Hot Stocks Update: Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG), Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC)

Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG)

JP Morgan Upgrades Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG)’s stock to Overweight with the price target of $25. This rating was issued on 8/09/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $30.02 by showing a percentage change of -0.4% from its previous day closing price of $30.14.

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 Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG) in which Rosenblatt Upgrades Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG) to Buy with no specific Price Target on 3/02/18. Credit Suisse Assumes the stock to Outperform on 11/20/16 by stationing a price target of $20. JP Morgan Maintains the company’s stock to Neutral on 7/29/16 by setting a price target of $17. JP Morgan Downgrades Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG) to Neutral with a price target of $23.

Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG) currently has a consensus Price Target of $30.3. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $30.3 and a Low Price Target of $30.3.

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

In the last Quarter, Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG) reported its Actual EPS of $0.16/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG) could bring EPS of $0.14/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.02 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 14.3 Percent.

Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG) has a market capitalization of 992.79 Million. The stock traded with the volume of 1.27 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $30.25 on 11/09/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 12/01/17 as $17.63. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $30.3. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 7.44%. The Moving Average SMA50 is 19.76% while SMA200 is 35.57%.

Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -4.9%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at -7.8% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -11.1%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 55.95 percent while its Weekly performance value is 8.18%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are 10.65 percent and 62.27 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG) is 2.81. The Average Volume (3 months) is 451.83 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.28 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0.93 Percent. ITG has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 0, Forward P/E of 17.98, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 4.17 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 13.09. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 2.1 percent.

Company Profile:

Investment Technology Group is one of the leading providers of technology-based equity trading services and transaction research to institutional investors and brokers. ITG’s services help clients to access liquidity, execute trades more efficiently, and make better trading decisions. They offer a fully-integrated family of advanced trading services encompassing three business lines: POSIT, Client-Site Trading Products, and Electronic Trading Desk.

Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC)

Credit Suisse Maintains Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC)’s stock to Neutral with the price target of $47. This rating was issued on 10/25/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $49.01 by showing a percentage change of 3.27% from its previous day closing price of $47.46.

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 Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) in which Barclays Upgrades Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) to Overweight by settling a price target of $58 on 10/25/18. Seaport Global Downgrades the stock to Neutral on 10/24/18 with no specific Price Target. Credit Suisse Downgrades the company’s stock to Neutral on 10/17/18 with no specific Price Target. KeyBanc Downgrades Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) to Sector Weight with no specific Price Target.

Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) currently has a consensus Price Target of $58.33. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $78 and a Low Price Target of $45.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) where 4 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 2.14. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) reported its Actual EPS of $1.54/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) could bring EPS of $1.65/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.11 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -6.7 Percent.

Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) has a market capitalization of 5.36 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.27 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $96.52 on 01/24/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 10/24/18 as $42.88. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $60.33. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 2.26%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -7.14% while SMA200 is -26.13%.

Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 3.8%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 7.3% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 8.9%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -46.69 percent while its Weekly performance value is 0.29%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -2.43 percent and -40.38 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) is 0.76. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.66 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.84 and an annual Dividend Yield of 1.71 Percent. OC has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 12.1, Forward P/E of 8.87, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 40.04 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 24.42. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 10.6 percent.

Company Profile:

Owens Corning is a world leader in building materials systems and composite solutions. Owens Corning people redefine what is possible each day to deliver high-quality products and services ranging from insulation, roofing, siding and stone, to glass composite materials used in transportation, electronics, telecommunications and other high-performance applications. Owens Corning has become a market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology with sales.