These 2 Are Better Options Today: TTM Technologies, Inc. (TTMI), The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL)

4 analysts out of 6 Wall Street brokerage firms rate TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI) as a Buy, while 0 see it as a Sell. The rest 2 describe it as a Hold. TTMI stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $11.16. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $10.86. Analysts have set TTMI’s consensus price at $15, effectively giving it a 37.11% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $16 (up 46.25% from current price levels). TTMI has a 15.1% ROE, lower than the 18.83% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 18.42%.

It is expected that in Jun 2019 quarter TTMI will have an EPS of $-0.02, suggesting a -103.08% growth. For Sep 2019 is projected at $0.2. It means that there could be a -9.09% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by -70.29% to about $0.41. As for the coming year, growth will be about 109.76%, lifting earnings to $0.86. RSI after the last trading period was 27.24. TTMI recorded a change of -7.45% over the past week and returned -10.18% over the last three months while the TTMI stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -14.06%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 12.44%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of -12.06% while the shares have moved -32.72% for the past 12 months.

TTM Technologies, Inc. (TTMI) currently trades at $10.94, which is lower by -0.55% its previous price. It has a total of 105.51 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.44. The company’s stock volume rose to 1.52 million, better than 1.01 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day decrease of about -7.45% in its price means TTMI is now 12.44% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43449.06 since its $19.91 52-week high price recorded on 2nd of August 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -32.72 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $1.97 above the 52 week low of $8.97 set on 26th of December 2018.

TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI)’s EPS was $0.19 as reported for the March quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.26. That means that its growth in general now stands at -27%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.17 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 12%. TTMI March quarter revenue was $620.2 million, compared to $663.58 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a -7% growth rate. The company’s $-43.38 million revenue decline that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) shares appreciated 1.15% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to -0.17%. EL’s price now at $167 is greater than the 50-day average of $164.91. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $144.62 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 216.78 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 364.03 million. The company’s management holds a total of 0.2%, while institutional investors hold about 90.4% of the remaining shares. EL share price finished last trade -1.45% below its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 15.58%, while closing the session with 1.4% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL) shares were last observed trading -7.33% down since May 01, 2019 when the peak of $180.2 was hit. Last month’s price growth of -0.31% puts EL performance for the year now at 28.36%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 37.48%, a 52-week worst price since Jan. 10, 2019. However, it is regaining value with 17.86% 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 $164.23 and $165.61. The immediate resistance area is now $168.03 Williams’s %R (14) for EL moved to 68.15 while the stochastic %K points at 23.08.

EL’s beta is 0.72; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $5.06 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $3.75 billion, which was 11% versus $3.37 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Mar 19 quarter came in at $1.55 compared to $1.17 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 32% year-over-year earnings per share growth. EL’s ROA is 14.3%, higher than the 8.65% 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 25.49%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) are around $0.5 per share in three months through June with $1.54 also the estimate for September quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at -18.03% and 9.22%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 15.52%, the target being $5.21 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 10.75%, more likely to see it hit the $5.77 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 12.5%. EL ranks higher in comparison to an average of 10.46% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 11.93%.