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Stocks for Your Case: DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE:DWDP) & Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE)

DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE:DWDP)

DowDuPont Inc. operates as a holding company. It produces agricultural chemicals, material science, and specialty chemical products. Agriculture Business offers crop protection and seeds and traits. Material Science Business offers a range of solutions including consumer solutions and infrastructure solutions and plastics performance. Specialty Products Business includes protection solutions, electronics and communications, nutrition and health and industrial biosciences. DowDuPont Inc, formerly known as Dow Chemical Company, is based in Wilmington, United States.

DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE:DWDP)’s Financial Overview

DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE) surged 2.62% yesterday to close its trading session at $53.36. The company has 1 year Price Target of $71.83. DowDuPont Inc. has 52-Week high of $74.12 and 52-Week Low of $48.89. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 74.12 and 52-Week Low on 48.89. The stock traded with the volume of 11.92 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $122.17 Billion.

DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.88/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.87/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.01 a share with a surprise factor of 1.1%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -3.63 Percent, SMA50 of -2.28 Percent and SMA200 of -14.32 percent. DowDuPont Inc. has P/S value of 1.51 while its P/B value stands at 1.25. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 1.1 percent, Return on Equity of 2.1 percent and Return on Investment of 0.7 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 21.5 percent and 3.1 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.9 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 25 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for DowDuPont Inc have a median target of 66.00, with a high estimate of 90.00 and a low estimate of 53.00. The median estimate represents a +23.69% increase from the last price of 53.36.

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

Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE)

Noble Corporation PLC is an offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. The company offers services for drilling and work over activities and undertakes refurbishment projects for rigs. It provides services primarily in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and Alaska, Mexico, Brazil, the North Sea, the Mediterranean, West Africa, the Middle East, India, Malaysia and Australia. Noble Corporation PLC, formerly known as Noble Corp., is based in London, United Kingdom.

Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE)’s Financial Outlook

The 26 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Noble Corporation PLC have a median target of 4.50, with a high estimate of 15.00 and a low estimate of 2.00. The median estimate represents a +52.54% increase from the last price of 2.95.

Noble Corporation is expected* to report earnings on 02/20/2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 7 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $-0.4. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-0.29.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Noble Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 3.36. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined -1.34% and closed its last trading session at $2.95. The company has the market capitalization of $763.02 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $7.44 and 52-Week low of $2.35. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 7.44 and 52-Week low on 2.35. The company has volume of 3.52 Million shares. The company has a total of 258.65 Million shares outstanding.

Noble Corporation (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.43/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.46/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.03. This shows a surprise factor of 6.5 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 12.6 percent. Beta for Noble Corporation stands at 2.7 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.18. The company has Weekly Volatility of 6.05%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.97%%.

Noble Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -10.7%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -10.67 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -42.37%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -8.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -18.5 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -3.4% with Gross margin of 42.7 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -94.6% and -79.5% respectively.