Earnings Forecast Research for Apple, Bank of America, Freeport-McMoRan, Agenus, Alibaba, and Sirius XM

PHOENIX, January 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — EarningForecast.com has issued earnings forecast research with special focus on the financial performances of the following stocks: Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX), Agenus (NASDAQ:AGEN), Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), and Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI).

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Report Highlights:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD): The share of Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) began the trading session with a price of US$101.85. When day-trade ended, the stock price declined 3.95% to US$97.21 by the end of the last trading session with 27.03 million shares exchanged hands, compared to daily average volume of 19.11 million. Gilead Sciences is currently trading 13.37% below its 52-week-high, 59.39% above its 52-week-low and in the range of US$85.95 – US$109.49 over the past month. The 1-year range for the stock is US$63.5 – US$116.83. Gilead Sciences has a price to book ratio of 11.27 versus NASDAQ average of 4.59. The company’s share price has outperformed the NASDAQ year to date by over 9%. The industry of Biotechnology dropped about 1.02%, the competitor Pfizer fell about 1.01% to the price of US$32.44. Do you think Gilead Sciences will go on? Do you think now is a good time to buy the stock? Investors can check the GILD earnings forecast report here.

Read the Full Report: http://www.earningforecast.com/PR/011415A/GILD/GileadSciences.pdf

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): The share of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) began the trading session with a price of US$111.43. When day-trade ended, the stock price earned 0.89% to US$110.22 by the end of the last trading session with 67.08 million shares exchanged hands, compared to daily average volume of 49.49 million. Credit Suisse upgraded the company to "outperform" from "neutral" and raised its price target to US$130 from US$110. Apple has regularly raised its cash distribution target, and given that free cash flow now stands at a sustainable $50 billion per year, there is scope to increase the cash return program to $200 billion and extend it an additional three years. The industry of Electronic Equipment lifted about 0.29%, the competitor BlackBerry slump about 4.05% to the price of US$9.71. Do you think Apple will go on? Do you think now is a good time to buy the stock? Investors can check AAPL earnings forecast report here.

Read the Full Report: http://www.earningforecast.com/PR/011415A/AAPL/Apple.pdf

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX): The share of Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) began the trading session with a price of US$22.58. When day-trade ended, the stock price declined 7.55% to US$21.04 by the end of the last trading session with 30.07 million shares exchanged hands, compared to daily average volume of 16.43 million. Copper prices slumped to their lowest in five years and pushed as much as a tenth of the world’s miners into the red. The price of copper is sliding along with a decline in oil prices and concerns about a growing metal surplus. Slowing demand principally out of China and less financing appetite using copper could mean that demand is weak. The industry of Copper dropped about 3.38%, the competitor Newmont Mining fell about 3.92% to the price of US$20.36. Do you think Freeport-McMoRan will go on? Do you think now is a good time to buy the stock? Investors can check FCX earnings forecast report here.

Read the Full Report: http://www.earningforecast.com/PR/011415A/FCX/FreeportMcMoRan.pdf

Today EarningForecast.com also observed abnormal trade volume for the following companies; Check out the consensus earnings forecast reports below:

Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN):

Read the Full Report: http://www.earningforecast.com/PR/011415A/AGEN/Agenus.pdf

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA):

Read the Full Report: http://www.earningforecast.com/PR/011415A/BABA/Alibaba.pdf

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI):

Read the Full Report: http://www.earningforecast.com/PR/011415A/SIRI/SiriusXM.pdf

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