Stocks to Lookout for: CSX Corp. (CSX), Callon Petroleum Company (CPE)

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CSX Corp. (CSX)

CSX Corporation is premier transportation company. The company provides rail, intermodal, and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural and consumer products. It includes traditional rail service and transport of intermodal containers and trailers. CSX celebrates a rich history from horse-driven rail cars to electric locomotives and has played a critical role in the nation’s economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation’s population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. CSX Corporation’s unique combination of rail, container-shipping, intermodal and logistics services provides global reach that’s second to none. CSX is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

CSX Corp. (CSX)’s Financial Overview

CSX Corp. (CSX) declined -0.71% yesterday to close its trading session at $54.31. The company has 1 year Price Target of $63.3. CSX Corp. has 52-Week high of $60.04 and 52-Week Low of $46.04. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 7.64 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $49.09 Billion.

CSX Corp. (CSX) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.64/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.56/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.08 a share with a surprise factor of 14.3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -3.22 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of 1.52 percent. CSX Corp. has P/S value of 4.3 while its P/B value stands at 3.31. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 15.3 percent, Return on Equity of 44.8 percent and Return on Investment of 9.4 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 61.4 percent and 32.1 percent respectively.

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 24 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for CSX Corp have a median target of 64.00, with a high estimate of 72.00 and a low estimate of 49.00. The median estimate represents a +17.84% increase from the last price of 54.31.

Callon Petroleum Company (CPE)

Callon Petroleum Company has been engaged in the exploration, development, acquisition and production of oil and gas properties since 1950.

Callon Petroleum Company (CPE)‘s Financial Outlook

The 27 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Callon Petroleum Co have a median target of 16.00, with a high estimate of 22.00 and a low estimate of 10.00. The median estimate represents a +28.00% increase from the last price of 12.50.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Callon Petroleum Company has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.32. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged3.91% and closed its last trading session at $12.5. The company has the market capitalization of $2.55 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $13.92 and 52-Week low of $9.34. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 7.59 Million shares. The company has a total of 204.29 Million shares outstanding.

Callon Petroleum Company (CPE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.15/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.14/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 7.1 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 2.88 percent. Beta for Callon Petroleum Company stands at 1.26 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.46. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.80%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.86%.

Callon Petroleum Company has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 6.92%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 12.93%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 4.4 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 6.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.7% with Gross margin of 80.3 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 38.6% and 30.9% respectively.

 

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