Ready For Record-Busting Move? Aramark (ARMK), American International Group, Inc. (AIG) – The RNS Daily

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A look at ARMK technical analysis shows that its 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) is in a neutral zone after reaching 56.82 point. Its trading volume has lost -1146875 shares compared to readings over the past three months as it recently exchanged 1723125 shares. This means there is reduced activity from short-term traders as per session, its average trading volume is 2870000 shares, and this is 0.6 times the normal volume.

Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) climbed by 0.49% over the past three months which led to its overall six-month decrease to stand at -21.17%. The equity price sank -0.1% this week, a trend that has led to both investors and traders taking note of the stock. A look at its monthly performance shows that its shares have recorded a 3.85% gain over the past 30 days. Over the past 12 months the stock has embarked on a drop that has seen it decline -17.15% and is now up by 7.08% since start of this year.

The shares of Aramark dropped by -29.02% or -$12.68 from its last recorded high of $43.7 which it attained on September 26 to close at $31.02 per share. Over the past 52 weeks, the shares of Aramark has been trading as low as $27.37 before witnessing a massive surge by 13.34% or $3.65. This price movement has led to the ARMK stock receiving more attention and has become one to watch out for. It dipped by -0.67% on Monday and this got the market worried. The stock’s beta now stands at 1.1 and when compared to its 200-day moving average and its 50-day moving average, ARMK price stands -12.87% below and 0.53% above respectively. Its average daily volatility for this week is 1.93% which is less than the 1.99% recorded over the past month.

Experts from research firms are bullish about the near-term performance of Aramark (ARMK) with most of them predicting a $39.23 price target on a short-term (12 months) basis. The average price target by the analysts will see a 26.47% rise in the stock and would lead to ARMK’s market cap to surge to $9.69B. The stock has been rated an average 2.1, which roughly stands towards the bearish end of the spectrum. Reuters looked into the 14 analysts that track Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) and find out that 5 of them rated it as a Hold. 9 of the 9 analysts rated it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 0 advised investors to desist from buying the stock or sell it if they already possess it.

The price of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) currently stands at $45.8 after it went down by $-0.39 or -0.84% and has found a strong support at $45.58 a share. If the AIG price drops below that critical support, then it would lead to a bearish trend. In the short-term, a dip below the $45.36 mark would also be bad for the stock as it means that the stock would plunge by 0.96% from its current position. However, if the stock price is able to trade above the resistance point around $46.16, then it could likely surge higher to try and break the upward resistance which stands at $46.51 a share. Its average daily volatility over the past one month stands at 1.85%. The stock has plunged by 0.17% from its 52-weeks high of $45.72 which it reached on Apr. 30, 2018. In general, it is 21.05% above its 52-weeks lowest point which stands at $36.16 and this setback was observed on Oct. 12, 2018.

Analysts have predicted a price target for American International Group, Inc. (AIG) for 1 year and it stands at an average $50.94/share. This means that it would likely increase by 11.22% from its current position. The current price of the stock has been moving between $45.72 and $46.295. Some brokerage firms have a lower target for the stock than the average, with one of them setting a price target as low as $45. On the other hand, one analyst is super bullish about the price, setting a target as high as $56.

The AIG stock Stochastic Oscillator (%D) is at 83.54%, which means that it is currently overbought and its prices could dip very soon. The shares P/S ratio stands at 0.85 which compares to the 2.48 recorded by the industry or the 5.74 by the wider sector. The stock currently has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 9.14, which is higher than the 0 multiple of 12-month price-earnings (P/E). The company’s earnings have gone down, with a quarterly decrease rate of -63.4% over the past five years.

Analysts view American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) as a Hold, with 2.2 consensus rating. Reuters surveyed 19 analysts that follow AIG and found that 7 of those analysts rated the stock as a Hold. The remaining 12 were divided, with 12 analyst rating it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 0 analysts advised investors to desist from buying American International Group, Inc. (AIG) shares or sell it if they already own it.

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