Stocks with critical Performance Analyses: Progressive Corporation (The) (NYSE:PGR) and Northern Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:NTRS)

Progressive Corporation (The) (NYSE:PGR):

Important Stats for Investors:

Progressive Corporation (The) (NYSE:PGR) shares jumped 1.09 percent and closed the day at $61.97. The company has its outstanding shares of 579.91 Million. The Relative Volume value measured for Progressive Corporation (The) stands at 0.52. A total of 2.04 Million shares exchanged at hands and its Average Volume is 3.9 Million. Its 52-week high and low range is $73.69 and $50.79, respectively. The company has a market cap of $35.94 Billion.

The SMA20 for the stock is at 2.38 percent, SMA50 stands at -3.92 percent, while SMA200 is -2.89 Percent, according to Finviz reported data. Return on Assets (ROA) value of the stock is 6.9 Percent. The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment (ROI) values are 28.4 percent and 13.1 percent respectively.

The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 2.72 percent, whereas its Weekly performance stands at 6.42%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -2.64 percent and 10.33 percent respectively.

Profitability and Ratings Review:

Profitability analysis greatly helps in making investment decision. Net profit margin of Progressive Corporation (The) (NYSE:PGR) was recorded at 9.4 percent, operating profit margin was 12.1 percent, while gross profit margin stands at 0 percent. Beta factor was calculated at 0.7.

Looking at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, 7 Analysts issued a Buy for MoSys, 5 gave Outperform, 7 analysts gave Hold Rating, 1 issued Underperform and 0 marked the stock as Sell.

Future Expectations:

The company’s Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $1.27, according to consensus of 16 analysts. They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate of $1.01 and the High EPS estimate of $1.59.

The company’s Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $9.06 Billion, while Low and High Revenue Estimates are $8.88 Billion and $9.23 Billion respectively. These Revenue projections are a consensus of 6 Analysts.

Volatility Analysis:

Volatility is a key factor to observe. When we see the company’s Volatility, it currently has a monthly volatility of 2.63% and weekly volatility of 2.07%.

Northern Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:NTRS):

Last Day Trading Summary:

The Company ended its previous trading session at $84.89 with the loss of -0.24%. The market capitalization of the company is $18.88 Billion. Overall, 904964 shares exchanged hands versus its average volume of $1.47 Million. Northern Trust Corporation currently has its 52-Week High range of $115.61, while its 52-week low range is $75.96. The Price to Sales (P/S) of the company is 3.03, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 1.99. By looking at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 2.21%, whereas Month Volatility stands at 2.95%.

Analysts Coverage:

Looking at Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Reuters. For the Current month, 7 analysts have assigned this stock as Buy where 3 assigned Outperform, 9 analysts believe it’s a Hold, 1 said Underperform and only 0 assigned Sell rating.

For the current Fiscal Quarter, 15 analysts on average are expecting earnings of $1.65 per share. According to the Analysts, the Low Estimate Earnings of the current Quarter is $1.56 whereas, High Estimate is $1.73

According to 11 analysts, the Average Revenue Estimate is $1.53 Billion for the current Fiscal quarter. The Low Revenue estimate is $1.5 Billion, while High Revenue estimate is $1.56 Billion.