Stocks are hitting golf ball right off tee: Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) and Newell Brands Inc. (NWL)

On Jun 06, Stockfish Devin W, President and CEO bought 5,195 shares of Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY), with the average selling price of the stock being $23.03 per share. The total amount realized from this purchase $119,640. A document was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to notify the public about the purchase of the shares.

In addition to that, Senior Vice President and CFO – Hagen Russell S exercised an option an extra 8,000 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Feb 01, with a share exercised an option at an average of $21.10 and a total of $168,800 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the Senior Vice President and CFO – Hagen Russell S was left with 132,459 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $2794884.9.

The recent price movement of WY means that it is now up by 0.47% from its 52-week high and 47.17% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of WY stands at 2.37% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.88%. The beta score for this stock is 1.63. 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 10/25/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 0.1 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was below the expectations of analysts of 0.11 by -0.01. The revenue by the firm was 1.54B for the quarter.

The shares of Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) gained by 0.70%, leading to a gain of $0.21 per share, and saw WY end the trading session at $30.20 on Monday 11/04/19. WY started the trading session at $30.01, before reaching a daily high of $30.28. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $29.95.

The trading volume on Monday stood at 3354865, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 3.24 million shares, out of a total 742.99M shares. As the price of the stock climbed, the market valuation of the company gained to 22.52 billion.

The shares of Newell Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: NWL) went up by 1.26% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price surge to close at $20.86, which was higher than the previous closing price of $20.60. Over the past one week, the price of NWL has jumped by 7.08%, while it has recorded a gain of 12.51% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw NWL gain 31.86% while its six-month performance saw it surge by 30.70%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went up by 26.04%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance jumped by 12.21%. The stock price has gone up by +41.42% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -0.19% 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 Buy. In the short-term, the stock has a 20-day average volume of 4,666,375 shares, with the short-term indicators averagely rating the stock as a 100% Buy. A look at its medium-term indicators reveals that it has a 50-Day average volume of 4,678,976 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 100% Buy. The last indicators, the long-term see NWL stock with a 100-Day average volume of 4,932,993 shares, giving it an average rating of 100% Buy. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves NWL with an average rating of 100% Buy.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports NWL stock not long ago. In its report sent out on September 30, 2019, SunTrust lowered its ratings on NWL from a Hold to a Buy. In an earlier report on April 17, 2018, Wells Fargo Upgrade the stock from a Market Perform to a Outperform. SunTrust meanwhile in its report on March 27, 2018 Downgrade its rating of the stock from a “Hold” to “Hold”.

In related news to the company’s stock, around 92.00% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 624 institutions currently hold the NWL stock. In the last quarter, a 395,729,268 NWL shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 61 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 69 institutions sold their entire NWL reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 256 increased their investment while 282 decreased their investment in the stock.