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CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK)

Wells Fargo Downgrades CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK)’s stock to Market Perform with no specific Price Target. This rating was issued on 11/08/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $50.51 by showing a percentage change of 1.45% from its previous day closing price of $49.79.

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 CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) in which Morgan Stanley Maintains CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) to Equal-Weight by settling a price target of $68 on 8/15/18. Barrington Research Upgrades the stock to Outperform on 5/29/18 with no specific Price Target. Morgan Stanley Maintains the company’s stock to Equal-Weight on 4/27/18 by setting a price target of $75. Morgan Stanley Maintains CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) to Equal-Weight with a price target of $77.

CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) currently has a consensus Price Target of $68. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $80 and a Low Price Target of $55.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) where 1 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 2 analysts said it’s a Buy, 3 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 2.2. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) reported its Actual EPS of $0.89/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) could bring EPS of $0.88/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.01 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 1.1 Percent.

CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) has a market capitalization of 6.5 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.29 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $76.04 on 01/16/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 11/12/18 as $49.74. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $68. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -9.91%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -14.52% while SMA200 is -21%.

CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 13.6%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 20.1% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -139.1%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -29.14 percent while its Weekly performance value is -11.85%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -11.42 percent and -20.15 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) is 1.18. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.09 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.6 and an annual Dividend Yield of 1.19 Percent. CDK has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 18.39, Forward P/E of 11.7, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 20.93 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 21.25. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 27.1 percent.

Company Profile:

CDK Global, Inc. provides integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail industry. The Company operates in three segments: Automotive Retail Solutions North America, Automotive Retail Solutions International, and Digital Marketing Solutions. It integrates workflow processes from pre-sale targeted advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles. CDK Global, Inc. is based in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)

JMP Securities Maintains Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s stock to Market Outperform with the price target of $1375. This rating was issued on 11/02/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $1047.97 by showing a percentage change of -0.13% from its previous day closing price of $1049.36.

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 Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) in which Bank of America Maintains Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) to Buy by settling a price target of $1350 on 10/26/18. Barclays Maintains the stock to Overweight on 10/26/18 by stationing a price target of $1400. Canaccord Genuity Maintains the company’s stock to Hold on 10/26/18 by setting a price target of $1140. Wedbush Initiates Coverage On Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) to Outperform with a price target of $1350.

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) currently has a consensus Price Target of $1360.82. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $1657.6 and a Low Price Target of $1010.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) where 20 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 22 analysts said it’s a Buy, 3 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 1.17. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) reported its Actual EPS of $13.06/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) could bring EPS of $10.42/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 2.64 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 25.3 Percent.

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has a market capitalization of 724.63 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.29 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $1291.44 on 07/27/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 03/28/18 as $984.00. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $1352.4. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -3.51%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -7.94% while SMA200 is -7.41%.

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 9%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 13.7% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 11.6%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -0.52 percent while its Weekly performance value is -2.02%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -4.94 percent and 0.65 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is 0.64. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.99 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0 Percent. GOOGL has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 26.26, Forward P/E of 22.31, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 6.92 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 32.18. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 19.7 percent.

Company Profile:

Alphabet Inc. is engaged in technology business. The Company provides web-based search, advertisements, maps, software applications, mobile operating systems, consumer content, enterprise solutions, commerce and hardware products through its subsidiaries. Alphabet Inc., formerly known as Google Inc., is headquartered in Mountain View, California.