Stocks to Watch For: Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ:LSXMK) & CoreCivic, Inc. (NYSE:CXW)

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Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ:LSXMK)

The Liberty SiriusXM Group provides satellite radio services consists of commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather. The Liberty SiriusXM Group is based in United States.

Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ:LSXMK)’s Financial Overview

Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ) surged 0.93% yesterday to close its trading session at $40.04. The company has 1 year Price Target of $54. Liberty Media Corporation has 52-Week high of $48.56 and 52-Week Low of $34.84. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 48.56 and 52-Week Low on 34.84. The stock traded with the volume of 1.34 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $8.61 Billion.

Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.55/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.6/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.05 a share with a surprise factor of -8.3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 1.93 Percent, SMA50 of 3.62 Percent and SMA200 of -7.05 percent. Liberty Media Corporation has P/S value of 1.52 while its P/B value stands at 1.22. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 0 percent, Return on Equity of 0 percent and Return on Investment of 0 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 0 percent and 0 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 6 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Liberty Media Corp have a median target of 59.50, with a high estimate of 68.00 and a low estimate of 50.00. The median estimate represents a +48.60% increase from the last price of 40.04.

Liberty Media Corporation is expected* to report earnings on 02/28/2019 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 2 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.46. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $2.04.

CoreCivic, Inc. (NYSE:CXW)

CoreCivic, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which provides correctional, detention and residential reentry facilities. It designs, constructs, owns, manages and renovates jails, prisons, government agencies and inmate transportation companies. CoreCivic, Inc., formerly known as Corrections Corporation of America, is based in Nashville, Tennessee.

CoreCivic, Inc. (NYSE:CXW)’s Financial Outlook

The 2 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for CoreCivic Inc have a median target of 24.50, with a high estimate of 25.00 and a low estimate of 24.00. The median estimate represents a +22.44% increase from the last price of 20.01.

CoreCivic, Inc. is expected* to report earnings on 02/19/2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 2 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.62. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.56.

According to Zacks Investment Research, CoreCivic, 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 declined -1.38% and closed its last trading session at $20.01. The company has the market capitalization of $2.37 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $26.09 and 52-Week low of $17.16. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 26.09 and 52-Week low on 17.16. The company has volume of 347662 shares. The company has a total of 118.6 Million shares outstanding.

CoreCivic, Inc. (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.34/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.38/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.04. This shows a surprise factor of -10.5 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 12.23 percent. Beta for CoreCivic, Inc. stands at 1.36 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.43. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.69%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.18%%.

CoreCivic, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 2.18%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 1.42 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -10.72%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 4.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 11.1 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.6% with Gross margin of 28.5 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 13.9% and 8.9% respectively.

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