Active Stocks in Review: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG)

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Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) belongs to Basic Materials sector that surged 6.88% in value when last trading session closed at $41. The company has a market capitalization of $76.21 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 0 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 0.1 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 4.3 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $42.61 on Dec 8, 2016 and 52-Week low of $21.89 on Jan 20, 2016.

Earnings per share (ttm) for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) according to Finviz Data is $0.03.

This company was Upgrade by Credit Suisse on 7-Dec-16  to Outperform.

The 25 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Rio Tinto have a median target of 42.69, with a high estimate of 55.89 and a low estimate of 26.88. The median estimate represents a +4.11% increase from the last price of 41.00.

Financial History:

The consensus recommendation for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) is 2.13. 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 2.13. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.13, and 90 days ago was at 2 respectively.

Future Expectations:

Revenue is expected to range from 34.01 Billion to 35.27 Billion with an average of 34.7 Billion.

Company Profile:

Rio Tinto PLC is an international mining company.  The Company has interests in mining for aluminum, borax, coal, copper, gold, iron ore, lead, silver, tin, uranium, zinc, titanium, dioxide feedstock, diamonds, talc and zircon.  RTZ’s various mining operations are located in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Europe and Canada.

First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG):

First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) belongs to Basic Materials sector closed its last session with a gain of 1.58 percent and closed its previous trading session at $9.02. According to Finviz reported data, the stock currently has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $-0.61. The company has the Market capitalization of $1.48 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 0 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 0 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 0 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $19.15 on Aug 10, 2016 and 52-Week low of $2.4 on Jan 20, 2016.

The growth estimate for First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) for the current quarter is 300 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 133.3 percent. The company’s stock has grown by -35.12 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 46.8 percent.

This company was Upgrade by Raymond James on 25-Oct-16 to Mkt Perform.

The 8 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for First Majestic Silver Corp have a median target of 11.61, with a high estimate of 19.50 and a low estimate of 6.72. The median estimate represents a +28.73% increase from the last price of 9.02.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were UP 4 times out of last 6 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 33% percent of times. It has met expectations  2  times and missed earnings  6  times.

The consensus recommendation for First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) is 2. 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 2.14. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.86, and 90 days ago was at 2.86 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects First Majestic Silver Corp. to have earnings per share of $0.04.

Revenue is expected to range from 76 Million to 83 Million with an average of 78.33 Million.

Company Profile:

First Majestic Silver Corp. is engaged in the production, development, exploration, and acquisition of silver mines in Mexico. First Majestic Silver Corp. is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.