Earnings & Targets in Focus for Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL)

According to data provided by Zacks Research, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has a consensus target price of $125.733 on the stock. Out of the polled analysts providing targets, the high is currently $150, while the low is resting at $81. Analyst price targets may vary depending on the individual method used to calculate the estimate.
Turning to earnings, analysts are expecting Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) to post a current quarter EPS of $1.76. This consensus number is compiled by Zacks Research. For the period ending on 2016-12-31, the company reported EPS for the quarter of $1.58. The resulting surprise factor from the difference between the reported number and the consensus estimate going into earnings was 1.28%. After a company reports earnings, the stock may see increased activity. The next earnings report date is scheduled on or near 2017-04-18.
In terms of analyst ratings, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has a current ABR of 2.22. This average broker recommendation is given by Zacks using a scale from 1 to 5. According to this scale, a rating of 1 or 2 would indicate a Buy, and a rating of 4 or 5 would signify a Sell recommendation. A 3 would indicate a Hold on the stock.

According to data provided by Zacks Research, Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) has a consensus target price of $59.545 on the stock. Out of the polled analysts providing targets, the high is currently $67, while the low is resting at $50. Analyst price targets may vary depending on the individual method used to calculate the estimate.
Turning to earnings, analysts are expecting Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) to post a current quarter EPS of $0.73. This consensus number is compiled by Zacks Research. For the period ending on 2016-12-31, the company reported EPS for the quarter of $0.82. The resulting surprise factor from the difference between the reported number and the consensus estimate going into earnings was 0%. After a company reports earnings, the stock may see increased activity. The next earnings report date is scheduled on or near 2017-04-13.
In terms of analyst ratings, Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) has a current ABR of 1.32. This average broker recommendation is given by Zacks using a scale from 1 to 5. According to this scale, a rating of 1 or 2 would indicate a Buy, and a rating of 4 or 5 would signify a Sell recommendation. A 3 would indicate a Hold on the stock.

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