE:MPG) surged 0.5% yesterday to close its trading session at $20.2. The company has 1 year Price Target of $19.2. Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. has 52-Week high of $21 and 52-Week Low of $10.87. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Dec 2, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 1.78 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $1.35 Billion.

Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. (NYSE:MPG) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.33/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.33/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0 a share with a surprise factor of 0%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 5.01 Percent, SMA50 of 18.06 Percent and SMA200 of 28.91 percent. Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. has P/S value of 0.47 while its P/B value stands at 1.99. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 3.2 percent, Return on Equity of 15.1 percent and Return on Investment of 8.7 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 17.1 percent and 8.5 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. (NYSE:MPG). On 21-Jun-16 BofA/Merrill Downgrade Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. Stock  to Neutral. Another firm also rated the stock on 27-Jan-16 where Robert W. Baird Downgrade the stock to Neutral.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 3 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 4 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Metaldyne Performance Group Inc have a median target of 20.50, with a high estimate of 21.00 and a low estimate of 14.00. The median estimate represents a +1.49% increase from the last price of 20.20.

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

Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX)

Newfield Exploration Company explores, develops and acquires oil and natural gas properties primarily in the Gulf of Mexico. The company plans to continue to expand its reserve base and increase cash flow through the exploration and development of existing properties and the acquisition of proved properties with drilling upside. The company emphasizes: reserve growth through exploratory drilling, balance between exploration and the acquisition and exploitation of proved properties, strong geographic focus, control of operations/low cost structure, and use of 3-D seismic.

Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX)’s Financial Outlook

The 33 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Newfield Exploration Co have a median target of 52.00, with a high estimate of 69.00 and a low estimate of 40.00. The median estimate represents a +14.99% increase from the last price of 45.22.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Newfield Exploration Co. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.44. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 15.65% and closed its last trading session at $45.22. The company has the market capitalization of $8.99 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $47.56 and 52-Week low of $20.84. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Aug 12, 2016 and 52-Week low on Feb 19, 2016. The company has volume of 6.95 Million shares. The company has a total of 198.88 Million shares outstanding.

Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.45/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.23/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.22. This shows a surprise factor of 95.7 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 38.88 percent. Beta for Newfield Exploration Co. stands at 1.45 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.83. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.69%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.89%%.

Newfield Exploration Co. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 14.08%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 9.28 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 14.84%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -42.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -162 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -90.4% with Gross margin of 79.8 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 0% and 0% respectively.