The stock of Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) witnessed a 28.19% increase from the 52-week low price of $41.51 it recorded on 2018-02-07. Their shares price went up by $0.38 now trading at $53.21. Even though it is still -0.49% behind the $53.47 high touched on 2018-12-04. The last few days have been good for the stock, as its price has grew by 3.2% during the week. It has also performed better over the past three months, as it added around 7.95% while it has so far climbed around 4.74% during the course of a year. The stock of XEL recorded 10.6% uptrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Xcel Energy Inc. is set at $50.69. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by -4.74% from the current trading price.
When giving their opinion, around 26.67% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 4 out of 15 rated the stock as a Buy. 11 brokerage firms of the remaining 73.33% rated the stock as a Hold with 0 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate XEL shares held by institutional investors represents 75.6% of total shares. 63 institutions entered new Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) positions, 306 added to their existing positions in these shares, 313 lowered their positions, and 64 exited their positions entirely.
Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) trade volume has increased by 35.82% as around 5,936,210 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 4,370,490. At the moment, XEL is witnessing a uptrend, as it is trading 3.97% above its 20-day SMA, 7.71% above its 50-day SMA, and 14.31% above its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 10.6%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 6.49% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 4.4% increase witnessed over the past five years.
The first technical resistance point for Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) will likely come at $53.64, marking a 0.8% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $54.08, about 1.61% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $51.54, the lower end of the range. XEL’s 14-day MACD is 1.22 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 69.54, which shows that its stock has been overbought. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 14.48 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 18.52 percent.
The shares of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has decreased by -3.53%, and now trading at $60.06 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 37,742,257. This is a rise of 19,619,421 shares over the average 18,122,836 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $60.06 went lower by -1.73% from its 52-week low of $61.12 that it attained back on 2018-12-06. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $80.7 nearly 312 days ago on 2018-01-29.
C stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -10.76% while its price plunged by -19.29% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been tough for the stock, as it tumbled -8.42% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $85.11. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 41.71% from its current trading price.22 out of 30 Wall Street analysts which represents 73.33% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 23.33 rated it as a hold, with 3.33 of analysts rating it as a sell.
Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 9.4%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 17.92% per year, following the 17.2% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a downtrend, trading -7.04% below its 20-day SMA, -10.67% below its 50-day SMA, and -13.66% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate Citigroup Inc. shares held by institutional investors is 79.6%. 121 institutions jumped in to acquire Citigroup Inc. (C) fresh stake, 732 added to their current holdings in these shares, 757 lowered their positions, and 86 left no stake in the company.
The stock’s 9-day MACD is -1.03 and this negative figure indicates a downward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 30.3, which shows that its stock has been oversold. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 35.83 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 27.87 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $60.64, sporting a 0.96% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $61.23, representing nearly 1.91% premium to the current market price of Citigroup Inc. (C). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $57.78, the lower end of the range.