Noticeable Stocks to Watch: Devon Energy Corporation (DVN), MetLife, Inc. (MET)

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Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)

Devon Energy is a leading independent energy company engaged in finding and producing oil and natural gas. Based in Oklahoma City and included in the S&P 500, Devon operates in several of the most prolific oil and natural gas plays in the U.S. and Canada with an emphasis on a balanced portfolio. The Company is the second-largest oil producer among North American onshore independents.

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)‘s Financial Overview

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) declined -1.61% yesterday to close its trading session at $31.2. The company has 1 year Price Target of $47.03. Devon Energy Corporation has 52-Week high of $45.16 and 52-Week Low of $28.79. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 7.08 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $16.43 Billion.

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.38/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.63/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.25 a share with a surprise factor of -39.7%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -2.22 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of -11.77 percent. Devon Energy Corporation has P/S value of 1.18 while its P/B value stands at 1.76. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 3.2 percent, Return on Equity of 11.9 percent and Return on Investment of 7.8 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 86 percent and 9.1 percent respectively.

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 27 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Devon Energy Corp have a median target of 52.00, with a high estimate of 68.00 and a low estimate of 30.00. The median estimate represents a +66.67% increase from the last price of 31.20.

MetLife, Inc. (MET)

MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. MetLife has operated as a good corporate citizen. Building on their long legacy of excellence, they are committed to ensuring a future in which they can continue helping people and communities around the world navigate life together.

MetLife, Inc. (MET)‘s Financial Outlook

The 15 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Metlife Inc have a median target of 55.00, with a high estimate of 60.00 and a low estimate of 46.00. The median estimate represents a +19.83% increase from the last price of 45.90.

According to Zacks Investment Research, MetLife, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged0.9% and closed its last trading session at $45.9. The company has the market capitalization of $50.09 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $55.91 and 52-Week low of $43.38. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 7.06 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.09 Billion shares outstanding.

MetLife, Inc. (MET) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.64/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.64/share.

The company has YTD performance of -9.22 percent. Beta for MetLife, Inc. stands at 1.24 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.08. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.00%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.14%.

MetLife, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -1.38%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -7.91%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 0.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 6.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 7.5% and Operating & Profit margin of 7.5% and 6.3% respectively.

 

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