Technology stocks may have gotten a black eye over the past week, but the USA stock market owes a lot to the sector when considering its 2018 move. The stock has "Neutral" rating by PiperJaffray on Wednesday, January 3. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.17%. The company's revenue was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that Symantec Co. will post 0.99 earnings per share for the current year. The stock of Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, April 29 by Raymond James. Barry Corie S sold $438,059 worth of stock or 6,309 shares. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) has risen 71.82% since March 23, 2017 and is uptrending. The institutional investor held 642,712 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $41.15M, up from 637,333 at the end of the previous reported quarter. If you are going to be trading the stock, you want to ensure volume is healthy so you are not stuck in a position. Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that indicates the overall activity of a security or market for a given period. The more active the share, higher would be its volume. Technical analysts closely watch volume to see when reversals are likely to occur, which means that volume changes can be a precursor to price changes.
When the price rises above the moving average, it indicates that investors are becoming bullish on the commodity. Conversely, high volume of a particular security can indicate that traders are placing their long-term confidence in the investment. Without volume, it becomes more hard to buy or sell securities when you want to, and at the price you want.
Chart patterns can be hard to read given the volatility in price movements. For this SYMC's 20 days and 50 days MA (moving average) comparison clear the blur picture. The stock has a market cap of $16,738.04, a PE ratio of 17.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.08 and a beta of 0.89. Research analysts often publish stock price targets along with buy-sell recommendations.
In related news, EVP Francis C. Rosch sold 51,899 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 5th. Gulf Bancshares (Uk) owns 192,890 shares or 0.09% of their USA portfolio. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned -6.15% losses and is up by 1.06% compared with its 200-day moving average of $149.99. There can be no complete understanding of moving averages without an understanding of trends. This comparison showed down direction of price behind its 200-SMA. The important thing to remember about trends is that prices rarely move in a straight line. Shorter moving average timeframes are more sensitive to price fluctuations and can pick up on trend changes more quickly than longer-term moving averages. Symantec Corporation has noticeable recent volatility credentials; price volatility of stock was 2.44% for a week and 2.27% for a month. Since the start of the session, the stock has topped out with a high of 26.59 and bottomed with a low of 26.59. This gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the past year and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range. Clearbridge Invs Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.04% in Applied Materials, Inc. RSI can be used to help spot overbought or oversold conditions. Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. For intra-day data the current price is used in place of the closing price. They may also be used to assist the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock. The Relative Strength Index (RSI), developed by J. Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of price movements. A value between 0 and 30 is considered oversold; hence the trader should look at buying opportunities. When the security reading is between 70 and 100, the security is supposed to be heavily bought and is ready for a downward correction. However, investors can and should determine their own price targets for entering and exiting stock positions.
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A performance measure used to estimate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the ability of some different investments. The utilities provider reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.03.
The Firm has price to earnings growth of 8.72 which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock. ATR can display volatility of stocks, ETFs and indexes. In theory, there is an infinite number of simple moving averages, but the most common are three SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200. A longer-term moving average may be used to identify the primary price trend, a shorter moving average period to identify the secondary, price trend, and an even shorter moving average period to identify the minor price trend.
The Average True Range was recorded at 0.63. The stock remained 2.44% unpredictable for the week and 1.84% for the month. The stock price moved with change of -20.69% to its 50 Day low point and changed 8.34% comparing to its 50 Day high point. A stock that maintains a relatively stable price has low volatility. Commonly, the higher the volatility, the riskier the security.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. SYMC moved -1.23% to 26.6. 1 means less volatile than market.
ATR stands at 0.63 while a Beta factor of the stock stands at 0.92.
Moving toward the technical facts, its current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is -1.83% and standing -2.09% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded -9.21% away from 200-Day Simple Moving Average. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable.
Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $1.57 million activity.