Hot Stocks To Watch: Wake-Up Call For Groupon, Inc. (GRPN), Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (JAG)

The price of Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) went down by $0 now trading at $3.39. Their shares witnessed a 21.07% increase from the 52-week low price of $2.8 they recorded on 2018-11-15. Even though it is still -62.83% behind the $5.52 high touched on 2018-07-26. The last few days have been good for the stock, as its price has grew by 3.35% during the week. It has also performed better over the past three months, as it added around 10.78% while it has so far retreated around -26.78% during the course of a year. The stock of GRPN recorded 5.94% uptrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Groupon, Inc. is set at $3.88. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 14.45% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 26.67% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 4 out of 15 rated the stock as a Buy. 9 brokerage firms of the remaining 60% rated the stock as a Hold with 2 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate GRPN shares held by institutional investors represents 64.7% of total shares. 28 institutions entered new Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) positions, 100 added to their existing positions in these shares, 111 lowered their positions, and 46 exited their positions entirely.

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) trade volume has decreased by -60.39% as around 2,546,596 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 6,428,910. At the moment, GRPN is witnessing a uptrend, as it is trading 0.09% above its 20-day SMA, -4.07% below its 50-day SMA, and -11.7% below its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly -3.3%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 22.81% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 32.9% increase witnessed over the past five years.

The first technical resistance point for Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) will likely come at $3.42, marking a 0.88% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $3.45, about 1.74% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $3.33, the lower end of the range. GRPN’s 14-day MACD is 0.04 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 47.01, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 24 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 42.71 percent.

The shares of Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:JAG) has increased by 0.1%, and now trading at $10.17 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 1,372,198. This is a rise of 77,558 shares over the average 1,294,640 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $10.17 went higher by 20.07% from its 52-week low of $8.47 that it attained back on 2018-12-24. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $14.98 nearly 331 days ago on 2018-04-18.

JAG stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -3.97% while its price climbed by 11.51% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 3.78% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $13.31. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 30.88% from its current trading price.10 out of 22 Wall Street analysts which represents 45.45% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 54.55% rated it as a hold, with 0% of analysts rating it as a sell.

Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:JAG) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 20.5%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 57.73% per year, following the 0% drop that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a downtrend, trading -1.09% below its 20-day SMA, -0.97% below its 50-day SMA, and -15.63% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate Jagged Peak Energy Inc. shares held by institutional investors is 30.2%. 15 institutions jumped in to acquire Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (JAG) fresh stake, 51 added to their current holdings in these shares, 70 lowered their positions, and 28 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 0.07 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 50.93, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 58.09 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 42.03 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $10.26, sporting a 0.88% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $10.34, representing nearly 1.64% premium to the current market price of Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (JAG). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $9.98, the lower end of the range.