Investors Eye Top Picks: Seagate Technology plc (STX), DISH Network Corporation (DISH) – GV Times

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The first technical resistance point for Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) will likely come at $44.95, marking a 1.09% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $45.44, about 2.16% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $43.5, the lower end of the range. STX’s 14-day MACD is 1.96 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 61.48, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 40.3 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 43.44 percent.

Seagate Technology plc (STX) trade volume has increased by 1.77% as around 4,309,712 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 4,234,644. At the moment, STX is witnessing a uptrend, as it is trading 6.24% above its 20-day SMA, 9.6% above its 50-day SMA, and -9.82% above its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 97.8%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 6.06% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 4% increase witnessed over the past five years.

The last few days have been good for Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX), as its price has grew by 0.41% during the week. It has also performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around -1.09% while it has so far retreated around -8.67% during the course of a year. The price of the stock went down by -$0.77 now trading at $44.46. Their shares witnessed a 25.66% increase from the 52-week low price of $35.38 they recorded on 2018-12-26. Even though it is still -41.03% behind the $62.7 high touched on 2018-04-17. The stock of STX recorded 15.21% uptrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Seagate Technology plc is set at $46.81. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 5.29% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 19.23% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 5 out of 26 rated the stock as a Buy. 15 brokerage firms of the remaining 57.69% rated the stock as a Hold with 6 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate STX shares held by institutional investors represents 94.4% of total shares. 67 institutions entered new Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) positions, 281 added to their existing positions in these shares, 294 lowered their positions, and 96 exited their positions entirely.

The shares of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) has decreased by -0.89%, and now trading at $31.07 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 2,898,383. This is a decline of -507,377 shares over the average 3,405,760 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $31.07 went higher by 33.81% from its 52-week low of $23.22 that it attained back on 2018-12-27. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $46.3 nearly 357 days ago on 2018-02-16.

DISH stock has performed well over the past 30 days, as it added 8.33% while its price climbed by 24.43% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 1.3% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $48.18. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 55.07% from its current trading price.10 out of 22 Wall Street analysts which represents 45.45% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 36.36 rated it as a hold, with 18.18 of analysts rating it as a sell.

DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 34.6%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go down by 0% per year, following the 3.6% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 5.13% above its 20-day SMA, 5.58% above its 50-day SMA, and -4.01% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate DISH Network Corporation shares held by institutional investors is 0%. 57 institutions jumped in to acquire DISH Network Corporation (DISH) fresh stake, 179 added to their current holdings in these shares, 223 lowered their positions, and 52 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 0.69 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 64.39, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 27.52 percent, which is less when compared to that of the 50-day’s 42.21 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $31.52, sporting a 1.43% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $31.97, representing nearly 2.82% premium to the current market price of DISH Network Corporation (DISH). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $30.07, the lower end of the range.

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