Measuring its EPS growth this year at -7.4%. This relationship increases the importance of accurate EPS growth estimates for different markets. EPS growth percentage represents the annualized rate of net-income-per-share growth over the trailing one-year period for the stocks held by a stock. A stock experiencing a high level of volatility has a higher ATR, and a low volatility stock has a lower ATR.
Growth in earnings per share is everything. It has a market cap of $1.63 Billion.
When looking at the investment recommendation on say a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell), WDR is given a 3.60 while 2.60 placed for HRL. A low number means that brokers and analysts expect that the industry outperform the market.
Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR) as of recent trade, has shown weekly downbeat performance of -1.74% which was maintained at -2.27% in 1-month period. During the past three months the stock gain -6.48%, however six months performance of the stock remained at 9.31%. Price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) looks at the relationship between a company's stock price and its earnings. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 42.18 together with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.73.
Chart patterns can be hard to read given the volatility in price movements. Since they take the average of past price movements, moving averages are better for accurately reading past price movements rather than predicting future past movements. The most common timeframes used when creating moving averages are the 200, 50 and 20-day moving averages. The 200-day moving average is a good measure for a year timeframe, while shorter moving averages are used for shorter timeframes. These moving averages help traders smooth out some of the noise found in day-to-day price movements and give them a clearer picture of the trend. (WDR) stock price performed at a change of -1.90% from 20 day SMA and stands at a distance of -7.00% away from 50 day SMA. At present time the stock is moving 0.48% away to its 200-day moving average. The Relative Volume value measured for Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. stands at 2.16. Finally, Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on shares of Waddell & Reed Financial from $20.00 to $21.00 and gave the stock an "underweight" rating in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. Relative volume is the comparison of current volume to average volume for the same time of day, and it's displayed as a ratio. Volume is an important technical analysis tool to learn and understand how to apply to price movements. Remember, just because a stock is cheap doesn't mean you should buy it.
Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of WDR. When prices rise or fall and there is a decrease in volume, then this might be interpreted as being a weak price move, because the price move had very little strength and interest from traders. (WDR) over recent time; they noted that 2.1 million shares changed at hands contradiction to its average trading volume of 1.12 million. It is a positive indicator for investor portfolio value - when the price of a stock Investor owns goes up in value. RSI value of American Axle & Manufacturing (NYSE:AXL) is 46.18.
In the liquidity ratio analysis; current ratio was 3.1 while Total Debt/Equity ratio was 0.22. Generally, Beta can be used as a dimension of volatility in the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), which weights up the expected return on investment (ROI), depending on its beta and expected returns of the market. The Price to Sales (P/S) of the company is 4.82, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 4.69. More supreme high and low levels-80 and 20, or 90 and 10-occur less frequently but indicate stronger momentum.
There are set number ranges within RSI that Wilder consider useful and noteworthy in this regard. According to Wilder, any number above 70 should be considered overbought and any number below 30 should be considered oversold. The company has a market capitalization of $1,673.07, a P/E ratio of 13.16 and a beta of 2.03.
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