Analyst Insights On 2 Stocks: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI), BorgWarner Inc. (BWA)

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) slipped over -0.02% at $89.08. Motorola Solutions, Inc. has 162.78 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 1.24. The volume of MSI witnessed a shift from 824.18 thousand shares, based on a 50-day average, to 934.35 million shares.

In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 10 Buys and 1 Sell among 16 analysts. Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) has consensus analyst target price is $93. That gives us a street projected return of 4.4%. If the published price targets set by Motorola Solutions, Inc. analysts have any power to influence the stock’s share price, the highest price target set for MSI is $108.

Motorola Solutions, Inc. most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $1.12 for the June 2017 versus $1.03 in the same quarter last year, representing 9% growth. Analysts had predicted $1.04. Revenue during the quarter was $1.5 billion, representing 5% growth from $1.43 billion in year-ago quarter. The company’s quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 8% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates.

On a similar note, analysts expect EPS of $1.36 in September 2017 quarter and $1.98 in December 2017 quarter, representing 4.62% and 0% growth, respectively. They expect this year’s earnings to rise 7.73% year-over-year to $5.02, followed by 6.18% growth in the next year to $5.33.

Shares of BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) traded down -0.02% in the last session while performance was up 51.99% in the last five days. The stock’s last price was higher from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $47.53 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $43.23. Currently, 212.64 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 209.81 million shares have been available to trade. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.3% while institutional stake was 0%.

BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) is recuperating from the fall at $33.09, the 52-week low. The stock has risen 57.12% since then. The trading saw a strength at $52.71 , the 52-week high. But since then, those gains have faded by -1.37%. BWA has risen 10.64% in the 1-month period.

Motorola Solutions, Inc. has a beta of 1.75, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. The portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $0.9 a share in the trailing twelve months. It last reported revenues of $2.39 billion and EPS of $0.96 for the June 2017, representing 3% top-line growth and 0.84 EPS growth.

Looking forward, the company’s quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.86 in the three months through September 2017 and $0.95 in the quarter ending December 2017, reflecting 10.26% and 11.76% growth, respectively. For the full year, analysts expect earnings to jump 12.54% yoy to $3.68. Next year this growth will reach 5.98% to attain $3.9.

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