2 Stocks Making Case For Big Gains: Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY), Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)

It is expected that in Jan 2019 quarter BBY will have an EPS of $2.57, while that of Apr 2019 is projected at $0.84. It means that there could be a 6.2% and 2.44% growth in the two quarters respectively. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 17.42% to about $5.19. As for the coming year, growth will be about 6.17%, lifting earnings to $5.51. RSI after the last trading period was 39.32. BBY recorded a change of -5.05% over the past week and returned -21.39% over the last three months while the BBY stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -12.41%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at -9.04%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of -13.09% while the shares have moved 0.48% for the past 12 months.

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY) currently trades at $62.28, which is higher by 0.03% its previous price. It has a total of 272.35 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 2.85. The company’s stock volume rose to 5.23 million, better than 3.84 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day decrease of about -5.05% in its price means BBY is now -9.04% lower on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43361.72 since its $84.37 52-week high price recorded on 22nd of August 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of 0.48 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $2.21 above the 52 week low of $60.07 set on 20th of November 2018.

Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY)’s EPS was $0.93 as reported for the October quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.78. That means that its growth in general now stands at 19%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.85 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 9%. BBY Oct 18 quarter revenue was $9.59 billion, compared to $9.32 billion recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 3% growth rate. The company’s $0.27 billion revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) shares depreciated 0% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 3.52%. BBY’s price now at $86.25 is greater than the 50-day average of $84. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $89.6 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 231.18 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 242.44 million. The company’s management holds a total of 1.2%, while institutional investors hold about 94.6% of the remaining shares. BBY share price finished last trade 1.35% above its 20 day simple moving average and its downbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is -3.84%, while closing the session with 2.7% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) shares were last observed trading -26.06% down the peak of $116.65. Last month’s price growth of 0.2% puts DLTR performance for the year now at -19.63%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 9.48%, a 52-week worst price. However, it is regaining value with 5.23% in the last 6 months. From a technical perspective, it appears more likely that the stock will experience a Bull Run market as a result of the strong support seen recently between $84.54 and $85.39. The immediate resistance area is now $86.7 Williams’s%R (14) for DLTR moved to 38.18 while the stochastic%K points at 61.82.

DLTR’s beta is 0.65; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $5.01 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $5.54 billion, which was 4% versus $5.32 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Oct 18 quarter came in at $1.18 compared to $1.01 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 17% year-over-year earnings per share growth. DLTR’s ROA is 10.8%, higher than the 8.8% industry average. Although a more robust percentage would be better, consideration is given to how well peers within the industry performed. Companies within the sector had an ROA of 7.15%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) are around $1.92 per share in three months through January with $1.27 also the estimate for April quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at 1.59% and 6.72%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 12.14%, the target being $5.45 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 5.69%, more likely to see it hit the $5.76 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 7.6%. DLTR ranks higher in comparison to an average of 4.68% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 13.96%.