The last few days have been good for Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD), as its price has grew by 4.16% during the week. It has also performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around -3.89% while it has so far retreated around -1.91% during the course of a year. The price of the stock went up by $0.02 now trading at $20.51. Their shares witnessed a 7.05% increase from the 52-week low price of $19.16 they recorded on 2018-12-24. Even though it is still -12.34% behind the $23.04 high touched on 2018-08-02. The stock of STWD recorded 4.06% uptrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Starwood Property Trust, Inc. is set at $24.14. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 17.7% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 87.5% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 7 out of 8 rated the stock as a Buy. 1 brokerage firms of the remaining 12.5% rated the stock as a Hold with 0 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate STWD shares held by institutional investors represents 66.7% of total shares. 41 institutions entered new Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) positions, 192 added to their existing positions in these shares, 156 lowered their positions, and 40 exited their positions entirely.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD) trade volume has decreased by -7.82% as around 2,255,688 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 2,447,074. At the moment, STWD is witnessing a downtrend, as it is trading -0.41% below its 20-day SMA, -4.34% below its 50-day SMA, and -5.38% below its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 8.5%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 2.23% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the -2.6% decrease witnessed over the past five years.

The first technical resistance point for Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) will likely come at $20.64, marking a 0.63% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $20.76, about 1.2% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $20.21, the lower end of the range. STWD’s 14-day MACD is 0.43 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 46.16, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 33.47 percent, which is high when compared to that of the 50-day’s 22.95 percent.

The shares of Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) has increased by 2.55%, and now trading at $70.46 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 2,011,048. This is a rise of 314,070 shares over the average 1,696,978 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $70.46 went higher by 26.68% from its 52-week low of $55.62 that it attained back on 2018-12-26. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $130.16 nearly 364 days ago on 2018-01-12.

XEC stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -2.64% while its price climbed by 14.29% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 13.94% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $114.32. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 62.25% from its current trading price.17 out of 24 Wall Street analysts which represents 70.83% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 29.17 rated it as a hold, with 0 of analysts rating it as a sell.

Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 23.2%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 20.66% per year, following the 2.2% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 8.52% above its 20-day SMA, -7.04% below its 50-day SMA, and -20.84% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate Cimarex Energy Co. shares held by institutional investors is 0%. 41 institutions jumped in to acquire Cimarex Energy Co. (XEC) fresh stake, 205 added to their current holdings in these shares, 226 lowered their positions, and 53 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 3.83 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 64.91, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 50.66 percent, which is less when compared to that of the 50-day’s 53.82 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $71.86, sporting a 1.95% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $73.26, representing nearly 3.82% premium to the current market price of Cimarex Energy Co. (XEC). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $65.2, the lower end of the range.