Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

Intel Corporation is one of the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker. The Company develops advanced integrated digital technology products, primarily integrated circuits, for industries such as computing and communications. It also develops platforms, which it defines as integrated suites of digital computing technologies that are designed and configured to work together to provide an optimized user computing solution compared to components that are used separately. Intel designs and manufactures computing and communications components, such as microprocessors, chipsets, motherboards, and wireless and wired connectivity products, as well as platforms that incorporate these components. The Company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, PC and network communications products users, and other manufacturers of industrial and communications equipment. Intel Corporation is based in Santa Clara, California.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s Financial Overview

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) declined -1.73% yesterday to close its trading session at $34.7. The company has 1 year Price Target of $39.82. Intel Corporation has 52-Week high of $38.36 and 52-Week Low of $27.68. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Oct 10, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 26.94 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $164.44 Billion.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.8/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.73/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.07 a share with a surprise factor of 9.6%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -0.22 Percent, SMA50 of -3.07 Percent and SMA200 of 5.06 percent. Intel Corporation has P/S value of 2.84 while its P/B value stands at 2.6. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 9.7 percent, Return on Equity of 16.8 percent and Return on Investment of 13.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 61.6 percent and 21.6 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). On 19-Oct-16 Charter Equity Upgrade Intel Corporation Stock  to Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 18-Oct-16 where Barclays Upgrade the stock to Overweight.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 34 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Intel have a median target of 40.00, with a high estimate of 46.00 and a low estimate of 31.00. The median estimate represents a +15.27% increase from the last price of 34.70.

Intel Corporation is estimated to report earnings on  01/12/2017. 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 16 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.75.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.74.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE)

Cobalt International Energy, Inc., through its subsidiary Cobalt International Energy, L.P., operates as an independent oil focused exploration and production company with a highly prospective world-class portfolio in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico and offshore West Africa. All of the Company’s prospects are oil-focused. The company is based in Houston, Texas.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE)’s Financial Outlook

The 9 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Cobalt International Energy Inc have a median target of 3.00, with a high estimate of 6.00 and a low estimate of 1.00. The median estimate represents a +122.22% increase from the last price of 1.35.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Cobalt International Energy, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.14. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 15.38% and closed its last trading session at $1.35. The company has the market capitalization of $553.91 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $7.74 and 52-Week low of $0.77. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Dec 3, 2015 and 52-Week low on Aug 2, 2016. The company has volume of 9.85 Million shares. The company has a total of 410.3 Million shares outstanding.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.3/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.15/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.15. This shows a surprise factor of -100 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -75 percent. Beta for Cobalt International Energy, Inc. stands at 2.36 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.11. The company has Weekly Volatility of 11.12%% and Monthly Volatility of 10.00%%.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 14.26%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 20.49 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -28.91%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -24.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -76.1 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 0% with Gross margin of 0 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 0% and 0% respectively.