The shares of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) has been pegged with a rating of Buy by Citigroup in its latest research note that was published on January 22nd, 2019. Citigroup wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Atlantic Equities advised investors in its research note published on November 28th, 2018, to Overweight the ICE stock. The stock had earned Hold rating from Berenberg when it published its report on November 20th, 2018. The stock was given Outperform rating by Bernstein in its report released on April 10th, 2018. JP Morgan was of a view that ICE is Overweight in its latest report on February 20th, 2018. Berenberg thinks that ICE is worth Buy rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on January 25th, 2018 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to $90.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 2 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 8 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $85.77. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 14.15% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 62.48.
The shares of the company added by 0.29% during the trading session on Friday, reaching a low of $77.00 while ending the day at $77.28. During the trading session, a total of 5.51 million shares were traded which represents a -90.58% decline from the average session volume which is 2.89M shares. ICE had ended its last session trading at 77.06. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. currently has a market cap of $43.72B, while its P/E ratio stands at 22.57, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 8.78, with a beta of 0.49. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 0.43, while its quick ratio hovers at 1.00. ICE 52-week low price stands at $67.70 while its 52-week high price is $82.65.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.94 earnings per share which is above the $0.92 predicted by most analysts. The Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. generated $1,308.00 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly higher than the $1,297.85 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $0.85 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was up by 9.57%. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. has the potential to record 3.42 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at Seaport Global Securities published a research note on February 21st, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that Aphria Inc. (NYSE:APHA) is now rated as Buy. Their price target on the stock stands at $18. Atlantic Equities also rated APHA as Initiated on November 28th, 2018, with its price target of suggesting that APHA could down by 0% from its current share price. It started the day trading at $10.12 and traded between $9.85 and $10.10 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that APHA’s 50-day SMA is 9.82 while its 200-day SMA stands at 9.78. The stock has a high of $16.86 for the year while the low is $3.75. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 33.78, while the P/B ratio is 1.89. At the moment, only of Aphria Inc. shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 6.55M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 2.65 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 0.20%. Looking further, the stock has raised 45.95% over the past 90 days while it lost -33.98% over the last six months.