Price Target Analysis: Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA)

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Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA) will report its next earnings on Feb 23 – Feb 27 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.34/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.52/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.18/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -34.6%.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 9 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Starz as 435.69 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Starz is 407 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 459 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 427.6 Million.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Starz, where 1 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 3 analysts have given a Buy signal, 7 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 10 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Starz might touch $36 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $33.21 and $30 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Starz got Upgrade on 28-Oct-16 where investment firm Stifel Upgrade the stock from Hold to Buy.

Starz closed its last trading session at $33.68 with the gain of 0.77%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 3.34 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $35.84 and 52-week low of $20.33. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 2.83% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 6.11% and 17.13% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Dec 2, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 6.63 and Average Volume (3 months) is 1.29 million. Starz P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 18.78 and Forward P/E ratio of 13.78.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 11.4%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 77.8%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 23.8%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Starz currently shows a Weekly Performance of -0.09%, where Monthly Performance is 8.78%, Quarterly performance is 8.47%, 6 Months performance is 23.87% and yearly performance percentage is -3.8%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 1.31%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.50% and Monthly Volatility of 1.64%.