These Stocks Have Become An Attractive Value Play: Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP), BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP)

7 analysts out of 16 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) as a Buy, while 1 see it as a Sell. The rest 8 describe it as a Hold. TAP stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $55.275. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $54.57. Analysts have set TAP’s consensus price at $68.13, effectively giving it a 23.63% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $84 (up 52.42% from current price levels). TAP has a 7.3% ROE, lower than the 13.69% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 66.53%.

It is expected that in Jun 2019 quarter TAP will have an EPS of $1.65, suggesting a -12.23% growth. For Sep 2019 is projected at $1.63. It means that there could be a -11.41% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by -8.13% to about $4.63. As for the coming year, growth will be about 2.59%, lifting earnings to $4.75. RSI after the last trading period was 39.36. TAP recorded a change of -4.51% over the past week and returned -8.89% over the last three months while the TAP stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -5.67%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at -1.87%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of -11.88% while the shares have moved -16.61% for the past 12 months.

Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) currently trades at $55.11, which is higher by 0.47% its previous price. It has a total of 219.89 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 1.34. The company’s stock volume dropped to 1.36 million, worse than 1.61 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day decrease of about -4.51% in its price means TAP is now -1.87% lower on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43560.89 since its $71.04 52-week high price recorded on 1st of August 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -16.61 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $1.7 above the 52 week low of $53.41 set on 31st of May 2019.

Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP)’s EPS was $0.52 as reported for the March 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 8%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.58 given by the analysts brought a negative surprise of -10%. TAP March quarter revenue was $2.3 billion, compared to $2.33 billion recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a -1% growth rate. The company’s $-0.03 billion revenue decline that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) shares appreciated 0.6% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 0.6%. BGCP’s price now at $5.02 is weaker than the 50-day average of $5.19. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $7.53 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 435.09 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 499.1 million. The company’s management holds a total of 4.8%, while institutional investors hold about 61.9% of the remaining shares. BGCP share price finished last trade 4.1% above its 20 day simple moving average and its downbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is -18.76%, while closing the session with -3.41% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) shares were last observed trading -39.25% down since June 22, 2018 when the peak of $8.26 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 5.02% puts BGCP performance for the year now at -2.9%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 12.56%, a 52-week worst price since May. 23, 2019. However, it is losing value with -14.19% 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 $4.83 and $4.92. The immediate resistance area is now $5.08 Williams’s %R (14) for BGCP moved to 26.79 while the stochastic %K points at 76.05.

BGCP’s beta is 1.5; meaning investors could reap higher returns, although it also poses higher risks. The company allocated $0.32 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $544.75 million, which was -43% versus $956.65 million in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Mar 19 quarter came in at $0.18 compared to $0.32 in the year-ago quarter and had represented -44% year-over-year earnings per share growth. BGCP’s ROA is 0%, lower than the 0.96% 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 BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) are around $0.17 per share in three months through June with $0.15 also the estimate for September quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at -43.33% and -64.29%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be -11.11%, the target being $0.64 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 9.37%, more likely to see it hit the $0.7 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 0%. BGCP ranks lower in comparison to an average of 11.64% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 32.42%.