Lookout for these Two stocks: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)

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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 10/17/2017. International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) belongs to Computer and Technology sector that surged 0.44% in value when last trading session closed at $163.85. The company has a market capitalization of $152.29 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 9.5 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 60.6 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 19.7 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $182.79 on 02/16/17 and 52-Week low of $139.13 on 08/21/17.

Earnings per share (ttm) for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) according to Finviz Data is $11.98.

The growth estimate for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) for the current quarter is 3 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is -4.6 percent. The company’s stock has grown by -6.16 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 2.34 percent.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 23 times out of last 32 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 100% percent of times. It has met expectations  0 times and missed earnings  0 times.

The consensus recommendation for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is 2.89. 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 2.84. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.84, and 90 days ago was at 2.75 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects International Business Machines Corporation to have earnings per share of $5.16.

Revenue is expected to range from 21.88 Billion to 22.47 Billion with an average of 17000.

Company Profile:

IBM is an information technology (IT) company. The company operates in five segments: Global Technology Services, Global Business Services, Software, Systems and Technology, and Global Financing. The Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure services and business process services. The Global Business Services segment offers professional services and application management services. The Software segment consists primarily of middleware and operating systems software. The Systems and Technology segment provides computing power and storage solutions; and semiconductor technology products and packaging solutions. The Global Financing segment invests in financing assets, leverages with debt and manages the associated risks. IBM is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST):

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) belongs to Finance sector closed its last session with a declined of -0.2 percent and closed its previous trading session at $20.32. According to Finviz reported data, the stock currently has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $0.81. The company has the Market capitalization of $15.01 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 6.1 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $20.82 on 01/10/18 and 52-Week low of $17.26 on 08/21/17.

The growth estimate for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) for the current quarter is -11.8 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is -23.8 percent. The company’s stock has grown by 34.6 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 28.4 percent.

The 20 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Host Hotels & Resorts Inc have a median target of 20.00, with a high estimate of 22.00 and a low estimate of 17.00. The median estimate represents a -1.57% decrease from the last price of 20.32.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 16 times out of last 29 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  12 ( times.

The consensus recommendation for Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) is 2.14. 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 2.31. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.4, and 90 days ago was at 2.53 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. to have earnings per share of $0.15.

Revenue is expected to range from 1.31 Billion to 1.36 Billion with an average of 17000.

Company Profile:

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). It is a lodging real estate company that currently owns or holds controlling interests in upper upscale and luxury hotel properties primarily operated under premium brands. The firm primarily invests in luxury and upper upscale hotels and engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties.  It also invests in Canada, Mexico, Chile, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and Poland. It was formerly known as Host Marriott Corporation.