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Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN)

Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) closed at $3.94 on the last trading session with an decrease of -1.99%, whereas, it previously closed at $4.02. The company has a market capitalization of $571.89 Million. The company traded shares of 248097 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 292.13 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) produced diluted EPS of -1.68. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 0.44 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.07. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -60.4, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 0.44% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 12% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -28.7%.

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 Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) is at 0 while the forward p/e is at 9.06. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) stands at 0.86 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.05. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 13.09. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) are reported at 1 and 1.2 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) stands at -16.3, -34.4 and -23.1 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) is reported at 667.2 Million with income of -190100000. The outstanding shares of Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) are 144.48 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 67.1 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 1.14 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) is ticked at 19.1%, the figure is rose 0.06% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 5. The 52 week high of Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) is placed at 5.64 and 52 week low is standing at 1.95.

Performance wise the shares of Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) fell down -2.96% for the week, it also rise 5.91% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -4.6%. The shares increase 16.57% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Ribbon Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:RBBN) shrinked -27.97% for the yearly performance.

Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC)

Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) closed at $66.39 on the last trading session with an decrease of -1.53%, whereas, it previously closed at $67.42. The company has a market capitalization of $38.2 Billion. The company traded shares of 2.78 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 3.16 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) produced diluted EPS of 2.86. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 5.73 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.96. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 39.1, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 5.73% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 13.7% 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 Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) is at 23.24 while the forward p/e is at 11.59. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) stands at 0.42 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.53. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 19.91. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) are reported at 1.2 and 1.2 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) stands at 3, 8.5 and 4.9 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) is reported at 91.58 Billion with income of 1.56 Billion. The outstanding shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) are 579.19 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 97 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 2.17 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) is ticked at 0.6%, the figure is plummeted -9.51% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 83.24. The 52 week high of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) is placed at 74.70 and 52 week low is standing at 43.96.

Performance wise the shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) rose up 1% for the week, it also rise 19.82% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 3.36%. The shares decrease -1.16% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) grew 37.65% for the yearly performance.