Does Anyone Feel They Missed Out On Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV), JD.com, Inc. (JD)?

The shares of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around -12.17% while it has so far retreated around -13.16% during the course of a year. It went up by $0.8 now trading at $53.6. Their shares witnessed a 13.8% increase from the 52-week low price of $47.1 they recorded on 2018-10-29. Even though it is still -24.98% behind the $66.99 high touched on 2017-12-21. The last few days have been good for the stock, as its price has grew by 0.98% during the week. The stock of LUV recorded -18.11% downtrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Southwest Airlines Co. is set at $62.41. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 16.44% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 61.9% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 13 out of 21 rated the stock as a Buy. 7 brokerage firms of the remaining 33.33% rated the stock as a Hold with 1 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate LUV shares held by institutional investors represents 80.7% of total shares. 103 institutions entered new Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) positions, 380 added to their existing positions in these shares, 446 lowered their positions, and 87 exited their positions entirely.

Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) trade volume has increased by 39.79% as around 7,595,089 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 5,433,090. At the moment, LUV is witnessing a uptrend, as it is trading 1.57% above its 20-day SMA, -3.07% below its 50-day SMA, and -3.85% below its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 37.5%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 15.9% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 43.8% increase witnessed over the past five years.

The first technical resistance point for Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) will likely come at $54.21, marking a 1.13% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $54.83, about 2.24% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $51.65, the lower end of the range. LUV’s 14-day MACD is 0.59 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 50.79, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 20.74 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 32.39 percent.

The shares of JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) has decreased by -1.03%, and now trading at $21.23 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 20,367,692. This is a rise of 2,299,036 shares over the average 18,068,656 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $21.23 went higher by 10.52% from its 52-week low of $19.21 that it attained back on 2018-11-23. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $50.68 nearly 312 days ago on 2018-01-29.

JD stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -12.09% while its price plunged by -48.74% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been tough for the stock, as it tumbled -0.7% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $30.1. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 41.78% from its current trading price.14 out of 35 Wall Street analysts which represents 40% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 57.14 rated it as a hold, with 2.86 of analysts rating it as a sell.

JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 2.5%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 4.79% per year, following the 15.3% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a downtrend, trading -2.33% below its 20-day SMA, -7.84% below its 50-day SMA, and -37.4% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate JD.com, Inc. shares held by institutional investors is 50.3%. 58 institutions jumped in to acquire JD.com, Inc. (JD) fresh stake, 246 added to their current holdings in these shares, 272 lowered their positions, and 124 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 0.58 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 47.17, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 75.61 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 59.8 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $21.78, sporting a 2.53% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $22.32, representing nearly 4.88% premium to the current market price of JD.com, Inc. (JD). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $19.56, the lower end of the range.