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Trader’s Buzzers: LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) & GEE Group Inc. (NYSE:JOB)

LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH)

LightPath Technologies, Inc. provides optics and photonics solutions for the industrial, defense, telecommunications, testing and measurement, and medical industries. LightPath designs, manufactures, and distributes optical and infrared components including molded glass aspheric lenses and assemblies, infrared lenses and thermal imaging assemblies, fused fiber collimators, and gradient index GRADIUM lenses. LightPath also offers custom optical assemblies, including full engineering design support.

LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH)’s Financial Overview

LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ) declined -0.59% yesterday to close its trading session at $1.68. The company has 1 year Price Target of $2.75. LightPath Technologies, Inc. has 52-Week high of $2.75 and 52-Week Low of $1.4. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 2.75 and 52-Week Low on 1.40. The stock traded with the volume of 38724 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $41.04 Million.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -0.72 Percent, SMA50 of 1.08 Percent and SMA200 of -15.6 percent. LightPath Technologies, Inc. has P/S value of 1.23 while its P/B value stands at 1.24. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 0.6 percent, Return on Equity of 0.7 percent and Return on Investment of 2.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 36.7 percent and -0.3 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 2 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for LightPath Technologies Inc have a median target of 2.75, with a high estimate of 2.90 and a low estimate of 2.60. The median estimate represents a +63.69% increase from the last price of 1.68.

LightPath Technologies, Inc. is expected* to report earnings on 02/07/2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 3 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.03.

GEE Group Inc. (NYSE:JOB)

GEE Group Inc. is a provider of professional staffing services and solutions. GEE Group Inc., formerly known as General Employment Enterprises, Inc., is based in Naperville, Illinois.

GEE Group Inc. (NYSE:JOB)’s Financial Outlook

The 1 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for GEE Group Inc have a median target of 2.50, with a high estimate of 2.50 and a low estimate of 2.50. The median estimate represents a +47.06% increase from the last price of 1.70.

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

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

The Stock declined -3.95% and closed its last trading session at $1.7. The company has the market capitalization of $17.65 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $3.25 and 52-Week low of $0.54. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 3.25 and 52-Week low on 0.54. The company has volume of 4795 shares. The company has a total of 10.38 Million shares outstanding.

GEE Group Inc. (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.15/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.16/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 6.3 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 141.86 percent. Beta for GEE Group Inc. stands at 2.98 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.2. The company has Weekly Volatility of 16.12%% and Monthly Volatility of 14.12%%.

GEE Group Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 24.26%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 19.71 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -23.24%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -5.6 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -34.6 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 3.4% with Gross margin of 35.7 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 1.9% and -4.6% respectively.