Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) is still -34.39% behind the $32.16 high touched on 2018-09-12. Even though its shares witnessed a 17.36% increase from the 52-week low price of $20.39 they recorded on 2018-12-21. The price recently went up by $0.63 now trading at $23.93. The last few days have been good for the stock, as its price has grew by 10.38% during the week. It has also performed better over the past three months, as it added around 1.74% while it has so far retreated around -13.73% during the course of a year. The stock of LPX recorded 7.7% uptrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Louisiana-Pacific Corporation is set at $30.67. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 28.17% from the current trading price.
When giving their opinion, around 50% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 5 out of 10 rated the stock as a Buy. 5 brokerage firms of the remaining 50% rated the stock as a Hold with 0 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate LPX shares held by institutional investors represents 96.5% of total shares. 40 institutions entered new Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) positions, 152 added to their existing positions in these shares, 182 lowered their positions, and 38 exited their positions entirely.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) trade volume has decreased by -17.35% as around 1,771,426 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 2,143,286. At the moment, LPX is witnessing a uptrend, as it is trading 10.92% above its 20-day SMA, 7.23% above its 50-day SMA, and -9.95% above its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 29.7%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 5% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 65.2% increase witnessed over the past five years.
The first technical resistance point for Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) will likely come at $24.2, marking a 1.12% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $24.47, about 2.21% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $22.92, the lower end of the range. LPX’s 14-day MACD is 1.36 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 65.9, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 32.19 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 34.75 percent.
The shares of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has increased by 2.13%, and now trading at $21.53 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 2,358,762. This is a decline of -1,260,018 shares over the average 3,618,780 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $21.53 went higher by 22.47% from its 52-week low of $17.58 that it attained back on 2018-12-24. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $36.09 nearly 351 days ago on 2018-01-25.
HUN stock has performed well over the past 30 days, as it added 15.01% while its price climbed by 11.61% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 11.09% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $32.03. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 48.77% from its current trading price.11 out of 15 Wall Street analysts which represents 73.33% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 20 rated it as a hold, with 6.67 of analysts rating it as a sell.
Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 32%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 14% per year, following the 2.6% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 11.86% above its 20-day SMA, 5.85% above its 50-day SMA, and -21.55% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate Huntsman Corporation shares held by institutional investors is 79.4%. 45 institutions jumped in to acquire Huntsman Corporation (HUN) fresh stake, 226 added to their current holdings in these shares, 186 lowered their positions, and 57 left no stake in the company.
The stock’s 9-day MACD is 0.85 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 72.46, which shows that its stock has been overbought. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 44.17 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 44.16 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $21.77, sporting a 1.1% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $22, representing nearly 2.14% premium to the current market price of Huntsman Corporation (HUN). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $20.62, the lower end of the range.