Pfizer Inc. reported its fourth quarter earnings that surpassed expectations.
The biotech company’s adjusted earnings for the three months ending in December surged +157% from the year-ago quarter to $1.08 per share, beating the Street consensus forecast of 87 cents.
Revenues rose +104% year-over-year to $23.8 billion, compared to analysts' estimates of $24.1 billion.
Looking ahead, Pfizer expects financial year 2022 adjusted earnings in the range of $6.35 to $6.65 per share, compared to the Refinitiv forecast of $6.69. It predicts revenues of between $98 billion and $102 billion.
The RSI Oscillator for PFE moved out of oversold territory on May 22, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is shifting from a downward trend to an upward trend. Traders may want to buy the stock or call options. The A.I.dvisor looked at 36 similar instances when the indicator left oversold territory. In of the 36 cases the stock moved higher. This puts the odds of a move higher at .
The Momentum Indicator moved above the 0 level on May 31, 2023. You may want to consider a long position or call options on PFE as a result. In of 82 past instances where the momentum indicator moved above 0, the stock continued to climb. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for PFE just turned positive on May 22, 2023. Looking at past instances where PFE's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 42 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where PFE advanced for three days, in of 296 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Stochastic Oscillator may be shifting from an upward trend to a downward trend. In of 59 cases where PFE's Stochastic Oscillator exited the overbought zone, the price fell further within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
PFE moved below its 50-day moving average on May 24, 2023 date and that indicates a change from an upward trend to a downward trend.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where PFE declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
PFE broke above its upper Bollinger Band on May 23, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to drop as the stock moves back below the upper band and toward the middle band. You may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options.
The Aroon Indicator for PFE entered a downward trend on May 23, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is seriously undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (2.145) is normal, around the industry mean (6.298). P/E Ratio (7.564) is within average values for comparable stocks, (31.116). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (1.110) is also within normal values, averaging (3.496). PFE has a moderately high Dividend Yield (0.042) as compared to the industry average of (0.027). P/S Ratio (2.363) is also within normal values, averaging (4.102).
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating well-balanced risk and returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 60, placing this stock slightly better than average.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating fairly steady price growth. PFE’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
a manufacturer of vaccines and injectable biologic medicines
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, PFE has been loosely correlated with JNJ. These tickers have moved in lockstep 58% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is some statistical probability that if PFE jumps, then JNJ could also see price increases.