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Investor’s Ready to act on these stocks: Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX) & Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX)

CEMEX is one of the largest cement companies in the world, with close to 78 million metric tons of production capacity. Through operating subsidiaries in four continents, they are engaged in the production, distribution, marketing and sale of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates and clinker. They are also the world’s leading producer of white cement and the world’s largest trader of cement and clinker.

Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX)’s Financial Overview

Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE) surged 2.45% yesterday to close its trading session at $5.02. The company has 1 year Price Target of $8.42. Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. has 52-Week high of $7.65 and 52-Week Low of $4.47. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 7.65 and 52-Week Low on 4.47. The stock traded with the volume of 10.03 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $7.75 Billion.

Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.1/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.16/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.06 a share with a surprise factor of -37.5%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -4.97 Percent, SMA50 of -0.72 Percent and SMA200 of -16.66 percent. Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. has P/S value of 0.53 while its P/B value stands at 0.79. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 2 percent, Return on Equity of 6.1 percent and Return on Investment of 7.9 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 33.9 percent and 9.3 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 20 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Cemex SAB de CV have a median target of 7.59, with a high estimate of 10.20 and a low estimate of 5.50. The median estimate represents a +51.13% increase from the last price of 5.02.

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

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Walmart Inc. is a multinational retail corporation which operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores and grocery stores. Walmart Inc., formerly known as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)’s Financial Outlook

The 29 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Walmart Inc have a median target of 105.00, with a high estimate of 120.00 and a low estimate of 94.00. The median estimate represents a +8.28% increase from the last price of 96.97.

Walmart Inc. is expected* to report earnings on 02/19/2019 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Jan 2019. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 11 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.33. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.33.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Walmart Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.8. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 0.8% and closed its last trading session at $96.97. The company has the market capitalization of $285.11 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $106.21 and 52-Week low of $81.78. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 106.21 and 52-Week low on 81.78. The company has volume of 5.52 Million shares. The company has a total of 2.94 Billion shares outstanding.

Walmart Inc. (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $1.08/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $1.01/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.07. This shows a surprise factor of 6.9 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 4.1 percent. Beta for Walmart Inc. stands at 0.35 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.49. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.16%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.53%%.

Walmart Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.68%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 2.7 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 5.3%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 2.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 7 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 10.4% with Gross margin of 25.2 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 2.8% and 1% respectively.