May be the Game Changers or Not: Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) and Tronox Holdings plc (TROX)

On Jan 14, Fascitelli Michael D, Director sold 126,074 shares of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO), with the average selling price of the stock being $64.23 per share. The total amount realized from this sold $8,097,758. A document was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to notify the public about the sold of the shares.

In addition to that, Director – Fascitelli Michael D exercised an option an extra 413,701 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Jan 10, with a share exercised an option at an average of $24.52 and a total of $10,144,445 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the Director – Fascitelli Michael D was left with 701,536 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $17201662.72.

The recent price movement of VNO means that it is now down by -10.41% from its 52-week high and 10.84% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of VNO stands at 1.45% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.63%. The beta score for this stock is 0.97. 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 10/28/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 0.34 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was above the expectations of analysts of 0.3 by 0.04. The revenue by the firm was 473.21M for the quarter.

The shares of Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) dropped by -0.48%, leading to a loss of -$0.31 per share, and saw VNO end the trading session at $64.95 on Thursday 11/07/19. VNO started the trading session at $65.16, before reaching a daily high of $65.36. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $64.70.

The trading volume on Thursday stood at 1470154, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 1.23 million shares, out of a total 174.72M shares. As the price of the stock dipped, the market valuation of the company dropped to 12.52 billion.

The shares of Tronox Holdings plc (NYSE: TROX) went up by 2.00% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price surge to close at $10.70, which was higher than the previous closing price of $10.49. Over the past one week, the price of TROX has jumped by 26.03%, while it has recorded a gain of 50.28% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw TROX gain 24.27% while its six-month performance saw it drop by -4.63%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went down by -16.14%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance jumped by 37.53%. The stock price has gone up by +59.46% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -1.11% 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 933,875 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 1,313,008 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 50% Sell. The last indicators, the long-term see TROX stock with a 100-Day average volume of 1,365,311 shares, giving it an average rating of 50% Buy. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves TROX with an average rating of 8% Buy.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports TROX stock not long ago. In its report sent out on February 07, 2018, Wells Fargo lowered its ratings on TROX to a Outperform. In an earlier report on January 30, 2018, Morgan Stanley Initiated the stock to a Equal-Weight. Barclays meanwhile in its report on December 14, 2017 Initiated its rating of the stock to “Overweight”.

In related news to the company’s stock, around 59.10% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 156 institutions currently hold the TROX stock. In the last quarter, a 93,205,756 TROX shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 18 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 23 institutions sold their entire TROX reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 66 increased their investment while 70 decreased their investment in the stock.