Stocks News Update: Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

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Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)

Micron Technology, Inc., is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations, Micron manufactures and markets DRAMs, NAND flash memory, CMOS image sensors, other semiconductor components, and memory modules for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, and mobile products. Micron’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the MU symbol. Micron and the Micron orbit logo are trademarks of Micron Technology, Inc. Lexar and the Lexar logo are trademarks of Lexar Media, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)‘s Financial Overview

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) declined -1.74% yesterday to close its trading session at $51.49. The company has 1 year Price Target of $66.68. Micron Technology, Inc. has 52-Week high of $63.42 and 52-Week Low of $26.36. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 62.77 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $64.71 Billion.

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) reported its last quarterly earnings on 11/29/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $2.45/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $2.21/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.24 a share with a surprise factor of 10.9%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -7.77 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of 28.86 percent. Micron Technology, Inc. has P/S value of 2.79 while its P/B value stands at 2.59. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 14.7 percent, Return on Equity of 28.4 percent and Return on Investment of 19.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 48.2 percent and 25.2 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.8 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 26 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Micron Technology Inc have a median target of 59.00, with a high estimate of 85.00 and a low estimate of 43.00. The median estimate represents a +14.59% increase from the last price of 51.49.

Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Facebook Inc. operates a social networking website worldwide. The Company’s products for users are free of charge and available on the Web, mobile Web, and mobile platforms, such as Android and iOS. Its website enables users to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other. The Facebook Platform is a set of tools and application programming interfaces that developers can use to build social apps on Facebook or to integrate their Websites with Facebook. It offers products that enable advertisers and marketers to engage with its users. Facebook Inc. is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

Facebook, Inc. (FB)‘s Financial Outlook

The 43 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Facebook Inc have a median target of 225.00, with a high estimate of 265.00 and a low estimate of 131.00. The median estimate represents a +47.03% increase from the last price of 153.03.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Facebook, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.27. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged0.53% and closed its last trading session at $153.03. The company has the market capitalization of $459.89 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $195.32 and 52-Week low of $138.81. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 59.79 Million shares. The company has a total of 3.01 Billion shares outstanding.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $1.44/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $1.95/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.51. This shows a surprise factor of -26.2 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -13.28 percent. Beta for Facebook, Inc. stands at 0.79 while its ATR (average true range) is 6.3. The company has Weekly Volatility of 5.72%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.35%.

Facebook, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -12.77%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -11.45%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 20.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 24% with Gross margin of 86.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 49.7% and 39.2% respectively.

 

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