Journey To Perfect Pick: BlackBerry Limited (BB), IAMGOLD Corporation (IAG)

The first technical resistance point for BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB) will likely come at $8.39, marking a 1.55% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $8.53, about 3.17% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $7.93, the lower end of the range. BB’s 14-day MACD is -0.24 and this negative figure indicates a downward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 33.24, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 32.4 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 45.67 percent.

BlackBerry Limited (BB) trade volume has increased by 5.62% as around 5,176,547 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 4,900,906. At the moment, BB is witnessing a downtrend, as it is trading -7.6% below its 20-day SMA, -12.16% below its 50-day SMA, and -22.24% below its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 0%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around -13.93% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 22.2% increase witnessed over the past five years.

The last few days have been rough for BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB), as its price has decreased by -7.3% during the week. It has also performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around -16.14% while it has so far retreated around -20.12% during the course of a year. The price of the stock went down by -$0.15 now trading at $8.26. Their shares witnessed a 0.36% increase from the 52-week low price of $8.23 they recorded on 2018-12-06. Even though it is still -76.15% behind the $14.55 high touched on 2018-01-16. The stock of BB recorded -26.05% downtrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for BlackBerry Limited is set at $11.69. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 41.53% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 42.86% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 6 out of 14 rated the stock as a Buy. 6 brokerage firms of the remaining 42.86% rated the stock as a Hold with 2 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate BB shares held by institutional investors represents 56.6% of total shares. 41 institutions entered new BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB) positions, 126 added to their existing positions in these shares, 130 lowered their positions, and 34 exited their positions entirely.

The shares of IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) has increased by 1.27%, and now trading at $3.2 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 4,085,692. This is a decline of -879,636 shares over the average 4,965,328 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $3.2 went higher by 16.36% from its 52-week low of $2.75 that it attained back on 2018-11-14. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $6.52 nearly 317 days ago on 2018-01-24.

IAG stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -13.98% while its price plunged by -45.11% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 0.63% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $7.65. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 139.06% from its current trading price.9 out of 17 Wall Street analysts which represents 52.94% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 35.29 rated it as a hold, with 11.76 of analysts rating it as a sell.

IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly -0.4%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 3.98% per year, following the 3.9% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 1.33% above its 20-day SMA, -9.3% below its 50-day SMA, and -33.98% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate IAMGOLD Corporation shares held by institutional investors is 76.8%. 16 institutions jumped in to acquire IAMGOLD Corporation (IAG) fresh stake, 76 added to their current holdings in these shares, 81 lowered their positions, and 33 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 0.04 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 50.24, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 60.1 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 53.22 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $3.29, sporting a 2.74% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $3.38, representing nearly 5.33% premium to the current market price of IAMGOLD Corporation (IAG). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $3.06, the lower end of the range.