The shares of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE:ED) has performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around -2.15% while it has so far retreated around -6.66% during the course of a year. It went up by $1.25 now trading at $76.55. Their shares witnessed a 7.63% increase from the 52-week low price of $71.12 they recorded on 2018-06-12. Even though it is still -10.15% behind the $84.32 high touched on 2018-12-13. The last few days have been good for the stock, as its price has grew by 1.62% during the week. The stock of ED recorded 0.12% uptrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Consolidated Edison, Inc. is set at $78.8. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 2.94% from the current trading price.
When giving their opinion, around 5.88% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 1 out of 17 rated the stock as a Buy. 10 brokerage firms of the remaining 58.82% rated the stock as a Hold with 6 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate ED shares held by institutional investors represents 60.9% of total shares. 59 institutions entered new Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE:ED) positions, 316 added to their existing positions in these shares, 362 lowered their positions, and 62 exited their positions entirely.
Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) trade volume has decreased by -25.84% as around 1,851,316 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 2,496,404. At the moment, ED is witnessing a downtrend, as it is trading -2.48% below its 20-day SMA, -2.44% below its 50-day SMA, and -1.51% below its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 9.9%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 2.87% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 41.8% increase witnessed over the past five years.
The first technical resistance point for Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE:ED) will likely come at $77.07, marking a 0.67% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $77.59, about 1.34% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $74.73, the lower end of the range. ED’s 14-day MACD is -0.66 and this negative figure indicates a downward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 44.88, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 28.94 percent, which is high when compared to that of the 50-day’s 23.76 percent.
The shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has increased by 0.35%, and now trading at $210.64 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 2,233,825. This is a decline of -511,175 shares over the average 2,745,000 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $210.64 went higher by 19.82% from its 52-week low of $175.79 that it attained back on 2018-02-09. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $245.16 nearly 122 days ago on 2018-09-11.
COST stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -5.4% while its price climbed by 3.4% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 5.1% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $239.65. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 13.77% from its current trading price.19 out of 29 Wall Street analysts which represents 65.52% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 34.48 rated it as a hold, with 0 of analysts rating it as a sell.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 26.2%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 11.12% per year, following the 9% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 2.29% above its 20-day SMA, -4.14% below its 50-day SMA, and -1.76% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate Costco Wholesale Corporation shares held by institutional investors is 72.9%. 125 institutions jumped in to acquire Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) fresh stake, 727 added to their current holdings in these shares, 663 lowered their positions, and 62 left no stake in the company.
The stock’s 9-day MACD is 3.78 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 57.24, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 29.01 percent, which is less when compared to that of the 50-day’s 33.48 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $212.36, sporting a 0.81% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $214.08, representing nearly 1.61% premium to the current market price of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $204.28, the lower end of the range.