The Goods Days are Ahead for Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) and Roku Inc. (ROKU)

On Aug 23, Kurtz Richard Jason, Vice President bought 1,250 shares of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN), with the average selling price of the stock being $1.71 per share. The total amount realized from this purchase $2,138. A document was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to notify the public about the purchase of the shares.

In addition to that, EVP and CFO – Bott Julian Mark bought an extra 25,000 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Aug 09, with a share bought at an average of $1.90 and a total of $47,500 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the EVP and CFO – Bott Julian Mark was left with 25,000 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $47500.0.

The recent price movement of SWN means that it is now down by -67.74% from its 52-week high and 28.85% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of SWN stands at 7.95% while the volatility over the past one month is 7.00%. The beta score for this stock is 1.12. A beta score below 1 means that the stock has a low volatility while above 1 signifies that a stock is highly volatile at that particular moment, a data that traders use to keep tabs on their investments.

The company on 08/06/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 0.25 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was above the expectations of analysts of 0.21 by 0.04. The revenue by the firm was 669.3M for the quarter.

The shares of Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) dropped by -6.51%, leading to a loss of -$0.14 per share, and saw SWN end the trading session at $2.01 on Friday 10/18/19. SWN started the trading session at $2.14, before reaching a daily high of $2.17. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $2.00.

The trading volume on Friday stood at 20023173, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 21.65 million shares, out of a total 538.69M shares. As the price of the stock dipped, the market valuation of the company dropped to 1.16 billion.

The shares of Roku Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) went down by -6.57% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price plunge to close at $129.94, which was lower than the previous closing price of $139.07. Over the past one week, the price of ROKU has jumped by 6.86%, while it has recorded a loss of -2.86% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw ROKU gain 19.65% while its six-month performance saw it surge by 123.26%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went up by 113.58%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance jumped by 324.09%. The stock price has gone up by +35.35% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -26.40% compared to its 90-day high price.

Let’s take a look at its short, medium and long-term indicators. Composite Indicators shows that Trendspotter rated the stock as a Hold. In the short-term, the stock has a 20-day average volume of 21,912,875 shares, with the short-term indicators averagely rating the stock as a Hold. A look at its medium-term indicators reveals that it has a 50-Day average volume of 19,097,660 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 50% Buy. The last indicators, the long-term see ROKU stock with a 100-Day average volume of 14,296,729 shares, giving it an average rating of 100% Buy. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves ROKU with an average rating of 48% Buy.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports ROKU stock not long ago. In its report sent out on October 11, 2019, RBC Capital Mkts lowered its ratings on ROKU from a Sector Perform to a Outperform. In an earlier report on October 09, 2019, Macquarie Upgrade the stock from a Neutral to a Outperform. Oppenheimer meanwhile in its report on September 20, 2019 Reiterated its rating of the stock to “Outperform”.

In related news to the company’s stock, around 72.80% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 397 institutions currently hold the ROKU stock. In the last quarter, a 62,684,982 ROKU shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 99 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 52 institutions sold their entire ROKU reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 199 increased their investment while 158 decreased their investment in the stock.