Is Technical Outlook Good? Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD), Bunge Limited (BG)

7 analysts out of 7 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) as a Buy, while 0 see it as a Sell. The rest 0 describe it as a Hold. STWD stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $22.89. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $22.73. Analysts have set STWD’s consensus price at $24.42, effectively giving it a 7.15% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $25 (up 9.7% from current price levels). STWD has a 7.7% ROE, lower than the 14.11% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 16.23%.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD) currently trades at $22.79, which is higher by 0.18% its previous price. It has a total of 278.69 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.25. The company’s stock volume dropped to 1.09 million, worse than 1.56 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 0.93% in its price means STWD is now 15.63% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43435.21 since its $23.20 52-week high price recorded on 3rd of May 2019. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of 2.94 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $3.63 above the 52 week low of $19.16 set on 24th of December 2018.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD)’s EPS was $0.52 as reported for the March quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.58. That means that its growth in general now stands at -10%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.52 given by the analysts brought a negative surprise of 0%. STWD March quarter revenue was $310.48 million, compared to $260.59 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 19% growth rate. The company’s $49.89 million revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) shares appreciated 0.7% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 4.36%. BG’s price now at $57.5 is greater than the 50-day average of $52.57. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $57.11 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 136.97 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 141.35 million. The company’s management holds a total of 3.2%, while institutional investors hold about 85% of the remaining shares. BG share price finished last trade 7.86% above its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 0.63%, while closing the session with 9.6% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

Bunge Limited (BG) shares were last observed trading -21.37% down since June 19, 2018 when the peak of $73.13 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 9.21% puts BG performance for the year now at 7.6%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 21.67%, a 52-week worst price since Apr. 26, 2019. However, it is losing value with -1.66% 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 $56.51 and $57. The immediate resistance area is now $57.97 Williams’s %R (14) for BG moved to 5.93 while the stochastic %K points at 94.59.

BG’s beta is 0.86; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $1.76 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $9.94 billion, which was -7% versus $10.64 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Mar 19 quarter came in at $0.36 compared to $-0.06 in the year-ago quarter and had represented -700% year-over-year earnings per share growth. BG’s ROA is 1.4%, lower than the 7.7% 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 24.57%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) are around $0.33 per share in three months through June with $1 also the estimate for September quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at 230% and -60.32%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 2.21%, the target being $2.78 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 24.46%, more likely to see it hit the $3.46 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 0.7%. BG ranks lower in comparison to an average of 8.73% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 13.01%.