What Are Analysts Report About Rice Energy Inc. (RICE)


Rice Energy Inc. (RICE) will report its next earnings on May 03 AMC. The company reported the earnings of $0.37/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.03/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.34/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 1133.3%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Rice Energy Inc. and for the current quarter 25 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.23/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.03/share and a High Estimate of $0.44/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 358370 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Rice Energy Inc. as 15000. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Rice Energy Inc. is 293.26 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 394.4 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 139.94 Million.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Rice Energy Inc., where 10 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 11 analysts have given a Buy signal, 6 said it’s a HOLD, 0 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. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Rice Energy Inc. might touch $41 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $29.68 and $21 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Rice Energy Inc. got Downgrade on 31-Mar-17 where investment firm Seaport Global Securities Downgrade the stock from Buy to Neutral.

Rice Energy Inc. closed its last trading session at $22.6 with the gain of 1.37%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 4.66 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $29.36 and 52-week low of $15.05. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 1.83% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 8.04% and -1.06% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on 09/22/16 and 52-Week Low on 05/04/16.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.7 and Average Volume (3 months) is 4.03 million. Rice Energy Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 22.68.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -5.4%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -14.6%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 1.7%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Rice Energy Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -2.34%, where Monthly Performance is 9.77%, Quarterly performance is 11.38%, 6 Months performance is -16.05% and yearly performance percentage is 45.65%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 7.31%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.42% and Monthly Volatility of 3.43%.