Featured Stocks to Focus: Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN), CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF)

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN)

BMO Capital Maintains Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN)’s stock to Market Perform with the price target of $10. This rating was issued on 10/24/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $8.16 by showing a percentage change of 4.75% from its previous day closing price of $7.79.

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 Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) in which Cleveland Research Downgrades Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) to Neutral with no specific Price Target on 10/18/18. JP Morgan Maintains the stock to Neutral on 9/17/18 by stationing a price target of $10. Stifel Nicolaus Initiates Coverage On the company’s stock to Hold on 9/11/18 by setting a price target of $9. Credit Suisse Maintains Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) to Outperform with a price target of $10.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) currently has a consensus Price Target of $10.24. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $15 and a Low Price Target of $8.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) where 3 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 8 analysts said it’s a Buy, 11 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 1.94. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) reported its Actual EPS of $-0.14/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) could bring EPS of $-0.12/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.02 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -16.7 Percent.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) has a market capitalization of 1.26 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 4.53 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $12.73 on 05/22/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 10/26/18 as $7.49. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $10.44. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -15.1%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -13.09% while SMA200 is -16.53%.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -3.3%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at -6.6% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -9.2%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -15.26 percent while its Weekly performance value is -9.93%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -15.88 percent and 3.42 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) is 1.58. The Average Volume (3 months) is 2.86 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0 Percent. SPN has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 0, Forward P/E of 0, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 12.04 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of -4.1 percent.

Company Profile:

Superior Energy Services, Inc. serves the drilling, completion and production-related needs of oil and gas companies worldwide through a diversified portfolio of specialized oilfield services and equipment that are used throughout the economic life cycle of oil and gas wells. The world’s energy producers rely on them for the services, tools, equipment and exceptionally trained personnel needed to develop and produce oil and gas. Superior Energy has a history of developing specialized tools and technologies designed to meet customer needs. In its earliest days, the company pioneered the use of rigless plugging and abandonment services. Since then, Superior has been on the leading edge of a number of developments that benefit oil and gas producers throughout the life cycle of the well.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF)

Citigroup Maintains CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF)’s stock to Neutral with the price target of $56. This rating was issued on 10/11/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $44.38 by showing a percentage change of -1.11% from its previous day closing price of $44.88.

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 CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) in which Morgan Stanley Maintains CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) to Equal-Weight by settling a price target of $60 on 10/10/18. UBS Maintains the stock to Buy on 10/02/18 by stationing a price target of $62. Barclays Initiates Coverage On the company’s stock to Equal-Weight on 9/04/18 by setting a price target of $55. HSBC Upgrades CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) to Buy with no specific Price Target.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) currently has a consensus Price Target of $53.8. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $68 and a Low Price Target of $36.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) where 2 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 5 analysts said it’s a Buy, 9 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 2.67. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) reported its Actual EPS of $0.63/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) could bring EPS of $0.45/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.18 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 40 Percent.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) has a market capitalization of 10.36 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 4.53 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $56.51 on 10/04/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 11/15/17 as $33.50. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $55.11. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -14.4%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -13.89% while SMA200 is 0.72%.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 4.3%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 3.1% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 17%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 4.33 percent while its Weekly performance value is -12.36%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -17.46 percent and 18.5 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) is 1.69. The Average Volume (3 months) is 2.69 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $1.2 and an annual Dividend Yield of 2.7 Percent. CF has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 107.2, Forward P/E of 18.07, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 14.39 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 31.85. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 10.6 percent.

Company Profile:

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. is the global leader in transforming natural gas into nitrogen products. CF Industries agricultural customers use products as fertilizer, while industrial customers use nitrogen to dramatically reduce harmful emissions from manufacturing processes and for other purposes. CF Industries are one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of nitrogen fertilizer and other nitrogen products in the world. CF Industries principal customers are cooperatives, independent fertilizer distributors, farmers and industrial users. CF Industries principal nitrogen fertilizer products are ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution and ammonium nitrate. CF Industries other nitrogen products include diesel exhaust fluid, urea liquor, nitric acid and aqua ammonia, which are sold primarily to industrial customers, and compound fertilizer products, which are solid granular fertilizer products for which the nutrient content is a combination of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.