Technical Facts that Every Trader Should Know about: Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Sysco Corporation (SYY)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT):

Important Stats for Investors:

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) shares jumped 0.84 percent and closed the day at $60.88. The company has its outstanding shares of 1.75 Billion. The Relative Volume value measured for Abbott Laboratories stands at 0.89. A total of 6.55 Million shares exchanged at hands and its Average Volume is 7.33 Million. Its 52-week high and low range is $64.6 and $42.31, respectively. The company has a market cap of $106.42 Billion.

The SMA20 for the stock is at 3.23 percent, SMA50 stands at 2.7 percent, while SMA200 is 14.16 Percent, according to Finviz reported data. Return on Assets (ROA) value of the stock is 0.7 Percent. The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment (ROI) values are 1.5 percent and 2.2 percent respectively.

The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 6.68 percent, whereas its Weekly performance stands at 0.55%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -1.31 percent and 34.9 percent respectively.

Profitability and Ratings Review:

Profitability analysis greatly helps in making investment decision. Net profit margin of Abbott Laboratories (ABT) was recorded at 1.7 percent, operating profit margin was 6.3 percent, while gross profit margin stands at 55 percent. Beta factor was calculated at 1.53.

Looking at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, 8 Analysts issued a Buy for MoSys, 8 gave Outperform, 4 analysts gave Hold Rating, 0 issued Underperform and 0 marked the stock as Sell.

Future Expectations:

The company’s Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.58, according to consensus of 19 analysts. They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate of $0.56 and the High EPS estimate of $0.59.

The company’s Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $7.28 Billion, while Low and High Revenue Estimates are $7.2 Billion and $7.36 Billion respectively. These Revenue projections are a consensus of 17 Analysts.

Volatility Analysis:

Volatility is a key factor to observe. When we see the company’s Volatility, it currently has a monthly volatility of 2.35% and weekly volatility of 2.14%.

Sysco Corporation (SYY):

Last Day Trading Summary:

The Company ended its previous trading session at $60.87 with the gain of 1.38%. The market capitalization of the company is $31.73 Billion. Overall, 2.12 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average volume of $2.56 Million. Sysco Corporation currently has its 52-Week High range of $64.27, while its 52-week low range is $48.85. The Price to Sales (P/S) of the company is 0.56, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 13.99. By looking at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.71%, whereas Month Volatility stands at 2.21%.

Analysts Coverage:

Looking at Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Reuters. For the Current month, 4 analysts have assigned this stock as Buy where 3 assigned Outperform, 10 analysts believe it’s a Hold, 0 said Underperform and only 0 assigned Sell rating.

For the current Fiscal Quarter, 9 analysts on average are expecting earnings of $0.92 per share. According to the Analysts, the Low Estimate Earnings of the current Quarter is $0.86 whereas, High Estimate is $0.98.

According to 7 analysts, the Average Revenue Estimate is $15.3 Billion for the current Fiscal quarter. The Low Revenue estimate is $15.03 Billion, while High Revenue estimate is $15.46 Billion.