Stocks under Review: GameStop Corp. (GME), Philip Morris International, Inc. (PM)

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GameStop Corp. (GME)

GameStop Corp. is the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer. The company operates 4,816 retail stores across the United States and in fifteen countries worldwide. The company also operates two e-commerce sites, GameStop.com and EBgames.com, and publishes Game Informer® magazine, a leading multi-platform video game publication. GameStop Corp. sells new and used video game software, hardware and accessories for next generation video game systems from Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. In addition, the company sells PC entertainment software, related accessories and other merchandise.

GameStop Corp. (GME)‘s Financial Overview

GameStop Corp. (GME) surged 1.95% yesterday to close its trading session at $14.15. The company has 1 year Price Target of $20.4. GameStop Corp. has 52-Week high of $25.31 and 52-Week Low of $13.49. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 7.63 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $1.47 Billion.

GameStop Corp. (GME) reported its last quarterly earnings on 10/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.54/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.43/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.11 a share with a surprise factor of 25.6%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -6.61 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of -24.83 percent. GameStop Corp. has P/S value of 0.17 while its P/B value stands at 0.62. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 7.1 percent, Return on Equity of 15.3 percent and Return on Investment of 13.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 34.5 percent and 5.9 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.6 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 10 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for GameStop Corp have a median target of 20.00, with a high estimate of 26.00 and a low estimate of 15.00. The median estimate represents a +41.34% increase from the last price of 14.15.

Philip Morris International, Inc. (PM)

Philip Morris International Inc. is a leading international tobacco company. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including Marlboro, the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of reduced-risk products (RRPs). RRPs is the term PMI uses to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities, and industry-leading scientific substantiation, PMI aims to provide an RRP portfolio that meets a broad spectrum of adult smoker preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements.

Philip Morris International, Inc. (PM)’s Financial Outlook

The 17 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Philip Morris International Inc have a median target of 124.00, with a high estimate of 140.00 and a low estimate of 98.00. The median estimate represents a +24.26% increase from the last price of 99.79.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Philip Morris International, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.23. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged3.16% and closed its last trading session at $99.79. The company has the market capitalization of $158.3 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $123.55 and 52-Week low of $95.51. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 7.57 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.59 Billion shares outstanding.

Philip Morris International, Inc. (PM) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $1.32/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $1.35/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.03. This shows a surprise factor of -2.2 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -5.55 percent. Beta for Philip Morris International, Inc. stands at 0.91 while its ATR (average true range) is 2.19. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.27%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.94%.

Philip Morris International, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -3.56%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -9.26%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 15 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -50.3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 39.5% with Gross margin of 63.7 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 40% and 20.9% respectively.

 

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