Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)went down -1.55% during trading on the US exchange where it had a trading capacity of 22.39M shares. The company’s shares were closed at $5.07 . The stock has an operating margin of 28.10% and a net profit margin of 14.90% This appreciation has taken its price 43.87% above the 52-week low. The stock hit 1-yearhigh at $5.22 and a low of $3.52 in the same period.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) Earnings Recap & Outlook

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) last announced results for quarter ended on 31 Dec 2016, disclosing EPS of $0.05 The reported earnings per share topped the analyst’s consensus by $0.01 with the percentage difference between estimated and actual earnings arriving at 25.00%. Price changes resulting from an earnings surprise can be felt immediately. Studies indicate that the stock prices of firms with significant positive earnings surprises show above-average performance, while those with negative surprises have below-average performance. The mean revenue estimate for the current fiscal period ending March 2017 is $1.29B by 12 brokerage firms. The average revenue estimate for the year ending December 2017 is $5.36B by 15 analysts.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) Flood of Opinions

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) right now sits at consensus rating of 2.20 while 6 analysts have advocated the shares as ‘BUY’, 5 calls it an ‘OUTPERFORM’ and 8 suggest ‘HOLD’. The mean PT for this stock is at $5.17 while the max. level suggested by the brokerage firms is $6.00 and min. PT is $4.50. The mean PT is calculated considering the consensus of 16 analysts.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) went down -0.42% during trading on the US exchange when it had traded 20.74M shares. The company’s shares were closed at 136.53. The stock has a quick ratio of 1.20 and a current ratio of 1.20. This appreciation has taken its price 54.88% above the 52-week low. The stock hit 1-yearhigh at $137.12 and a low of $88.15 in the same period.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Analyst’s Consensus Price Estimates

It is widely believed that the more practical proxy for the market’s expectations is analyst’s consensus price estimates. The mean PT for this stock is at $140.14 while the max. level suggested by the brokerage firms is $185.00 and min. PT is $102.00. The mean PT is calculated considering the consensus of 43 analysts. AAPL right now sits at consensus rating of 1.90 while 25 analysts have advocated the shares as ‘BUY’, 13 calls it an ‘OUTPERFORM’ and 10 suggest ‘HOLD’.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Past & Future Earnings

The mean revenue estimate for the current fiscal period ending March 2017 is $52.85B by 33 brokerage firms. The average revenue estimate for the year ending September 2017 is $228.03B by 40 analysts. Wall Street is forward looking. Therefore, stock prices are sometime established based on the expectations that prospective investors have for the future earnings power of the firm. In a similar way, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) last announced results for quarter ended on 31 Dec 2016, disclosing EPS of $3.36. The reported earnings per share topped the analyst’s consensus by $0.15 with the percentage difference between estimated and actual earnings arriving at 4.70%.