Stocks Alert: The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG), Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN)

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The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG)

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.’s is one of the world’s leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, MAGNA Global, McCann Erickson, Momentum, MRM Worldwide, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic brands include Campbell-Ewald, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, Mullen and The Martin Agency.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG)‘s Financial Overview

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) surged 0.44% yesterday to close its trading session at $22.85. The company has 1 year Price Target of $25.08. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 5.02 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $8.96 Billion.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.79/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.02 a share with a surprise factor of 2.6%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -1.72 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of 5.84 percent. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. has P/S value of 1.14 while its P/B value stands at 3.99. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 4.8 percent, Return on Equity of 28.4 percent and Return on Investment of 17.7 Percent.

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 14 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Interpublic Group of Companies Inc have a median target of 23.50, with a high estimate of 27.00 and a low estimate of 18.50. The median estimate represents a +2.84% increase from the last price of 22.85.

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN)

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. is an oil drilling company and it provides drilling services to oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States and Canada. Its subsidiaries provide onshore contract drilling services to exploration and production companies in North America, pressure pumping services to exploration and production companies in the United States and pipe handling components and related technology to drilling contractors around the world.  Patterson-UTI Drilling Company LLC and its subsidiaries operate land-based drilling rigs in oil and natural gas producing regions of the continental United States and western Canada. Universal Pressure Pumping, Inc. and Universal Well Services. The company comprises three segments: Contract Drilling, Pressure Pumping, and Oil and Natural Gas.

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN)’s Financial Outlook

The 27 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Patterson-UTI Energy Inc have a median target of 27.00, with a high estimate of 35.00 and a low estimate of 14.00. The median estimate represents a +57.07% increase from the last price of 17.19.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.5. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined-1.55% and closed its last trading session at $17.19. The company has the market capitalization of $3.94 Billion. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 4.98 Million shares. The company has a total of 229.23 Million shares outstanding.

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.1/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.02. This shows a surprise factor of -25 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -25.29 percent. Beta for Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. stands at 1.17 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.81. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.88%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.16%.

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -9.11%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -14.18%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 0.1 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 0.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -3.7% with Gross margin of 27.1 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -12.4% and 0.2% respectively.

 

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