The stocks of Nasdaq, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) has been Downgraded as a Neutral from Buy by UBS in its latest research note that was published on October 25. NDAQ was given a price target of $107 by UBS, with other Wall Street analysts also giving their reports regarding the stock. The stock also received a Outperform rating from Oppenheimer with the price target of $111. This was contained in a research note published by the firm on September 17. The stock received a Neutral to Sell rating and a price target of $93 to $95 in Citigroup’s research note that was published on July 22.
Nasdaq,’s stock is covered by 18 analysts, with 6 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 1 of them rated it as sell. The situation was different a month ago when the stock was rated as a Buy by only 7 analysts. 2 of them rated it as strong buy with 7 of them recommended investors to Hold on to the stock. Meanwhile, 1 analyst(s) rated it as a sell. The above data shows that NDAQ has an average analyst rating of Overweight.
NDAQ surged by $0.61 during the normal trading session on Friday and reaching a high of $104.86 during the day while it closed the day at $104.80. The Nasdaq, stock had a low trading volume of 0.26 million shares on that day, which is low compared to the average daily volume of 733.77M shares. NDAQ has also gained 0.06% of its value over the past 7 days. However, the stock has surged by 4.97% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 15.53% while it has added 28.48% year-on date.
Shares in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) fell by -0.28 percent on Friday. The company’s stock began trading at $49.36 below the previous closing price of $49.5, and finished the day at $48.89. 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 -17.79% from its 3 months high price. However, taking another look at THS will indicate that it is trading +9.61% away from its 90-day low. Looking at the bigger picture, the TreeHouse Foods, Inc. stock has dropped by -27.98% from its 52-week high while it has surged by +9.61% from its 52-week low price.
On November 27, 2019 ONeill Thomas Emmet III, Exec VP, Gen Counsel & CAO sold 6,400 shares of the company. The average price for that transaction was $49.11 per share, which meant that ONeill Thomas Emmet III earned $314,304.00 selling the stocks. The sale was made public, with the document of the transaction filed with the SEC. Another insider trading occurred, with SVP of HR, ROBERTS LORI G selling 3,134 shares of this stock on September 05, 2019. The average selling price for the stock was $54.28 per share, with the sold stock accruing $170,113.50. Following this transaction, the insider now holds 2,022 shares of the company, which is worth around $210,793.50.
Let us now take a quick look at the stock’s short, medium and long-term indicators. Composite Indicator shows that THS stock was rated as a Sell by TrendSpotter. Its short-term indicators reveal that TreeHouse has a 20-day average volume of 580510 shares. This has led to the THS price forecast being placed as a 100% Sell on an average basis. In the medium term, however, the THS stock has its 50-Day average volume of 420956 shares, with the indicators also rating it as a 100% Sell. Finally, in the long-term, the THS stocks have a 100-Day average volume of 467609 shares, with the long-term indicators rating the stock as just 100% Sell.
TreeHouse has around 45 Million cash on their books at the moment. This figure will have to be compared and looked into, with their current liabilities standing at $851 Million. The TreeHouse stock is bringing in revenue of over 12 months, which is roughly 5 Billion. Despite all that, TreeHouse Foods, Inc. is seeing things declining very much as their y-o-y quarterly revenue dropped by -12.94%.
Looking at the stock’s Technical analysis information over the past 50 days shows that its Raw Stochastic average stood at 34.51%. This figure is worse than the company’s 20-day Raw Stochastic average which currently stands at 37.51%. Over the past 20 days, TreeHouse’s Stochastic %K stood at 41.06% while its Stochastic %D was revealed to be 41.27%.