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Worth Observing Stocks: Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV) & Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO)

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV)

Navistar International is a holding company and its principal operating subsidiary is Navistar Int’l Transportation Corp. Navistar operates in three industry segments: truck; engine; and financial services. Its truck segment is engaged in the manufacture and marketing of medium and heavy trucks, including school buses. Its engine segment is engaged in the design and manufacture of mid-range diesel engines. The financial services operations consist of Navistar Financial Corp., its domestic insurance subsidiary and its foreign finance and insurance subsidiaries.

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV)’s Financial Overview

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE) surged 3.4% yesterday to close its trading session at $34.32. The company has 1 year Price Target of $35.46. Navistar International Corporation has 52-Week high of $44.34 and 52-Week Low of $23.69. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 44.34 and 52-Week Low on 23.69. The stock traded with the volume of 316894 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $3.41 Billion.

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 10/30/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.89/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.71/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.18 a share with a surprise factor of 10.5%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 6.72 Percent, SMA50 of 16.25 Percent and SMA200 of -5.33 percent. Navistar International Corporation has P/S value of 0.33 while its P/B value stands at 0. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 5.1 percent, Return on Equity of -7.8 percent and Return on Investment of 45.4 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 18.9 percent and 7.3 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.5 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 Navistar International Corp have a median target of 34.00, with a high estimate of 54.00 and a low estimate of 23.00. The median estimate represents a -0.93% decrease from the last price of 34.32.

Navistar International Corporation is estimated to report earnings on 03/14/2019. 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 6 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.11. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-0.24.

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO)

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. It operates through three segments: Americas Welding, International Welding, and The Harris Products Group. The company’s welding products include arc welding power sources, plasma cutters, wire feeding systems, robotic welding packages, integrated automation systems, fume extraction equipment, consumable electrodes, fluxes and welding accessories, and specialty welding consumables and fabrication products. It also provides computer numeric controlled plasma and oxy-fuel cutting systems, and regulators and torches used in oxy-fuel welding, cutting, and brazing; and consumables used in the brazing and soldering alloys market. In addition, the company is involved in the retail business in the United States.

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO)’s Financial Outlook

The 11 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc have a median target of 95.00, with a high estimate of 110.00 and a low estimate of 80.00. The median estimate represents a +5.56% increase from the last price of 90.00.

Lincoln Electric Holdings, 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 7 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.2. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.01.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.67. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 2.81% and closed its last trading session at $90. The company has the market capitalization of $5.82 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $97.93 and 52-Week low of $72.27. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 97.93 and 52-Week low on 72.27. The company has volume of 295211 shares. The company has a total of 64.62 Million shares outstanding.

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $1.21/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $1.21/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 14.14 percent. Beta for Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. stands at 1.23 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.99. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.74%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.14%%.

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 5.99%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 9.77 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 2.98%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 9.2 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.7 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 17.6% with Gross margin of 33.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 11.7% and 7.4% respectively.