Want to Make Big Profit? Try These 2: Medallia Inc. (MDLA) and Mattel Inc. (MAT)

On Dec 11, Ottosson Mikael J, Chief Technology Officer & EVP exercised an option 50,000 shares of Medallia Inc. (NYSE: MDLA), with the average selling price of the stock being $4.42 per share. The total amount realized from this exercised an option $221,000. 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, Chief Technology Officer & EVP – Ottosson Mikael J sold an extra 50,000 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Dec 11, with a share sold at an average of $28.12 and a total of $1,406,195 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the Chief Technology Officer & EVP – Ottosson Mikael J was left with 50,000 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $1406000.0.

The recent price movement of MDLA means that it is now down by -30.43% from its 52-week high and 30.93% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of MDLA stands at 4.04% while the volatility over the past one month is 5.68%.

The shares of Medallia Inc. (MDLA) dropped by -2.38%, leading to a loss of -$0.76 per share, and saw MDLA end the trading session at $31.11 on Tuesday 12/31/19. MDLA started the trading session at $31.26, before reaching a daily high of $32.25. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $30.95.

The trading volume on Tuesday stood at 1306464, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 868.43K shares, out of a total 116.63M shares. As the price of the stock dipped, the market valuation of the company dropped to 3.88 billion.

The shares of Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) went down by -0.88% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price plunge to close at $13.55, which was lower than the previous closing price of $13.67. Over the past one week, the price of MAT has slipped by -1.45%, while it has recorded a gain of 15.81% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw MAT gain 19.59% while its six-month performance saw it surge by 19.91%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went up by 35.64%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance jumped by 35.64%. The stock price has gone up by +36.59% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -2.90% 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 4,134,510 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 4,075,672 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 100% Buy. The last indicators, the long-term see MAT stock with a 100-Day average volume of 4,209,276 shares, giving it an average rating of 50% Buy. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves MAT with an average rating of 88% Buy.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports MAT stock not long ago. In its report sent out on June 19, 2018, UBS lowered its ratings on MAT from a Buy to a Neutral. In an earlier report on April 11, 2018, Jefferies Upgrade the stock from a Underperform to a Hold. Jefferies meanwhile in its report on February 26, 2018 Downgrade its rating of the stock from a “Underperform” to “Underperform”.

In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 350 institutions currently hold the MAT stock. In the last quarter, a 409,758,801 MAT shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 38 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 47 institutions sold their entire MAT reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 115 increased their investment while 168 decreased their investment in the stock.