Financial Analysis and Stock Valuation: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CETV), Robert Half International Inc. (RHI)

You should consider shares of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ:CETV) and Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) if you are looking for a great stocks to invest in. Starting with the CETV shares, which traded at $4.53 at the close of the recent session, gaining 0.44%. On Tuesday, the company’s shares shed $0.02 from its value which represented in intraday trading. The stock is now 38.11% higher in year-to-date (YTD) trading. CETV’s intraday high was $4.53 while its lowest price touched $4.50. The stock’s 52-week high price is $5.03, which means the current price is at -9.94%. In terms of trading activity, the daily trading volume rose to 1412661 against 200-day average trading volume of 571,206 shares.

What are analyst forecasts for Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ:CETV)?

At a consensus rating of 0.00, CETV is trending as a streaking No Ratings, as it has been the case a month ago when 0 analysts called it a No Ratings. Two months ago, 0 analysts recommended, on average, that CETV stock is a No Ratings. The Services company’s shares’ overall bullish trend saw it close higher on Tuesday compared to its opening price of $4.50 on the day.

Forecasts for Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ:CETV) give the stock a fair value for the growth of 6.6% from its last price. The 12-month price forecast for the stock by analysts puts the stock’s mean price target at $4.85, which means the price per share could rise by nearly $0.32. The price range target is between a low of $4.50 and a high of $5.20. The stock would need to gain by about $12.88 to hit the estimated high or 0.59% from its 12-month low.

The consensus among 3 analysts is that it is a good time for one to Buy in the Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. 2 analysts rate CETV as a Buy, with 0 of 3 analysts rate it as a Sell. 1 have valued the stock as Overweight and 0 have recommended that investors Hold.

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ:CETV) Upgrades and Downgrades

In terms of rating changes, Wunderlich on September 22, 2016, Initiated Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CETV) at Buy. They believe the stock could reach $3.50 in the near term. Analysts at Morgan Joseph have assigned a Buy rating for the stock in their research note on October 27, 2011 with an estimated price target of $18. Moreover, Morgan Joseph analysts issued a rating of Buy for the stock on April 26, 2011, giving it a price target of $25 for the next 12 months. On April 05, 2011, the stock earned a Hold rating due to an analyst call from Jefferies, while analysts from Thomas Weisel on January 21, 2010 suggested that the stock is Market Weight.

Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) adds -$0.56 on Tuesday

The RHI stock has risen 0.28% year-to-date and is currently trading at $57.36, which is -16.97% below its 52-week high. The company shares lost -0.97% on the day and have risen nearly 10.53% off a low hit. At current levels, Robert Half International Inc. has a valuation of about $6.02B. As of 12/03/19, this stock has fallen -1.02% during the week and closed at $57.92 in the previous session. However, recent Robert Half International Inc. stock performance shows that RHI shares are -2.30% down over the last month, and 8.43% up for the last three months.

Earnings per share (EPS) estimates for the current quarter are $0.91, with the trailing 12-month share earnings at $3.87. The ratio is expected to be up by 8.60% for the current year 2019 and 5.10% for next year. Over the next 5-year period, earnings per share will be 5.90%. But will the RHI stock surprise in the current quarter results, where the $1.01 actual EPS reported on 9/29/2019 surprised by 1.00% or was higher by $0.01 from the estimated $1.

Sales Growth to climb 3.80% for the year

How well will Robert Half International Inc. perform as a business over the current quarter, year and next 5-year period? Compared to the year-ago quarter, analysts forecast the company to bring in between $1.53B and $1.57B in current quarter sales. The consensus estimated for the current quarter is $1.54B from sales. Forecasts for this fiscal year are between $6.03B and $6.1B and the consensus estimate for sales is at $6.07B. RHI has its next quarter sales estimates at between $1.5B and $1.53B, with the quarter-over-quarter growth estimates at 1.40% and the annual growth forecast for the year at 3.80%.

Who owns shares in Robert Half International Inc. (RHI)?

Let’s briefly focus on the share ownership of the Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) stock, where we find that 97.78% of shares are held by institutions. Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) tops the list of institutional owners as it is holding 14.41 million shares or 12.42% of shares outstanding. Blackrock Inc. and Bank of America Corporation held 10.6 million and 7.4 million representing 9.13% and 6.38% respectively at the close of the last trading session. As of Sep 29, 2019, AQR Capital Management, LLC accounted for 5.81 million shares at over 323.19 million. This represented 5.00% of shares outstanding. State Street Corporation held 5.23 million shares at over 291.21 million representing 4.51% of shares outstanding.

RHI Insider Activity

On 2/13/2019, President & Chief Operating Officer by the name Gentzkow Paul F sold 75000.0 shares worth $5.0 million at the price of $66.17 per share. Filings also show that Messmer Harold M Jr sold a total of 59389.0 shares on 3/23/2019 valued at $3.8 million. Since the last insider activity, the company’s share price has dropped -9.17%.