Two Hot Stocks Under Limelight: ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) ; Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU)

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ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG)

ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) closed at $21.47 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.42%, whereas, it previously closed at $21.38. The company has a market capitalization of $10.17 Billion. The company traded shares of 11.13 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 8.41 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) produced diluted EPS of 1.23. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 2.21 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.49. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 11.9, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 2.21% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 6.3% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -3.4%.

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 ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) is at 17.44 while the forward p/e is at 9.72. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) stands at 1.24 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.25. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 51.66. The quick ratio and the current ratio of ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) are reported at 0.7 and 1.5 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) stands at 5.5, 16.2 and 8.4 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) is reported at 8.18 Billion with income of 496.6 Million. The outstanding shares of ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) are 473.75 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 73.1 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.15 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) is ticked at 0.2%, the figure is plummeted -3.56% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 34.65. The 52 week high of ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) is placed at 39.43 and 52 week low is standing at 20.22.

Performance wise the shares of ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) fell down -0.42% for the week, it also fell -29.4% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -39.64%. The shares decrease -41.24% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of ConAgra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) shrinked -42.58% for the yearly performance.

Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU)

Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) closed at $17.41 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.52%, whereas, it previously closed at $17.32. The company has a market capitalization of $7.73 Billion. The company traded shares of 4.39 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 5.3 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) produced diluted EPS of 0.76. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 1.94 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.49. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 13, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 1.94% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 3.83% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -19.3%.

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 Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) is at 22.85 while the forward p/e is at 8.96. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) stands at 1.37 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 0. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 17.19. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) stands at -5.3, 111 and 15.6 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) is reported at 5.63 Billion with income of 347.2 Million. The outstanding shares of Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) are 444.1 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 0 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.14 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) is ticked at 0.2%, the figure is plummeted -4.34% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 19.79. The 52 week high of Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) is placed at 21.39 and 52 week low is standing at 16.42.

Performance wise the shares of Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) rose up 3.2% for the week, it also fell -4.86% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -4.18%. The shares decrease -14.24% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) shrinked -17.25% for the yearly performance.