Traders Alert: Encana Corporation (ECA), PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

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Encana Corporation (ECA)

EnCana Corporation is one of the world’s largest independent natural gas producers and gas storage operators.

Encana Corporation (ECA)‘s Financial Overview

Encana Corporation (ECA) declined -5.4% yesterday to close its trading session at $10.52. The company has 1 year Price Target of $15.93. Encana Corporation has 52-Week high of $14.31 and 52-Week Low of $8.01. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 14.65 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $10.39 Billion.

Encana Corporation (ECA) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.12/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.1/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.02 a share with a surprise factor of 20%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -5 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of -4.04 percent. Encana Corporation has P/S value of 2.34 while its P/B value stands at 1.52. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 5.5 percent, Return on Equity of 12.3 percent and Return on Investment of 6.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 68.4 percent and 25 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 29 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Encana Corp have a median target of 16.00, with a high estimate of 20.00 and a low estimate of 11.00. The median estimate represents a +52.09% increase from the last price of 10.52.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

PayPal Holdings, Inc. is a technology platform company. The Company offers online payment solution which allows customers to pay and get paid, withdraw funds to their bank accounts and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in various currencies. It payment platform includes PayPal, PayPal Credit, Venmo and Braintree products. PayPal Holdings, Inc. is based in San Jose, California.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)‘s Financial Outlook

The 39 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for PayPal Holdings Inc have a median target of 87.00, with a high estimate of 98.00 and a low estimate of 56.00. The median estimate represents a +15.91% increase from the last price of 75.06.

According to Zacks Investment Research, PayPal Holdings, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.35. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined-1.64% and closed its last trading session at $75.06. The company has the market capitalization of $92.58 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $86.32 and 52-Week low of $42.06. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 14.37 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.23 Billion shares outstanding.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.55/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.52/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.03. This shows a surprise factor of 5.8 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 1.96 percent. Beta for PayPal Holdings, Inc. stands at 0 while its ATR (average true range) is 2.18. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.35%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.56%.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -5.98%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 8.69%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 4.9 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 11.8 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 11.2% with Gross margin of 48.1 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 16.2% and 13.7% respectively.

 

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