Investors Are Underestimating McEwen Mining Inc. (MUX) And Vector Group Ltd. (VGR)

4 analysts out of 4 Wall Street brokerage firms rate McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE:MUX) as a Buy, while 0 see it as a Sell. The rest 0 describe it as a Hold. MUX stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $1.75. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $1.7. Analysts have set MUX’s consensus price at $3.15, effectively giving it a 85.29% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $3.5 (up 105.88% from current price levels). MUX has a -9% ROE, lower than the 17.98% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 8.49%.

McEwen Mining Inc. (MUX) currently trades at $1.7, which is lower by -5.03% its previous price. It has a total of 323.35 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.08. The company’s stock volume dropped to 2.1 million, worse than 2.14 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 3.03% in its price means MUX is now -6.59% lower on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43529.3 since its $2.52 52-week high price recorded on 26th of July 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -17.07 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $0.0899999999999999 above the 52 week low of $1.61 set on 7th of March 2019.

McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE:MUX)’s EPS was $-0.06 as reported for the December quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.01. That means that its growth in general now stands at -700%. Therefore, a prediction of $-0.04 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 50%. MUX Dec 19 quarter revenue was $26.46 million, compared to $24.35 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 9% growth rate. The company’s $2.11 million revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) shares depreciated -1.69% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to -1.34%. VGR’s price now at $11.05 is weaker than the 50-day average of $11.05. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $14.33 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 108 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 141.92 million. The company’s management holds a total of 1.2%, while institutional investors hold about 56.9% of the remaining shares. VGR share price finished last trade -5.06% below its 20 day simple moving average and its downbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is -21.27%, while closing the session with 0.24% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

Vector Group Ltd. (VGR) shares were last observed trading -45.04% down since March 15, 2018 when the peak of $20.1 was hit. Last month’s price growth of -2.39% puts VGR performance for the year now at 13.57%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 19.94%, a 52-week worst price since Dec. 21, 2018. However, it is losing value with -25.91% 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 $10.84 and $10.95. The immediate resistance area is now $11.24 Williams’s %R (14) for VGR moved to 98.75 while the stochastic %K points at 6.65.

VGR’s beta is 0.81; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $0.37 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $445.94 million, which was 2% versus $435.65 million in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Dec 19 quarter came in at $0.22 compared to $0.09 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 144% year-over-year earnings per share growth. VGR’s ROA is 3.7%, lower than the 25.44% 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 24.69%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) are around $0.15 per share in three months through March with $0.16 also the estimate for June quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at 275% and -11.11%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 10.34%, the target being $0.64 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 1.56%, more likely to see it hit the $0.65 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 2.7%. VGR ranks lower in comparison to an average of 12.67% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 13.5%.