Are these stocks underrated or low-priced for a reason? Delek US Holdings Inc. (DK) and Southwestern Energy Company (SWN)

On Nov 15, Yemin Ezra Uzi, Chairman / President / CEO bought 27,500 shares of Delek US Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DK), with the average selling price of the stock being $35.85 per share. The total amount realized from this purchase $985,793. 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 / CCO – Soreq Avigal sold an extra 3,967 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Nov 08, with a share sold at an average of $38.41 and a total of $152,372 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the EVP / CCO – Soreq Avigal was left with 25,712 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $987597.92.

The recent price movement of DK means that it is now down by -22.16% from its 52-week high and 16.27% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of DK stands at 3.42% while the volatility over the past one month is 3.58%. The beta score for this stock is 1.62. 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 11/04/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 1.59 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was above the expectations of analysts of 1.25 by 0.34. The revenue by the firm was 2.46B for the quarter.

The shares of Delek US Holdings Inc. (DK) dropped by -1.12%, leading to a loss of -$0.39 per share, and saw DK end the trading session at $34.31 on Friday 11/29/19. DK started the trading session at $34.41, before reaching a daily high of $34.70. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $34.17.

The trading volume on Friday stood at 565756, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 1.19 million shares, out of a total 72.60M shares. As the price of the stock dipped, the market valuation of the company dropped to 2.58 billion.

The shares of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) went down by -6.67% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price plunge to close at $1.82, which was lower than the previous closing price of $1.95. Over the past one week, the price of SWN has slipped by -1.62%, while it has recorded a loss of -13.33% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw SWN gain 15.19% while its six-month performance saw it drop by -50.68%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went down by -63.23%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance slipped by -46.63%. The stock price has gone up by +16.67% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -29.46% 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 Sell. In the short-term, the stock has a 20-day average volume of 21,811,756 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 20,175,811 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 100% Sell. The last indicators, the long-term see SWN stock with a 100-Day average volume of 21,270,479 shares, giving it an average rating of 100% Sell. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves SWN with an average rating of 72% Sell.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports SWN stock not long ago. In its report sent out on November 19, 2019, Johnson Rice lowered its ratings on SWN from a Accumulate to a Hold. In an earlier report on October 11, 2019, CapitalOne Upgrade the stock from a Underweight to a Equal Weight. Wolfe Research meanwhile in its report on September 19, 2019 Upgrade its rating of the stock from a “Peer Perform” to “Peer Perform”.

In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 333 institutions currently hold the SWN stock. In the last quarter, a 595,436,461 SWN shares were in the possession of institutions.