LiveRamp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RAMP)’s EPS was $0.03 as reported for the September quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.31. That means that its growth in general now stands at -90%. Therefore, a prediction of -$0.13 given by the analysts brought a negative surprise of -123%. RAMP Sep 19 quarter revenue was $80.02 million, compared to $234.87 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a -66% growth rate. The company’s -$154.85 million revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.
LiveRamp Holdings, Inc. (RAMP) currently trades at $48.8, which is higher by 10.71% its previous price. It has a total of 67.44 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 1.4. The company’s stock volume rose to 3.02 million, better than 1.5 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 9.96% in its price means RAMP is now 26.33% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43139.2 since its $51.51 52-week high price recorded on 24th of September 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of 82.23 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $30.2 above the 52 week low of $18.60 set on 29th of March 2018.
5 analysts out of 8 Wall Street brokerage firms rate RAMP stock as a Buy, while 2 see it as a Sell. The rest 1 describe it as a Hold. The stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $49.63. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $47.75. Analysts have set RAMP’s consensus price at $49.5, effectively giving it a 1.43% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $60 (up 22.95% from current price levels). RAMP has a 6.1% ROE, lower than the 14.64% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 17.29%.
It is expected that Dec 2018 quarter will have an EPS of -$0.38, while that of Mar 2019 is projected at -$0.36. It means that there could be a -323.53% and -357.14% growth in the two quarters respectively. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by -413.64% to about -$1.38. As for the coming year, growth will be about 22.46%, lifting earnings to -$1.07. RSI after the last trading period was 72. RAMP recorded a change of 9.96% over the past week and returned 3.37% over the last three months while the RAMP stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of 17.99%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 26.33%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of 10.48% while the shares have moved 82.23% for the past 12 months.
Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) shares appreciated 0.95% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 2.17%. RAMP’s price now at $49.89 is greater than the 50-day average of $44.96. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $50.68 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 190.31 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 193.2 million. The company’s management holds a total of 0.9%, while institutional investors hold about 95.8% of the remaining shares. RAMP share price finished last trade 4.38% above its 20 day simple moving average and its downbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is -1.61%, while closing the session with 11.06% distance from 50 day simple moving average.
Zions Bancorporation, National Association (ZION) shares were last observed trading -15.71% down since May 22, 2018 when the peak of $59.19 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 13.41% puts ZION performance for the year now at 22.46%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 31.01%, a 52-week worst price since Dec. 26, 2018. However, it is losing value with -5.97% in the last 6 months. From a technical perspective, it appears more likely that the stock will experience a Bull Run market as a result of the strong support seen recently between $49.24 and $49.57. The immediate resistance area is now $50.22 Williams’s%R (14) for ZION moved to 9.97 while the stochastic%K points at 79.19.
ZION’s beta is 1.48; meaning investors could reap higher returns, although it also poses higher risks. The company allocated $4.11 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $716 million, which was 8% versus $665 million in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Dec 19 quarter came in at $1.08 compared to $0.8 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 35% year-over-year earnings per share growth. ZION’s ROA is 1%, lower than the 2.62% industry average. Although a more robust percentage would be better, consideration is given to how well peers within the industry performed. Companies within the sector had an ROA of 2.73%.
Estimated quarterly earnings for Zions Bancorporation, National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) are around $1.05 per share in three months through March with $1.09 also the estimate for June quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at -3.67% and 22.47%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 8.58%, the target being $4.43 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 8.8%, more likely to see it hit the $4.82 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 27.6%. ZION ranks lower in comparison to an average of 32.82% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 32.45%.