Both are Good Trading Opportunity: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) and Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (JEF)

On Nov 12, FREAR DAVID J, Senior EVP and CFO exercised an option 1,000,000 shares of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI), with the average selling price of the stock being $3.95 per share. The total amount realized from this exercised an option $3,950,000. A document was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to notify the public about the exercised an option of the shares.

In addition to that, Senior EVP and CFO – FREAR DAVID J sold an extra 222,507 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Nov 12, with a share sold at an average of $6.94 and a total of $1,543,531 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the Senior EVP and CFO – FREAR DAVID J was left with 1,186,722 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $8235850.68.

The recent price movement of SIRI means that it is now down by -0.29% from its 52-week high and 33.46% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of SIRI stands at 1.69% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.72%. The beta score for this stock is 1.01. 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 10/31/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 0.06 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was met the expectations of analysts of 0.06 by 0. The revenue by the firm was 2.02B for the quarter.

The shares of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) gained by 0.72%, leading to a gain of $0.05 per share, and saw SIRI end the trading session at $6.98 on Friday 11/29/19. SIRI started the trading session at $6.96, before reaching a daily high of $7.00. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $6.88.

The trading volume on Friday stood at 10858952, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 18.64 million shares, out of a total 1.21B shares. As the price of the stock climbed, the market valuation of the company gained to 30.66 billion.

The shares of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: JEF) went down by -0.62% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price plunge to close at $20.90, which was lower than the previous closing price of $21.03. Over the past one week, the price of JEF has jumped by 1.85%, while it has recorded a gain of 7.79% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw JEF gain 19.78% while its six-month performance saw it surge by 24.73%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went up by 1.44%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance jumped by 28.61%. The stock price has gone up by +24.09% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -1.37% 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 1,364,565 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 3,259,966 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 50% Sell. The last indicators, the long-term see JEF stock with a 100-Day average volume of 2,360,936 shares, giving it an average rating of 100% Buy. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves JEF with an average rating of 56% Buy.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports JEF stock not long ago. In its report sent out on July 11, 2019, Keefe Bruyette lowered its ratings on JEF to a Mkt Perform.

In related news to the company’s stock, around 75.10% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 476 institutions currently hold the JEF stock. In the last quarter, a 220,698,928 JEF shares were in the possession of institutions.