Two Top Stocks to Discuss: Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO), Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX)

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO)

Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX)

Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) closed at $3.85 on the last trading session with an increase of 6.35%, whereas, it previously closed at $3.62. The company has a market capitalization of $672.63 Million. The company traded shares of 1.42 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.18 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) produced diluted EPS of -0.02. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 0.22 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.02. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -284.7, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 0.22% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 25% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -17.1%.

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 Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) is at 0 while the forward p/e is at 17.5. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) stands at 0.95 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 0.77. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 60.6. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) are reported at 1.2 and 1.6 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) stands at -0.2, -0.3 and -2.9 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) is reported at 710.8 Million with income of -1500000. The outstanding shares of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) are 172.18 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 13.5 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 14.58 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) is ticked at 12.3%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 4.72. The 52 week high of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) is placed at 5.10 and 52 week low is standing at 1.73.

Performance wise the shares of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) rose up 13.57% for the week, it also fell -2.78% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 16.67%. The shares increase 57.14% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) grew 59.75% for the yearly performance.