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Noteworthy Stocks to Watch for: Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) & Altria Group (NYSE:MO)

Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP)

Snap Inc. provides technology and social media services. The Company’s principal product Snapchat, is a camera application that helps people to communicate through short videos and images. Snap Inc. is headquartered in Venice, California.

Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP)’s Financial Overview

Snap Inc. (NYSE) declined -2.11% yesterday to close its trading session at $8.8. The company has 1 year Price Target of $7.48. Snap Inc. has 52-Week high of $20.75 and 52-Week Low of $4.82. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 20.75 and 52-Week Low on 4.82. The stock traded with the volume of 36.5 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $10.73 Billion.

Snap Inc. (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.12/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.14/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.02 a share with a surprise factor of 14.3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 28.42 Percent, SMA50 of 40.75 Percent and SMA200 of -6.77 percent. Snap Inc. has P/S value of 9.09 while its P/B value stands at 5.21. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -43.2 percent, Return on Equity of -49.9 percent and Return on Investment of -55 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 32.3 percent and 0 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 3.2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 28 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Snap Inc have a median target of 7.00, with a high estimate of 13.00 and a low estimate of 4.00. The median estimate represents a -20.45% decrease from the last price of 8.80.

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

Altria Group (NYSE:MO)

Altria Group is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Philip Morris Capital Corporation. Their tobacco company brand portfolios consist of successful and well-known brand names such as Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal and Black & Mild.

Altria Group (NYSE:MO)’s Financial Outlook

The 16 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Altria Group Inc have a median target of 59.50, with a high estimate of 68.00 and a low estimate of 45.00. The median estimate represents a +19.81% increase from the last price of 49.66.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Altria Group has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.02. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 1.57% and closed its last trading session at $49.66. The company has the market capitalization of $93.51 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $66.53 and 52-Week low of $42.4. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 66.53 and 52-Week low on 42.40. The company has volume of 8.93 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.88 Billion shares outstanding.

Altria Group (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.95/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.95/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 0.55 percent. Beta for Altria Group stands at 0.41 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.12. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.74%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.45%%.

Altria Group has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 4.83%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -0.29 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -12.24%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 24.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 68.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 24% with Gross margin of 40.9 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 37.8% and 41.9% respectively.