Where Does the Sell-side See These Shares Going: Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)

May 30, 2017

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) shares are trading -0.661% thus far today and have traded in the range of 80.314 – 80.810 during the current session. In order to take a look at where the stock might headed longer term, we can also look at different sets of data. Sell-side research firms currently have a consensus one year price target of $88.850 on the stock according to First Call. This number can often vary from the Zacks or FactSet mean targets. The sell-side analysts are projecting earnings per share of $1.070 for the next fiscal quarter. For the current year, analysts are predicting earnings of $4.620 per share according to First Call.

Stock Technicals in Focus

In looking at where the stock is trading on a technical level, the stock is trading -4.008% away from its 50 day moving average of $83.731. Based on the most recent available data, the equity is -6.812% off of its 52-week high of $86.250 and +23.902% away from its 52-week low which is $64.870. In taking a look at the company’s valuation, the firm’s price to earnings ratio stands at 25.204. This is a crucial indicator investors watch as higher ratios compared to peers, would suggest higher future earnings growth potential for the stock. The price to current year EPS estimates from research analysts currently stands at 17.397. In looking further ahead, potential investors should note that the company’s price to next year’s EPS estimates is 15.194.

Today, the stock opened at $80.770 and the last bid at the time of writing stood at $80.375. During the session thus far, the equity dipped down to $80.314 and touched $80.810 as the high point. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Common S has a market cap of 68.56B and has seen an average daily volume of 5381350 over the past three months.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) shares are trading +0.662% thus far today and have traded in the range of 5.290 – 5.365 during the current session. In order to take a look at where the stock might headed longer term, we can also look at different sets of data. Sell-side research firms currently have a consensus one year price target of $5.210 on the stock according to First Call. This number can often vary from the Zacks or FactSet mean targets. The sell-side analysts are projecting earnings per share of $0.050 for the next fiscal quarter. For the current year, analysts are predicting earnings of $0.180 per share according to First Call.

Stock Technicals in Focus

In looking at where the stock is trading on a technical level, the stock is trading +6.785% away from its 50 day moving average of $4.987. Based on the most recent available data, the equity is -3.707% off of its 52-week high of $5.530 and +42.380% away from its 52-week low which is $3.740. In taking a look at the company’s valuation, the firm’s price to earnings ratio stands at 33.281. This is a crucial indicator investors watch as higher ratios compared to peers, would suggest higher future earnings growth potential for the stock. The price to current year EPS estimates from research analysts currently stands at 29.583. In looking further ahead, potential investors should note that the company’s price to next year’s EPS estimates is 24.205.

Today, the stock opened at $5.300 and the last bid at the time of writing stood at $5.325. During the session thus far, the equity dipped down to $5.290 and touched $5.365 as the high point. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. has a market cap of 24.84B and has seen an average daily volume of 26509900 over the past three months.

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