Hot Stocks Update: Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS), Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS)

Longbow Research Downgrades Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS)’s stock to Neutral with no specific Price Target. This rating was issued on 10/12/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $29.81 by showing a percentage change of -3.65% from its previous day closing price of $30.94.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) in which Evercore ISI Group Upgrades Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) to Outperform with no specific Price Target on 10/01/18. Bank of America Maintains the stock to Neutral on 8/01/18 by stationing a price target of $45. B. Riley FBR Maintains the company’s stock to Buy on 8/01/18 by setting a price target of $47. Citigroup Maintains Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) to Buy with a price target of $45.

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) currently has a consensus Price Target of $44.95. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $52 and a Low Price Target of $35.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) where 7 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 8 analysts said it’s a Buy, 8 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.75. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) reported its Actual EPS of $0.75/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) could bring EPS of $0.77/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.02 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -2.6 Percent.

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has a market capitalization of 9.17 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 5.18 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $46.44 on 01/18/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 10/23/18 as $29.76. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $44.82. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -12.26%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -18.61% while SMA200 is -24.09%.

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 10.6%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 27.4% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -743.4%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -32.16 percent while its Weekly performance value is -6.73%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -20.65 percent and -26.99 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) is 1.54. The Average Volume (3 months) is 3.36 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.48 and an annual Dividend Yield of 1.61 Percent. MAS has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 16.23, Forward P/E of 10.29, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 23.93 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 16.41. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 13.7 percent.

Company Profile:

Masco Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Masco’s portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr paint; Delta and Hansgrohe faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid and Merillat cabinets; Milgard windows and doors; and Hot Spring spas. The Company leverage their powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for the customers and shareholders. From Shanghai to Mexico City, to the tallest man-made structure ever built, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, and throughout the Americas, their products are found around the globe. In hotels, residential homes, public buildings, skyscrapers and commercial buildings of every size, Masco’s products are trusted to deliver innovation, quality design and reliable performance.

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)

BMO Capital Maintains Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)’s stock to Market Perform with the price target of $3. This rating was issued on 10/24/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $2.64 by showing a percentage change of -3.65% from its previous day closing price of $2.74.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) in which B. Riley FBR Maintains Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) to Buy by settling a price target of $3.8 on 9/20/18. Roth Capital Initiates Coverage On the stock to Buy on 9/10/18 by stationing a price target of $5. BMO Capital Maintains the company’s stock to Market Perform on 8/10/18 by setting a price target of $3.5. Canaccord Genuity Downgrades Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) to Hold with no specific Price Target.

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) currently has a consensus Price Target of $3.99. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $7 and a Low Price Target of $2.5.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) where 0 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 5 analysts said it’s a Buy, 6 rated the stock as Hold, 1 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 2.29. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) has a market capitalization of 1.26 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 5.17 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $5.09 on 10/26/17 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 09/11/18 as $2.59. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $3.97. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -8.14%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -7.48% while SMA200 is -24.72%.

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -0.3%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 0.7% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -0.4%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -33.5 percent while its Weekly performance value is -13.16%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -10.2 percent and -47.31 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is 0.93. The Average Volume (3 months) is 5.54 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.01 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0.38 Percent. HL has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 0, Forward P/E of 40, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 5.06 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 70.18. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 10.3 percent.

Company Profile:

Hecla Mining Company is a leading low-cost U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska and Idaho, and is a growing gold producer with an operating mine in Quebec, Canada. The Company also has exploration and pre-development properties in five world-class silver and gold mining districts in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, and an exploration office and investments in early-stage silver exploration projects in Canada.