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Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC)

BMO Capital Maintains Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC)’s stock to Outperform with the price target of $58. This rating was issued on 11/05/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $31.1 by showing a percentage change of -0.89% from its previous day closing price of $31.38.

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 Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC) in which Citigroup Downgrades Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC) to Neutral by settling a price target of $38 on 11/02/18. Citigroup Maintains the stock to Buy on 10/11/18 by stationing a price target of $44. Morgan Stanley Maintains the company’s stock to Equal-Weight on 9/25/18 by setting a price target of $47. BMO Capital Maintains Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC) to Outperform with a price target of $68.

Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC) currently has a consensus Price Target of $45.92. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $58 and a Low Price Target of $36.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC) where 2 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 6 analysts said it’s a Buy, 5 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 1.88. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC) reported its Actual EPS of $1.49/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC) could bring EPS of $1.42/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.07 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 4.9 Percent.

Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC) has a market capitalization of 5.32 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.41 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $54.62 on 01/22/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 11/09/18 as $30.92. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $46.5. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -8.33%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -17.34% while SMA200 is -31.61%.

Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 14.6%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 17.9% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 107.8%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -37.87 percent while its Weekly performance value is -8.48%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -15.07 percent and -40.09 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Chemours Company (The) (NYSE:CC) is 0.8. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.77 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $1 and an annual Dividend Yield of 3.22 Percent. CC has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 5.22, Forward P/E of 5.24, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 4.28 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 9.69. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 18.6 percent.

Company Profile:

Chemours Company is involved in chemical business. It operating segment consists of Titanium Technologies, Fluoroproducts and Chemical Solutions. Titanium Technologies segment produces titanium dioxide and premium white pigment. Fluoroproducts segment provides fluoroproducts, refrigerants and industrial fluoropolymer resins. Chemical Solutions segment provides industrial and specialty chemicals. The company’s brand consists of Teflon(R), Ti-Pure(R), Krytox(R) Viton(R), Opteon(R) and Nafion(R). Chemours Company is headquartered in Wilmington.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)

Citigroup Maintains Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)’s stock to Neutral with the price target of $75. This rating was issued on 11/01/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $69.94 by showing a percentage change of 0.87% from its previous day closing price of $69.34.

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 Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) in which Wells Fargo Maintains Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) to Market Perform by settling a price target of $78 on 10/26/18. JP Morgan Upgrades the stock to Overweight on 10/02/18 with no specific Price Target. Wells Fargo Maintains the company’s stock to Market Perform on 10/01/18 by setting a price target of $82. Bank of America Maintains Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) to Buy with a price target of $92.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) currently has a consensus Price Target of $87.5. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $110 and a Low Price Target of $74.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) where 8 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 8 analysts said it’s a Buy, 7 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 1.71. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) reported its Actual EPS of $2.05/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) could bring EPS of $2.05/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 0 Percent.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) has a market capitalization of 23.5 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.41 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $81.93 on 01/29/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 11/15/17 as $63.31. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $88.27. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -2.18%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -6.81% while SMA200 is -6.21%.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 2.3%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 11.4% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 22.9%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -9.07 percent while its Weekly performance value is 0.53%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -5.5 percent and 7.6 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) is 0.74. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.89 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $1.6 and an annual Dividend Yield of 2.29 Percent. DFS has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 8.64, Forward P/E of 8.09, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 1.48 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 4.36. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 53.7 percent.

Company Profile:

Discover Financial Services is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America’s cash rewards pioneer, and offer private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation’s leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories.