Comparison of Two Hot Stocks: TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI), Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT)

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI)

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) closed at $8.53 on the last trading session with an decrease of -1.84%, whereas, it previously closed at $8.69. The company has a market capitalization of $983.59 Million. The company traded shares of 927974 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.27 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) produced diluted EPS of 0.52. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 0.97 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.46. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -3.3, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 0.97% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 0% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -29.2%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) is at 16.5 while the forward p/e is at 8.77. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) stands at 0.33 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 0.84. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 13.59. The quick ratio and the current ratio of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) are reported at 0 and 1 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) stands at 0.6, 1.5 and 5.6 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) is reported at 3.02 Billion with income of 58.5 Million. The outstanding shares of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) are 115.31 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 0 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.77 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) is ticked at 0.6%, the figure is plummeted -1.29% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 11.5. The 52 week high of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) is placed at 12.23 and 52 week low is standing at 8.39.

Performance wise the shares of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) fell down -4.05% for the week, it also fell -18.06% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -14.79%. The shares decrease -20.28% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:GCI) shrinked -27.47% for the yearly performance.

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT)

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) closed at $175.64 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.6%, whereas, it previously closed at $174.59. The company has a market capitalization of $31 Billion. The company traded shares of 1.14 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 3.04 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) produced diluted EPS of 2.19. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 3.99 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.01. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 49.2, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 3.99% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 16.55% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 21.9%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is at 80.2 while the forward p/e is at 44.05. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) stands at 9.52 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 24.06. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 31.2. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) are reported at 1.2 and 1.2 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) stands at 5.9, 21.2 and 16.9 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is reported at 3.26 Billion with income of 404.9 Million. The outstanding shares of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) are 176.5 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 99.5 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.92 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is ticked at 0.4%, the figure is plummeted -8.25% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 185.39. The 52 week high of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) is placed at 179.49 and 52 week low is standing at 115.31.

Performance wise the shares of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) rose up 1.25% for the week, it also fell -1.35% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 28.88%. The shares increase 30.71% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) grew 45% for the yearly performance.