Technical Scrutiny: E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC), Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB)

Among 19 analysts covering E*TRADE (NASDAQ:ETFC), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Prudential Fin has invested 0.02% in E*TRADE Financial Corp (NASDAQ:ETFC). In general, companies with the lowest combined rank may be the higher quality picks. It has surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings in all the trailing four quarters. ROIC is a profitability ratio that measures the return that an investment generates for those providing capital. As per Wednesday, September 21, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. "However, E*TRADE's escalating expenses and intense competition remain near-term concerns". BidaskClub lowered Flushing Financial Corporation from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Deutsche Bank maintained E*TRADE Financial Corp (NASDAQ:ETFC) rating on Monday, July 18.

On July 21 Deutsche Bank maintained a stock rating of "Buy" but moved up the price target to $47.00 from $28.00. Nichols And Pratt Advisers Llp Ma holds 0.02% of its portfolio in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) for 2,600 shares.

In taking a look at some other notable technicals, E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NasdaqGS:ETFC)'s ROIC is 0.022033.

E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) slipped over -2.36% at $43.95, after hitting low of $43.28 in an intra-day trade.

The stock of E*trade Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) registered an increase of 9.17% in short interest. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $41.78 and a 200 day moving average of $38.17.

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E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The bank reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.05. Revenue, on the other hand, scored 0.11% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $553.63 million. Aqr Cap Ltd Com stated it has 0.04% in E*TRADE Financial Corp (NASDAQ:ETFC). This works out to an increase of 30.46% compared to last year's earnings. During the same period past year, the business earned $0.48 EPS.

On a similar note, analysts expect EPS of $0.5 in September 2017 quarter and $0.58 in December 2017 quarter, representing -1.96% and 34.88% growth, respectively.

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E*TRADE Financial Corporation declared that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, July 20th that permits the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization permits the financial services provider to repurchase up to 9.2% of its stock through open market purchases. The company has a market cap of $897.07 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.92 and a beta of 1.11. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 94,910 shares in the company, valued at $3,134,877.30. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. The firm now has a $30.00 target price on the bank's stock. When analyzing small corporations as possible investments, always it's good to learn who else owns shares. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 0.17% of the company's stock. FMR LLC now owns 10,737,023 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $408,329,000 after purchasing an additional 2,096,445 shares in the last quarter. On Monday, October 9 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to "Buy". Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 7,845,331 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $298,357,000 after purchasing an additional 1,586,062 shares in the last quarter. Krilogy Financial LLC grew its stake in E*TRADE Financial Corporation by 7.5% in the second quarter. Finally, Cleararc Capital Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of E*TRADE Financial Corp during the fourth quarter worth about $231,000. Clinton Group Inc.'s holdings in E*TRADE Financial Corp were worth $2,653,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NasdaqGS:ETFC) presently has a 10 month price index of 1.24012. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 92.64% of the company's stock.

E*Trade Financial Corporation, launched on September 4, 2003, is a financial services company. The Firm provides online brokerage and related services and products primarily to individual retail investors under the brand E*TRADE Financial. The Firm also provides investor-focused banking products, primarily sweep deposits, to retail investors.

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