Where Expert Analysts Think Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) And NeoGenomics, Inc. (NEO) Are Headed?

7 analysts out of 7 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) as a Buy, while 0 see it as a Sell. The rest 0 describe it as a Hold. HLX stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $7.78. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $7.42. Analysts have set HLX’s consensus price at $10.58, effectively giving it a 38.85% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $11.5 (up 50.92% from current price levels). HLX has a 2% ROE, lower than the 2.98% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 14.22%.

It is expected that in Jun 2019 quarter HLX will have an EPS of $0.15, suggesting a 25% growth. For Sep 2019 is projected at $0.13. It means that there could be a -27.78% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 47.37% to about $0.28. As for the coming year, growth will be about 35.71%, lifting earnings to $0.38. RSI after the last trading period was 53.04. HLX recorded a change of 9.17% over the past week and returned -2.68% over the last three months while the HLX stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -0.39%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 40.85%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of 11.73% while the shares have moved -0.39% for the past 12 months.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) currently trades at $7.62, which is higher by 2.56% its previous price. It has a total of 147.42 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.34. The company’s stock volume dropped to 0.75 million, worse than 1.16 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 9.17% in its price means HLX is now 40.85% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43452.38 since its $10.89 52-week high price recorded on 9th of October 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -0.39 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $2.57 above the 52 week low of $5.05 set on 26th of December 2018.

NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEO) shares appreciated 0.66% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 1.46%. NEO’s price now at $23.01 is greater than the 50-day average of $21.78. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $17.33 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 94.56 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 99.49 million. The company’s management holds a total of 3%, while institutional investors hold about 78.8% of the remaining shares. NEO share price finished last trade 3.2% above its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 33.11%, while closing the session with 5.9% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

NeoGenomics, Inc. (NEO) shares were last observed trading -5.31% down since June 10, 2019 when the peak of $24.3 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 0.39% puts NEO performance for the year now at 82.47%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 108.24%, a 52-week worst price since Dec. 24, 2018. However, it is regaining value with 65.9% 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 $22.26 and $22.63. The immediate resistance area is now $23.25 Williams’s %R (14) for NEO moved to 38.97 while the stochastic %K points at 53.94.

NEO’s beta is 0.85; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $0.07 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $95.58 million, which was 51% versus $63.42 million in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Mar 19 quarter came in at $0.07 compared to $0.04 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 75% year-over-year earnings per share growth. NEO’s ROA is 1.3%, lower than the 7.15% 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 9.63%.