Prominent Runners: Symantec Corporation (SYMC), WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)

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Symantec Corporation (SYMC)

Symantec Corporation is one of the world’s leading cyber security company. Enterprises across the world rely on Symantec for integrated cyber defense against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud. Symantec’s Norton and LifeLock Digital Safety Platform help protect personal information, devices, home networks, and identities at home and across. Norton-branded solutions provide multi-layer security for desktops, mobile operating systems, and home networks, defending against increasingly complex online threats to individuals, families, and small businesses. Symantec protects the Cloud Generation through Integrated Cyber Defense Platform, the industry’s most complete portfolio for securing cloud and on-premises environments. The Company offers the Blue Coat Security Platform, which provides Web security solutions for global enterprises and governments. Symantec embraces a global research and development (R&D) strategy to drive organic innovation.

Symantec Corporation (SYMC)‘s Financial Overview

Symantec Corporation (SYMC) surged 0.51% yesterday to close its trading session at $25.64. The company has 1 year Price Target of $29.94. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 6.07 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $16.49 Billion.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -4.68 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of -12.24 percent. Symantec Corporation has P/S value of 3.48 while its P/B value stands at 3.2. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 6.4 percent, Return on Equity of 27.4 percent and Return on Investment of -0.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 78.3 percent and 11 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 25 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Symantec Corp have a median target of 30.00, with a high estimate of 36.00 and a low estimate of 21.00. The median estimate represents a +17.00% increase from the last price of 25.64.

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)

WPX Energy, Inc. is a natural gas and oil company focused on the exploitation and development of unconventional properties. The Company has oil and gas properties particularly in the Piceance Basin, Bakken Shale and Marcellus Shale. WPX Energy, Inc. is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)‘s Financial Outlook

The 26 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for WPX Energy Inc have a median target of 18.00, with a high estimate of 24.00 and a low estimate of 8.00. The median estimate represents a +28.11% increase from the last price of 14.05.

According to Zacks Investment Research, WPX Energy, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.19. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged0.79% and closed its last trading session at $14.05. The company has the market capitalization of $5.57 Billion. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 6.06 Million shares. The company has a total of 396.78 Million shares outstanding.

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.02/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.05. This shows a surprise factor of 71.4 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -0.14 percent. Beta for WPX Energy, Inc. stands at 2.31 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.6. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.32%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.95%.

WPX Energy, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -1.52%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 17.15%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -0.4 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -0.8 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 1.3% with Gross margin of 98 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 1.9% and -2.3% respectively.

 

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