Denbury Resources (DNR) has26 percent upside potential

Analysts are weighing in on how Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a unfavorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 3.2. The stock is rated as buy by 0 analysts, with 0 outperform and 0 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 $0.02 a share, which would compare with $0.13 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.18 and a low estimate of $-0.04. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $282.78M from $376.69M the year-ago period.

For the full year, 19.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of -0.12 per share, with a high estimate of $0.35 and a low estimate of $-0.31. It had reported earnings per share of $0.37 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $1.01B versus 1.26B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 4.01% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 8.79% 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 DNR is $2.88 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $5.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 26 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $3.96. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $1.00 price targets on shares of Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.13 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.12. 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.

Denbury Resources Inc. operates as an independent oil and natural gas company in the United States. The company primarily focuses on enhanced oil recovery utilizing carbon dioxide. It holds properties located in Mississippi, Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama in the Gulf Coast region; and in Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming in the Rocky Mountain region. As of December 31, 2015, the company had 288.6 million barrels of oil equivalent of estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves. Denbury Resources Inc. was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

Analyst Review Alert: Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Analysts are weighing in on how Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a  assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 2.0. The stock is rated as buy by 0 analysts, with 0 outperform and 0 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 18.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.53 a share, which would compare with $0.52 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.58 and a low estimate of $0.52. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $5.24B from $5.17B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 21.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 2.21 per share, with a high estimate of $2.24 and a low estimate of $2.19. It had reported earnings per share of $2.15 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $20.93B versus 20.40B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 9.40% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 16.98% 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 ABT is $46.73 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $49.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 31 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $37.50. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $44.00 price targets on shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.52 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.50. It was an earnings surprise of 4.00%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.

Abbott Laboratories manufactures and sells health care products worldwide. The companys Established Pharmaceutical Products segment offers branded generic pharmaceuticals to treat pancreatic exocrine insufficiency; irritable bowel syndrome or biliary spasm; intrahepatic cholestasis or depressive symptoms; gynecological disorders; hormone replacement therapy; dyslipidemia; hypertension; hypothyroidism; Mnire’s disease and vestibular vertigo; pain, fever, and inflammation; migraines; anti-infective clarithromycin; and influenza vaccines, as well as to regulate physiological rhythm of the colon. Its Diagnostic Products segment provides immunoassay and clinical chemistry systems; assays used to screen and/or diagnosis cancer, cardiac, drugs of abuse, fertility, infectious diseases, and therapeutic drug monitoring; hematology systems and reagents; diagnostic systems and cartridges; instruments that automate the extraction, purification, and preparation of DNA and RNA from patient samples, and detects and measures infectious agents; genomic-based tests; informatics and automation solutions; and instrument used to identify infection-causing pathogens. The companys Nutritional Products segment provides pediatric and adult nutritional products, such as prepared infant and follow-on formulas. Its Vascular Products segment offers coronary, endovascular, vessel closure, and structural heart devices to treat vascular disease. The company also provides blood and flash glucose monitoring systems, including test strips, sensors, data management decision software, and accessories for people with diabetes; and medical devices for the eye, such as cataract and LASIK surgery, contact lens care, and dry eye products. It serves retailers, wholesalers, hospitals, health care facilities, laboratories, physicians’ offices, and government agencies. The company has strategic alliance with Fonterra. Abbott Laboratories was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, Illinois.

Analyst Review Alert- Hecla Mining Company (HL)

Analysts are weighing in on how Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a unfavorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 3.1. The stock is rated as buy by 0 analysts, with 0 outperform and 0 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 9.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.02 a share, which would compare with $-0.05 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.04 and a low estimate of $0.00. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $127.28M from $104.20M the year-ago period.

For the full year, 8.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 0.07 per share, with a high estimate of $0.18 and a low estimate of $-0.01. It had reported earnings per share of $-0.09 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $533.68M versus 443.57M in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around -33.35% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 26.12% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 7 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for HL is $3.85 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $6.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 35 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $4.43. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $2.25 price targets on shares of Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $-0.05 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $-0.01. It was an earnings surprise of -400.00%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.

Hecla Mining Company, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, produces, and markets precious and base metal deposits worldwide. The company offers unrefined gold and silver bullion bars to precious metals traders; and lead, zinc, and bulk concentrates to custom smelters and brokers. It owns 100% interests in the Greens Creek mine located on Admiralty Island in Southeast Alaska; the Lucky Friday unit located in the Coeur dAlene mining district in northern Idaho; the Casa Berardi mine located in the Abitibi region of north-western Quebec, Canada; and the San Sebastian unit located in the state of Durango, Mexico. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Analyst’s Keeping an Eye on Halliburton Company (HAL)

Analysts are weighing in on how Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), 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 0 analysts, with 0 outperform and 0 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 37.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $-0.18 a share, which would compare with $0.44 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $-0.05 and a low estimate of $-0.23. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $3.78B from $5.92B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 38.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of -0.20 per share, with a high estimate of $0.14 and a low estimate of $-0.40. It had reported earnings per share of $1.56 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $15.71B versus 23.63B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 10.75% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 8.79% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 35 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for HAL is $46.74 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $55.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 27 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $43.19. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $33.00 price targets on shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.44 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.29. It was an earnings surprise of 51.70%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.

Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products to the upstream oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The companys Completion and Production segment offers production enhancement services, including stimulation and sand control services; and cementing services, such as bonding the well, well casing, and casing equipment. It also provides completion tools that offer downhole solutions and services, including well completion products and services, intelligent well completions, liner hanger systems, sand control systems, and service tools; pressure control services comprising coiled tubing, hydraulic workover units, and downhole tools; and pipeline and process services, such as pre-commissioning and maintenance, subsea pipeline, conventional pipeline, and process services. In addition, this segment offers oilfield production and completion chemicals and services; electrical submersible pumps and progressive cavity pumps; and installation, maintenance, repair, and testing services. The companys Drilling and Evaluation segment provides drilling fluid systems, performance additives, completion fluids, solids control, specialized testing equipment, and waste management services; and drilling systems and services. It also offers wireline and perforating services that include open-hole logging, cased-hole and slickline, borehole seismic, and formation and reservoir solutions; and drill bits and services comprising roller cone rock bits, fixed cutter bits, hole enlargement, and related downhole tools and services, as well as coring equipment and services. In addition, this segment offers integrated exploration, drilling, and production software, as well as related professional and data management services; testing and subsea services, such as acquisition and analysis of reservoir information and optimization solutions; and oilfield project management and integrated solutions. Halliburton Company was founded in 1919 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Analyst Review Alert: Newmont Mining Corp. (NEM)

Analysts are weighing in on how Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much less favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 2.7. The stock is rated as buy by 8 analysts, with 1 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 $0.27 a share, which would compare with $0.26 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.37 and a low estimate of $0.17. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $1.94B from $1.91B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 14.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 1.31 per share, with a high estimate of $1.56 and a low estimate of $0.94. It had reported earnings per share of $0.98 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $8.02B versus 7.73B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 7.70% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 26.12% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 17 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for NEM is $35.35 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $41.50. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 17 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $35.61. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $26.00 price targets on shares of Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.26 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.25. It was an earnings surprise of 4.00%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.

Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the mining industry. It primarily acquires, develops, explores for, and produces gold, silver, and copper. The companys operations and/or assets are located in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, and Suriname. As of December 31, 2015, it had proven and probable gold reserves of 73.7 million ounces and an aggregate land position of approximately 20,000 square miles. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has23 percent upside potential

Analysts are weighing in on how Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) , might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 1.9. The stock is rated as buy by 0 analysts, with 0 outperform and 0 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 $0.41 a share, which would compare with $0.13 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.46 and a low estimate of $0.38. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $1.43B from $759.00M the year-ago period.

For the full year, 20.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 1.86 per share, with a high estimate of $2.00 and a low estimate of $1.77. It had reported earnings per share of $1.32 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $6.35B versus 4.62B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 19.47% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 17.31% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 20 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for ATVI is $42.57 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $48.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 23 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $39.03. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $34.00 price targets on shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) .

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.13 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.08. It was an earnings surprise of 62.50%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.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. develops and publishes online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile, and tablet games. The company operates through two segments, Activision Publishing, Inc. and Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. The company develops, publishes, and sells interactive software products and content through retail channels or digital downloads; and downloadable content to a range of gamers. It also publishes subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing games; and strategy and role-playing games. In addition, the company maintains a proprietary online gaming service, Battle.net that facilitates the creation of user generated content, digital distribution, and online social connectivity in its games. Further, it engages in creating original film and television content; and provides warehousing, logistical, and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software, as well as manufacturers of interactive entertainment hardware products. The company serves retailers and distributors, including mass-market retailers, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, game specialty stores, and consumers through third-party distribution, licensing arrangements, and direct digital purchases in the United States, Canada, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, China, and internationally. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

Analyst Review Alert: HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ)

Analysts are weighing in on how HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ), 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 0 analysts, with 0 outperform and 0 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 23.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.39 a share, which would compare with $0.88 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.41 and a low estimate of $0.37. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $11.57B from $25.35B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 26.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 1.60 per share, with a high estimate of $1.64 and a low estimate of $1.56. It had reported earnings per share of $0.00 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $47.28B.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 1.15% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 8.02% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 21 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for HPQ is $14.00 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $19.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 46 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $12.98. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $12.00 price targets on shares of HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.88 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.85. It was an earnings surprise of 3.50%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.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing segments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin client PCs, tablets, retail point-of-sale systems, calculators and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, scanning device, and software and services; and laserjet and enterprise, inkjet and printing, graphics, and software and web services. The company was formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Company and changed its name to HP Inc. in October 2015. HP Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

How high can NRG Energy Inc. (NRG) stock go’ Analysts hold 27.00

Analysts are weighing in on how NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much less favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 2.1. The stock is rated as buy by 0 analysts, with 0 outperform and 0 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 6.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.26 a share, which would compare with $-0.06 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $1.13 and a low estimate of $-0.17. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $3.55B from $3.40B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 8.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 1.03 per share, with a high estimate of $1.65 and a low estimate of $0.40. It had reported earnings per share of $-0.34 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $13.83B versus 14.67B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 133.70% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 6.72% 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 NRG is $18.50 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $27.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 93 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $13.97. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $14.00 price targets on shares of NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $-0.06 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $-0.01. It was an earnings surprise of -500.00%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.

NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a power company. The company provides electricity; system power, distributed generation, solar and wind products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, energy efficiency, electric vehicle charging stations, and on-site energy solutions; carbon management and specialty services; and various energy services, such as operations, maintenance, technical, development, and asset management services. It owns and operates approximately 50,000 MWs of generation. The company also offers retail energy, rooftop solar, portable solar, and battery products home services; and various bundled products, which combine energy with protection products, energy efficiency, and renewable energy solutions, as well as offers installation and contract management services for residential solar customers. As of December 31, 2015, it served approximately 2.77 million recurring and 624,000 discrete customers. In addition, the company owns, operates, and develops solar and wind power projects; develops, constructs, and finances a range of solutions for utilities, schools, municipalities, and commercial markets; and trades in electric power, natural gas, and related commodity and financial products, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 90 active fossil fuel and nuclear plants, 16 utility scale solar facilities, and 36 wind farms and multiple distributed solar facilities. Further, the company transacts in and trades fuel and transportation services; directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, and other names; and provides steam, hot water, and chilled water, as well as electricity to commercial businesses, universities, hospitals, and governmental units. NRG Energy, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey.

Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA) Stock Price Will Hit 53.62:Analyst

Analysts are weighing in on how Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a much favorable assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 1.0. The stock is rated as buy by 11 analysts, with 9 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 1.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.02 a share. They have a high estimate of $0.02 and a low estimate of $0.02. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $1.02B.

For the full year, 1.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 0.58 per share, with a high estimate of $0.58 and a low estimate of $0.58. It had reported earnings per share of $0.00 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $4.92B.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 25.20% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 13.03% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 1 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for UA is $53.62 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $53.62. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 47 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $36.42. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $53.62 price targets on shares of Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA).

Under Armour, Inc. together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and distributes branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories for men, women, and youth primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The company offers its apparel in compression, fitted, and loose types to be worn in hot, cold, and in between the extremes. It provides various footwear products, including football, baseball, lacrosse, softball and soccer cleats, slides, performance training, running, basketball, and outdoor footwear. The company also offers accessories, which include headwear, bags, and gloves; digital fitness platform licenses and subscriptions, as well as digital advertising; and licenses its brands. It primarily provides its products under the UA Logo, UNDER ARMOUR, UA, ARMOUR, HEATGEAR, COLDGEAR, ALLSEASONGEAR, PROTECT THIS HOUSE, and I WILL trademarks, as well as ARMOURBITE, ARMOURSTORM, ARMOUR FLEECE, and ARMOUR BRA. The company sells its products through wholesale channels, including national and regional sporting goods chains, independent and specialty retailers, department store chains, institutional athletic departments, and leagues and teams, as well as independent distributors; and directly to consumers through a network of brand and factory house stores, and Website. Under Armour, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.

Analyst Review Alert: EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC)

Analysts are weighing in on how EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), 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 0 analysts, with 0 outperform and 0 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 25.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.42 a share, which would compare with $0.43 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.49 and a low estimate of $0.34. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $6.00B from $6.07B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 29.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 1.80 per share, with a high estimate of $2.02 and a low estimate of $1.56. It had reported earnings per share of $1.82 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $24.61B versus 24.78B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around 8.85% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 8.02% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 21 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for EMC is $28.87 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $31.50. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 14 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $27.68. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $26.00 price targets on shares of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $0.43 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.41. It was an earnings surprise of 4.90%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.

EMC Corporation develops, delivers, and supports information infrastructure and virtual infrastructure technologies, solutions, and services. It offers enterprise storage systems and software deployed in storage area networks (SAN), networked attached storage (NAS), unified storage combining NAS and SAN, object storage, and/or direct attached storage environments; a portfolio of backup products that support a range of enterprise application workloads; and cloud software and infrastructure-as-a-service. The company also offers security solutions that enable organizations to detect, investigate, and respond to advanced attacks; confirm and manage identities; and help reduce IP theft, fraud, and cybercrime. In addition, it provides enterprise software and cloud solutions, including Documentum product line that enables the digitization and flow of content through organizations in regulated industries; InfoArchive product line that helps customers take cost out of their current IT environments by archiving inactive information to decommission legacy applications; and Project Horizon, a curated app marketplace of content related end-user productivity apps. Further, the company provides Pivotal Big Data Suite, a data solution; Pivotal Cloud Foundry, a cloud platform-as-a-service; and Pivotal Labs agile development services. Additionally, it offers virtualization infrastructure solutions, which include a suite of products and services designed to deliver a software-defined data center, run on industry-standard desktop computers and servers, and support a range of operating system and application environments, as well as networking and storage infrastructures. The company also provides installation, professional, software and hardware maintenance, and training services. EMC Corporation markets its products through various distribution channels, as well as directly worldwide. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.