March 20, 2017

Today’s Momentum Stocks: Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW), Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVSB), Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS)

Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) reported fourth-quarter earnings of $76,000. On a per-share basis, the Portland, Oregon-based company said it had net income of less than 1 cent. Earnings, adjusted for severance costs, were 2 cents per share. The brewer that makes craft beers like Kona, Widmer Brothers and Redhook posted revenue of $45.8 million in the period. For the year, the company reported a loss of $320,000, or 2 cents per share, swinging to a loss in the period. Revenue was reported as $202.5 million. Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) shares climbs 0.69% to $14.65 on Friday.

Technical Stock Analysis

Shares outstanding are recorded as 19.11M and total shares floated are 9.43M. Current ratio which is the relationship between current assets and current liabilities, indicating the liquidity of a business is calculated as 1.40. Company’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -0.48% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is -3.81%.

Best time to invest in stock market is when things are on odd side, and it’s not easy how to pick stocks. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 1 analyst of Thomson Reuters, 1 analyst given HOLD rating to the stock. Analyst’s mean target price for BREW is $20.33 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.00.

Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) yearly performance is 72.35% and net profit margin is 0.40%. Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is 3.80%. Company price to earnings (P/E) ratio, which measures the relationship between the earnings of a company and its stock price, is calculated as 332.95. The current share price indicate that stock is -34.60% away from its one year high and is moving 95.33% ahead of its 52-week low.

On 17 March 2017, Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVSB) shares moved to $7.68 after starting the day at $7.49. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 1 analyst of Thomson Reuters, no analyst given HOLD rating to the stock and 1 given UNDERPERFORM rating. Analyst’s mean target price for RVSB is $8.50 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.00.

Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS) announced that the South African Constitutional Court has given an order regarding the continued payment of social grants when the current contract between the Company’s subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services (Pty) Ltd (“CPS”) and SASSA expires on March 31, 2017. Essentially, the current contract between CPS and SASSA has been extended for a further period of 12 months under the current contract’s terms and conditions.

At the movement Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS) is under coverage by number of analysts. Buy rating has been given by 1 analysts to the company stock. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Buy and their mean rating for the stock is 1.00 on scale of 1-5. Analysts mean target price for Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS) is $16.00 while their mean recommendation is 1.00 (1=Buy, 5=sell).

If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved went down -0.08% to end the day at $13.16. Company price to earnings (P/E) ratio, which measures the relationship between the earnings of a company and its stock price, is calculated as 7.79. The current share price indicate that stock is -4.71% away from its one year high and is moving 57.23% ahead of its 52-week low.

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