Performance and Target Analysis on Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

In the most recent session, Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) shares have traded -0.16%. Following the stock price relative to moving averages may offer enhanced perspective on stock performance. After a recent review, the stock has been noted $0.28 away from the 50-day moving average of $88.59 and $5.77 away from the 200-day moving average of $83.10. From a different angle, the stock has been recently recorded -3.45% off of the 52-week high of 92.05 and +21.32% removed from the 52-week low of 73.25. 

Currently, Visa Inc. has a price to earnings ratio of 34.45. Analysts and investors may also opt to evaluate a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. If a company has a PEG Ratio below one, it may be viewed as undervalued. If a company has a PEG Ratio above one, it may show that the company is overvalued. A PEG Ratio near one may be viewed as fair value. The stock currently has a PEG Ratio of 1.67.

Price Target Update

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have set a consensus target price of $97.90 on shares. Target prices may vary from one analyst to another due to the various ways they may proceed to calculate future price targets. This is a near-term estimation for the next 12-18 months.

For the current quarter, analysts are expecting Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) to report EPS of $0.08. This consensus estimate is provided by Zacks Research. After the period that ended on 2016-12-31, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) reported an EPS actual of $0.18. The difference between the actual and estimate resulted in a surprise factor of 28.57%. The company is expected to release their next earnings report on or around 2017-04-18. Interested parties will be watching to see how company results compare to what the Street was projecting for the fiscal period.

Shares of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) have a current ABR or average broker rating of 2.29. 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 Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is $44.65. The top analyst target is $57, and the lowest target is $32 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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