Prominent Runners: Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 10/18/2016. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) belongs to Computer and Technology sector that surged 2.32% in value when last trading session closed at $40.21. The company has a market capitalization of $39.27 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -10.2 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of -15.9 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -15.4 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $44.92 on Sep 7, 2016 and 52-Week low of $26.15 on Feb 11, 2016.

Earnings per share (ttm) for Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) according to Finviz Data is $-5.1.

The growth estimate for Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) for the current quarter is 61.5 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 75 percent. The company’s stock has grown by -16.47 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by -0.58 percent.

This company was Downgrade by Jefferies on 21-Oct-16  to Hold.

The 23 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Yahoo! have a median target of 46.00, with a high estimate of 55.00 and a low estimate of 39.00. The median estimate represents a +14.40% increase from the last price of 40.21.

Financial History for Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO):

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 16 times out of last 27 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 58% percent of times. It has met expectations  2  times and missed earnings  3  times.

The consensus recommendation for Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is 2.08. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 2. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2, and 90 days ago was at 2.04 respectively.

Future Expectations for Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO):

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Yahoo! Inc. to have earnings per share of $0.21.

Revenue is expected to range from 1.35 Billion to 1.41 Billion with an average of 1.38 Billion.

Company Profile:

Yahoo! Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides search and display advertising services on Yahoo properties and affiliate sites worldwide. The company offers Yahoo Search that serves as a guide for users to discover information on the Internet; Yahoo Mail, which connects users to the people and content; and Yahoo Messenger, an instant messaging service, which enables users to connect, communicate, and share experiences in real-time. It also provides digital content products, including Yahoo News, which gives users to discover, consume, and engage around the news, content, and video; Yahoo Sports, which serves audiences of sports enthusiasts; Yahoo Finance that offers a range of financial data, information, and tools; Yahoo Lifestyle to engage users passionate about style and fashion; and Tumblr, which provides a Web platform and mobile applications on iOS and android to create, share, and curate content, as well as Tumblr messaging that enables users to engage with other users that share their same interests and passions. In addition, the company provides advertiser products, such as Yahoo Gemini, a marketplace for search and native advertising; and BrightRoll, which offers a suite of media-agnostic tools to enable advertisers, publishers, and partners connect with users across ad formats and devices. Further, it offers advertising formats; and digital advertising products, such as Yahoo native, Yahoo video, Yahoo premium, and Yahoo audience ads. Additionally, the company offers Yahoo Mobile Developer suite consisting of Flurry Analytics, Yahoo App Publishing, Yahoo App Marketing, and Tumblr In-App Sharing tools to measure, monetize, advertise, and improve their apps. Yahoo! Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF):

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) belongs to Finance sector closed its last session with a loss of -1.13 percent and closed its previous trading session at $33.34. According to Finviz reported data, the stock currently has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $2.66. The company has the Market capitalization of $27.61 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 2.7 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 16.6 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 21.2 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $33.81 on Nov 14, 2016 and 52-Week low of $23.25 on Jun 27, 2016.

This company was Initiated by Compass Point on 4-Nov-16 to Buy.

The 21 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Synchrony Financial have a median target of 34.00, with a high estimate of 42.00 and a low estimate of 30.00. The median estimate represents a +1.98% increase from the last price of 33.34.

Financial History for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF):

Following Earnings result, share price were UP 5 times out of last 8 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 100% percent of times. It has met expectations  0 times and missed earnings  0 times.

The consensus recommendation for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) is 1.36. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 1.36. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 1.44, and 90 days ago was at 1.4 respectively.

Future Expectations for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF):

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Synchrony Financial to have earnings per share of $0.68.

Revenue is expected to range from 3.48 Billion to 3.65 Billion with an average of 3.56 Billion.

Company Profile:

Synchrony Financial operates as a consumer financial services company in the United States. The company offers private label credit cards, dual cards, and small and medium-sized business credit products; and promotional financing for consumer purchases, such as private label credit cards and installment loans. It also provides promotional financing to consumers for elective healthcare procedures or services, such as dental, veterinary, cosmetic, vision, and audiology; debt cancellation products; and deposit products, including certificates of deposit, individual retirement, money market, and savings accounts, as well as accepts deposits through third-party securities brokerage firms. The company offers its credit products through programs established with a group of national and regional retailers, local merchants, manufacturers, buying groups, industry associations, and healthcare service providers; and deposit products through multiple channels, including online, print, and radio advertising. Synchrony Financial was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Synchrony Financial operates independently of GE Consumer Finance, Inc. as of November 17, 2015.