Is It Time To Hold Laredo Petroleum Inc(LPI), Frontier Communications Corp(FTR) and BG Group plc (BRGYY)
New York, NY – GDP INSIDER – 01/23/2015.
This article discusses three companies: Laredo Petroleum Inc(NYSE:LPI), Frontier Communications Corp(NASDAQ:FTR) and BG Group plc (ADR)(OTCMKTS:BRGYY)
Laredo Petroleum Inc(NYSE:LPI) had a high trading volume of 7.70 million, a figure which is 3.37 million higher than its 3-month average trading volume of 4.33. The stock currently stands at a weekly performance of 7.94%, monthly performance of -0.80%, quarterly performance of -47.73% and an year-to-date performance of -4.15%. Laredo Petroleum Inc has a gross margin (ttm) of 80.80%, operating margin (ttm) of 35%, profit margin (ttm) 18.70% and quarterly earnings growth (ttm) of 544.40%. The ticker gained 0.51% as it jumped $0.05 to $9.92 during yesterday’s trading session.
Frontier Communications Corp(NASDAQ:FTR) traded within a range of $6.70 to $6.87 after opening the day at $6.84 and closed its yesterday’s trading session at $6.85, a $0.06 above its previous closing price of $6.79. The company has a price to earnings ratio of 37.13, dividend rate of $0.10, earnings per share of $0.18 and a beta of 0.67. These figures indicate that the investor interest in the stock is on the rise. Frontier Communications Corp had a trading volume of 7.34 million and 1.00 billion shares outstanding. On January 20, analysts at Zacks reiterated their rating on the stock as neutral and set their price target at $7.25 per share.
BG Group plc (ADR)(OTCMKTS:BRGYY) saw an increase of 2.25% in value as the stock gained $0.31 to close its yesterday’s trading session at $13.85. The stock, however, lost $0.03 to 0.18% during afterhours trading. This mark places the $46.83 billion market cap stock $1.81 above its 52-week low of $12.04 and $8.22 away from its 52-week high of $22.07. BG Group plc had a trading volume of 2.83 million yesterday and 3.41 billion shares outstanding. The company has a beta of 1.30, which indicates that the stock is 30% more volatile than the market. Recently, analysts at JPMorgan & Chase Co upgraded their rating on the stock from neutral to overweight.
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