These 2 Stocks Have Caught My Attention: Ambev S.A. (ABEV), Energy Transfer LP (ET)

The first technical resistance point for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) will likely come at $4.22, marking a 1.18% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $4.28, about 2.57% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $4.02, the lower end of the range. ABEV’s 14-day MACD is 0.01 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 44.61, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 35.44 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 36.72 percent.

Ambev S.A. (ABEV) trade volume has increased by 3.25% as around 30,050,604 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 29,105,957. At the moment, ABEV is witnessing a downtrend, as it is trading -1.82% below its 20-day SMA, -5.03% below its 50-day SMA, and -21.91% 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 14.5% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 40.39% increase witnessed over the past five years.

The last few days have been rough for Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV), as its price has decreased by -3.25% during the week. It has also performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around -6.08% while it has so far retreated around -33.81% during the course of a year. The price of the stock went down by -$0.1 now trading at $4.17. Their shares witnessed a 8.03% increase from the 52-week low price of $3.86 they recorded on 2018-10-25. Even though it is still -78.18% behind the $7.43 high touched on 2018-03-14. The stock of ABEV recorded -35.45% downtrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Ambev S.A. is set at $5.11. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 22.54% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 50% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 4 out of 8 rated the stock as a Buy. 1 brokerage firms of the remaining 12.5% rated the stock as a Hold with 3 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate ABEV shares held by institutional investors represents 7.92% of total shares. 52 institutions entered new Ambev S.A. (NYSE:ABEV) positions, 157 added to their existing positions in these shares, 167 lowered their positions, and 54 exited their positions entirely.

The shares of Energy Transfer LP (NYSE:ET) has decreased by -0.28%, and now trading at $14.22 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 15,867,626. This is a rise of 5,234,314 shares over the average 10,633,312 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $14.22 went higher by 11.09% from its 52-week low of $12.8 that it attained back on 2018-03-15. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $19.34 nearly 318 days ago on 2018-01-23.

ET stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -10.96% while its price plunged by -17.61% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been tough for the stock, as it tumbled -2.74% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $22.31. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 56.89% from its current trading price.15 out of 17 Wall Street analysts which represents 88.24% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 11.76 rated it as a hold, with 0 of analysts rating it as a sell.

Energy Transfer LP (NYSE:ET) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly -99.7%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 17.39% per year, following the -30.1% drop that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a downtrend, trading -4.66% below its 20-day SMA, -10.98% below its 50-day SMA, and -14.1% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate Energy Transfer LP shares held by institutional investors is 21.1%. 82 institutions jumped in to acquire Energy Transfer LP (ET) fresh stake, 282 added to their current holdings in these shares, 278 lowered their positions, and 50 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 0.02 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 38.64, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 39.65 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 34.17 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $14.46, sporting a 1.66% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $14.71, representing nearly 3.33% premium to the current market price of Energy Transfer LP (ET). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $13.47, the lower end of the range.