Analyst Research Roundup: ION Geophysical Corporation (IO), AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. (EQH)

ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO) tinted gains of +1.59% (+0.24 points) to US$15.37. The volume of 0.15 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 174.57 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -5.21. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$30.9 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$4.53. The corporation has a market cap of US$243.15 Million.

ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO)’s earnings per share has been growing at a 26.3 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as -20 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at -228.3 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was -44.6 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 58.8 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of -39.5 percent and possesses 33.1 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 0 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 1 think it is Hold. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.5. 1 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EQH) is worth US$10.73 Billion and has recently risen 1.58% to US$20.54. The latest exchange of 1.46 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 2.59 Million shares. The day began at US$20.22 but the price moved to US$20.16 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$20.54. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$23.21 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$23.75.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 6.28, a price to book ratio of 0.78, and a price to sales ratio of 0.89. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown 0%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown 0%. With an institutional ownership near 43.61%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 3.27.

Inside Look At Analysts Reviews

Latest analyst recommendations could offer little help to investors. The stock is a Buy among 2 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. At present, 5 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 6 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 2.23.