Two Eye-Catching Stocks: Square, Inc. (SQ), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

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Square, Inc. (SQ)

The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 11/08/2017. Square, Inc. (SQ) belongs to Computer and Technology sector that declined -4.68% in value when last trading session closed at $39.32. The company has a market capitalization of $14.15 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -3.8 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of -9.4 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -29.9 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $49.56 on 11/24/17 and 52-Week low of $13.84 on 02/16/17.

Earnings per share (ttm) for Square, Inc. (SQ) according to Finviz Data is $-0.17.

The 32 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Square Inc have a median target of 40.00, with a high estimate of 51.00 and a low estimate of 15.00. The median estimate represents a +1.73% increase from the last price of 39.32.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were UP 5 times out of last 8 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 62% percent of times. It has met expectations  1  times and missed earnings  2  times.

The consensus recommendation for Square, Inc. (SQ) is 2.03. 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 2.03. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 1.96, and 90 days ago was at 1.93 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Square, Inc. to have earnings per share of $0.07.

Revenue is expected to range from 244.7 Million to 278.37 Million with an average of 29000.

Company Profile:

Square, Inc. offers financial services and marketing services. The Company provides payments and point-of-sale which include hardware and software to accept payments, streamline operations and analyze business information. Its payments and POS services include In-Person Payments, Online Payments, Square Cash, Square Register, Square Analytics, Square Appointments and Square App Marketplace. The Company’s financial services include Square Capital and Square Payroll. Square, Inc. is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA):

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) belongs to Computer and Technology sector closed its last session with a declined of -1.29 percent and closed its previous trading session at $220.11. According to Finviz reported data, the stock currently has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $4. The company has the Market capitalization of $132.27 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 26.8 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 42.6 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 19.8 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $227.51 on 01/16/18 and 52-Week low of $95.17 on 03/06/17.

The growth estimate for NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) for the current quarter is 16.2 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 22.8 percent. The company’s stock has grown by 41.03 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 15.45 percent.

The 28 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for NVIDIA Corp have a median target of 225.00, with a high estimate of 270.00 and a low estimate of 87.00. The median estimate represents a +2.22% increase from the last price of 220.11.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were UP 19 times out of last 31 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 91% percent of times. It has met expectations  0 times and missed earnings  1 times.

The consensus recommendation for NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) is 2.29. 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 2.24. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.27, and 90 days ago was at 2.32 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects NVIDIA Corporation to have earnings per share of $1.15.

Revenue is expected to range from 2.65 Billion to 2.8 Billion with an average of 25000.

Company Profile:

NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in graphics processors and media communications devices. The NVIDIA® Tesla® accelerated computing platform gives modern data centers the power to accelerate both artificial intelligence and high-performance computing workloads. NVIDIA® DGX™ Systems are built on the new, revolutionary NVIDIA Volta™ GPU platform. Powered by NVIDIA® Tesla® GPUs and NVIDIA NVLink™, the HGX reference architecture standardizes the design of data centers accelerating AI in the cloud-from autonomous driving and personalized healthcare to superhuman voice recognition. NVIDIA GPU Cloud (NGC) is a GPU-accelerated platform that runs everywhere. Data scientists and researchers can now rapidly build, train, and deploy neural network models to address some of the most complicated AI challenges. Their researchers operate as a think tank, accelerating advances in product technologies, including AI innovations like facial animations and light transport.