Don’t Let Stock Prices Fool You: AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC), First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) – Post Analyst

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AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) has a price-to-sales ratio of 6.65, well below its Real Estate Investment Trusts competitors. For the industry, the average P/S ratio sits at 8.79, which is less than the sector’s 10.49. In the past 11-year record, this ratio went down as low as 2.45 and as high as 60.15. Also, it is up from 73% of the total 614 rivals across the globe.

AGNC traded at an unexpectedly low level on 02/07/2019 when the stock experienced a 0% loss to a closing price of $17.85. The company saw 3427001 shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 5 sessions has been 6395140 shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 6.44% move, based on the high target price ($19) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $17.81 price target, but the stock is already up 5.25% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -9.48% versus recent highs ($19.72). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $17 range (lowest target price), allowing for another -4.76% drop from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 0.28% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 1.59% increase over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is up 1.77% so far this year. Additionally, the stock had a day price range of $17.77 to $17.89.

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, AGNC Investment Corp. needs to grow just 0.84% to cross its median price target of $18. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) are $17.83 and $18.28. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, AGNC is a stock with 518.76 million shares outstanding that normally trades 2.29% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day loss of -0.34% with 0.17 average true range (ATR). AGNC has a beta of 0.22 and RSI is 47.71.

Investors also need to beware of the First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 4.05, which suggests that the shares are not attractive compared with peers. The broad Precious Metals industry has an average P/S ratio of 3.09, which is significantly worse than the sector’s 2.82. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 1.43 and as high as 15.43. Also, it is down from 81% of the total 659 rivals across the globe.

First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG)’s Lead Over its Technicals

First Majestic Silver Corp. by far traveled 27.67% versus a 1-year low price of $4.59. The share price was last seen -2.98% lower, reaching at $5.86 on Feb. 07, 2019. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $5.83 and $6.0798. This company shares are 62.8% off its target price of $9.54 and the current market capitalization stands at $1.13B. The recent change has given its price a 5.84% lead over SMA 50 and -30.9% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -4.4% declines, -0.17% declines and -8.29% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found AG’s volatility during a week at 3.55% and during a month it has been found around 4.24%.

First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) Intraday Metrics

First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 3352248 shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 2733660 shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

First Majestic Silver Corp. Target Levels

The market experts are predicting a 55.97% rally, based on the high target price ($9.14) for First Majestic Silver Corp. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $6.3 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a 7.51% jump from its current position. Overall, the share price is down -0.51% year to date.

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