Can 21Vianet Group, Inc. (VNET) And CIRCOR International, Inc. (CIR) Power Ahead?

2 analysts out of 2 Wall Street brokerage firms rate 21Vianet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:VNET) as a Buy, while 0 see it as a Sell. The rest 0 describe it as a Hold. VNET stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $8.81. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $8.64. Analysts have set VNET’s consensus price at $15.82, effectively giving it a 81.63% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $14.7 (up 68.77% from current price levels). VNET has a -4.1% ROE, lower than the 14.53% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 15.46%.

It is expected that in Mar 2019 quarter VNET will have an EPS of $0.03, suggesting a -50% growth. For Jun 2019 is projected at $0.04. It means that there could be a 500% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 141.67% to about $0.1. As for the coming year, growth will be about 70%, lifting earnings to $0.17. RSI after the last trading period was 43.55. VNET recorded a change of 1.04% over the past week and returned -4.91% over the last three months while the VNET stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -6.94%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 0.81%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of -9.83% while the shares have moved 5.19% for the past 12 months.

21Vianet Group, Inc. (VNET) currently trades at $8.71, which is lower by -0.46% its previous price. It has a total of 111.62 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.42. The company’s stock volume dropped to 0.61 million, worse than 396.46 thousands that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 1.04% in its price means VNET is now 0.81% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43215.29 since its $11.98 52-week high price recorded on 21st of November 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of 5.19 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $3.7 above the 52 week low of $5.01 set on 4th of May 2018.

21Vianet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:VNET)’s EPS was $-0.93 as reported for the December quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.48. That means that its growth in general now stands at -294%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.68 given by the analysts brought a negative surprise of -237%. VNET Dec 19 quarter revenue was $901.89 million, compared to $968.01 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a -7% growth rate. The company’s $-66.12 million revenue decline that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) shares appreciated 0.17% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to -5.81%. CIR’s price now at $29 is greater than the 50-day average of $28.42. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $36.61 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 16.38 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 20.05 million. The company’s management holds a total of 0.9%, while institutional investors hold about 0% of the remaining shares. CIR share price finished last trade -7.9% below its 20 day simple moving average and its downbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is -21%, while closing the session with 2.56% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

CIRCOR International, Inc. (CIR) shares were last observed trading -44.46% down since May 22, 2018 when the peak of $52.21 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 4.81% puts CIR performance for the year now at 36.15%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 46.98%, a 52-week worst price since Dec. 26, 2018. However, it is losing value with -33.93% 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 $27.97 and $28.48. The immediate resistance area is now $29.62 Williams’s %R (14) for CIR moved to 92.97 while the stochastic %K points at 18.02.

CIR’s beta is 2.6; meaning investors could reap higher returns, although it also poses higher risks. The company allocated $-3.51 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $301.36 million, which was 47% versus $205.58 million in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Dec 19 quarter came in at $0.62 compared to $0.57 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 9% year-over-year earnings per share growth. CIR’s ROA is -2.1%, lower than the 7.72% 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 5.12%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) are around $0.38 per share in three months through March with $0.53 also the estimate for June quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at -5% and -7.02%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 8.53%, the target being $2.29 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 23.14%, more likely to see it hit the $2.82 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is -3.3%. CIR ranks lower in comparison to an average of 13.67% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 7.57%.