Buy The Dip? I Would Not, But. Allergan plc (AGN), Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL)

Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 39.19, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the company shares stand at 22.82 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 30.38 percent. The first technical resistance point for the stock will likely come at $157.56, marking a 1.29% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $159.59, about 2.55% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $147.77, the lower end of the range. AGN’s 14-day MACD is 0.62 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend.

Allergan plc (AGN) trade volume has increased by 29.05% as around 2,840,503 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 2,201,094. At the moment, AGN is witnessing a downtrend, as it is trading -1.94% below its 20-day SMA, -10.25% below its 50-day SMA, and -8.69% below its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 3.1%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 5.98% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 7.18% increase witnessed over the past five years.

The last few days have been good for Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN), as its price has grew by 0.5% during the week. It has also performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around -18.36% while it has so far retreated around -5.33% during the course of a year. The price of the stock went up by $1.52 now trading at $155.52. Their shares witnessed a 8.9% increase from the 52-week low price of $142.81 they recorded on 2018-03-05. Even though it is still -26.67% behind the $197 high touched on 2018-10-03. The stock of AGN recorded -4.93% downtrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Allergan plc is set at $210.06. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 35.07% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 72.73% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 16 out of 22 rated the stock as a Buy. 6 brokerage firms of the remaining 27.27% rated the stock as a Hold with 0 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate AGN shares held by institutional investors represents 88.3% of total shares. 115 institutions entered new Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) positions, 487 added to their existing positions in these shares, 522 lowered their positions, and 87 exited their positions entirely.

The shares of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) has increased by 0.64%, and now trading at $33.2 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 4,767,116. This is a rise of 686,854 shares over the average 4,080,262 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $33.2 went higher by 15.76% from its 52-week low of $28.68 that it attained back on 2018-10-22. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $52.73 nearly 318 days ago on 2018-01-23.

TOL stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -0.95% while its price plunged by -30.86% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been tough for the stock, as it tumbled -1.13% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $41.14. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 23.92% from its current trading price.6 out of 17 Wall Street analysts which represents 35.29% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 58.82 rated it as a hold, with 5.88 of analysts rating it as a sell.

Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 14%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 14.35% per year, following the 2% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 2.39% above its 20-day SMA, 3.16% above its 50-day SMA, and -12.41% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate Toll Brothers, Inc. shares held by institutional investors is 86.3%. 68 institutions jumped in to acquire Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL) fresh stake, 212 added to their current holdings in these shares, 202 lowered their positions, and 50 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 0.06 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 56.1, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 35.06 percent, which is less when compared to that of the 50-day’s 40.23 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $33.97, sporting a 2.27% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $34.75, representing nearly 4.46% premium to the current market price of Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $31.33, the lower end of the range.