Insider Activity for Investors: Rice Energy Inc. (RICE)

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Rice Energy Inc. (RICE) belonging to the Oils-Energy sector has declined -1.93% and closed its last trading session at $20.87.

The company reported its EPS on 02/22/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $30.12.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.31. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 1.31 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.44 and 1.6 respectively.

Rice Energy Inc. on 02/22/2017 reported its EPS as $0.37 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.03. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.34. This shows a surprise factor of 1133.3%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Rice Energy Inc. Earnings, with 23 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.2.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.42 and $-0.02 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.02.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Rice Energy Inc. as $363.32 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 15 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 414.4 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 293.26 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 139.94 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Rice Energy Inc. is 900%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 900%.

The Company got Upgrade by Seaport Global Securities on 6-Feb-17 from Neutral to Buy.

Insider Trades for Rice Energy Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 27 Feb 2017 where Lisenby (Grayson T), the Chief Financial Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 6236 shares were traded at a price of $18.65.

1 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 6000000 shares traded.

25 analysts projected Price Targets for Rice Energy Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $41. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $22 and the Mean Price Target is $30.12.

Rice Energy Inc. (RICE) has the market capitalization of $4.28 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $23.67 on Sep 22, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $11.54 on Mar 24, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -5.4 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -14.6% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 1.7 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -2.25 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0 and ATR value of 0.79. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 3.64% and 4.00%.