Brokerage Expectations in Focus for Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE)

In the most recent session, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) shares have traded +0.00%. Following the stock price relative to moving averages may offer enhanced perspective on stock performance. After a recent review, the stock has been noted $-2.86 away from the 50-day moving average of $48.74 and $-3.87 away from the 200-day moving average of $49.75. From a different angle, the stock has been recently recorded -19.44% off of the 52-week high of 56.95 and +0.26% removed from the 52-week low of 45.76. 

Currently, Verizon Communications Inc. Com has a price to earnings ratio of 15.34. Analysts and investors may also opt to evaluate a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. If a company has a PEG Ratio below one, it may be viewed as undervalued. If a company has a PEG Ratio above one, it may show that the company is overvalued. A PEG Ratio near one may be viewed as fair value. The stock currently has a PEG Ratio of 4.95.

Price Target Update

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have set a consensus target price of $50.52 on shares. Target prices may vary from one analyst to another due to the various ways they may proceed to calculate future price targets. This is a near-term estimation for the next 12-18 months.

According to data provided by Zacks Research, FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) has a consensus target price of $14.437 on the stock. Out of the polled analysts providing targets, the high is currently $23, while the low is resting at $11. Analyst price targets may vary depending on the individual method used to calculate the estimate.
Turning to earnings, analysts are expecting FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) to post a current quarter EPS of $-0.57. This consensus number is compiled by Zacks Research. For the period ending on 2016-12-31, the company reported EPS for the quarter of $-0.22. The resulting surprise factor from the difference between the reported number and the consensus estimate going into earnings was 55.1%. After a company reports earnings, the stock may see increased activity. The next earnings report date is scheduled on or near 2017-05-02.
In terms of analyst ratings, FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) has a current ABR of 2.5. This average broker recommendation is given by Zacks using a scale from 1 to 5. According to this scale, a rating of 1 or 2 would indicate a Buy, and a rating of 4 or 5 would signify a Sell recommendation. A 3 would indicate a Hold on the stock.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with's FREE daily email newsletter.

Leave a Comment