Two Hot Stocks Comparison: Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC), IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV)

Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)

Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) closed at $18.44 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.27%, whereas, it previously closed at $18.39. The company has a market capitalization of $37.81 Billion. The company traded shares of 609637 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.08 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) produced diluted EPS of 1.93. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 1.86 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.52. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 322.6, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 1.86% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 16.4% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -14.7%.

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 Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) is at 9.57 while the forward p/e is at 9.91. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) stands at 1.82 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.22. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 7.56. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) are reported at 1.1 and 1.3 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) stands at 9.5, 23.3 and 10.8 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) is reported at 20.82 Billion with income of 3.96 Billion. The outstanding shares of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) are 2.05 Billion. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 3.2 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -2.14 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) is ticked at 1%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 17.81. The 52 week high of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) is placed at 27.96 and 52 week low is standing at 15.25.

Performance wise the shares of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) fell down -2.33% for the week, it also fell -1.71% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -15.61%. The shares decrease -12.44% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) grew 8.73% for the yearly performance.

IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV)

IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) closed at $128.81 on the last trading session with an decrease of -0.65%, whereas, it previously closed at $129.65. The company has a market capitalization of $25.94 Billion. The company traded shares of 935367 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.34 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) produced diluted EPS of 1.24. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 6.24 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.47. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 97.1, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 6.24% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 15.07% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -0.2%.

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 IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) is at 104.05 while the forward p/e is at 20.63. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) stands at 2.52 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 3.61. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 40.09. The quick ratio and the current ratio of IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) are reported at 1.1 and 1.1 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) stands at 5.6, 16.5 and 3.9 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) is reported at 10.3 Billion with income of 262 Million. The outstanding shares of IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) are 201.35 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 90.2 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -2.45 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) is ticked at 0.4%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 141.33. The 52 week high of IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) is placed at 139.65 and 52 week low is standing at 91.57.

Performance wise the shares of IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) fell down -0.58% for the week, it also rise 5.44% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 5.26%. The shares increase 5.6% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of IQVIA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IQV) grew 31.16% for the yearly performance.