Why Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN) Is In News?


Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $88.09 on Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $3.51 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter. Valuation Estimates Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN) stands at 33.71. Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For Mead Johnson Nutrition Company , the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 3.34. Technical Analysis The technical analysis highlights that Mead Johnson Nutrition Company current price is trading $4.00 points away +4.69% from $85.36, which stands as the 50-day moving average of the firm. The stock’s 200-day MA is $79.97 and, for now, the stock price is trading $9.39 or +11.74% away from that point. The 52-week high of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN) was $92.01 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $65.53. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-2.65, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of $+36.37% points drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.

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