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Stocks under Review: Pulmatrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:PULM) & Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH)

Pulmatrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:PULM)

Pulmatrix, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which is engaged in developing inhaled therapies for serious pulmonary disease. The Company’s proprietary product pipeline includes PUR1900, an inhaled anti-fungal for cystic fibrosis, PUR0200, a branded generic for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease which are in different clinical stage. Its technology platform consists of iSPERSE. Pulmatrix, Inc., formerly known as Ruthigen, Inc., is based in Lexington, MA.

Pulmatrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:PULM)’s Financial Overview

Pulmatrix, Inc. (NASDAQ) declined -6.93% yesterday to close its trading session at $0.77. The company has 1 year Price Target of $3. Pulmatrix, Inc. has 52-Week high of $15.31 and 52-Week Low of $0.72. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 17.00 and 52-Week Low on 0.72. The stock traded with the volume of 550814 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $6.14 Million.

Pulmatrix, Inc. (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 3/30/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.24/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.19/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.05 a share with a surprise factor of -26.3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -58.92 Percent, SMA50 of -71.92 Percent and SMA200 of -80.42 percent. Pulmatrix, Inc. has P/S value of 30.71 while its P/B value stands at 0.29. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -124.7 percent, Return on Equity of -176.2 percent and Return on Investment of -131.4 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 0 percent and 0 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 1 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Pulmatrix Inc have a median target of 3.00, with a high estimate of 3.00 and a low estimate of 3.00. The median estimate represents a +290.73% increase from the last price of 0.77.

Pulmatrix, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 03/12/2019. 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 2 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $-1.6.

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH)

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. is a regional bank holding company offering a full range of financial products to consumers and commercial customers including personal banking, lending, mortgage banking, wealth management, brokerage and capital markets services. The Company currently operates in the central United States and has a nationwide presence in the commercial payments industry.

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH)’s Financial Outlook

The 10 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Commerce Bancshares Inc have a median target of 63.00, with a high estimate of 66.00 and a low estimate of 54.00. The median estimate represents a +3.11% increase from the last price of 61.10.

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

According to Zacks Investment Research, Commerce Bancshares, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 3.23. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 0.79% and closed its last trading session at $61.1. The company has the market capitalization of $6.88 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $69.1 and 52-Week low of $53.4. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 69.10 and 52-Week low on 53.40. The company has volume of 369076 shares. The company has a total of 112.62 Million shares outstanding.

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.96/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.94/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.02. This shows a surprise factor of 2.1 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 8.39 percent. Beta for Commerce Bancshares, Inc. stands at 0.74 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.13. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.47%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.89%%.

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 1.26%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.57 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -1.92%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 1.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 14.1 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 22.2% with Gross margin of 0 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 88.5% and 44.4% respectively.