Revenue Estimates Analysis: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF)


Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) will report its next earnings on Jan 25 – Jan 30 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $-0.12/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.17/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.29/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -170.6%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. and for the current quarter 7 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.22/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.01/share and a High Estimate of $0.3/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 4 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. as 657.59 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is 622.2 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 685 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 476 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for CLF to be 257.1%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -104.8%. For the next 5 years, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is expecting Growth of 5% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -53.81% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., where 0 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 2 analysts have given a Buy signal, 5 said it’s a HOLD, 2 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. 8 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. might touch $10 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $6 and $2 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. got Upgrade on 14-Nov-16 where investment firm Morgan Stanley Upgrade the stock from Underweight to Equal-Weight.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. closed its last trading session at $8.75 with the gain of 0.69%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 2.03 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $10.14 and 52-week low of $1.2. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 19.32% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 36.66% and 71.58% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Nov 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 12, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.28 and Average Volume (3 months) is 11.61 million. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 26.7 and Forward P/E ratio of 17.21.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 1.8%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -1.7%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 0%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 1.97%, where Monthly Performance is 59.6%, Quarterly performance is 54.56%, 6 Months performance is 101.6% and yearly performance percentage is 274.89%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 457.59%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 9.07% and Monthly Volatility of 6.81%.