How Risky Are These Stocks? Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI) and Eclipse Resources Corp (ECR)
New York, NY – GDP INSIDER – 04/22/2014.
This article discusses two companies: Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) and Eclipse Resources Corp (NYSE:ECR)
Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) continued to decline as the stock lost $2.25 or to end yesterday’s trading session at $34.81, a 6.07% decrease in value from its previous closing price on higher than normal trading volume of 1.80 million compared to its 30 day average trading volume of 0.494 million. The stock lost an additional 2.32% during afterhours trading to move to a value of $34. The California-based server technology and green computing solutions provider began to drop after it announced its third quarter 2015 financial results which missed market consensus expectations. The company reported earnings of 47 cents a share for the first quarter which missed analysts’ estimates of 50 cents a share by 3 cents. Revenue for the second quarter fell 6.3% to $471.2 million, compared to $503.0 in the second quarter of FY15, missing analysts’ estimates of $475.7 million by $4.5 million. Super Micro Computer, Inc has been performing well over the past 52 weeks with the stock gaining 83.69% compared to the S&P 500, which has gained 11.58% over the same period. With RSI of 45.80 and one year target price estimate of $45.80, the stock is a medium to long term hold.
Eclipse Resources Corp (NYSE:ECR) has been in a downward trend for the last 52 weeks with the stock declining from a high of $27.18 and bottoming out at $5.07 throughout this period. The stock closed yesterday down 5.66% or $0.36 at $6 on higher than average trading volume of 1.61 million, compared to its 30 day average trading volume of 1.14 million. The stock is trading 6.48% below its 50 day moving average of $6.39 and 49.76% away from its 200 day moving average of $11.85. The US-based independent exploration and production company is suffering from the decline in oil prices and lack of investor confidence in the sector and has been steadily declining for the last 6 months, losing 56.46% and so far this year, it has already lost 14.65% YTD compared to the S&P 500 which is up 1.86% since the beginning of the year. However, with a one year target estimate of $8.16 and RSI of 46.65 there is still room for growth, making it a hold for now.
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