Stocks Views And Recommendations: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT), Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG)

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) shares were trading higher by 0.63 percent ($0.21) at $33.6 a piece in Thursday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $33.39. GT trades with a P/S ratio of 0.57. This is lower than the both industry’s 133.61 and the wider sector’s 13.99. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 7.89 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 7.37. Shares of GT have downtrended -5.08% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved -12.11% in that time. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) has a market cap of $8.47 billion and over the last 12 months, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) has gone stronger by 4.28%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NASDAQ:GT) price has been as high as $37.2 and as low as $26.82. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 32% over the last 5 years.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Mean Target Price: $37.3)

The average 1-year price target for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $37.3/share. That’s a potential 11.01 increase relative to where The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) has been trading recently. The current price is seen ranging between $32.82 and $33.61. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $30. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $46.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 1.7 for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) also leans strongly towards the bullish end of the spectrum. Of the 11 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track GT 2 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 9, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company versus those who think you should sell it. A 9 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of GT or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) Cheap From Peers?

Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG) pulled off a 0.63 percent gain and now trades for $165.52. SPG comes in with a P/S ratio of 9.39 that’s greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (13.99) and its peers (133.61). Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 23.57 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 29.47. During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $199.69 and as low as $150.15. Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 4.8% over the last 5 years. Shares of SPG have increased 3.08% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has dropped -2.68% in that time.

Simon Property Group, Inc. (Price Objective: $190.27)

Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) has a market cap of $51.57 billion and over the last 12 months, SPG has declined by -16.6%. The average 1-year price target for (SPG) reveals an average price target of $190.27 per share. That’s a potential 14.95 gain from where (NYSE:SPG) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $158. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $240.

Analyst Thoughts About Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 22 analysts — of 1.9 for Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG) points to bullish case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Simon Property Group, Inc. 5 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 17 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 17 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:SPG) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.