HCP, Incorporated (HCP) has3 percent upside potential

Analysts are weighing in on how HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a unfavorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 3.4. The stock is rated as buy by 1 analysts, with 0 outperform and 10 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

For the current quarter, the 15.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.70 a share, which would compare with $0.79 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.71 and a low estimate of $0.69. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $631.25M from $607.53M the year-ago period.

For the full year, 17.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 2.78 per share, with a high estimate of $2.86 and a low estimate of $2.66. It had reported earnings per share of $3.16 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $2.54B versus 2.54B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 1.25% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 15.72% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 12 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for HCP is $31.42 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $35.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 3 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $34.11. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $23.00 price targets on shares of HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.79 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.76. It was an earnings surprise of 3.90%percent. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term Cockroach Effect is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

HCP, Inc. is an independent hybrid real estate investment trust. The fund invests in real estate markets of the United States. It primarily invests in properties serving the healthcare industry including sectors of healthcare such as senior housing, life science, medical office, hospital and skilled nursing. The fund also invests in mezzanine loans and other debt instruments. It engages in acquisition, development, leasing, selling and managing of healthcare real estate and provides mortgage and other financing to healthcare providers. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the S&P 500 Index, Berkshire Hathaway Index, and MSCI REIT Index. HCP, Inc. was formed in 1985 and is based in Irvine, California with additional office in Nashville and San Francisco.

How high can 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) stock go’ Analysts hold 191.00

Analysts are weighing in on how 3M Co (NYSE:MMM), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much less favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 2.5. The stock is rated as buy by 3 analysts, with 4 outperform and 9 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

For the current quarter, the 16.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $2.07 a share, which would compare with $2.02 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $2.12 and a low estimate of $2.01. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $7.73B from $7.69B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 18.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 8.25 per share, with a high estimate of $8.35 and a low estimate of $8.10. It had reported earnings per share of $7.58 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $30.44B versus 30.27B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 8.47% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 19.49% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 15 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for MMM is $172.00 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $191.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 10 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $174.11. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $143.00 price targets on shares of 3M Co (NYSE:MMM).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $2.02 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $2.00. It was an earnings surprise of 1.00%percent. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term Cockroach Effect is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

3M Company operates as a diversified technology company worldwide. The companys Industrial segment offers tapes; coated, non-woven, and bonded abrasives; adhesives; ceramics; sealants; specialty materials; filtration products; closure systems for personal hygiene products; acoustic systems products; automotive components; abrasion-resistant films; structural adhesives; and paint finishing and detailing products. Its Safety and Graphics segment provides personal protection products, traffic safety and security products, commercial graphics systems, commercial cleaning and protection products, floor matting, roofing granules, and fall protection products. The companys Health Care segment offers medical and surgical supplies, skin health and infection prevention products, drug delivery systems, dental and orthodontic products, health information systems, and food safety products. Its Electronics and Energy segment provides optical films; packaging and interconnection devices; insulating and splicing solutions; touch screens and touch monitors; renewable energy component solutions; and infrastructure protection products. The companys Consumer segment offers sponges, scouring pads, high-performance cloths, consumer and office tapes, repositionable notes, indexing systems, construction and home improvement products, home care products, protective material products, and consumer and office tapes and adhesives. 3M Company serves automotive, electronics and energy, appliance, paper and printing, packaging, food and beverage, construction, clinics and hospitals, pharmaceuticals, dental and orthodontic practitioners, health information systems, food manufacturing and testing, consumer and office retail, home improvement, drug and pharmacy retail, and other markets. The company sells its products through wholesalers, retailers, jobbers, distributors, and dealers, as well as directly to users. 3M Company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.

How high can Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) stock go’ Analysts hold 39.00

Analysts are weighing in on how Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much less favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 2.4. The stock is rated as buy by 8 analysts, with 5 outperform and 15 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

For the current quarter, the 27.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.12 a share, which would compare with $0.06 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.36 and a low estimate of $0.02. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $667.25M from $574.82M the year-ago period.

For the full year, 26.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 0.63 per share, with a high estimate of $1.18 and a low estimate of $0.40. It had reported earnings per share of $0.56 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $2.82B versus 2.43B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 42.73% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 8.52% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 28 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for AR is $32.29 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $39.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 36 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $28.60. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $24.00 price targets on shares of Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.06 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.06. It was an earnings surprise of 0.00%percent. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term Cockroach Effect is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

Antero Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, acquires, explores, and develops natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil properties in the United States. As of December 31, 2014, the company had 543,000 net acres of oil and gas properties located in the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. It also owns and operates 153 miles of gas gathering pipelines in the Marcellus Shale; and 96 miles of low-pressure, high-pressure, and condensate pipelines in the Utica Shale. The company was formerly known as Antero Resources Appalachian Corporation and changed its name to Antero Resources Corporation in June 2013. Antero Resources Corporation was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Antero Resources Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Antero Resources Investment LLC.

How high can Discovery Communications (DISCA) stock go’ Analysts hold 37.00

Analysts are weighing in on how Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)  , might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much less favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 2.9. The stock is rated as buy by 3 analysts, with 3 outperform and 16 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

For the current quarter, the 20.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.55 a share, which would compare with $0.44 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.59 and a low estimate of $0.50. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $1.71B from $1.65B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 20.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 1.92 per share, with a high estimate of $2.00 and a low estimate of $1.79. It had reported earnings per share of $1.58 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $6.63B versus 6.39B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 12.15% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 15.16% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 23 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for DISCA is $29.74 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $37.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 40 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $26.37. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $23.00 price targets on shares of Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)  .

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.44 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.48. It was an earnings surprise of -8.30%percent. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term Cockroach Effect is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media company worldwide. It operates through U.S. Networks; International Networks; and Education and Other segments. The company owns and operates various television networks under the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science, Velocity, Discovery Family, American Heroes, Destination America, Discovery Life, Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, DMAX, and Discovery Kids brands. Its content spans genres, including survival, exploration, sports, lifestyle, general entertainment, heroes, adventure, crime and investigation, health, and kids. The company also develops and sells curriculum-based education products and services comprising online suite of curriculum-based VOD tools, professional development services, and digital textbooks, as well as student assessments; and publishes hard copy curriculum-based content for K-12 schools. In addition, it operates production studios that develop content for television service providers, as well as Websites. The company provides content through various distribution platforms, including pay-TV, free-to-air and broadcast television, digital distribution arrangements, and content licensing agreements, as well as various platforms, such as brand-aligned Websites, Web-native networks, on-line streaming, mobile devices, video on demand (VOD), and broadband channels. As of December 31, 2015, it operated approximately 380 distribution feeds in 40 languages internationally. The company is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

How high can Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) stock go’ Analysts hold 243.00

Analysts are weighing in on how Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much less favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 2.3. The stock is rated as buy by 10 analysts, with 5 outperform and 11 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

For the current quarter, the 22.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $3.20 a share, which would compare with $1.98 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $4.05 and a low estimate of $2.20. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $7.69B from $9.07B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 21.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 14.28 per share, with a high estimate of $15.93 and a low estimate of $11.60. It had reported earnings per share of $12.14 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $29.03B versus 33.82B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 17.60% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 10.60% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 23 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for GS is $185.17 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $243.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 59 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $152.66. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $120.00 price targets on shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $1.98 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $3.89. It was an earnings surprise of -49.10%percent. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term Cockroach Effect is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates as an investment banking, securities, and investment management company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. The Investment Banking segment provides financial advisory services, such as strategic advisory assignments related to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate defense activities, restructurings, spin-offs, and risk management; and underwriting services, including public offerings and private placements of various securities and other financial instruments, as well as derivative transactions entered into with public and private sector clients. The Institutional Client Services segment is involved in client execution activities related to making markets in interest rate products, credit products, mortgages, currencies, commodities, and equities; and provides securities services, such as financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services, as well as markets in and clears client transactions on primary stock, options, and futures exchanges. The Investing & Lending segment invests in and originates longer-term loans to provide financing to clients; and makes investments in debt securities and loans, public and private equity securities, and real estate entities. The Investment Management segment offers investment management products and services; and wealth advisory services, including portfolio management and financial counseling, and brokerage and other transaction services. The company serves corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

How high can International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) stock go’ Analysts hold 168.00

Analysts are weighing in on how International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much less favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 2.9. The stock is rated as buy by 5 analysts, with 2 outperform and 14 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

For the current quarter, the 19.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $2.88 a share, which would compare with $3.84 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $3.00 and a low estimate of $2.81. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $20.04B from $20.81B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 23.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 13.51 per share, with a high estimate of $13.80 and a low estimate of $13.30. It had reported earnings per share of $14.92 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $79.25B versus 81.74B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 2.65% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 8.25% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 22 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for IBM is $144.32 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $168.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 8 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $155.35. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $110.00 price targets on shares of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $3.84 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $3.78. It was an earnings surprise of 1.60%percent. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term Cockroach Effect is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The companys Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure services, such as IT outsourcing, integrated technology, cloud, and technology support services. Its Global Business Services segment offers consulting and systems integration services for strategy and transformation, application innovation services, enterprise applications, and analytics; application management, maintenance, and support services; and processing platforms and business process outsourcing services. The companys Software segment provides middleware and operating systems software, including WebSphere software to integrate and manage business processes; information management software that enables clients to integrate, manage, and analyze data from various sources; Tivoli software that manages business infrastructure in real time; Workforce Solutions, which enables businesses to connect people and processes; and Rational software that supports software development. This segment also provides Watson software to interact in natural language, process big data, and learn from interactions with people and computers; Watson Health that offers data analytics and insights of individual health; and Watson Internet of Things that allows direct sensing and communication of data. Its Systems Hardware segment offers infrastructure technologies, such as servers for businesses, organizations, and technical computing applications; and data storage products and solutions. The companys Global Financing segment provides lease and loan financing; commercial financing to suppliers, distributors, and remarketers; and remanufacturing and remarketing services. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

How high can National-Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV) stock go’ Analysts hold 52.00

Analysts are weighing in on how National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much less favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 2.9. The stock is rated as buy by 3 analysts, with 3 outperform and 25 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

For the current quarter, the 33.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $-0.32 a share, which would compare with $0.77 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $-0.08 and a low estimate of $-0.41. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $1.79B from $3.91B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 38.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of -0.97 per share, with a high estimate of $-0.07 and a low estimate of $-1.55. It had reported earnings per share of $2.80 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $7.45B versus 14.76B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around -1.70% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 8.52% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 31 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for NOV is $31.03 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $52.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 42 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $36.50. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $19.00 price targets on shares of National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.77 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.64. It was an earnings surprise of 20.30%percent. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term Cockroach Effect is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling, completion, and production operations; and provides oilfield services to the upstream oil and gas industry worldwide. It operates through four segments: Rig Systems, Rig Aftermarket, Wellbore Technologies, and Completion & Production Solutions. The Rig Systems segment offers land rigs; offshore drilling equipment packages; and drilling rig components. This segment provides substructures, derricks, and masts; cranes; pipe lifting, racking, rotating, and assembly systems; fluid transfer technologies, such as mud pumps; pressure control equipment; power transmission systems; and rig instrumentation and control systems. The Rig Aftermarket segment offers spare parts; and repair and rental services, as well as technical support, field and first well support, field engineering, and customer training services. The Wellbore Technologies segment designs, manufactures, rents, and sells various equipment and technologies. This segment also provides solids control and waste management equipment and services, drilling fluids, power generation equipment, drill and wired pipes, instruments, measuring and monitoring equipment, downhole and fishing tools, hole openers, and drill bits, as well as drilling optimization and automation, tubular inspection, repair and coating, and rope access inspection services. The Completion and Production Solutions segment offers pressure pumping trucks and pumps, blenders, sanders, hydration units, injection units, flowlines, manifolds, and wellheads; well intervention tools; offshore production comprising composite pipes, process equipment, floating production systems, and subsea production technologies; and onshore production, including surface transfer and progressive cavity pumps, reciprocating pumps, pressure vessels, and artificial lift systems. The company was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

How high can Newell Brands Inc (NWL) stock go’ Analysts hold 60.00

Analysts are weighing in on how Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 1.8. The stock is rated as buy by 12 analysts, with 5 outperform and 1 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

For the current quarter, the 16.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.72 a share, which would compare with $0.64 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.80 and a low estimate of $0.64. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $3.79B from $1.56B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 15.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 2.84 per share, with a high estimate of $2.94 and a low estimate of $2.75. It had reported earnings per share of $2.18 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $13.55B versus 5.92B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 14.38% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 12.53% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 15 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for NWL is $55.27 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $60.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 21 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $49.46. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $50.00 price targets on shares of Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.64 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.62. It was an earnings surprise of 3.20%percent. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term Cockroach Effect is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

Newell Brands Inc. designs, manufactures or sources, and distributes consumer and commercial products worldwide. The companys Writing segment offers writing instruments, including markers and highlighters, pens, and pencils; art products; activity-based adhesive and cutting products; fine writing instruments; and labeling solutions under the Sharpie, Paper Mate, Expo, Prismacolor, Mr. Sketch, Elmer’s, X-Acto, Parker, Waterman, and Dymo Office brands. Its Home Solutions segment provides indoor/outdoor organization, food storage, and home storage products; durable beverage containers; gourmet cookware, bakeware, and cutlery; window treatments; and hair care accessories under the Rubbermaid, Contigo, Bubba, Calphalon, Levolor, and Goody brands. The companys Tools segment offers hand and power tool accessories; industrial band saw blades; tools for HVAC systems; and industrial label makers and printers under the Irwin, Lenox, Hilmor, and Dymo Industrial brands. Its Commercial Products segment designs, manufactures or sources, and distributes cleaning and refuse products, hygiene systems, and material handling solutions under the Rubbermaid Commercial Products brand names. The companys Baby & Parenting segment offers infant and juvenile products, such as car seats, strollers, highchairs, and playards directly under the Graco, Baby Jogger, Aprica, and Teutonia brands. The company sells its products through distributors and directly to mass merchants, warehouse clubs, grocery/drug stores, office superstores, office supply stores, and contract stationers, as well as travel retail, on-line, and other retailers; and specialty and department stores, home centers, industrial/construction outlets, commercial products distributors, contract customers, and other professional customers. The company was formerly known as Newell Rubbermaid Inc. and changed its name to Newell Brands Inc. in April 2016. Newell Brands Inc. was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

How high can Wright Medical Group Inc (WMGI) stock go’ Analysts hold 33.00

Analysts are weighing in on how Wright Medical Group Inc (NASDAQ:WMGI) , might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 1.8. The stock is rated as buy by 7 analysts, with 8 outperform and 4 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

For the current quarter, the 17.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $-0.22 a share, which would compare with $-0.36 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $-0.18 and a low estimate of $-0.28. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $173.00M from $83.22M the year-ago period.

For the full year, 17.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of -0.61 per share, with a high estimate of $-0.53 and a low estimate of $-0.85. It had reported earnings per share of $-1.21 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $713.74M versus 656.42M in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 15.00% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 19.81% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 16 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for WMGI is $25.56 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $33.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 87 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $17.63. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $21.00 price targets on shares of Wright Medical Group Inc (NASDAQ:WMGI) .

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $-0.36 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $-0.14. It was an earnings surprise of -157.10%percent. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term Cockroach Effect is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

Wright Medical Group N.V., a medical device company, designs, manufactures, markets, and sells orthopedic products in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company offers joint implants and bone fixation devices for the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, foot, and ankle; and biologics products that are used for supporting the treatment of damaged or diseased bones, tendons, and soft tissues, as well as to stimulate bone growth. It also provides sports medicines and other products to mechanically repair tissue-to-tissue or tissue-to-bone injuries; and hip and knee replacement implants, as well as other ancillary products. The company primarily offers its products to orthopedic, trauma, and podiatric surgeons. Wright Medical Group N.V. markets and sells its products through direct sales representatives and independent sales agencies in the United States; and direct sales offices and distributors in approximately 50 countries. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) has30 percent upside potential

Analysts are weighing in on how New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) , might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much less favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 2.6. The stock is rated as buy by 4 analysts, with 2 outperform and 6 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

For the current quarter, the 13.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.28 a share, which would compare with $0.28 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.28 and a low estimate of $0.27. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $324.35M from $285.10M the year-ago period.

For the full year, 8.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 1.12 per share, with a high estimate of $1.15 and a low estimate of $1.09. It had reported earnings per share of $1.11 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $1.43B versus 408.08M in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 7.29% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 7.44% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 14 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for NYCB is $16.57 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $20.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 30 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $15.44. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $14.50 price targets on shares of New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) .

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.28 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.26. It was an earnings surprise of 7.70%percent. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term Cockroach Effect is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding company for New York Community Bank and New York Commercial Bank that offer banking products and financial services in Metro New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona. The company offers various deposit products that include checking and savings accounts, individual retirement accounts, certificates of deposit, NOW and money market accounts, and non-interest-bearing accounts. Its loan portfolio comprises one-to-four family loans; multi-family loans; commercial real estate loans; acquisition, development, and construction loans; commercial and industrial loans; home equity lines of credit; and consumer loans. The company also provides installment loans, revolving lines of credit, and insurance products, as well as cash management, online and phone banking, and ATM services. It serves small and mid-size businesses, professional associations, and government agencies, as well as consumers. The company serves its customers through a network of 227 Community Bank branches, 30 Commercial Bank branches, and 273 ATM locations. The company was formerly known as Queens County Bancorp, Inc. and changed its name to New York Community Bancorp, Inc. in November 2000. New York Community Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1859 and is based in Westbury, New York.