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Stock’s Buzzers: Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) & Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN)

Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI)

Cigna Corporation is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America and Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York. Such products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products including group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in over 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has more than 95 million customer relationships throughout the world.

Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI)’s Financial Overview

Cigna Corporation (NYSE) surged 1.5% yesterday to close its trading session at $194.66. The company has 1 year Price Target of $242.6. Cigna Corporation has 52-Week high of $227.13 and 52-Week Low of $163.02. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 227.13 and 52-Week Low on 163.02. The stock traded with the volume of 3.92 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $73.02 Billion.

Cigna Corporation (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $3.84/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $3.44/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.4 a share with a surprise factor of 11.6%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 1.67 Percent, SMA50 of -5.16 Percent and SMA200 of 3.21 percent. Cigna Corporation has P/S value of 1.63 while its P/B value stands at 3.04. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 4.1 percent, Return on Equity of 19 percent and Return on Investment of 12.9 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 0 percent and 9.2 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.9 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 22 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Cigna Corp have a median target of 247.00, with a high estimate of 304.00 and a low estimate of 160.00. The median estimate represents a +26.89% increase from the last price of 194.66.

Cigna Corporation is expected* to report earnings on 02/01/2019 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 10 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.44. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.94.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN)

Urban Outfitters, Inc. is an innovative specialty retailer and wholesaler which offers a variety of lifestyle merchandise to highly defined customer niches through Urban Retail stores in the United States, Canada, and Europe; an Urban web site; 65 Anthropologie Retail stores in the United States; an Anthropologie catalog and web site; and Free People, the Company’s wholesale division, which sells its product to approximately 1,100 specialty stores, department stores and catalogs, as well as through two Free People stores and a web-site.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN)’s Financial Outlook

The 18 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Urban Outfitters Inc have a median target of 43.50, with a high estimate of 58.00 and a low estimate of 35.00. The median estimate represents a +33.35% increase from the last price of 32.62.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 03/05/2019. 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 13 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.81. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.69.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Urban Outfitters, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.5. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 0.18% and closed its last trading session at $32.62. The company has the market capitalization of $3.5 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $52.5 and 52-Week low of $31.2. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 52.50 and 52-Week low on 31.20. The company has volume of 4.44 Million shares. The company has a total of 107.44 Million shares outstanding.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.7/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.62/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.08. This shows a surprise factor of 12.9 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -1.75 percent. Beta for Urban Outfitters, Inc. stands at 0.64 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.57. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.34%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.98%%.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -1.51%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -10.09 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -20.46%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 10.2 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 15.3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.2% with Gross margin of 33.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 9.2% and 5.4% respectively.