Analyst Consideration on: Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME)

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) plummeted -1.4 percent and ended the day at $17.55. The Average Volume of the company is 1.09 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0, while Forward P/E ratio is 14.4.

Wells Fargo Upgrade its coverage for Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) in a note sent to investors on 10-Jan-17. The research firm Upgrade the stock to Outperform. Moreover, Macquarie issued Initiated rating for the stock on 19-May-16. Gabelli & Co also Upgrade the company to Buy on 12-Feb-16, 2016. Additionally, Wells Fargo Downgrade its ratings on the stock to Market Perform.

The highest price TIME stock touched in the last 12 month was $20.4 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $12.5. The stock has a Return on Assets of -1.1 percent, Return on Investment of 1.3 percent and a Return on Equity of -3 percent. The company’s market cap is $1.74 Billion.

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME)’s growth estimate is -27.3 percent for the current quarter. The growth estimate for the next quarter is 27.3 percent. The company’s stock has fell -13.95 percent in the past five year. The company is expected to grow by 5 percent over the next five years.

Price Target is an important factor while doing analysis of a stock. According to 4 analysts, Price Target for Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) may hit a high of $24. The average and low price target for the stock are $19 and $15, respectively.

Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 10.52, the 50-day is -5.75 and the 20-day is -7.53. Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also help in determining where it may be possibly heading.

Looking forward, the company is expected to report earnings of $-0.14 per share for the current quarter. Revenue is expected in between 645.56 Million and 638 Million with an average of 641.78 Million.

When we look at the recommendation trends, the stock presently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.2. Out of 6 brokerage recommendations, 2 gave a Strong Buy, 2 issued a Buy, 2 issued Hold, 0 rated Under-perform and 0 issued a Sell.

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) performance during the last one year Improved 24.47 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a Negative trend of -1.68 percent. The stock Jumped 22.64 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a Positive momentum of 27.17 percent, whereas its last one month trend is Pessimistic with -9.3 percent. Its weekly performance showed downward trend of -9.54 percent.

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at -1.6 percent, operating profit margin was 0.1 percent, whereas gross profit margin stands at 58 percent. Beta factor was calculated at 0.

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) has 101.77 Million shares outstanding and 98.52 Million shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 4.08 and the short float is around of 4.52%. The stock’s average true range of stands at 0.5, while the relative strength index is 31.34.

Liquidity ratios helps investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 1, current ratio was 1, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.86 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 0.86.