Published: Fri, May 19, 2017
Business | By Max Garcia

Companhia de Saneamento Basico (SBS) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

A number of analysts have issued reports on the stock. A beta below 1 might indicate that the stock is less volatile than the market. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 3.62% which for the week approaches 5.68%. Insiders own 41.50% of the company shares. From the session open, shares have moved 0.75%. Important factors to focus when evaluating a stock's present and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Taking a broader view, the current separation from the 52-week high is -54.14%, and the distance from the 52-week low is now 13.76%.

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo the EPS stands at 0.45 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.48, suggesting the stock fell short of the analysts' expectations.

Price targets show what analysts believes a stock will be worth at the end of a certain time period. The consensus recommendation provided by covering sell-side analysts is now 1.80. This number lands on a scale from 1 to 5.

Among 6 analysts covering TIM Participacoes (NYSE:TSU), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a consensus Sell recommendation. The 20-day may be of analytical benefit to a shorter-term trader since it follows the price more closely, and therefore produces less "lag" than the longer-term moving average. About 350,335 shares traded. The company has a 50-day moving average of $9.95 and a 200-day moving average of $9.65. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators, and they may prove to be very useful for spotting peaks and troughs. It is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter's book value per share. Let's take a look at some of the numbers for Horizon Pharma Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:HZNP). Stock price performance for the past week is now noted at 3.50%. The performance for month is -1.35% and the performance for half year is 36.81%. The stock, after opening at $82.30, closed at $81.99 by scoring -0.68%.

The performance for week is -1.11% and the performance for quarter is at 0.30%.

TIM Participacoes SA (ADR) (TSU) formed multiple top with $14.85 target or 8.00% above today's $13.75 share price.

Companhia de Saneamento Basico (ADR) (NYSE:SBS)'s shares may have a significant upside to the consensus target of 12.84, but how has it been performing relative to the market? 296.91 million shares or 1.03% more from 293.87 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. For the next 5 years, Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo is expecting Growth of 11.25% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -13.09% per annum. Stock price performance for the past week is now noted at -10.85%. The performance for Year to Date (YTD) is 37.27%.Analysts mean Recommendation on a stock is noted at 2.60. Over the past month, the stock has performed -17.78%. The stock went down -19.40% at some stage in past quarter. Briefly looking at some recent volatility numbers, we can see that shares have been noted at 7.00% for the week, and 3.53% for the past month. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo is 885.79 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 885.79 Million. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $11.00. The majority of analysts covering the equity have either a Buy or Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a consensus score of 2.00.

Companhia de Saneamento Basico (ADR) (NYSE:SBS) last session's volume of 6.39 million shares was higher than its average volume of 1.81 million shares.

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