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Noteworthy Movers: Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) & Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC)

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)

Portland General Electric, headquartered in Portland, Ore., is a vertically integrated electric utility that serves residential, commercial and industrial customers in Oregon. The company has more than a century of experience in power delivery. PGE generates power from a diverse mix of resources, including hydropower, coal and natural gas. PGE also participates in the wholesale market by purchasing and selling electricity and natural gas to utilities and energy marketers.

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR)’s Financial Overview

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE) declined -0.04% yesterday to close its trading session at $48.99. The company has 1 year Price Target of $44.95. Portland General Electric Company has 52-Week high of $50.4 and 52-Week Low of $39.02. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 50.40 and 52-Week Low on 39.02. The stock traded with the volume of 334139 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $4.37 Billion.

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.59/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.49/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.1 a share with a surprise factor of 20.4%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 4.07 Percent, SMA50 of 4.21 Percent and SMA200 of 8.55 percent. Portland General Electric Company has P/S value of 2.21 while its P/B value stands at 1.76. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 2.6 percent, Return on Equity of 8.4 percent and Return on Investment of 6.3 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 58.6 percent and 19.1 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 3.4 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 10 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Portland General Electric Co have a median target of 44.00, with a high estimate of 49.00 and a low estimate of 41.00. The median estimate represents a -10.19% decrease from the last price of 48.99.

Portland General Electric Company is expected* to report earnings on 02/15/2019 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 4 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.54. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.67.

Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC)

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction.

Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC)’s Financial Outlook

The 10 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Semtech Corp have a median target of 58.50, with a high estimate of 70.00 and a low estimate of 50.00. The median estimate represents a +14.44% increase from the last price of 51.12.

Semtech Corporation is estimated to report earnings on 03/13/2019. 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 $0.39. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.38.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Semtech Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.5. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 2.59% and closed its last trading session at $51.12. The company has the market capitalization of $3.36 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $60.55 and 52-Week low of $32.25. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 60.55 and 52-Week low on 31.98. The company has volume of 404556 shares. The company has a total of 65.74 Million shares outstanding.

Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.63/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.61/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.02. This shows a surprise factor of 3.3 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 11.45 percent. Beta for Semtech Corporation stands at 1.63 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.77. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.76%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.29%%.

Semtech Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 3.36%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.3 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.52%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 4.4 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 7 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 12.3% with Gross margin of 59.8 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 9.2% and 8% respectively.