What Technical Indicators Are Flashing About Amdocs Limited (DOX) And Telefonica Brasil S.A. (VIV)?

4 analysts out of 6 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Amdocs Limited (NASDAQ:DOX) as a Buy, while 0 see it as a Sell. The rest 2 describe it as a Hold. DOX stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $61.19. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $60.6. Analysts have set DOX’s consensus price at $70.57, effectively giving it a 16.01% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $77 (up 26.58% from current price levels). DOX has a 10.4% ROE, lower than the 15.17% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 15.56%.

It is expected that in Jun 2019 quarter DOX will have an EPS of $1.05, suggesting a 8.25% growth. For Sep 2019 is projected at $1.05. It means that there could be a 16.67% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 7.22% to about $4.01. As for the coming year, growth will be about 5.99%, lifting earnings to $4.25. RSI after the last trading period was 63.93. DOX recorded a change of -0.62% over the past week and returned 12.19% over the last three months while the DOX stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of 13.79%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 3.84%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of 1.32% while the shares have moved -12.06% for the past 12 months.

Amdocs Limited (DOX) currently trades at $60.83, which is lower by -0.28% its previous price. It has a total of 137.22 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 1.1. The company’s stock volume dropped to 0.51 million, worse than 877.63 thousands that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day decrease of about -0.62% in its price means DOX is now 3.84% higher on year-to-date. The shares had marked a $70.31 52-week high price and the 52 week low of $52.60. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -12.06 over the last 12 months.

Amdocs Limited (NASDAQ:DOX)’s EPS was $1.06 as reported for the March quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.95. That means that its growth in general now stands at 12%. Therefore, a prediction of $1.03 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 3%. DOX March quarter revenue was $1.02 billion, compared to $992.34 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 3% growth rate. The company’s $-991.32 billion revenue decline that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

Telefonica Brasil S.A. (NYSE:VIV) shares appreciated 1.24% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 2.52%. VIV’s price now at $13.02 is greater than the 50-day average of $11.96. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $11.7 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 417.42 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 1.61 billion. The company’s management holds a total of 88%, while institutional investors hold about 16.1% of the remaining shares. VIV share price finished last trade 8.71% above its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 13.83%, while closing the session with 9.38% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

Telefonica Brasil S.A. (VIV) shares were last observed trading -2.64% down since February 01, 2019 when the peak of $13.37 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 15.73% puts VIV performance for the year now at 10.99%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 49.46%, a 52-week worst price since Sep. 25, 2018. However, it is regaining value with 12.61% 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 $12.82 and $12.92. The immediate resistance area is now $13.16 Williams’s %R (14) for VIV moved to 9.8 while the stochastic %K points at 86.58.

VIV’s beta is 0.74; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $1.4 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $2.86 billion, which was -14% versus $3.32 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Mar 19 quarter came in at $0.22 compared to $0.21 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 5% year-over-year earnings per share growth. VIV’s ROA is 8.7%, lower than the 16.87% 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 14.89%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for Telefonica Brasil S.A. (NYSE:VIV) are around $0.23 per share in three months through June with $0.23 also the estimate for September quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at -17.86% and -52.08%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be -33.81%, the target being $0.92 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 1.09%, more likely to see it hit the $0.93 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 21%. VIV ranks lower in comparison to an average of 26.6% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 23.45%.