Active Stocks in the Spotlight: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN)

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE)

The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 11/01/2016. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) belongs to Finance sector that surged 0.66% in value when last trading session closed at $55.18. The company has a market capitalization of $32.92 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 1.9 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 9.5 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 6.3 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $58.7 on Nov 10, 2016 and 52-Week low of $45.44 on Mar 9, 2016.

Earnings per share (ttm) for Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) according to Finviz Data is $2.44.

The growth estimate for Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) for the current quarter is 4.6 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 2.7 percent. The company’s stock has grown by 15.45 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 12.76 percent.

This company was Initiated by Sterne Agee CRT on 20-May-16  to Buy.

The 16 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Intercontinental Exchange Inc have a median target of 61.40, with a high estimate of 63.00 and a low estimate of 52.00. The median estimate represents a +11.27% increase from the last price of 55.18.

Financial History for Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE):

Following Earnings result, share price were UP 17 times out of last 27 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 66% percent of times. It has met expectations  4  times and missed earnings  0 times.

The consensus recommendation for Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) is 1.83. 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 1.85. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 1.75, and 90 days ago was at 1.75 respectively.

Future Expectations for Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE):

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. to have earnings per share of $0.68.

Revenue is expected to range from 1.1 Billion to 1.14 Billion with an average of 1.13 Billion.

Company Profile:

IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc. is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. It delivers data, technology and risk management services to markets around the world through its portfolio of exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, ICE Futures, Liffe and Euronext. The Company offers access to contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions, as well as agricultural commodities including cocoa, coffee, cotton, orange juice, and sugar. IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc., formerly known as IntercontinentalExchange, Inc., is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN):

Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) belongs to Medical sector closed its last session with a gain of 1.98 percent and closed its previous trading session at $50.51. According to Finviz reported data, the stock currently has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $1.89. The company has the Market capitalization of $17.17 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 11.4 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 16.2 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 12 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $67.5 on Aug 9, 2016 and 52-Week low of $48.04 on Nov 15, 2016.

The growth estimate for Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) for the current quarter is 0 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 13.2 percent. The company’s stock has grown by 20.53 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 14.2 percent.

This company was Downgrade by BofA/Merrill on 7-Nov-16 to Underperform.

The 22 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Cerner Corp have a median target of 63.00, with a high estimate of 77.00 and a low estimate of 50.00. The median estimate represents a +24.73% increase from the last price of 50.51.

Financial History for Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN):

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 14 times out of last 27 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 33% percent of times. It has met expectations  6  times and missed earnings  2  times.

The consensus recommendation for Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) is 1.73. 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 1.59. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 1.58, and 90 days ago was at 1.29 respectively.

Future Expectations for Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN):

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Cerner Corporation to have earnings per share of $0.61.

Revenue is expected to range from 1.23 Billion to 1.3 Billion with an average of 1.26 Billion.

Company Profile:

Cerner Corp. designs, develops, markets, installs and supports information technology and content solutions for healthcare organizations and consumers that are capable of being implemented on an individual, combined or enterprise-wide basis and are accessible over the internet by consumers, physicians and healthcare providers.  Cerner’s integrated suite of solutions enable healthcare providers to improve operating effectiveness, reduce costs and improve the quality of care as measured by clinical outcomes.