Highly Traded Stock: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS)

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) belonging to the Retail-Wholesale sector has surged 2.05% and closed its last trading session at $8.96.

The company reported its EPS on 11/17/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $9.91.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.78. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2.78 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.78 and 2.78 respectively.

Staples, Inc. on 11/17/2016 reported its EPS as $0.34 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.34. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Staples, Inc. Earnings, with 13 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.26.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.27 and $0.24 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.26.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Staples, Inc. as $5.04 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 10 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 5.12 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 4.88 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 5.27 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Staples, Inc. is 0%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 0%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -12.45% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 2%.

The Company got Initiated by Loop Capital on 13-Dec-16 to Hold.

Insider Trades for Staples, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 7 Dec 2016 where Conte (Mark), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 5195 shares were traded at a price of $9.97.

11 analysts projected Price Targets for Staples, Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $12. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $8 and the Mean Price Target is $9.91.

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) has the market capitalization of $6 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $11.37 on Apr 19, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $7.24 on Nov 1, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -4.4 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -9.2% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.2 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -0.99 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.75 and ATR value of 0.26. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.94% and 2.87%.