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Two Stocks in Focus: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) and Timken Company (The) (NYSE:TKR)

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR)

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a global fintech leader, provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge’s investor communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure, allowing them to increase their focus on core business activities. Broadridge’s infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 90 percent of public companies and mutual funds in North America, and processes in fixed income and equity trades per day.

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR)’s Financial Overview

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE) surged 0.61% yesterday to close its trading session at $99.12. The company has 1 year Price Target of $121.57. Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has 52-Week high of $138.24 and 52-Week Low of $87.51. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 138.24 and 52-Week Low on 87.51. The stock traded with the volume of 562076 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $11.54 Billion.

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.79/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.68/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.11 a share with a surprise factor of 16.2%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 3.03 Percent, SMA50 of -2.86 Percent and SMA200 of -14 percent. Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has P/S value of 2.64 while its P/B value stands at 9.35. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 13.6 percent, Return on Equity of 39.9 percent and Return on Investment of 22.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 27.3 percent and 13.9 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.8 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 7 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc have a median target of 126.00, with a high estimate of 137.00 and a low estimate of 102.00. The median estimate represents a +27.12% increase from the last price of 99.12.

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 02/14/2019. 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 4 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.7. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.79.

Timken Company (The) (NYSE:TKR)

The Timken Company engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, transmissions, gearboxes, belts, chain and related products, and offers a spectrum of powertrain rebuild and repair services. The leading authority on tapered roller bearings, Timken today applies its deep knowledge of metallurgy, tribology and mechanical power transmission across a variety of bearings and related systems to improve reliability and efficiency of machinery and equipment all around the world. The company’s growing product and services portfolio features many strong industrial brands including Timken, Fafnir, Philadelphia Gear, Carlisle, Drives and Interlube.

Timken Company (The) (NYSE:TKR)’s Financial Outlook

The 8 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Timken Co have a median target of 52.50, with a high estimate of 60.00 and a low estimate of 50.00. The median estimate represents a +26.93% increase from the last price of 41.36.

Timken Company (The) is estimated to report earnings on 02/06/2019. 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 3 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.02. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.68.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Timken Company (The) has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.29. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 2.58% and closed its last trading session at $41.36. The company has the market capitalization of $3.11 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $55.65 and 52-Week low of $33.98. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 55.65 and 52-Week low on 33.98. The company has volume of 527448 shares. The company has a total of 75.16 Million shares outstanding.

Timken Company (The) (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $1.06/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $1.07/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.01. This shows a surprise factor of -0.9 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 10.83 percent. Beta for Timken Company (The) stands at 1.74 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.5. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.11%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.70%%.

Timken Company (The) has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 10.4%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.59 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -7.28%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 7.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 18 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 10.9% with Gross margin of 28.9 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 12.1% and 7.9% respectively.