Stocks in the News: Evertec, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) & Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc (NYSE:LL)

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Evertec, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC)

Evertec, Inc. is engaged in transaction processing business primarily in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Company operates through divisions which consist of Merchant Acquiring Solutions, Payment Processing and Business Solutions. It offers ATH network, payment processing, card products processing, electronic benefit transfer services, information technology services, database management services, printing centre and document mailing, cash processing, business processes outsourcing services as well as payment solutions, point-of-sale systems and accessories to receive payments. Evertec, Inc. is based in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Evertec, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC)’s Financial Overview

Evertec, Inc. (NYSE) declined -0.46% yesterday to close its trading session at $28.27. The company has 1 year Price Target of $27.83. Evertec, Inc. has 52-Week high of $30.2 and 52-Week Low of $13.5. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 30.20 and 52-Week Low on 13.50. The stock traded with the volume of 562382 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $2.07 Billion.

Evertec, Inc. (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.45/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.41/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.04 a share with a surprise factor of 9.8%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 1.21 Percent, SMA50 of 3.09 Percent and SMA200 of 20.45 percent. Evertec, Inc. has P/S value of 4.75 while its P/B value stands at 9.75. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 7.9 percent, Return on Equity of 39.7 percent and Return on Investment of 10.7 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 54.8 percent and 26 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.5 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 Evertec Inc have a median target of 26.00, with a high estimate of 33.00 and a low estimate of 25.00. The median estimate represents a -8.03% decrease from the last price of 28.27.

Evertec, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 02/20/2019. 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 $0.4. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.24.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc (NYSE:LL)

Lumber Liquidators, Inc. found its niche market in hardwood flooring. Lumber Liquidators prides itself on having one of the largest inventories of prefinished and unfinished hardwood floors in the industry. There are flooring experts in every store ready to help, and free samples are available. Lumber Liquidators carries solid and engineered hardwood, laminate flooring, bamboo flooring, cork flooring, vinyl flooring, wood-look tile flooring, butcher blocks, mouldings, accessories and tools. It negotiates directly with the mills, eliminating the middleman and passing the savings on to the customers. The environmentally conscientious company only purchases from suppliers who practice sustainable harvesting, which allows forests to heal and re-grow faster. Everything Lumber Liquidators sells (unless specified otherwise) is first-quality, graded to industry specifications, and available in standard flooring lengths.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc (NYSE:LL)’s Financial Outlook

The 10 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc have a median target of 12.00, with a high estimate of 14.00 and a low estimate of 10.00. The median estimate represents a +9.49% increase from the last price of 10.96.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc is estimated to report earnings on 02/26/2019. 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 7 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.16. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.1.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc has a Consensus Recommendation of 3. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 1.95% and closed its last trading session at $10.96. The company has the market capitalization of $307.65 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $31.24 and 52-Week low of $9.13. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 31.95 and 52-Week low on 9.13. The company has volume of 444467 shares. The company has a total of 28.07 Million shares outstanding.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.21/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.18/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.03. This shows a surprise factor of 16.7 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 15.13 percent. Beta for Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc stands at 1.69 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.59. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.70%% and Monthly Volatility of 5.36%%.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 7.57%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.24 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -39.77%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 1.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 2.8 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -18.5% with Gross margin of 36.2 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 0.5% and 0.5% respectively.

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