Stocks in Analyst Viewfinder: The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C)

According to data provided by Zacks Research, The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) has a consensus target price of $49.136 on the stock. Out of the polled analysts providing targets, the high is currently $57, while the low is resting at $31. Analyst price targets may vary depending on the individual method used to calculate the estimate.
Turning to earnings, analysts are expecting The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) to post a current quarter EPS of $0.32. This consensus number is compiled by Zacks Research. For the period ending on 2017-03-31, the company reported EPS for the quarter of $0.38. The resulting surprise factor from the difference between the reported number and the consensus estimate going into earnings was 46.15%. After a company reports earnings, the stock may see increased activity. The next earnings report date is scheduled on or near 2017-07-26.
In terms of analyst ratings, The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) has a current ABR of 2.4. This average broker recommendation is given by Zacks using a scale from 1 to 5. According to this scale, a rating of 1 or 2 would indicate a Buy, and a rating of 4 or 5 would signify a Sell recommendation. A 3 would indicate a Hold on the stock.

According to data provided by Zacks Research, Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has a consensus target price of $64.571 on the stock. Out of the polled analysts providing targets, the high is currently $78, while the low is resting at $50. Analyst price targets may vary depending on the individual method used to calculate the estimate.
Turning to earnings, analysts are expecting Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) to post a current quarter EPS of $1.25. This consensus number is compiled by Zacks Research. For the period ending on 2017-03-31, the company reported EPS for the quarter of $1.36. The resulting surprise factor from the difference between the reported number and the consensus estimate going into earnings was 9.68%. After a company reports earnings, the stock may see increased activity. The next earnings report date is scheduled on or near 2017-07-14.
In terms of analyst ratings, Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has a current ABR of 1.75. This average broker recommendation is given by Zacks using a scale from 1 to 5. According to this scale, a rating of 1 or 2 would indicate a Buy, and a rating of 4 or 5 would signify a Sell recommendation. A 3 would indicate a Hold on the stock.

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