The stocks of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has been Initiated to Overweight by Cantor Fitzgerald in its latest research note that was published on November 20. JNJ was given a price target of $160, with other Wall Street analysts also giving their reports regarding the stock. The stock also received a Underweight to Neutral rating from Atlantic Equities. This was contained in a research note published by the firm on October 16. The stock received a Mkt Perform to Outperform rating and a price target of $155 in Bernstein’s research note that was published on October 11.
Johnson’s stock is covered by 19 analysts, with 9 of them rating the stock as Buy. It has been deemed to have strong buy by 2 of the analysts, 8 of them have rated it as a Hold while none of them rated it as sell. The situation was different a month ago when the stock was rated as a Buy by only 8 analysts. 2 of them rated it as strong buy with 8 of them recommended investors to Hold on to the stock. Meanwhile, none analyst(s) rated it as a sell. The above data shows that JNJ has an average analyst rating of Overweight.
Johnson & Johnson, which has current market capitalization of above $362 Billion, published its last quarter earnings on September 30, 2019. The company was able to amass $21 Billion in revenue, which saw a quarterly growth rate of 1.93 percent. During that quarter of the year, Johnson also recorded $2.12 earnings per share (EPS) which is $0.12 above the $2 estimated by the analysts, leading to a surprise factor of 6%.
JNJ surged by $0.52 during the normal trading session on Friday and reaching a high of $138.27 during the day while it closed the day at $137.49. The Johnson stock had a low trading volume of 3.28 million shares on that day, which is low compared to the average daily volume of 7.40M shares. JNJ has also gained 0.77% of its value over the past 7 days. However, the stock has surged by 7.11% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 4.60% while it has added 6.54% year-on date.
Shares in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) fell by -0.17 percent on Friday. The company’s stock began trading at $121 below the previous closing price of $121.2, and finished the day at $120.95. Let us now take a look at the stock’s potential support and resistance levels. The publicly traded company was seen to have slipped by -11.27% from its 3 months high price. However, taking another look at DLR will indicate that it is trading +4.49% away from its 90-day low. Looking at the bigger picture, the Digital Realty Trust, Inc. stock has dropped by -11.27% from its 52-week high while it has surged by +20.89% from its 52-week low price.
On November 11, 2019 KENNEDY KEVIN, Director sold 400 shares of the company. The average price for that transaction was $116.56 per share, which meant that KENNEDY KEVIN earned $46,624.00 selling the stocks. The sale was made public, with the document of the transaction filed with the SEC. Another insider trading occurred, with Director, KENNEDY KEVIN selling 300 shares of this stock on August 19, 2019. The average selling price for the stock was $125.00 per share, with the sold stock accruing $37,500.00. Following this transaction, the insider now holds 300 shares of the company, which is worth around $41,325.00.
Let us now take a quick look at the stock’s short, medium and long-term indicators. Composite Indicator shows that DLR stock was rated as a Sell by TrendSpotter. Its short-term indicators reveal that Digital has a 20-day average volume of 1860680 shares. This has led to the DLR price forecast being placed as a 50% Sell on an average basis. In the medium term, however, the DLR stock has its 50-Day average volume of 1691028 shares, with the indicators also rating it as a 50% Buy. Finally, in the long-term, the DLR stocks have a 100-Day average volume of 1409989 shares, with the long-term indicators rating the stock as just ge: Hold.
Looking at the stock’s Technical analysis information over the past 50 days shows that its Raw Stochastic average stood at 25.28%. This figure is worse than the company’s 20-day Raw Stochastic average which currently stands at 43.26%. Over the past 20 days, Digital’s Stochastic %K stood at 41.02% while its Stochastic %D was revealed to be 36.03%.