Summary of Analyst Ratings Tips: Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP), FTD Companies, Inc. (FTD)

The opening price for Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) was $8.15 and the volume amounted to 0.8 million shares which compares with the average volume of 0.16 million shares. The company stock experienced a 8.07% move to arrive at $8.7.

Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP) Analyst Opinion

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has a consensus underperform rating from 4 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 1.07% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 64.15% last month and is up 62.62 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bearish on the stock, with 0 of analysts who cover RFP having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $5.38 price target on Resolute Forest Products Inc., suggesting a -38.16% decline from recent close. It’s currently trading about 6.1% above its 52-week high.

Resolute Forest Products Inc. Earnings Surprise

Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned -$0.03 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.16. Its revenue totaled $902 million up 1.46% from the previous quarter.

Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) Intraday View

This stock (RFP) is ahead of its 52-week low with 135.14%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 9.93% which for the week stands at 5.68%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 42.62% and stays 60.58% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 50% gains and now is up 75.37% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $4.99. Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 120.25%.

Turning to FTD Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTD), its shares were trading at $10.79 a gain of $0.44, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $10.44, touched a high of $10.92 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bearish recommendations with the consensus call at 3. FTD Companies, Inc. has 0 buy ratings, 3 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -58.8% from its high of $26.19 to a $303.63 million market value through last close.

FTD Companies, Inc. (FTD) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 3 to 3 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $16.33 a share. The target implies a 51.34% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 66.82% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

FTD Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTD) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.25 million shares versus an average volume of 0.17 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.9% which for the week approaches 3.91%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $10.24 and compares with the $10.32 52-week low. The stock recovered 4.55% since its low point and has performed -54.74% year-to-date.

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