Two stocks currently look special: Veeva Systems Inc. (VEEV) and Comerica Incorporated (CMA)

On Jan 03, Cabral Timothy S, Chief Financial Officer sold 464 shares of Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE: VEEV), with the average selling price of the stock being $141.16 per share. The total amount realized from this sold $65,498. 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 and COO – Schwenger Thomas D. sold an extra 687 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Jan 03, with a share sold at an average of $141.16 and a total of $96,977 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the President and COO – Schwenger Thomas D. was left with 1,646 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $232349.36.

The recent price movement of VEEV means that it is now down by -18.49% from its 52-week high and 66.69% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of VEEV stands at 2.01% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.17%. The beta score for this stock is 1.22. 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 11/26/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 0.45 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was above the expectations of analysts of 0.4 by 0.05. The revenue by the firm was 297.7M for the quarter.

The shares of Veeva Systems Inc. (VEEV) gained by 1.19%, leading to a gain of $1.69 per share, and saw VEEV end the trading session at $144.20 on Monday 01/06/20. VEEV started the trading session at $141.49, before reaching a daily high of $144.33. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $140.59.

The trading volume on Monday stood at 1289197, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 1.37 million shares, out of a total 16.21M shares. As the price of the stock climbed, the market valuation of the company gained to 21.56 billion.

The shares of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) went down by -1.46% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price plunge to close at $69.63, which was lower than the previous closing price of $70.66. Over the past one week, the price of CMA has slipped by -2.26%, while it has recorded a loss of -0.70% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw CMA gain 8.95% while its six-month performance saw it drop by -3.13%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went down by -2.62%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance slipped by -2.95%. The stock price has gone up by +12.09% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -5.18% 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 Hold. In the short-term, the stock has a 20-day average volume of 1,525,995 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 1,339,164 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 50% Buy. The last indicators, the long-term see CMA stock with a 100-Day average volume of 1,526,573 shares, giving it an average rating of Hold. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves CMA with an average rating of 32% Buy.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports CMA stock not long ago. In its report sent out on January 06, 2020, Wells Fargo lowered its ratings on CMA from a Equal Weight to a Underweight. In an earlier report on November 26, 2019, Morgan Stanley Downgrade the stock from a Overweight to a Equal-Weight. Argus meanwhile in its report on October 18, 2019 Downgrade its rating of the stock from a “Hold” to “Hold”.

In related news to the company’s stock, around 85.80% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 594 institutions currently hold the CMA stock. In the last quarter, a 120,845,916 CMA shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 42 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 89 institutions sold their entire CMA reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 180 increased their investment while 339 decreased their investment in the stock.