Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE)

PEREZ COMP -ADR leads a group of companies mainly engaged in the energy sector, this being its main business. Pecom will continue consolidating its position in the businesses where it participates, both in Argentina and abroad, based on the use of state-of-the art technology, the full development of its human resources and a high commitment towards environmental protection.

Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE)’s Financial Overview

Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE) declined -2.46% yesterday to close its trading session at $4.75. The company has 1 year Price Target of $7.8. Petrobras Argentina SA has 52-Week high of $7.28 and 52-Week Low of $4.67. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Oct 19, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Nov 30, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 1.3 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $959.83 Million.

Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE) reported its last quarterly earnings on Mar 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.32/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.32/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 -21.16 Percent, SMA50 of -25.98 Percent and SMA200 of -25.14 percent. Petrobras Argentina SA has P/S value of 0.54 while its P/B value stands at 1.07. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 5.3 percent, Return on Equity of 12.3 percent and Return on Investment of 5.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 29.4 percent and 16.8 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE). On 27-Apr-16 Raymond James Downgrade Petrobras Argentina SA Stock  to Mkt Perform. Another firm also rated the stock on 25-Jan-16 where Raymond James Upgrade the stock to Outperform.

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 1 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Petrobras Argentina SA have a median target of 8.63, with a high estimate of 8.63 and a low estimate of 8.63. The median estimate represents a +81.77% increase from the last price of 4.75.

Petrobras Argentina S.A. is expected* to report earnings on  11/10/2016 after market close.  The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Sep 2016.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.23.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players. The Company’s products and services include iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple TV, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, the iOS and Mac OS X operating systems, iCloud, and a range of accessory, service and support offerings. It sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers. Apple Inc. is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s Financial Outlook

The 39 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Apple have a median target of 133.00, with a high estimate of 185.00 and a low estimate of 65.00. The median estimate represents a +20.34% increase from the last price of 110.52.

Apple Inc. is estimated to report earnings on  01/24/2017. 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 14 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $3.23.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $3.28.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Apple Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.59. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -0.84% and closed its last trading session at $110.52. The company has the market capitalization of $589.33 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $119.86 and 52-Week low of $89.47. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Dec 7, 2015 and 52-Week low on May 12, 2016. The company has volume of 36.02 Million shares. The company has a total of 5.33 Billion shares outstanding.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $1.67/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $1.66/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 0.6 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 7.33 percent. Beta for Apple Inc. stands at 1.28 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.95. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.28%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.92%%.

Apple Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.4%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -1.91 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.59%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 14.9 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 35.6 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 20.6% with Gross margin of 39.1 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 27.8% and 21.2% respectively.