18.86 +0.05 (0.27%)
After hours: 7:59PM EDT
|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||18.71 - 19.27|
|52 Week Range||11.05 - 20.25|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||15.01|
|Earnings Date||Apr 24, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.20 (1.10%)|
|1y Target Est||20.57|
Here's your Investing Action Plan for Tuesday. Caterpillar, Lockheed Martin, Wynn Resorts, Edwards Lifesciences and Freeport McMoRan headline a huge day for earnings.
While Freeport (FCX) may continue to gain from improved metal prices, higher expected unit net cash costs may weigh on its Q1 earnings.
Metal and mining stocks saw a sharp rally yesterday. Looking at individual names, Alcoa (AA) and Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) gained 4.0% and 4.8%, respectively. In the steel space, U.S. Steel Corporation (X) and AK Steel (AKS) gained 3.1% and 2.3%, respectively. Notably, the stocks saw a significant increase in an otherwise range-bound market. The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA) closed with a marginal loss of 0.17% on April 18. Steel stocks also defied a downgrade by UBS.
Previously in this series, we’ve looked at Freeport-McMoRan’s (FCX) 1Q18 earnings estimates and the key updates that markets might watch for on the company’s earnings call. In this final article of our series, we’ll see how analysts are rating Freeport ahead of its 1Q18 earnings release. Freeport has received a “strong buy” rating from one analyst while six analysts have a “buy” rating on the stock. Thirteen analysts have rated Freeport a “hold” or some equivalent, while the remaining three analysts polled by Thomson Reuters on April 17 rate the stock a “sell.” Freeport has received a mean consensus price target of $20.57, which represents 12.4% upside over April 17 closing prices.
Grasberg issues could dominate Freeport’s 1Q18 earnings call. There are several uncertainties over Freeport’s Indonesia operations. See Uncertainties Surround Freeport’s Indonesia Operations to look at the issues Freeport is grappling in Indonesia. The Grasberg issues could also be affecting Freeport’s valuation.
In the previous part of this series, we noted that Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) expects its 1Q18 copper shipments to be similar to the sequential quarter. Meanwhile, for commodity producers Antofagasta (ANTO), Southern Copper (SCCO), and Rio Tinto (RIO)(TRQ), commodity prices have a higher impact on earnings than shipments. In this article, we’ll see how commodity prices played out in 1Q18 amid the US-China trade war and how it could impact Freeport’s financial performance.
Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is scheduled to release its 1Q18 earnings on April 24. In this article, we’ll see what analysts are projecting for Freeport’s 1Q18 revenues. Freeport managed to beat its revenue estimates by a wide margin in the last two consecutive quarters.
Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), the leading US-based copper miner, is slated to release its 1Q18 earnings on April 24. Teck Resources (TECK) is also expected to release its quarterly earnings on the same day, followed by First Quantum Minerals’ (FM) earnings release on April 26. Since it’s quarterly earnings season, diversified miners including BHP Billiton (BHP) will likely only release their operational data, as these companies only release their half-yearly and annual financial results.
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