Analyst Stock Ratings: News Corporation (NWSA), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA)

News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) tinted gains of +0.94% (+0.12 points) to US$12.88. The volume of 2.39 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 2.65 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -2.24. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$16.68 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$10.65. The corporation has a market cap of US$7.42 Billion.

News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA)’s earnings per share has been growing at a -36 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 0.3 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at -13.9 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was -8.3 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 93.2 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of -13.1 percent and possesses 45.3 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 1 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 3 think it is Hold. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 3. 1 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 3 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) is worth US$17.3 Billion and has recently fallen -1.89% to US$23.83. The latest exchange of 2.89 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 3.31 Million shares. The day began at US$24.2 but the price moved to US$23.8 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$24.35. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$27.7 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$27.77.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 9.17, a price to book ratio of 1.91, and a price to sales ratio of 0.51. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown -7.1%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown -2.6%. With an institutional ownership near 50.3%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 2.6.

Inside Look At Analysts Reviews

Latest analyst recommendations could offer little help to investors. The stock is a Buy among 8 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. At present, 6 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 8 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 1.91.