Two Stocks on Trader’s Radar: Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) & Crescent Point Energy Corporation (NYSE:CPG)

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Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN)

Franklin Resources, Inc. is a global investment management organization known as Franklin Templeton Investments. They have an extensive global presence, including offices in 33 countries and clients in more than 170. Our common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BEN and is included in the Standard & Poor’s 500(r) Index.

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN)’s Financial Overview

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE) surged 1.96% yesterday to close its trading session at $31.15. The company has 1 year Price Target of $26.92. Franklin Resources, Inc. has 52-Week high of $40.56 and 52-Week Low of $27.34. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 37.32 and 52-Week Low on 27.34. The stock traded with the volume of 3.07 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $16.05 Billion.

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.54/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.65/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.11 a share with a surprise factor of -16.9%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 1.61 Percent, SMA50 of 1.26 Percent and SMA200 of -2.06 percent. Franklin Resources, Inc. has P/S value of 2.62 while its P/B value stands at 1.63. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 0 percent, Return on Equity of 0 percent and Return on Investment of 15.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 0 percent and 0 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 3.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 13 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Franklin Resources Inc have a median target of 27.00, with a high estimate of 30.00 and a low estimate of 22.00. The median estimate represents a -13.32% decrease from the last price of 31.15.

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

Crescent Point Energy Corporation (NYSE:CPG)

Crescent Point Energy Corp. is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of oil and natural gas properties in Western Canada. The Company’s operations consist of light and medium oil and natural gas assets strategically focused in core areas in southern Saskatchewan and central and southern Alberta. Crescent Point Energy Corp., formerly known as Crescent Point Energy Trust, is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

Crescent Point Energy Corporation (NYSE:CPG)’s Financial Outlook

The 18 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Crescent Point Energy Corp have a median target of 4.91, with a high estimate of 7.55 and a low estimate of 3.77. The median estimate represents a +88.20% increase from the last price of 2.61.

Crescent Point Energy Corporation is estimated to report earnings on 03/07/2019. 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 1 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.09. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-0.05.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Crescent Point Energy Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.1. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 6.53% and closed its last trading session at $2.61. The company has the market capitalization of $1.44 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $9.2 and 52-Week low of $2.43. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 9.20 and 52-Week low on 2.43. The company has volume of 2.87 Million shares. The company has a total of 550.15 Million shares outstanding.

Crescent Point Energy Corporation (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.39/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.03/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.36. This shows a surprise factor of -1200 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -13.58 percent. Beta for Crescent Point Energy Corporation stands at 0 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.15. The company has Weekly Volatility of 5.11%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.81%%.

Crescent Point Energy Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -13%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -15.18 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -53.94%.

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

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