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Stocks Roundup: EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) & Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE:NR)

EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM)

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an IT services provider engaged in providing software product development services, software engineering and custom development solutions. Its software product development services include product research, design and prototyping, product development, component design and integration. Its custom application development services comprise business and technical requirements analysis, solution architecture creation and validation, development, component design and integration. The Company also provides application testing services consisting of software application testing, testing for enterprise IT, and consulting services. It serves banking, financial services, business information, media, travel and hospitality, retail, energy, telecommunications, automotive, manufacturing, life sciences industries and the government. EPAM Systems, Inc. is headquartered in Newtown, Pennsylvania.

EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM)’s Financial Overview

EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE) declined -0.68% yesterday to close its trading session at $148.19. The company has 1 year Price Target of $142.72. EPAM Systems, Inc. has 52-Week high of $150.42 and 52-Week Low of $104.77. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 150.42 and 52-Week Low on 104.77. The stock traded with the volume of 320826 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $7.89 Billion.

EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.17/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.05/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.12 a share with a surprise factor of 11.4%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 5.76 Percent, SMA50 of 15.36 Percent and SMA200 of 15.58 percent. EPAM Systems, Inc. has P/S value of 4.54 while its P/B value stands at 6.67. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 10.9 percent, Return on Equity of 13.8 percent and Return on Investment of 14.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 35.4 percent and 12.6 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 16 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for EPAM Systems Inc have a median target of 145.50, with a high estimate of 165.00 and a low estimate of 134.00. The median estimate represents a -1.82% decrease from the last price of 148.19.

EPAM Systems, Inc. is expected* to report earnings on 02/14/2019 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 6 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.03. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.83.

Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE:NR)

Newpark Resources, Inc. is a worldwide provider of value-added drilling fluids systems, and composite matting systems used in oilfield and other commercial markets.

Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE:NR)’s Financial Outlook

The 7 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Newpark Resources Inc have a median target of 10.50, with a high estimate of 14.00 and a low estimate of 8.00. The median estimate represents a +11.82% increase from the last price of 9.39.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Newpark Resources, Inc. 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 1.29% and closed its last trading session at $9.39. The company has the market capitalization of $850.04 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $11.65 and 52-Week low of $6.39. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 11.65 and 52-Week low on 6.39. The company has volume of 659859 shares. The company has a total of 90.53 Million shares outstanding.

Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.04/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.1/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.06. This shows a surprise factor of -60 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 36.68 percent. Beta for Newpark Resources, Inc. stands at 1.7 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.33. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.10%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.02%%.

Newpark Resources, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 11.53%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 22.21 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 0.25%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 1.2 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 3.3% with Gross margin of 18.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 5.8% and 1.2% respectively.