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Stocks to Watch For: TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE), Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK)

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE)

TrueCar Inc. engages in developing and publishing an online automotive information and communications platform. The Company operates its company-branded platform on its TrueCar.com Website. It enables users to obtain market-based pricing data on new and used cars, as well as to connect with its network of TrueCar certified dealers. TrueCar, Inc. is based in Santa Monica, California.

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE)’s Financial Overview

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ) surged 2.06% yesterday to close its trading session at $6.93. The company has 1 year Price Target of $9.23. TrueCar, Inc. has 52-Week high of $14.55 and 52-Week Low of $6.75. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 14.55 and 52-Week Low on 6.75. The stock traded with the volume of 1.21 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $712.2 Million.

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.03/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.05/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.02 a share with a surprise factor of -40%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -7.36 Percent, SMA50 of -20.51 Percent and SMA200 of -35.05 percent. TrueCar, Inc. has P/S value of 2.01 while its P/B value stands at 2.08. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -7 percent, Return on Equity of -8.5 percent and Return on Investment of -7.8 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 91.2 percent and -8.2 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.9 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 TrueCar Inc have a median target of 9.00, with a high estimate of 14.00 and a low estimate of 7.00. The median estimate represents a +29.87% increase from the last price of 6.93.

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

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK)

Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives. The Company brings together leading brands in industrial automation for Complete Automation solutions, including Allen-Bradley controls and services, Dodge mechanical power transmission products, Reliance Electric motors and drives, and Rockwell Software factory management software.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK)’s Financial Outlook

The 19 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Rockwell Automation Inc have a median target of 172.00, with a high estimate of 209.00 and a low estimate of 150.00. The median estimate represents a -4.09% decrease from the last price of 179.33.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 04/24/2019. 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 8 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.89.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Rockwell Automation, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.82. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined -0.75% and closed its last trading session at $179.33. The company has the market capitalization of $21.6 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $198.23 and 52-Week low of $141.46. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 198.23 and 52-Week low on 141.46. The company has volume of 1.87 Million shares. The company has a total of 120.44 Million shares outstanding.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $2.21/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $1.99/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.22. This shows a surprise factor of 11.1 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 19.17 percent. Beta for Rockwell Automation, Inc. stands at 1.35 while its ATR (average true range) is 2.66. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.61%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.38%%.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.53%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.12 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.24%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 13.9 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 54.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 31.6% with Gross margin of 43.3 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 17.2% and 12.7% respectively.