Two Shares Face To Face: LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA), Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP)

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA)

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) closed at $76.9 on the last trading session with an decrease of -0.26%, whereas, it previously closed at $77.1. The company has a market capitalization of $6.35 Billion. The company traded shares of 297677 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 632.36 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) produced diluted EPS of 6.06. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 7.55 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.64. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 94.2, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 7.55% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 19.98% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 23.1%.

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 LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) is at 12.7 while the forward p/e is at 10.19. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) stands at 1.17 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 6.25. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 27.1. The quick ratio and the current ratio of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) stands at 9.8, 53 and 15.4 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) is reported at 5.41 Billion with income of 528.7 Million. The outstanding shares of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) are 82.52 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 97.2 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.62 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) is ticked at 0.9%, the figure is plummeted -8.79% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 94.88. The 52 week high of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) is placed at 89.89 and 52 week low is standing at 52.03.

Performance wise the shares of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) rose up 3.39% for the week, it also rise 2.26% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -8.07%. The shares increase 7.16% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) grew 17.32% for the yearly performance.

Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP)

Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) closed at $4.61 on the last trading session with an increase of 1.77%, whereas, it previously closed at $4.53. The company has a market capitalization of $1.05 Billion. The company traded shares of 558540 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 887.29 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) produced diluted EPS of -0.17. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at -0.07 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at -0.04. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -222, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at -0.07% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 0.03% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 6%.

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 Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) is at 0 while the forward p/e is at 0. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) stands at 11.75 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 4.04. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) are reported at 3.8 and 4.4 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) stands at -12.2, -15.7 and -7.3 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) is reported at 89.7 Million with income of -36500000. The outstanding shares of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) are 228.61 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 16.4 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -1.03 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) is ticked at 0.5%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 4.12. The 52 week high of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) is placed at 4.69 and 52 week low is standing at 2.25.

Performance wise the shares of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) rose up 2.9% for the week, it also rise 3.6% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 14.96%. The shares increase 55.22% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) grew 19.43% for the yearly performance.

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