Do Analysts Like Or Dislike Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) and Newfield

Looking at top Wall Street opinions, Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) has recently made its way into the research list of Robert W. Baird – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was downgraded to a rating of Underperform in the eyes of Robert W. Baird, whereas its previous rating was Outperform in the eyes of Robert W. Baird, as reported on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by Susquehanna on Tuesday October 23rd, 2018, with this firm downgrading MU to an updated rating of Neutral from its previous rating of Positive. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) have moved by -36.83% and -15.63%, respectively.

Brokerage Updates Related to Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Stock

This publicly-traded organization generated losses of -2.69% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 33 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Of the latest market expert opinions, 0 have given an underperform rating, 1 has given a sell rating, and 7 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 33 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $61.94. Moreover, individual price targets range between $32.00-$100.00. With its recent move to $60.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will loss by -8.59% in one year.

Updates from Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) SEC Form 4

This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 0.20% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A SVP, WORLDWIDE SALES at Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Jul 20. Similarly, SWITZ ROBERT E sold 25,000 shares of the organization’s stock at $56.00 apiece and racked up $1,400,035 in earnings from the sale. Now, SWITZ ROBERT E holds 45,257 shares of the company following the exchange. A Director of the organization named SWITZ ROBERT E, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Jul 02 that managed to be worth $4,000,170 from the sale of 75,000 common shares at a price of $53.34 per individual share.

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) Results in the Pipeline

The next scheduled release of financial results for Micron Technology, Inc. will be for the Aug-18 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $3.33. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $8,252.94 million.

Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $8,440.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $3.53. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $7,797.00 million with $3.15 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $7,351.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $2.82.

Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) experienced a drop of -2.44% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That boost drove the price to $16.81 per share, as observed on December 6th, 2018, at a time when the total trading volume reached 10,523,100 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 5.71M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $35.17.

Pricing Indications for Newfield Exploration Company (NFX)

This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.00 in the last year. In the most recent trading session, the daily high was $16.83, bringing the per-share value -2.44% high its 52-week high and about -52.24% more expensive than its 52-week low. Meanwhile, it gained 22.38 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is -35.83% lower than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.

Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) In-Depth Brokerage Insights

We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 0 have a sell rating, 7 have a Buy rating, 9 have an outperform rating, while 12 provided a Hold rating for these shares. Additionally, 0 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 2.20, based on information from Thomson Reuters.

NFX Stock Value Potential

In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 26.17 up from its 200 day moving average, while also -25.70% down when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $19.00-$49.50. The market value for the entire organization reached 3.49B. After the trading day started off at the price of $16.81, these shares nearly bottomed out at its low price of $16.13 and nearly peaked at $16.83 as its full-day high price. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $17.23. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 0.50%, and the Beta factor is now 1.70. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 31.93.

Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) Analyst Points of Focus

Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) has found itself inside of Piper Jaffray’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was Resumed to Overweight, by Piper Jaffray, as garnered from a news report on Friday September 28th, 2018. An additional helpful research note was sent out by SunTrust’s on Friday July 27th, 2018. The brokerage decided to downgrade NFX to Hold from its previous rating of Buy.