Analyzing Analyst Recommendations: Cree, Inc. (CREE), HomeStreet, Inc. (HMST)

Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) tinted gains of +1.03% (+0.52 points) to US$51.12. The volume of 0.73 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 1.38 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -2.92. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$52.76 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$31.44. The corporation has a market cap of US$5.21 Billion.

Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE)’s earnings per share has been growing at a -43.8 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 1.5 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at -12.6 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was -13.4 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 0 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of -17.6 percent and possesses 28.2 percent gross margin.

Daily Analyst Recommendations

A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum. The forecast of 2 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 5 think it is Hold. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.3. 3 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) is worth US$694.29 Million and has recently risen 1.03% to US$25.61. The latest exchange of 0.84 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 156.04 Million shares. The day began at US$25.25 but the price moved to US$24.98 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$25.63. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$31.55 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$27.6.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 19.81, a price to book ratio of 0.97, and a price to sales ratio of 2.56. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown 24.1%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown -22.4%. With an institutional ownership near 83%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 1.29.

Inside Look At Analysts Reviews

Latest analyst recommendations could offer little help to investors. The stock is a Buy among 0 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. At present, 4 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 1 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 2.8.