Active Volume Stocks: First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP), Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI)

First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP)

Bank of America Upgrades First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP)’s stock to Buy with the price target of $11.5. This rating was issued on 9/20/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $9.33 by showing a percentage change of 0.76% from its previous day closing price of $9.26.

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 First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) in which Merion Capital Upgrades First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) to Outperform by settling a price target of $9.5 on 7/26/18. Citigroup Maintains the stock to Buy on 4/30/18 by stationing a price target of $9. Merion Capital Downgrades the company’s stock to Neutral on 4/30/18 with no specific Price Target. Citigroup Maintains First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) to Neutral with a price target of $6.

First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) currently has a consensus Price Target of $10.67. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $11.5 and a Low Price Target of $10.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) where 3 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 3 analysts said it’s a Buy, 0 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. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) reported its Actual EPS of $0.16/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) could bring EPS of $0.15/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.01 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 6.7 Percent.

First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) has a market capitalization of 2.02 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.56 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $9.68 on 11/08/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 11/17/17 as $4.48. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $10.67. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 1.42%. The Moving Average SMA50 is 3.93% while SMA200 is 20.61%.

First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 1%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 17.3% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 6.6%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 82.94 percent while its Weekly performance value is -1.06%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are 5.66 percent and 98.51 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) is 0.71. The Average Volume (3 months) is 2.21 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0 Percent. FBP has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 16.54, Forward P/E of 13.76, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 2.92 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 8.61. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 70.9 percent.

Company Profile:

First Bancorp distinguished itself by providing innovative marketing strategies and novel products to attract clients. Besides the branches and lending offices, the Corporation has offered a telephone information service called Telebanco since 1983. This was the first telebanking service offered in Puerto Rico. The Corporation’s clients have access to an extensive ATM network all over the world. The Corporation was the first in Puerto Rico to open on weekends and the first to offer in-store branches to its clients.

Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI)

Stifel Nicolaus Initiates Coverage On Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI)’s stock to Buy with the price target of $6.5. This rating was issued on 9/11/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $2.7 by showing a percentage change of -5.59% from its previous day closing price of $2.86.

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 Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) in which Credit Suisse Maintains Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) to Outperform by settling a price target of $6 on 8/13/18. Wells Fargo Maintains the stock to Outperform on 8/10/18 by stationing a price target of $6. B. Riley FBR Initiates Coverage On the company’s stock to Buy on 7/06/18 by setting a price target of $8. Credit Suisse Maintains Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) to Outperform with a price target of $4.2.

Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) currently has a consensus Price Target of $6.15. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $8 and a Low Price Target of $4.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) where 2 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 8 analysts said it’s a Buy, 2 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 1.56. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) reported its Actual EPS of $-0.02/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) could bring EPS of $0.02/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.04 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -200 Percent.

Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) has a market capitalization of 339.42 Million. The stock traded with the volume of 1.56 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $5.11 on 08/22/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 11/13/18 as $2.81. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $6.34. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -16.97%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -30.1% while SMA200 is -34.05%.

Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -6.9%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 4.5% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -51.8%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -36.77 percent while its Weekly performance value is -17.18%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -26.03 percent and -26.83 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) is 2.22. The Average Volume (3 months) is 703.97 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0 Percent. TTI has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 270, Forward P/E of 13.17, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 6.62 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 0.3 percent.

Company Profile:

TETRA Technologies, Inc. is a geographically diversified oil and gas services company, focused on completion fluids and associated products and services, water management, frac flowback, production well testing, offshore rig cooling, compression services and equipment, and selected offshore services including well plugging and abandonment, decommissioning, and diving. TETRA is comprised of three divisions – Fluids, Well Abandonment/Decommissioning and Testing & Services.