Analyst Recommendations on These Stocks: Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z), FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI)

For the current quarter, analysts are expecting Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) to report EPS of $0.07. This consensus estimate is provided by Zacks Research. After the period that ended on 2016-12-31, Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) reported an EPS actual of $0.05. The difference between the actual and estimate resulted in a surprise factor of -64.29%. The company is expected to release their next earnings report on or around 2017-05-04. Interested parties will be watching to see how company results compare to what the Street was projecting for the fiscal period.

Shares of Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) have a current ABR or average broker rating of 2.2. This consensus recommendation is also provided by Zacks Research. The recommendation falls on a scale between 1 and 5. A broker rating of 1 would translate into a Strong Buy. A rating of 5 would indicate a Strong Sell recommendation. This consensus broker rating may help shed some light on how the sell-side is currently viewing company stock.

Covering analysts often provide target price projections for company shares. The current Zacks consensus target price on shares of Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) is $40.666. The top analyst target is $43, and the lowest target is $37 on the stock. Because of the different techniques used to gauge a company target price, estimates may be quite different from one analyst to another.

For the current quarter, analysts are expecting FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) to report EPS of $0.37. This consensus estimate is provided by Zacks Research. After the period that ended on 2017-03-31, FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) reported an EPS actual of $0.71. The difference between the actual and estimate resulted in a surprise factor of 115.15%. The company is expected to release their next earnings report on or around 2017-07-19. Interested parties will be watching to see how company results compare to what the Street was projecting for the fiscal period.

Shares of FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) have a current ABR or average broker rating of 1.75. This consensus recommendation is also provided by Zacks Research. The recommendation falls on a scale between 1 and 5. A broker rating of 1 would translate into a Strong Buy. A rating of 5 would indicate a Strong Sell recommendation. This consensus broker rating may help shed some light on how the sell-side is currently viewing company stock.

Covering analysts often provide target price projections for company shares. The current Zacks consensus target price on shares of FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) is $42.337. The top analyst target is $55, and the lowest target is $34 on the stock. Because of the different techniques used to gauge a company target price, estimates may be quite different from one analyst to another.

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