Can Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC) And The New York Times Company (NYT) Power Ahead?

0 analysts out of 7 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Banco Santander-Chile (NYSE:BSAC) as a Buy, while 3 see it as a Sell. The rest 4 describe it as a Hold. BSAC stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $29.66. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $29.39. Analysts have set BSAC’s consensus price at $32.3, effectively giving it a 9.53% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $35 (up 18.68% from current price levels). BSAC has a 18.9% ROE, higher than the 16.77% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 16.23%.

Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC) currently trades at $29.49, which is lower by 0% its previous price. It has a total of 465.49 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.48. The company’s stock volume dropped to 0.56 million, worse than 354.78 thousands that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 3.51% in its price means BSAC is now -1.37% lower on year-to-date. The shares had marked a $33.32 52-week high price and the 52 week low of $27.06. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -6.8 over the last 12 months.

Banco Santander-Chile (NYSE:BSAC)’s EPS was $0.39 as reported for the March quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.46. That means that its growth in general now stands at -15%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.57 given by the analysts brought a negative surprise of -32%. BSAC March quarter revenue was $677.66 million, compared to $747.08 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a -9% growth rate. The company’s $-69.42 million revenue decline that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT) shares depreciated -0.33% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to -0.36%. NYT’s price now at $32.95 is weaker than the 50-day average of $33.37. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $28.43 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 143.68 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 168.97 million. The company’s management holds a total of 0.8%, while institutional investors hold about 95.2% of the remaining shares. NYT share price finished last trade -0.82% below its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 16.07%, while closing the session with -1.28% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

The New York Times Company (NYT) shares were last observed trading -5.51% down since May 20, 2019 when the peak of $34.87 was hit. Last month’s price growth of -0.96% puts NYT performance for the year now at 47.82%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 54.4%, a 52-week worst price since Jan. 03, 2019. However, it is regaining value with 28.21% 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 $32.62 and $32.78. The immediate resistance area is now $33.17 Williams’s %R (14) for NYT moved to 50.25 while the stochastic %K points at 46.84.

NYT’s beta is 1.22; meaning investors could reap higher returns, although it also poses higher risks. The company allocated $0.79 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $439.06 million, which was 6% versus $413.95 million in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Mar 19 quarter came in at $0.2 compared to $0.17 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 18% year-over-year earnings per share growth. NYT’s ROA is 6.2%, higher than the 2.28% 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 6.87%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT) are around $0.19 per share in three months through June with $0.16 also the estimate for September quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at 11.76% and 6.67%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 6.17%, the target being $0.86 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 12.79%, more likely to see it hit the $0.97 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 7.6%. NYT ranks higher in comparison to an average of 7.56% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 13.21%.