Stock-research Ratings: Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (GNK), 3M Company (MMM)

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE:GNK) tinted gains of +0.35% (+0.03 points) to US$8.63. The volume of 0.08 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 230.16 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -1.44. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$20.07 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$6.83. The corporation has a market cap of US$375.84 Million.

Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE:GNK)’s earnings per share has been growing at a 52.1 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 10.1 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at -3.3 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was -0.3 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 87.4 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of -10 percent and possesses 41.8 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 1 think it is Hold. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 1.73. 6 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

3M Company (NYSE:MMM) is worth US$120.43 Billion and has recently risen 0.35% to US$207.38. The latest exchange of 1.78 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 2.39 Million shares. The day began at US$206.7 but the price moved to US$205.73 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$207.45. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$239.32 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$204.27.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 22.56, a price to book ratio of 12.29, and a price to sales ratio of 3.68. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown 1.2%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown 6.4%. With an institutional ownership near 68.8%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 9.19.

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, 8 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 2 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 2 analysts call it Underweight, while 3 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 2.74.