Analyst Buzz: Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)

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Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) belonging to the Consumer Staples sector has surged 0.67% and closed its last trading session at $61.74.

The company reported its EPS on 02/09/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $59.26.

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 2.09 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2 and 2 respectively.

Reynolds American Inc. on 02/09/2017 reported its EPS as $0.62 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.6. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.02. This shows a surprise factor of 3.3%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Reynolds American Inc. Earnings, with 10 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.58.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.7 and $0.54 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.5.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Reynolds American Inc. as $3.04 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 7 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 3.12 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 3 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 2.92 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Reynolds American Inc. is 16%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 13.8%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 11.48% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 10.07%.

The Company got Downgrade by Wells Fargo on 23-Feb-17 from Outperform to Market Perform.

Insider Trades for Reynolds American Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 13 Mar 2017 where Caldwell Lisa J, the Officer completed a transaction type “Gift” in which 1658 shares were traded at a price of $0.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 1 transaction in which 77680300 shares were traded.

10 analysts projected Price Targets for Reynolds American Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $62.5. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $54 and the Mean Price Target is $59.26.

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) has the market capitalization of $88.04 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $62.05 on Mar 17, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $43.38 on Oct 19, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 11.6 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 28.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 19.9 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 11.1 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.41 and ATR value of 0.46. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 0.71% and 0.66%.