These Stocks Have Become An Attractive Value Play: The Stars Group Inc. (TSG), Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A)

7 analysts out of 8 Wall Street brokerage firms rate The Stars Group Inc. (NASDAQ:TSG) as a Buy, while 0 see it as a Sell. The rest 1 describe it as a Hold. TSG stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $16.605. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $16.03. Analysts have set TSG’s consensus price at $27.78, effectively giving it a 68.57% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $42 (up 154.85% from current price levels). TSG has a 0% ROE, lower than the 15.02% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 14.64%.

It is expected that in Jun 2019 quarter TSG will have an EPS of $0.46, suggesting a -23.33% growth. For Sep 2019 is projected at $0.48. It means that there could be a 6.67% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by -13.7% to about $1.89. As for the coming year, growth will be about 17.99%, lifting earnings to $2.23. RSI after the last trading period was 38.89. TSG recorded a change of -0.66% over the past week and returned 1.42% over the last three months while the TSG stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -10.87%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at -0.24%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of -4.41% while the shares have moved -56.75% for the past 12 months.

The Stars Group Inc. (TSG) currently trades at $16.48, which is higher by 0.92% its previous price. It has a total of 272.08 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.68. The company’s stock volume rose to 4.21 million, better than 2.59 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day decrease of about -0.66% in its price means TSG is now -0.24% lower on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43437.52 since its $38.95 52-week high price recorded on 21st of June 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -56.75 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $1.38 above the 52 week low of $15.10 set on 20th of December 2018.

The Stars Group Inc. (NASDAQ:TSG)’s EPS was $0.38 as reported for the March quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.66. That means that its growth in general now stands at -42%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.41 given by the analysts brought a negative surprise of -7%. TSG March quarter revenue was $580.38 million, compared to $392.89 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 48% growth rate. The company’s $187.49 million revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) shares appreciated 0.01% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 1.65%. A’s price now at $70.3 is weaker than the 50-day average of $74.15. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $71.93 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 314.85 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 317 million. The company’s management holds a total of 0.4%, while institutional investors hold about 89.4% of the remaining shares. A share price finished last trade 2.76% above its 20 day simple moving average and its downbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is -2.24%, while closing the session with -5.47% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) shares were last observed trading -14.55% down since March 21, 2019 when the peak of $82.27 was hit. Last month’s price growth of -7.51% puts A performance for the year now at 4.21%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 16.35%, a 52-week worst price since Jun. 28, 2018. However, it is losing value with -1.06% 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 $69.48 and $69.89. The immediate resistance area is now $70.71 Williams’s %R (14) for A moved to 35.22 while the stochastic %K points at 63.8.

A’s beta is 1.41; meaning investors could reap higher returns, although it also poses higher risks. The company allocated $3.53 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $1.24 billion, which was 3% versus $1.21 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Apr 19 quarter came in at $0.71 compared to $0.65 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 9% year-over-year earnings per share growth. A’s ROA is 12.8%, higher than the 2.88% 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%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) are around $0.72 per share in three months through July with $0.86 also the estimate for October quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at 7.46% and 6.17%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 9.32%, the target being $3.05 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 11.15%, more likely to see it hit the $3.39 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 22.3%. A ranks higher in comparison to an average of -42.28% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is -12.05%.