Today’s Actionable Stocks: SRC Energy Inc. (SRCI), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) – The RNS Daily

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SRC Energy Inc. (NYSE:SRCI) rose 2.07% this week, a trend that has led to both investors and traders taking note of the stock. Over the past one year, the equity price has embarked on a drop that has seen it decline -46.41% and is now up by 4.89% since start of this year. A look at its monthly performance shows that the stock has recorded a 21.43% gain over the past 30 days. Its equity price climbed by 2.07% over the past three months which led to its overall six-month decrease to stand at -44.42%.

The shares of SRC Energy Inc. (SRCI) dropped by -62.99% or -$8.39 from its last recorded high of $13.32 which it attained on April 06 to close at $4.93 per share. Over the past 52 weeks, the shares of SRC Energy Inc. has been trading as low as $4.01 before witnessing a massive surge by 22.94% or $0.92. This price movement has led to the SRCI stock receiving more attention and has become one to watch out for. It jumped by 1.02% on Thursday and this got the market excited. The stock’s beta now stands at 1.66 and when compared to its 200-day moving average and its 50-day moving average, SRCI price stands -37.31% below and 1.64% above respectively. Its average daily volatility for this week is 5.04% which is less than the 5.14% recorded over the past month.

Experts from research firms are bullish about the near-term performance of SRC Energy Inc. with most of them predicting a $8.15 price target on a short-term (12 months) basis. The average price target by the analysts will see a 65.31% rise in the stock and would lead to SRCI’s market cap to surge to $2.1B. The stock has been rated an average 2.1, which roughly stands towards the bearish end of the spectrum. Reuters looked into the 20 analysts that track SRC Energy Inc. (NYSE:SRCI) and find out that 7 of them rated it as a Hold. 13 of the 13 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.

A look at SRCI technical analysis shows that its 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) is in a neutral zone after reaching 54.71 point. Its trading volume has lost -2234623 shares compared to readings over the past three months as it recently exchanged 1795377 shares. This means there is reduced activity from short-term traders as per session, its average trading volume is 4030000 shares, and this is 0.45 times the normal volume.

The price of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) currently stands at $61.82 after it went down by $-0.08 or -0.13% and has found a strong support at $61.4 a share. If the WBA price drops below that critical support, then it would lead to a bearish trend. In the short-term, a dip below the $60.99 mark would also be bad for the stock as it means that the stock would plunge by 1.34% from its current position. However, if the stock price is able to trade above the resistance point around $62.3, then it could likely surge higher to try and break the upward resistance which stands at $62.79 a share. Its average daily volatility over the past one month stands at 2.29%. The stock has plunged by 0.57% from its 52-weeks high of $61.47 which it reached on Apr. 12, 2018. In general, it is 4.45% above its 52-weeks lowest point which stands at $59.07 and this setback was observed on Jun. 28, 2018.

Analysts have predicted a price target for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) for 1 year and it stands at an average $74.83/share. This means that it would likely increase by 21.04% from its current position. The current price of the stock has been moving between $61.47 and $62.37. Some brokerage firms have a lower target for the stock than the average, with one of them setting a price target as low as $62. On the other hand, one analyst is super bullish about the price, setting a target as high as $95.

The WBA stock Stochastic Oscillator (%D) is at 15.76%, which means that it is currently oversold and its prices could jump very soon. The shares P/S ratio stands at 0.43 which compares to the 19.09 recorded by the industry or the 5.99 by the wider sector. The stock currently has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 8.85, which is lower than the 11.66 multiple of 12-month price-earnings (P/E). The company’s earnings have gone up, with a quarterly increase rate of 13% over the past five years.

Analysts view Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) as a Hold, with 2.8 consensus rating. Reuters surveyed 26 analysts that follow WBA and found that 16 of those analysts rated the stock as a Hold. The remaining 10 were divided, with 7 analyst rating it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 3 analysts advised investors to desist from buying Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) shares or sell it if they already own it.

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