Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C)’s EPS was $1.73 as reported for the September quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $1.42. That means that its growth in general now stands at 22%. Therefore, a prediction of $1.69 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 2%. C Sep 19 quarter revenue was $18.39 billion, compared to $18.17 billion recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 1% growth rate. The company’s $0.22 billion revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.
Citigroup Inc. (C) currently trades at $56.44, which is higher by 0.11% its previous price. It has a total of 2.48 billion outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 1.92. The company’s stock volume dropped to 16.78 million, worse than 21.83 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 7.38% in its price means C is now 8.41% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43403.56 since its $80.70 52-week high price recorded on 29th of January 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -25.06 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $8.02 above the 52 week low of $48.42 set on 26th of December 2018.
22 analysts out of 30 Wall Street brokerage firms rate C stock as a Buy, while 1 see it as a Sell. The rest 7 describe it as a Hold. The stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $56.96. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $55.7. Analysts have set C’s consensus price at $81.88, effectively giving it a 45.07% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $92 (up 63% from current price levels). C has a 9.4% ROE, lower than the 16.94% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 16.43%.
It is expected that Dec 2018 quarter will have an EPS of $1.57, while that of Mar 2019 is projected at $1.81. It means that there could be a 22.66% and 7.74% growth in the two quarters respectively. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 24.39% to about $6.63. As for the coming year, growth will be about 12.52%, lifting earnings to $7.46. RSI after the last trading period was 50.62. C recorded a change of 7.38% over the past week and returned -21.49% over the last three months while the C stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -1.1%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 8.41%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of -16.89% while the shares have moved -25.06% for the past 12 months.
NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) shares depreciated -0.22% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 5.04%. C’s price now at $76.42 is greater than the 50-day average of $74. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $75.03 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 1.26 billion shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 1.58 billion. The company’s management holds a total of 1.2%, while institutional investors hold about 82.7% of the remaining shares. C share price finished last trade 4.97% above its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 1.92%, while closing the session with 3.4% distance from 50 day simple moving average.
NIKE, Inc. (NKE) shares were last observed trading -11.18% down since September 21, 2018 when the peak of $86.04 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 5.39% puts NKE performance for the year now at 3.08%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 23.08%, a 52-week worst price since Feb. 06, 2018. However, it is losing value with -1.22% 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 $74.53 and $75.47. The immediate resistance area is now $77.35 Williams’s%R (14) for NKE moved to 9.02 while the stochastic%K points at 92.46.
NKE’s beta is 0.64; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $2.57 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $9.95 billion, which was 10% versus $9.07 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Nov 19 quarter came in at $0.67 compared to $0.57 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 18% year-over-year earnings per share growth. NKE’s ROA is 8.4%, higher than the 8.14% 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 6.44%.
Estimated quarterly earnings for NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) are around $0.63 per share in three months through February with $0.82 also the estimate for May quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at -7.35% and 18.84%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 8.26%, the target being $2.62 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 18.32%, more likely to see it hit the $3.1 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 5.1%. NKE ranks lower in comparison to an average of 7.49% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 13.48%.