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Stocks Alert: Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) & PetMed Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETS)

Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN)

Knowles Corporation operates as a supplier of advanced micro-acoustic, specialty components, and human interface solutions. The Company designs and manufactures acoustic products, including microphones, speakers, and receivers for the handset, tablet, and other consumer electronic markets. It also designs and manufactures electronic components used in medical and life science applications and solutions and components used in communications infrastructure and various other markets. Knowles Corporation is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.

Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN)’s Financial Overview

Knowles Corporation (NYSE) declined -0.51% yesterday to close its trading session at $15.74. The company has 1 year Price Target of $16.56. Knowles Corporation has 52-Week high of $18.32 and 52-Week Low of $10.95. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 18.32 and 52-Week Low on 10.94. The stock traded with the volume of 1.03 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $1.42 Billion.

Knowles Corporation (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.34/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.3/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.04 a share with a surprise factor of 13.3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 6.11 Percent, SMA50 of 11.2 Percent and SMA200 of 3.19 percent. Knowles Corporation has P/S value of 1.91 while its P/B value stands at 1.26. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 6.8 percent, Return on Equity of 9.3 percent and Return on Investment of 3.4 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 39.5 percent and 9.1 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 8 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Knowles Corp have a median target of 16.75, with a high estimate of 19.00 and a low estimate of 13.00. The median estimate represents a +6.42% increase from the last price of 15.74.

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

PetMed Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETS)

PetMed Express, Inc. and subsidiaries, d/b/a 1-800-PetMeds (the Company) & is a leading nationwide pet pharmacy. The Company markets prescription and non-prescription pet medications, health products, and supplies for dogs and cats, direct to the consumer. The Company offers consumers an attractive alternative for obtaining pet medications in terms of convenience, price, and speed of delivery. The Company markets its products through national advertising campaigns, which aim to increase the recognition of the 1-800-PetMeds brand name, and PetMeds family of trademarks, increase traffic on its website at http://www.1800petmeds.com, acquire new customers, and maximize repeat purchases. The majority of the Company’s sales are to residents in the United States. The Company’s corporate headquarters and distribution facility are located in Delray Beach, Florida.

PetMed Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETS)’s Financial Outlook

The 3 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Petmed Express Inc have a median target of 19.00, with a high estimate of 33.00 and a low estimate of 18.00. The median estimate represents a -18.00% decrease from the last price of 23.17.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, PetMed Express, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 4. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 3.3% and closed its last trading session at $23.17. The company has the market capitalization of $473.83 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $48.32 and 52-Week low of $20.25. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 48.32 and 52-Week low on 20.25. The company has volume of 350451 shares. The company has a total of 20.45 Million shares outstanding.

PetMed Express, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.38/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.48/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.1. This shows a surprise factor of -20.8 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -0.39 percent. Beta for PetMed Express, Inc. stands at 0.52 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.06. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.19%% and Monthly Volatility of 5.14%%.

PetMed Express, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 1.37%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 0.05 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -28.29%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 27.9 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 32.9 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 28.7% with Gross margin of 34.8 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 18.3% and 14.4% respectively.