European Debt Concerns Disturbed the Markets And Overshadowed Strong Earnings – (SAPX, FB, HBAN)

European financial woes returned to disturb the stock markets and overshadowed strong financial reports to end the benchmarks’ three-day gaining string. The tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) fell about 2% and was down to 2,869.10, at last check.

The European debt problems crushed another round of healthy corporate results. Markets had been benefiting from an upward momentum on most of the last few days, maintained by heartening earnings results. However, upbeat results from companies including General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) and Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) did not perform well to help the indices on Friday.

 

Seven Arts Pictures plc (NASDAQ:SAPX)

Shares of Seven Arts Pictures boosted to +30.00% to $0.0650 with the total volume of 14.48 million shares in mid day trading after it announced that Seven Arts Pictures Louisiana LLC (“SAPLA”) has filed both an inspection with the Louisiana Department of Economic Development of its film infrastructure expenses

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook, Inc. (Facebook) is engaged in building products to create utility for users, developers, and advertisers. FB dropped -0.94% to $28.49 and its total volume was 9.56 million shares during mid day trading. Stock was opened at $28.12 and its shares were trading within the range of $28.01-$29.00.

Facebook is ahead its 52 week low with 11.68% and its last month price volatility remained 4.62%. Its beta coefficient was 2.17 with a target price of $38.21. In its share capital FB has 2.14 billion outstanding shares while 421.23 million shares have been floated in market. Company’s current year earnings per share grew with +79.57% while the five year EPS growth rate was 0.00%.

 

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN

Huntington Asset Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated has extended its association with the Midas Family of Funds through March 2015. Midas has been a Huntington Asset Services client since 2002.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated board of directors also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $21.25 per share on its 8.50% Series A Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock (HBANP).

In mid day trading, Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) fell down -1.50% to closed at $6.23 and total traded volume was 8.69 million shares. Its market capitalization is 5.34 billion. HBAN has earnings per share of $0.63 and its price to earnings ratio ended at 9.92.

 

Banks Under Huge Pressure: Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) And Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is below neutral line today, with the banks struggling hard and the worry over contagion has gripped the market, according to Quincy Krosby, market strategist for Prudential Financial.  Quincy added they have been reminded of the influence that the eurozone has on U.S. stocks.

Market participants are shifting towards traditional safe havens such as U.S. Treasuries where the 10-year yield suffered another record low of $1.395%. German 10-year yield also declined to hit a lowest level of 1.127%. The financial worries cursing Europe is taking a levy on Spain’s regional economies, with at least one region, Valencia, said to have applied rescue funding last Friday. A second eastern region, Murcia, has rejected rumors that it was gearing up for its own request.
Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C)

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In Mid-day trading, Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) slipped -2.24% to $25.29 with the total traded volume of 24.11 million shares. C has trailing twelve month earnings per share of $3.45 with the net profit margin of 14.19% and operating margin of 19.15%. C has outstanding shares of 2.93 billion with the total market capitalization of 74.05 billion.

 

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

The capital markets and investment banking business of Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Wells Fargo Securities recently declared the joining of Bill Brenizer and David Cheney in company as managing directors in the Industrials Investment Banking Group. Brenizer will work mainly with a particular focus on larger, multi-industry companies. Cheney will focus on the Metals & Mining sector as well as Construction Materials & Services.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) dropped -1.51% to $33.30 and traded total volume of 15.57 million shares in mid day trading. Its 52 weeks price range was $22.58-$34.59. WFC has market capitalization of 175.95 billion with its beta value stands at 1.31 times.

 

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

During mid day trading, Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) slipped -1.64% to $12.57 with the total traded volume of 14.42 million shares. Stock’s price 52 weeks low was $11.58 and 52 weeks high price was $22.00. MS has market capitalization of 24.88 billion.

 

MS has earnings per share of 1.23 and it gained 1.34% return on assets, 12.37% return on equity and its return on investment was 7.89%. Morgan Stanley provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals worldwide.

 

Dow Tumbles More Than 200 Points But Now Seems Recovering – (MCD, MSFT, BA)

U.S. stocks opened lower and are under pressure today, with the Dow recovering from an earlier decline of over 200 points, fueled by fears that Spain may need a full rescue package and rising worries that Greece may leave the euro. There appeared a huge sell-off, with oil prices falling 3% and copper prices declining 2.7%. The euro moved down further, dropping as low as $1.207.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) hit 12,583.41 mark today 4 and, at last check, was down 146.60 points to 12,675.97. Among Dow 30 only Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) are in positive territory.

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

Upset by a slowing global economy and the impact of a stronger dollar, McDonald’s Corp reported second quarter results lower-than-expected profit on Monday and said sales growth would sluggish this month. Net income slipped 4.5 percent to $1.35 billion, or $1.32 per share. The value of sales overseas for U.S. companies lessen by the impact of the stronger dollar, cut 7 cents a share from earnings in the latest quarter. Higher taxes also weighed on profits.

[article_detail_ad_1]Earnings results that are lower than expected, cause McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) to decline -2.96% in mid day trading. It is currently trading at $88.88 with the total volume of 6.62 million shares more than average volume of 6.57 million. MCD has market capitalization of 90.16 billion and its beta value stands at 0.42 times making it less volatile stock.

 

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT) is upgraded from a “neutral” to “buy” by Hilliard Lyons.

Microsoft Corp. today announced the accessibility of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Trust Center, a website that will grant people with in-depth information about the confidentiality and security practices for the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online service.

Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT) fell down -3.07% to $29.19 with the total volume of 32.69 million shares in mid day trading. Stock’s 52 weeks low price was $23.79 and 52 weeks high price was $32.95. MSFT has earnings per share of $2.00 and its price to earnings ratio ended at 14.58.

 

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA)

The Boeing Company (Boeing) is an aerospace company. BA reported the fall of -1.42% to $72.84 and its total volume in mid day trading was 2.22 million shares. Its 52 weeks price change was $56.01-$77.83.

BA is ahead its 52 week low with 32.47% and its last month price volatility remained 1.84%. Its beta coefficient was 1.24 with a target price of $85.81. In its share capital BA has 749.09 million outstanding shares while 745.09 million shares have been floated in market. BA has insider ownership of 0.33% with its institutional ownership remained 72.15%. Company’s current year earnings per share grew with 19.72% while the five year EPS growth rate was +13.44%.

 

Latest Survey Shows U.S. Auto Companies Are Regaining Confidence – (F, GM, TSLA)

Executives in the U.S. auto industry, which is fortified with rising sales and strong financial position, predict to add workers and expand plants in the coming year, according to a latest survey released by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm. Despite their optimism in general, executives mention some major setbacks ahead, including continuing pricing pressures, an increasing gap in qualified labor, and the current European revenue setback.

The survey results reveal that  U.S. auto companies are regaining confidence, according to Gary Silberg, who is a national automotive industry leader for KPMG LLP. Although the overall economic revival appears weak, that is not the case in the automotive industry, Gary noted.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

Ford Motor, a producer of cars and trucks, recently announced the Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid, expected to Deliver 550-Mile Range and Nearly Double Electric-Only Range of Toyota Prius.

[article_detail_ad_1]The all-new C-MAX Energi utility, Ford’s first-ever plug-in hybrid, is the only vehicle that enables customers to drive from Sacramento to San Diego on a tank of gas and make the average travel on electricity alone. Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid is expected to travel 550 miles of total range.

Ford Motor will develop their plants and employ more people to meet the increasing consumer demand for replacement of aging vehicles and trucks.

In last trading session of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), it declined -1.50% closed at $9.21 and its total volume during the last trading session was 27.97 million shares. Ford Motor has earnings per share of $4.75 and its price to earnings ratio ended at 1.94.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

GM is the newest in a chain of auto companies announcing growth of operations in Mexico, or setting up production operations for the first time. General Motors (GM) invested $420 million in the states of Guanajuato and San Luis Potosi to make a new compact car, a new generation of big pick-up trucks, and a more competent transmission to be used in numerous of the company’s passenger cars. Mexico’s auto exports in June were 14% more than in the year-ago. GM has invested more than $5 billion in Mexico in the last six years.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) key financials illustrate that GM reported the fall of -3.87% and closed at $19.36 with the total traded volume of 8.80 million shares beating the average volume of 8.00 million. Stock’s 52 weeks high price was $30.29 and 52 weeks low was $19.00. GM has market capitalization of 30.31 billion.

Biotechnology Stocks Continues To Show Impressive Growth in 2012 – (ARNA, THLD, ONXX, STEM, ARRY)

The biotechnology industry, which features companies such as Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) and Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:THLD), has been showing a strong rally in 2012 as both large and small firms have demonstrated impressive growth. The SPDR S&P Biotech (ETF) (NYSEARCA:XBI) and the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotchnlgy Indx Fd (NYSEARCA:FBT) so far this year are up about 38%, outperforming the broader market by a wide margin.

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Despite having to talk a more tough regulation process, biotech stocks have sustained to show investors strong gains in 2012. IMAP released a Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology report disclosing that a number of pharmaceutical firms have changed their drug portfolios towards specialties like oncology, immunology and inflammation, where the medical demand is far above the ground and prices are more simply accepted by the regulators.

Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX)

Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. shares surged after the news that Company has gotten approval from the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for Injection, a proteasome inhibitor, indicated for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma. Shares of Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX) touched a new 52-week high after approval from FDA and mounted earlier on Friday.

ONXX reported the gain of +11.67% and closed at $76.38 and traded above average volume of shares that was 9.45 million shares. Its price to earnings ratio ended at 99.57 and ONXX has earnings per share of $0.77. It gained 5.15% return on assets and 9.58% return on equity.

StemCells, Inc. (NASDAQ:STEM)

StemCells, Inc. (NASDAQ:STEM) is also one of the hot stocks from the Biotechnology industry. Shares of STEM gained a surge of 10.71% following its declaration of positive results from its Alzheimer’s preclinical trials, which indicated memory restoration and improved synaptic function after relocating human neural stem cells into animal models.

In last trading session, its volume was 6.42 million shares, more than the average volume of 1.21 million and closed at $1.55. STEM touched the day high price of $1.68 and day low of $1.31 while stock was opened at $1.41.

Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:ARRY)

Array BioPharma Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. ARRY also ended up positively and gained +7.09% to close at $4.30. Its total volume during last trading session was 1.25 million shares.

Surge and above average volume of shares of ARRY was gained when ARRY announced that it had signed an agreement with Amgen in 2009 for the worldwide development of the small-molecule glucokinase activator (GKA) program and achieved a target of $8.5 million in its collaboration with Amgen.

Investment Brokerage Facing Problems As Investors Adopted Cautious-Investing Strategy – (MS, ETFC, SCHW)

Companies in the investment brokerage industry have not been protected from the unstable macroeconomic environment of late, as several investors are still cautious of investing in the markets. Progress has been made in some areas, but buoyancy in the markets still appears to be lacking for investors at this time.

 

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

CNBC reported that Morgan Stanley, the sixth-biggest U.S. bank by assets, is in advanced discussions to trade part of its commodities business to the Qatar Investment Authority for $1 billion or more. Last month, Moody’s Investors Service had incised MS credit rating two levels, entailing the firm to endow with more collateral to trading partners.

For last trading session, Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) is the top volume gainer in its industry. Its total traded shares are 33.47 million, more than the average volume of 26.45 million. MS fell -3.55% and closed at $12.78. Stock’s 52 weeks high price was $24.00 and its 52 [article_detail_ad_1]weeks low price was $11.58. MS has market capitalization of 25.27 billion while its beta value stands at 1.61 times.

E TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC)

E TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) moved down -5.50% as it declared that its second quarter earnings declined 16%. For the April-through-June period, the firm reported net income was $39.5 million, or 14 cents a share, decreased from $47.1 million, or 16 cents a share, in the similar quarter a year before.

ETFC closed at $7.39 and its total volume during last trading session was 15.85 million shares beating the average volume of 5.47 million. Its 52 weeks price range was $7.32-$16.66. ETFC has market capitalization of 2.11 billion.

Its earnings per share are $0.57 with the net profit margin of 7.52% and its price to earnings ratio ended at 12.88. ETFC has current ratio of 1.84 and debt-to-equity ratio of 0.84.

Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW)

Another volume active stock among Investment brokerages is Charles Schwab Corp. SCHW plunged -3.40% to close at $12.49 and its total volume during last trading session was 7.77 million shares. Stock hit the day high of $12.88.

Other statistics shows that SCHW is ahead of its 52 week low with 19.96% and its last month price volatility remained 2.88%. Its beta coefficient was 1.31 with a target price of $14.12. In its share capital SCHW has 1.27 billion outstanding shares while 1.08 billion shares have been floated in the market. SCHW has insider ownership of 0.41% with its institutional ownership remained 72.79%. Company’s current year earnings per share reduced with +84.89% while the five year EPS growth rate was +0.29%.

Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE:SAN) May Widen 52-Week Low As European Finance Ministers Approve Rescue Aid For Spain – (ONXX, SAPX, ASTX)

Shares of Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:SAN) moved down 4.89 percent to $4.86 in pre-market session from a record low level it marked on Friday. Spanish stocks faced a fall today as market participants guessed that a banking sector rescue fund and an empowerment of the EU’s financial aid could not solve Spain’s underlying economic problems. With Spanish region of Valencia looking for a salvage package from the Central Government, investors considered that a sovereign bailout would be necessary for Spain.

 

Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX)

Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. opened higher Friday in early trade. Shares surged higher in the early afternoon and ended on $76.38 by moving up +11.67% on above average volume of 9.24 million shares.

Onyx Pharmaceuticals broke out of a one-month range and hit a new high of $79.20 for the year after the company announced that the FDA approved accelerated endorsement of Kyprolis for Injection, a proteasome inhibitor, indicated for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma.

[article_detail_ad_1]Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX) has net profit margin of 15.28% and operating margin of 19.48%. It gained 5.15% return on assets and its return on equity was 9.58%.

 

Seven Arts Pictures plc (NASDAQ:SAPX)

Seven Arts Pictures Plc is engaged in the production and licensing of motion pictures in the United Kingdom and overseas.

Shares of Seven Arts Pictures plc reported a gain after the SAPX announcement and the US theatrical release of the Film “Drunkboat.” The film, released on Friday, July 13th, exclusively through AMC Movie Theatres all over major cities to include Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Boston.

Seven Arts Pictures plc (NASDAQ:SAPX) surged 25.00% to close at $0.0500 with the total traded volume of 3.83 million shares. Stock’s 52 weeks high price was $5.75 and 52 weeks low was $0.02.  SAPX has earnings per share of $1.25 and its price to earnings ratio ended at 0.04.

 

Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTX)

Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTX) reported a gain of +13.51% and closed at $2.52 with the total traded volume of 4.83 million shares in last trading session. Its fifty two week range was $1.51-$3.16. The total market capitalization remained $234.64 million.

ASTX is ahead of its 52 week low with 66.89% and its last month price volatility remained 2.89%. Its beta coefficient was 1.05 with a target price of $4.25. In its share capital ASTX has 99.11 million outstanding shares while 90.27 million shares have been floated in market. ASTX has insider ownership of 0.52% while its institutional ownership remained 41.40%. Company’s current year earnings per share reduced with 7.24% while the five year EPS growth rate was +11.93%.

 

 

 

 

Stocks Showing Noteworthy Movements Today – (DB, MS, JPM, PHG, OIH, GORO, LNG)

Today, noteworthy movements are expected from Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV (ADR) (NYSE:PHG) after second quarter results turned into profit and Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE:DB) was down in pre-market session as U.S. prosecutors and European regulators are near arresting individual traders and charging them with conspiracy to influence the large-scale benchmark interest rates.

Shares of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) were down in pre-market session.

 

Omega Insurance Holdings (LON:OIH)

Omega Insurance Holdings Limited is an international insurance and reinsurance group. OIH declined -0.72% to close at $65.90 and its total volume during last trading session was 5.83 million shares making it the most volume active stock of AMEX.

OIH opening price was $67.00 and its shares were trading within the range of $65.90-$67.00. The total market capitalization remained $596.30 million. OIH is ahead of its 52 week low with 17.39% and its last month price volatility remained 2.10%. In its share capital OIH has 15.61 million outstanding shares while 6.77 million shares have been floated in market.

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Gold Resource Corporation (AMEX:GORO)

Gold Resource Corp (AMEX: GORO) presently has an outstanding rank, in the top 25% of the reporting universe, which puts  it amid the top most attractive ideas that value further research by investors.

But making Gold Resource Corp an even more appealing and timely stock to gaze at, is the fact that in trading on Friday, shares of GORO changing hands as low as $18.90 per share entered into oversold region.

GORO dropped -30.61% and total volume during the last trading session was 3.80 million shares more than the average volume. GORO has earnings per share of $1.32 and its price to earnings ratio ended at 13.27. It has outstanding shares of 52.91 million with the total market capitalization of 925.95 million.

 

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (AMEX:LNG)

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (AMEX:LNG) dropped -0.36% and closed at $13.78 with the total traded volume of 3.61 million shares. Stock’s price 52 weeks low was $3.17 and 52 weeks high price was $18.92.  It has market capitalization of 2.57 billion and its beta value stands at 0.97 times showing it less volatile.

 

Cheniere Energy Inc announced a cash distribution per common unit of $0.425 ($1.70 annualized) to unit holders of record as of August 1, 2012, and the linked allocation to its general partner. All of these distributions are payable on August 14, 2012.

 

 

Housing Market Maybe Recovering Amid Rising Prices And Record Low Mortgage Rates – (BAM, JOE, INN)

The housing market seems to be recovering, with home prices increasing and mortgage rates set at their lowest. But in commercial real estate a greater strength is present. Morningstar said real estate funds have reported an average annualized return of 33 percent over the past three years. That is the best performance in the fund categories that Morningstar covers. The funds so far in this year rose about 17 percent, nearly twice the average return for diversified stock funds.

 

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (USA) (NYSE:BAM)

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (Brookfield) is a global alternative asset manager. BAM fell -0.38% and closed at $33.68. Its 52 week price change was 4.60%. Shares of BAM were trading within the range of $33.43-$33.75 while the stock opened at $33.64.

Other statistics shows that BAM is ahead of its 52 week low with 39.70% and its last month price volatility remained 1.03%. Its beta coefficient was 1.41 with a target price of $37.28. In its share capital BAM has 1.09 billion outstanding shares while 1.03 billion shares have been floated in the market. Company’s current year earnings per share grew with 24.20% while the five year EPS growth rate was +3.51%.

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The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE)

Paul S. Driver, A pharmacist at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, is the pharmacy clinical coordinator for internal medicine and oncology at the Lewiston hospital has been named a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and received a National Honor for showing brilliance in the profession and has practiced for at least a decade.

The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE) slipped -1.12% and closed at $16.78. Stock’s 52 weeks high price was $20.39 and 52 weeks low was $16.73. JOE has outstanding shares of 92.26 million with the total market capitalization of 1.55 billion and its beta value stands at 1.25 times.

Summit Hotel Properties Inc (NYSE:INN)

Summit Hotel Properties Inc (NYSE:INN) jumped +0.25% and closed at $7.39. Stock opened at $7.87 and its shares were trading within the range of $7.76-$7.93. Its 52 weeks price range was $6.16-$11.47 with the percentage change of 29.70%.

 

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (Summit REIT) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). It has current ratio of 2.85 and its debt-to-equity ratio is 0.10. It has positive year-to-date performance of +14.46%.

Foreign Money Central Banks Mark Top Weekly Advance In Their Holdings Of U.S. Treasury Debt – (SAN, ITUB, BCS)

Foreign central banks have recently acquired more stakes in U.S. Treasury debt, indicating they were devoted bidders at auctions a week ago in which the government sold long-term securities valued at $66 billion, according to data from the U.S. Federal Reserve released on Thursday. The breakdown of custody stakes revealed overseas central banks’ stakes of Treasury debt moved up by $11.89 billion to $2.823 trillion in the week ended July 18. It was the top weekly raise since a $22.41 billion increase in the week ended June 20.

For the most recent week, foreign central banks’ overall stakes of U.S. marketable securities at the U.S. central bank increased, according to the Fed data. The Fed’s stakes of U.S. securities reserved for overseas central banks advanced $6.37 billion in the week ended July 18, to reach $3.515 trillion.

Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:SAN)

[article_detail_ad_1]Banco Santander is the most active volume stock in Foreign Money Central Bank Stocks. Its total volume during last trading session was 19.72 million shares, more than the average volume of 6.32 million. SAN hit new 52 weeks low of $5.10. Its shares were trading within the range of $5.10-$5.35.

Banco Santander has earnings per share of $0.89 with the net profit margin of 29.87% and operating margin of 35.60%.

Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ADR) (NYSE:ITUB)

Another high volume stock among Foreign Money Central Bank Stocks is Itau Unibanco Holding. ITUB dropped -1.07% to close at $14.76 with the total traded volume of 11.81 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $12.84-$22.00. The total market capitalization remained $66.62 billion.

 

ITUB is ahead of its 52 week low with 15.04% and its last month price volatility remained 2.46%. Its beta coefficient was 1.72 with a target price of $20.70. In its share capital ITUB has 4.57 billion outstanding shares while 2.50 billion shares have been floated in market. Company’s current year earnings per share grew with +18.42% while the five year EPS growth rate was +9.66%.

Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS)

In last trading session, Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) closed at $9.91 and slipped -3.51% with the total traded volume of 4.85 million shares. It is also one of volume gainers stocks among its industry.

BCS has earnings per share of $1.51 and its price to earnings ratio ended at 6.56. It has current ratio of 3.67 and its debt-to-equity ratio was 0.22. It gained 0.26% return on assets and its return on equity was 5.56%.