Analyzing Analyst Recommendations: PlayAGS, Inc. (AGS), SM Energy Company (SM)

PlayAGS, Inc. (NYSE:AGS) tinted loss of -2.18% (-0.58 points) to US$26.05. The volume of 0.58 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 355.64 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -0.61. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$32.8 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$18.67. The corporation has a market cap of US$920.22 Million.

PlayAGS, Inc. (NYSE:AGS)’s earnings per share has been growing at a 17 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 37.3 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at -14.7 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was 4.2 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 0 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of -7.3 percent and possesses 72.3 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 4 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 0 think it is Hold. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 1.56. 5 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) is worth US$1.92 Billion and has recently risen 3.35% to US$16.33. The latest exchange of 2.08 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 2.86 Million shares. The day began at US$16.33 but the price moved to US$15.95 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$16.68. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$33.76 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$24.6.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 3.64, a price to book ratio of 0.63, and a price to sales ratio of 1.17. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown -6.3%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown 12.2%. With an institutional ownership near 0%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 4.49.

Inside Look At Analysts Reviews

Latest analyst recommendations could offer little help to investors. The stock is a Buy among 4 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. At present, 12 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 5 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 2.38.