Facebook Stock Rated “Neutral” This Week By AI

Markets traded higher this week as investors continue to parse the quarterly earnings of many companies. Company specific moves were mostly on account of their performance in the last quarter. The stimulus package for containing the adverse economic effects of the pandemic will determine how investors react in the days to come, if Congress can come to an agreement. Developments around the tension between the U.S. and China have also kept investors on their toes. Our deep learning algorithms using Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) technology have selected some Unusual Movers this week.

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The first company on our list is Facebook Inc FB . The stock is rated Neutral and has received factor scores of F in Technical, B in Growth, B in Momentum Volatility and B in Quality Value. The stock is up by 5.82% for the week and looks like a good bet after posting strong quarterly results. The stock closed with a volume of 72,766,364 vs its 10-day volume average of 28,269,713.3. The stock is up 30.79% this year and the financials of the company has been growing at a steady pace over the past years. Operating Income grew by 16.31% in the last fiscal year to $23986.0M, growing by 38.09% over the last three fiscal years from $20203.0M. Revenue is expected to grow by 11.15% over the next 12 months and the stock is trading with a Forward 12M P/E of 30.56.

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Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Walt Disney Company DIS , a leading entertainment company is next on our list. The stock is rated Top Short by our AI and has received ratings of F in Technical, D in Growth, C in Momentum Volatility and D in Quality Value. The price closed up by 11.11% this week after making inroads into the online segment. The volume of shares traded was 16,079,643 vs its 22-day volume average of 13,604,401.91. As for the financials, Revenue grew by 0.28% in the last fiscal year to $69570.0M, growing by 26.52% over the last three fiscal years from $55137.0M. While the ROE has fallen from 20.04% three years ago to 13.92% in the last fiscal year, it is still at a healthy level for investors to consider. Revenue is forecasted to grow by 0.49% in the next 12 months and the stock trades with a Forward 12M P/E of 115.08.

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Evergy Inc (EVRG)

Evergy Inc engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in Kansas and Missouri. With factor scores of C in Technical, B in Growth, A in Momentum Volatility and B in Quality Value, the stock is rated Top Buy. The price is down 14.92% for the week and the stock closed with a volume of 3,222,895 vs its 10-day volume average of 3,454,627.6 and its 22-day volume average of 2,458,811.82. EPS grew by 21.57% over the last three fiscal years from $2.27 to $2.79 in the last fiscal year. ROE figures declined to 7.40% in the last year from 8.75% three years ago. Growth in revenue in the next 12 months is expected to clock a rate of 0.33%. The share is trading with a Forward 12M P/E of 17.9.

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The Mosaic Company (MOS)

Next on our list we have The Mosaic Company MOS , a company that produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients in North America and internationally. This Neutral-rated stock is was given factor scores of A in Technical, B in Growth, F in Momentum Volatility and C in Quality Value. The stock is up 27.62% for the week after it beat Q2 estimates. Volumes also surged as it closed with volume 8,035,051 vs its 10-day volume average of 5,330,381.0. Revenue grew by 17.05% over the last three fiscal years to $8906.3M in the last fiscal year from $7409.4M. The firm has reported negative earnings with revenue set to grow by 2.63% over the next 12 months. The stock is trading with a Forward 12M P/E of 36.9.

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United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)

United Parcel Service Inc UPS , a company that provides letter and package delivery, specialized transportation, logistics, and financial services closed higher by 9.9% this week as it looked to increase prices for its services. The stock is rated Neutral and was given factor scores of C in Technical, C in Growth, A in Momentum Volatility and C in Quality Value. Digging into the financials, Revenue grew by 4.43% in the last fiscal year to $74094.0M and grew by 16.21% over the last three fiscal years from $66585.0M. EPS dropped to $5.11 in the last fiscal year compared to $5.61 three years ago. ROE continues to be very high and was at 140.51%, lower compared to 675.15% three years ago. Revenue is expected to grow by 1.66% in the next 12 months and the Forward 12M P/E of the stock is 21.56.

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Western Digital Corporation (WDC)

Western Digital Corporation WDC was down 14.15% last week and the stock closed with volume 10,250,035 vs its 10-day volume average of 7,733,489.9 and its 22-day volume average of 6,019,216.68. The stock was given an Unattractive rating by our AI with factor scores of C in Technical, C in Growth, D in Momentum Volatility and D in Quality Value. The manufacturer and seller of storage devices was under pressure after missing its revenue estimates and the outlook is weak too. The financials seem to be in a declining phase with revenue dropping to $16736.0M in the last fiscal year from $20647.0M three years ago. Operating Income was $370.0M in the last fiscal year, significantly lower compared to $3832.0M three years ago. EPS and ROE turned negative to $(0.84) and -2.56% respectively in the last fiscal year compared to $2.2 and 5.88% three years ago. Forward 12M P/E of the stock is at a reasonable level of 11.51.

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Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL)

Ralph Lauren Corporation RL , a recognized name in the lifestyle products category closed with a volume of 1,917,186 vs its 10-day volume average of 1,569,876.8 and its 22-day volume average of 1,154,283.68. The stock is down 7.49% for the week and 43.21% for the year. The stock is rated Neutral and has received factor scores of B in Technical, D in Growth, C in Momentum Volatility and C in Quality Value. Looking at the financials, we see revenue drop to $6159.8M in the last fiscal year from $6182.3M three years ago. Operating income also fell to $602.1M from $663.8M during these three years. The firm saw its EPS increase to $4.98 from $1.97 and ROE improve to 12.85% from 4.82% in three years. Revenue is projected to grow by 16.75% in the next 12 months and the stock is trading with a Forward 12M P/E of 15.61.

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