A look at its monthly performance shows that Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) has recorded a 8.44% gain over the past 30 days. Over the past 12 months the stock has embarked on a rally that has seen it rise 27.94% and is now up by 28.88% since start of this year. The equity price rose 3.54% this week, a trend that has led to both investors and traders taking note of the stock. Its equity price climbed by 35.43% over the past three months which led to its overall six-month increase to stand at 2.81%.
The shares of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW) dropped by -6.86% or -$17.88 from its last recorded high of $260.63 which it attained on February 27 to close at $242.75 per share. Over the past 52 weeks, the shares of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. has been trading as low as $160.08 before witnessing a massive surge by 51.64% or $82.67. This price movement has led to the PANW stock receiving more attention and has become one to watch out for. It jumped by 1.05% on Wednesday and this got the market excited. The stock’s beta now stands at 0.88 and when compared to its 200-day moving average and its 50-day moving average, PANW price stands 17.39% above and 12.45% above respectively. Its average daily volatility for this week is 2.19% which is less than the 2.45% recorded over the past month.
Experts from research firms are bullish about the near-term performance of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. with most of them predicting a $279.41 price target on a short-term (12 months) basis. The average price target by the analysts will see a 15.1% rise in the stock and would lead to PANW’s market cap to surge to $26.18B. The stock has been rated an average 1.8, which roughly stands towards the bullish end of the spectrum. Reuters looked into the 38 analysts that track Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) and find out that 5 of them rated it as a Hold. 32 of the 33 analysts rated it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 1 advised investors to desist from buying the stock or sell it if they already possess it.
A look at PANW technical analysis shows that its 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) is in a neutral zone after reaching 64.92 point. Its trading volume has lost -317751 shares compared to readings over the past three months as it recently exchanged 1132249 shares. This means there is reduced activity from short-term traders as per session, its average trading volume is 1450000 shares, and this is 0.78 times the normal volume.
The price of Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL) currently stands at $10.93 after it went down by $-0.15 or -1.35% and has found a strong support at $10.75 a share. If the LL price drops below that critical support, then it would lead to a bearish trend. In the short-term, a dip below the $10.57 mark would also be bad for the stock as it means that the stock would plunge by 3.29% from its current position. However, if the stock price is able to trade above the resistance point around $11.28, then it could likely surge higher to try and break the upward resistance which stands at $11.63 a share. Its average daily volatility over the past one month stands at 3.89%. The stock has plunged by 0.09% from its 52-weeks high of $10.92 which it reached on Jun. 21, 2018. In general, it is 16.47% above its 52-weeks lowest point which stands at $9.13 and this setback was observed on Mar. 01, 2019.
Analysts have predicted a price target for Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (LL) for 1 year and it stands at an average $11.56/share. This means that it would likely increase by 5.76% from its current position. The current price of the stock has been moving between $10.92 and $11.45. Some brokerage firms have a lower target for the stock than the average, with one of them setting a price target as low as $10. On the other hand, one analyst is super bullish about the price, setting a target as high as $14.
The LL stock Stochastic Oscillator (%D) is at 16.04%, which means that it is currently oversold and its prices could jump very soon. The shares P/S ratio stands at 0.29 which compares to the 4.39 recorded by the industry or the 135.61 by the wider sector. The stock currently has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 24.45, which is lower than the 133.29 multiple of 12-month price-earnings (P/E). The company’s earnings have gone down, with a quarterly decrease rate of -23.4% over the past five years.
Analysts view Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL) as a Sell, with 3 consensus rating. Reuters surveyed 12 analysts that follow LL and found that 12 of those analysts rated the stock as a Hold. The remaining 0 were divided, with 0 analyst rating it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 0 analysts advised investors to desist from buying Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (LL) shares or sell it if they already own it.
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