Buy Sysco Corporation (SYY) And Endeavour Silver Corp. (EXK) Before Analysts Start Chasing Them Higher

7 analysts out of 16 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) as a Buy, while 1 see it as a Sell. The rest 8 describe it as a Hold. SYY stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $66.64. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $66.035. Analysts have set SYY’s consensus price at $70.67, effectively giving it a 6.88% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $82 (up 24.02% from current price levels). SYY has a 61.1% ROE, higher than the 8.05% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 71.58%.

It is expected that in Mar 2019 quarter SYY will have an EPS of $0.7, suggesting a 4.48% growth. For Jun 2019 is projected at $1.05. It means that there could be a 11.7% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 8.28% to about $3.4. As for the coming year, growth will be about 10.59%, lifting earnings to $3.76. RSI after the last trading period was 49.8. SYY recorded a change of 0.38% over the past week and returned 1.26% over the last three months while the SYY stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -1.22%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 5.52%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of -11.78% while the shares have moved 8.93% for the past 12 months.

Sysco Corporation (SYY) currently trades at $66.12, which is lower by -0.5% its previous price. It has a total of 514.17 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.82. The company’s stock volume dropped to 2.24 million, worse than 3.35 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 0.38% in its price means SYY is now 5.52% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43125.88 since its $75.98 52-week high price recorded on 24th of August 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of 8.93 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $8.00000000000001 above the 52 week low of $58.12 set on 2nd of April 2018.

Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY)’s EPS was $0.75 as reported for the December quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.66. That means that its growth in general now stands at 14%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.73 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 3%. SYY Dec 19 quarter revenue was $14.77 billion, compared to $14.41 billion recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 2% growth rate. The company’s $0.36 billion revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE:EXK) shares depreciated -4.44% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 2.38%. EXK’s price now at $2.58 is greater than the 50-day average of $2.31. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $2.4 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 129.52 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 130.52 million. The company’s management holds a total of 2.4%, while institutional investors hold about 26.4% of the remaining shares. EXK share price finished last trade 2.48% above its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 7.43%, while closing the session with 12.05% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

Endeavour Silver Corp. (EXK) shares were last observed trading -22.99% down since July 09, 2018 when the peak of $3.35 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 16.22% puts EXK performance for the year now at 20%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 46.59%, a 52-week worst price since Nov. 27, 2018. However, it is regaining value with 19.44% 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 $2.5 and $2.54. The immediate resistance area is now $2.64 Williams’s %R (14) for EXK moved to 44.44 while the stochastic %K points at 74.61.

EXK’s beta is -0.01; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $-0.1 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $33.75 million, which was -15% versus $39.78 million in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Dec 19 quarter came in at $-0.03 compared to $0.02 in the year-ago quarter and had represented -250% year-over-year earnings per share growth. EXK’s ROA is -7%, lower than the 10.03% 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 8.27%.