Stocks to Beat the Market Malaise: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI), UBS Group AG (UBS)

The first technical resistance point for Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) will likely come at $10.41, marking a 2.02% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $10.62, about 3.95% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $9.43, the lower end of the range. GCI’s 14-day MACD is 0.09 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 53.87, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 34.69 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 37.4 percent.

Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI) trade volume has increased by 113.66% as around 2,719,829 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 1,272,984. At the moment, GCI is witnessing a uptrend, as it is trading 1.34% above its 20-day SMA, 2.78% above its 50-day SMA, and 0.25% above its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 1.5%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 0% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the -29.2% decrease witnessed over the past five years.

The last few days have been rough for Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), as its price has decreased by -2.02% during the week. It has also performed better over the past three months, as it added around 1.59% while it has so far retreated around -12.67% during the course of a year. The price of the stock went up by $0.1 now trading at $10.2. Their shares witnessed a 12.83% increase from the 52-week low price of $9.04 they recorded on 2018-04-04. Even though it is still -19.9% behind the $12.23 high touched on 2018-01-23. The stock of GCI recorded -11.99% downtrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Gannett Co., Inc. is set at $11.13. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 9.12% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 16.67% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 1 out of 6 rated the stock as a Buy. 3 brokerage firms of the remaining 50% rated the stock as a Hold with 2 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate GCI shares held by institutional investors represents 0% of total shares. 34 institutions entered new Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) positions, 120 added to their existing positions in these shares, 128 lowered their positions, and 28 exited their positions entirely.

The shares of UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) has decreased by -2.73%, and now trading at $12.85 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 5,335,263. This is a rise of 3,056,905 shares over the average 2,278,358 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $12.85 went lower by -1.23% from its 52-week low of $13.01 that it attained back on 2018-12-06. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $20.89 nearly 315 days ago on 2018-01-26.

UBS stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -8.93% while its price plunged by -30.13% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been tough for the stock, as it tumbled -7.09% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $19.91. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 54.94% from its current trading price.1 out of 1 Wall Street analysts which represents 100% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 0 rated it as a hold, with 0 of analysts rating it as a sell.

UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 3.3%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 8.79% per year, following the 28.8% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a downtrend, trading -6.42% below its 20-day SMA, -9.48% below its 50-day SMA, and -19.01% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate UBS Group AG shares held by institutional investors is 0%. 46 institutions jumped in to acquire UBS Group AG (UBS) fresh stake, 167 added to their current holdings in these shares, 130 lowered their positions, and 38 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is -0.27 and this negative figure indicates a downward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 29.13, which shows that its stock has been oversold. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 27.89 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 25.2 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $12.94, sporting a 0.7% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $13.04, representing nearly 1.46% premium to the current market price of UBS Group AG (UBS). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $12.48, the lower end of the range.