2 Stocks For Surefire Gains: Etsy, Inc. (ETSY), The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD)

9 analysts out of 15 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ETSY) as a Buy, while 0 see it as a Sell. The rest 6 describe it as a Hold. ETSY stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $71.8. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $69.53. Analysts have set ETSY’s consensus price at $74.62, effectively giving it a 6.52% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $90 (up 28.48% from current price levels). ETSY has a 0% ROE, lower than the 17.59% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 13.38%.

It is expected that in Jun 2019 quarter ETSY will have an EPS of $0.15, suggesting a 400% growth. For Sep 2019 is projected at $0.16. It means that there could be a 6.67% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 34.43% to about $0.82. As for the coming year, growth will be about 42.68%, lifting earnings to $1.17. RSI after the last trading period was 65.7. ETSY recorded a change of 13.06% over the past week and returned 0.2% over the last three months while the ETSY stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of 19.09%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 47.26%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of 26.72% while the shares have moved 110.87% for the past 12 months.

Etsy, Inc. (ETSY) currently trades at $70.05, which is higher by 1.27% its previous price. It has a total of 119.68 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 2.75. The company’s stock volume rose to 2.72 million, better than 2.06 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 13.06% in its price means ETSY is now 47.26% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43331.95 since its $73.35 52-week high price recorded on 4th of March 2019. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of 110.87 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $37.23 above the 52 week low of $32.82 set on 29th of October 2018.

Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ETSY)’s EPS was $0.24 as reported for the March quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.1. That means that its growth in general now stands at 140%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.14 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 71%. ETSY March quarter revenue was $169.34 million, compared to $120.91 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 40% growth rate. The company’s $48.43 million revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

The Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) shares appreciated 0.21% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to -0.02%. TD’s price now at $56.38 is greater than the 50-day average of $55.94. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $55.94 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 1.82 billion shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 1.82 billion. The company’s management holds a total of 0.05%, while institutional investors hold about 66.7% of the remaining shares. TD share price finished last trade 1.02% above its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 0.75%, while closing the session with 0.82% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) shares were last observed trading -9.06% down since September 21, 2018 when the peak of $62 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 2.62% puts TD performance for the year now at 13.4%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 18.12%, a 52-week worst price since Dec. 26, 2018. However, it is regaining value with 8.72% 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 $56.11 and $56.24. The immediate resistance area is now $56.54 Williams’s %R (14) for TD moved to 35.64 while the stochastic %K points at 69.64.

TD’s beta is 1.01; meaning investors could reap higher returns, although it also poses higher risks. The company allocated $4.64 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $9.59 billion, which was 1% versus $9.47 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Apr 19 quarter came in at $1.75 compared to $1.62 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 8% year-over-year earnings per share growth. TD’s ROA is 0.9%, lower than the 2.71% 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 2.82%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for The Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) are around $1.3 per share in three months through July with $1.3 also the estimate for October quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at 1.56% and 4%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 0.6%, the target being $5.06 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 6.92%, more likely to see it hit the $5.41 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 28.2%. TD ranks lower in comparison to an average of 32.93% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 32.42%.