Two Stocks in Concentration: Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG), Alamos Gold, Inc. (AGI)

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Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG)

The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 10/25/2017. Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) belongs to Finance sector that surged 0.54% in value when last trading session closed at $3.69. The company has a market capitalization of $65.37 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 0.4 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 7.2 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 4.8 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $3.87 on 05/25/17 and 52-Week low of $3.06 on 12/29/16.

Earnings per share (ttm) for Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) according to Finviz Data is $0.23.

The 19 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Lloyds Banking Group have a median target of 4.22, with a high estimate of 4.85 and a low estimate of 2.86. The median estimate represents a +14.49% increase from the last price of 3.69.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 2 times out of last 3 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 0% percent of times. It has met expectations  0 times and missed earnings  0 times.

The consensus recommendation for Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) is 3. 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 3. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 3, and 90 days ago was at 3 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Lloyds Banking Group plc to have earnings per share of $0.

Company Profile:

Lloyds Banking Group plc, formerly Lloyds TSB Group plc, is a United Kingdom-based financial services company, whose businesses provide a range of banking and financial services in the United Kingdom and a limited number of locations overseas. Headquartered in London, the company operates through three segments: UK Retail Banking, Insurance and Investments, and Wholesale and International Banking. The UK Retail Banking segment provides banking and financial services, mortgages, and private banking services. The Insurance and Investments segment offers life assurance, pensions and savings products, general insurance, and fund management services. The Wholesale and International Banking segment provides banking and related services for companies, small and medium-sized businesses, banks, and financial institutions; and asset finance to personal and corporate customers.

Alamos Gold, Inc. (AGI):

Alamos Gold, Inc. (AGI) belongs to Basic Materials sector closed its last session with a declined of -2.11 percent and closed its previous trading session at $6.5. According to Finviz reported data, the stock currently has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $0.03. The company has the Market capitalization of $1.95 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 $9 on 02/08/17 and 52-Week low of $5.93 on 12/05/17.

The growth estimate for Alamos Gold, Inc. (AGI) for the current quarter is 250 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 700 percent. The company’s stock has grown by -28.13 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by -28.51 percent.

The 15 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Alamos Gold Inc have a median target of 9.34, with a high estimate of 11.78 and a low estimate of 7.05. The median estimate represents a +43.62% increase from the last price of 6.50.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were UP 5 times out of last 10 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 25% percent of times. It has met expectations  2  times and missed earnings  7  times.

The consensus recommendation for Alamos Gold, Inc. (AGI) is 1.86. 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 1.67. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 1.67, and 90 days ago was at 1.67 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Alamos Gold, Inc. to have earnings per share of $0.06.

Revenue is expected to range from 150.74 Million to 183 Million with an average of 2000.

Company Profile:

Alamos is a Canadian-based intermediate gold producer with diversified production from three operating mines in North America. This includes the Young-Davidson mine in northern Ontario, Canada and the Mulatos and El Chanate mines in Sonora State, Mexico.