Holding DowDuPont Inc. (DWDP) And AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Is The Better Thing To Do

The stock of DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE:DWDP) recorded -21.48% downtrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for DowDuPont Inc. is set at $74.43. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 33.1% from the current trading price. DWDP went down by -$0.57 now trading at $55.92. Their shares witnessed a 8.96% increase from the 52-week low price of $51.32 they recorded on 2018-10-26. Even though it is still -37.84% behind the $77.08 high touched on 2018-01-24. The last few days have been rough for the stock, as its price has decreased by -2.27% during the week. It has also performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around -20.21% while it has so far retreated around -21.83% during the course of a year.

When giving their opinion, around 80% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 20 out of 25 rated the stock as a Buy. 5 brokerage firms of the remaining 20% rated the stock as a Hold with 0 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate DWDP shares held by institutional investors represents 72.1% of total shares. 109 institutions entered new DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE:DWDP) positions, 832 added to their existing positions in these shares, 843 lowered their positions, and 91 exited their positions entirely.

DowDuPont Inc. (DWDP) trade volume has increased by 21.16% as around 14,769,238 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 12,190,054. At the moment, DWDP is witnessing a downtrend, as it is trading -3.37% below its 20-day SMA, -4.91% below its 50-day SMA, and -14.23% below its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 2.1%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 7% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 0% decrease witnessed over the past five years.

The first technical resistance point for DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE:DWDP) will likely come at $56.64, marking a 1.27% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $57.37, about 2.53% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $53.03, the lower end of the range. DWDP’s 14-day MACD is -0.25 and this negative figure indicates a downward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 42.18, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 28.53 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 32.18 percent.

The shares of AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) has increased by 1.19%, and now trading at $17.85 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 9,005,493. This is a rise of 1,775,775 shares over the average 7,229,718 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $17.85 went higher by 3.42% from its 52-week low of $17.26 that it attained back on 2018-11-15. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $20.84 nearly 354 days ago on 2017-12-18.

AGNC stock has performed well over the past 30 days, as it added 1.59% while its price plunged by -11.59% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 0.51% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $17.66. This means that the stock price might likely increase by -1.06% from its current trading price.1 out of 8 Wall Street analysts which represents 12.5% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 87.5 rated it as a hold, with 0 of analysts rating it as a sell.

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 15.2%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 1.37% per year, following the -13.3% drop that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 0.93% above its 20-day SMA, -0.4% below its 50-day SMA, and -4.4% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate AGNC Investment Corp. shares held by institutional investors is 62.9%. 44 institutions jumped in to acquire AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) fresh stake, 190 added to their current holdings in these shares, 137 lowered their positions, and 34 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 0.1 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 57.39, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 15.29 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 13.59 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $17.95, sporting a 0.56% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $18.04, representing nearly 1.05% premium to the current market price of AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $17.46, the lower end of the range.