These two stocks are in the limelight since the start of this year: T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS) and Halliburton Company (HAL)

On Jun 18, SIEVERT G MICHAEL, President & COO sold 4,650 shares of T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS), with the average selling price of the stock being $76.09 per share. The total amount realized from this sold $353,811. A document was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to notify the public about the sold of the shares.

In addition to that, President & COO – SIEVERT G MICHAEL sold an extra 4,674 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Jun 17, with a share sold at an average of $74.92 and a total of $350,163 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the President & COO – SIEVERT G MICHAEL was left with 533,965 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $40004657.8.

The recent price movement of TMUS means that it is now down by -9.72% from its 52-week high and 28.32% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of TMUS stands at 1.66% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.82%. The beta score for this stock is 0.39. 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 0.75 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was above the expectations of analysts of 0.69 by 0.06. The revenue by the firm was 11.8B for the quarter.

The shares of T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS) dropped by -1.79%, leading to a loss of -$1.4 per share, and saw TMUS end the trading session at $76.94 on Thursday 12/05/19. TMUS started the trading session at $78.07, before reaching a daily high of $78.20. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $76.895.

The trading volume on Thursday stood at 2792032, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 2.69 million shares, out of a total 313.87M shares. As the price of the stock dipped, the market valuation of the company dropped to 66.19 billion.

The shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) went down by -0.23% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price plunge to close at $21.42, which was lower than the previous closing price of $21.47. Over the past one week, the price of HAL has jumped by 0.05%, while it has recorded a gain of 1.76% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw HAL gain 12.21% while its six-month performance saw it drop by -0.97%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went down by -31.87%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance slipped by -19.41%. The stock price has gone up by +18.87% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -5.85% 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 9,255,330 shares, with the short-term indicators averagely rating the stock as a 50% Buy. A look at its medium-term indicators reveals that it has a 50-Day average volume of 11,266,128 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 50% Sell. The last indicators, the long-term see HAL stock with a 100-Day average volume of 12,945,857 shares, giving it an average rating of Hold. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves HAL with an average rating of 8% Buy.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports HAL stock not long ago. In its report sent out on November 20, 2019, Deutsche Bank lowered its ratings on HAL to a Buy. In an earlier report on October 23, 2019, Argus Downgrade the stock from a Buy to a Hold. Cowen meanwhile in its report on October 22, 2019 Reiterated its rating of the stock to “Outperform”.

In related news to the company’s stock, around 80.40% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 849 institutions currently hold the HAL stock. In the last quarter, a 697,076,233 HAL shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 57 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 123 institutions sold their entire HAL reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 323 increased their investment while 414 decreased their investment in the stock.