These Two Stocks in Motion : Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI)

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Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO)

Gevo, Inc. is a renewable chemicals and advanced biofuels company engaged in the development of biobased alternatives to petroleum-based products using a combination of synthetic biology and chemistry. The Company is focused on the commercialization of isobutanol, a naturally occurring four carbon alcohol with broad applications in large chemicals and fuels markets. Isobutanol can be used as a solvent and a gasoline blendstock and can be further processed into jet fuel and feedstocks for the production of synthetic rubber, plastics and polyesters. Markets served by the Company include solvents and coatings, materials, plastics and fibers, biojet blendstock, gasoline blendstock and other hydrocarbon fuels.

Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO)’s Financial Overview

Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ) declined -1.81% yesterday to close its trading session at $2.71. The company has 1 year Price Target of $10. Gevo, Inc. has 52-Week high of $24.74 and 52-Week Low of $1.79. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 24.74 and 52-Week Low on 1.79. The stock traded with the volume of 185962 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $23.6 Million.

Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.85/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.6/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.25 a share with a surprise factor of -41.7%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 8.87 Percent, SMA50 of 2.86 Percent and SMA200 of -38.11 percent. Gevo, Inc. has P/S value of 0.72 while its P/B value stands at 0.24. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -25.3 percent, Return on Equity of -31.8 percent and Return on Investment of -36.8 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of -25.3 percent and -68.4 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 0 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 Gevo Inc have a median target of 10.00, with a high estimate of 10.00 and a low estimate of 10.00. The median estimate represents a +269.00% increase from the last price of 2.71.

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

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI)

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. provides postsecondary education services. It offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in the disciplines of business, education, psychology, social sciences, and health sciences. The Company delivers its programs online, as well as at its traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa and Colorado Springs, Colorado. Headquartered in San Diego, California, the company was founded on the principle that those who are academically prepared deserve access to an affordable higher education without sacrificing quality, transferability of credits, accessibility and academic standards.

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI)’s Financial Outlook

The 2 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Bridgepoint Education Inc have a median target of 12.75, with a high estimate of 15.00 and a low estimate of 10.50. The median estimate represents a +53.43% increase from the last price of 8.31.

Bridgepoint Education, 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 2 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $-0.12. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-0.16.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Bridgepoint Education, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 2.85% and closed its last trading session at $8.31. The company has the market capitalization of $219.97 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $13.63 and 52-Week low of $5.31. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 13.63 and 52-Week low on 5.31. The company has volume of 149861 shares. The company has a total of 26.47 Million shares outstanding.

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.29/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.22/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.07. This shows a surprise factor of 31.8 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 18.54 percent. Beta for Bridgepoint Education, Inc. stands at 2.19 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.36. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.60%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.69%%.

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 8.75%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 7.36 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.27%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 6.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 13.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 16.3% with Gross margin of 51.9 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 2% and 4% respectively.

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