Stocks under Consideration: Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX) and PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE)

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Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX)

Diana Containerships Inc. is primarily focused on the worldwide transportation of container cargoes and owns and operates two 3,426 TEU containerships. It plans to engage in the seaborne transportation of finished consumer and industrial products.

Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX)’s Financial Overview

Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ) declined -0.3% yesterday to close its trading session at $0.8. The company has 1 year Price Target of $6.16. Diana Containerships Inc. has 52-Week high of $3.95 and 52-Week Low of $0.56. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 4.03 and 52-Week Low on 0.56. The stock traded with the volume of 1.45 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $11.53 Million.

Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-128.67/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-4877.46/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $4748.79 a share with a surprise factor of 97.4%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 13.66 Percent, SMA50 of -30.32 Percent and SMA200 of -42.32 percent. Diana Containerships Inc. has P/S value of 0.42 while its P/B value stands at 0.09. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -41.4 percent, Return on Equity of -61 percent and Return on Investment of -10.8 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 28.4 percent and 0 percent respectively.

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

The 1 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Diana Containerships Inc have a median target of 49,392.00, with a high estimate of 49,392.00 and a low estimate of 49,392.00. The median estimate represents a +6,192,477.73% increase from the last price of 0.80.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE)

PDC Energy, Inc. is engaged in acquiring, developing and exploring crude oil, NGLs and natural gas. It has operations primarily in the Western and Eastern regions of the United States. Its Western Operating Region is primarily focused on development in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado. Its Eastern Operating Region is focused on development activity in the liquid-rich portion of the Utica Shale play in Ohio. The Company is also focused on development drilling programs in resource plays. PDC Energy, Inc., formerly known as Petroleum Development Corporation, is based in Denver, Colorado.

PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE)’s Financial Outlook

The 24 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for PDC Energy Inc have a median target of 63.00, with a high estimate of 90.00 and a low estimate of 28.00. The median estimate represents a +85.19% increase from the last price of 34.02.

PDC Energy, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 02/25/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 10 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.66. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.24.

According to Zacks Investment Research, PDC Energy, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.47. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined -0.67% and closed its last trading session at $34.02. The company has the market capitalization of $2.25 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $66.2 and 52-Week low of $26.59. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 66.20 and 52-Week low on 26.59. The company has volume of 1.51 Million shares. The company has a total of 66.07 Million shares outstanding.

PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.48/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.61/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.13. This shows a surprise factor of -21.3 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 14.31 percent. Beta for PDC Energy, Inc. stands at 0.75 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.91. The company has Weekly Volatility of 6.81%% and Monthly Volatility of 6.01%%.

PDC Energy, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 10.32%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -6.62 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -32.9%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -2.2 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -4.1 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -4.5% with Gross margin of 91 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -23.5% and -10.5% respectively.

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