Indicators That Should Worry You A Lot: CBL & Associates Properties, Inc (CBL), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP)?

The shares of CBL & Associates Properties, Inc (NYSE:CBL) has performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around -44.8% while it has so far retreated around -57.04% during the course of a year. It went up by $0.04 now trading at $2.44. Their shares witnessed a 2.09% increase from the 52-week low price of $2.39 they recorded on 2018-12-06. Even though it is still -156.56% behind the $6.26 high touched on 2018-06-25. The last few days have been rough for the stock, as its price has decreased by -6.87% during the week. The stock of CBL recorded -56.89% downtrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for CBL & Associates Properties, Inc is set at $2.97. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 21.72% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 0% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 0 out of 13 rated the stock as a Buy. 5 brokerage firms of the remaining 38.46% rated the stock as a Hold with 8 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate CBL shares held by institutional investors represents 83% of total shares. 34 institutions entered new CBL & Associates Properties, Inc (NYSE:CBL) positions, 106 added to their existing positions in these shares, 99 lowered their positions, and 27 exited their positions entirely.

CBL & Associates Properties, Inc (CBL) trade volume has increased by 2.29% as around 4,241,468 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 4,146,330. At the moment, CBL is witnessing a downtrend, as it is trading -12.56% below its 20-day SMA, -25.55% below its 50-day SMA, and -44.45% below its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly -3%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 4.9% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the -5.8% decrease witnessed over the past five years.

The first technical resistance point for CBL & Associates Properties, Inc (NYSE:CBL) will likely come at $2.48, marking a 1.61% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $2.52, about 3.17% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $2.27, the lower end of the range. CBL’s 14-day MACD is -0.18 and this negative figure indicates a downward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 29.31, which shows that its stock has been oversold. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 47.18 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 53.51 percent.

The shares of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has increased by 0.43%, and now trading at $78.76 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 3,110,320. This is a rise of 233,718 shares over the average 2,876,602 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $78.76 went higher by 25.59% from its 52-week low of $62.71 that it attained back on 2018-06-11. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $79.31 nearly 3 days ago on 2018-12-04.

AEP stock has performed well over the past 30 days, as it added 7.16% while its price climbed by 7.05% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 3.33% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $77.56. This means that the stock price might likely increase by -1.52% from its current trading price.14 out of 19 Wall Street analysts which represents 73.68% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 26.32 rated it as a hold, with 0 of analysts rating it as a sell.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 10.5%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 5.53% per year, following the 8.1% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 3.09% above its 20-day SMA, 6.67% above its 50-day SMA, and 12.49% above its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate American Electric Power Company, Inc. shares held by institutional investors is 74.3%. 91 institutions jumped in to acquire American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) fresh stake, 407 added to their current holdings in these shares, 434 lowered their positions, and 53 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 1.36 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 72.29, which shows that its stock has been overbought. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 15.54 percent, which is less when compared to that of the 50-day’s 18.36 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $79.63, sporting a 1.09% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $80.51, representing nearly 2.17% premium to the current market price of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $76.25, the lower end of the range.