Two Shares Head to Head: DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX), NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT)

DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX)

DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) closed at $1.29 on the last trading session with an decrease of -7.86%, whereas, it previously closed at $1.4. The company has a market capitalization of $244.45 Million. The company traded shares of 993003 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.74 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) produced diluted EPS of -0.12. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at -0.2 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at -0.04. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 27, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at -0.2% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 16% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 10.2%.

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 DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) is at 0 while the forward p/e is at 0. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) stands at 8.26 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 10.75. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 22.43. The quick ratio and the current ratio of DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) are reported at 1.9 and 2 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) stands at -28.8, -100.2 and -44.3 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) is reported at 29.6 Million with income of -20600000. The outstanding shares of DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) are 189.5 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 46.9 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 9.05 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) is ticked at 3.3%, the figure is rose 3.77% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 4.72. The 52 week high of DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) is placed at 3.95 and 52 week low is standing at 0.50.

Performance wise the shares of DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) rose up 33.29% for the week, it also fell -30.65% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -46.47%. The shares decrease -41.63% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) grew 89.09% for the yearly performance.

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT)

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) closed at $22.26 on the last trading session with an decrease of -0.31%, whereas, it previously closed at $22.33. The company has a market capitalization of $1.66 Billion. The company traded shares of 541621 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 523.85 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) produced diluted EPS of 0.13. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 1.71 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.47. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 11.6, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 1.71% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 1.78% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -22.8%.

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 NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) is at 173.91 while the forward p/e is at 13.03. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) stands at 1.84 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 9.25. The quick ratio and the current ratio of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) are reported at 1.7 and 1.7 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) stands at 0.3, 0.5 and -2 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) is reported at 897.5 Million with income of 9.1 Million. The outstanding shares of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) are 74.37 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 0 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -3.72 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) is ticked at 0.3%, the figure is plummeted -15.39% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 27.8. The 52 week high of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) is placed at 30.30 and 52 week low is standing at 19.11.

Performance wise the shares of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) rose up 9.98% for the week, it also fell -20.29% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -7.94%. The shares decrease -3.59% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) shrinked -18.25% for the yearly performance.