Investors are bound to get fascinated by the prospects of Consolidated Edison Inc. (ED) and Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

On Dec 31, Nadkarni Gurudatta D, VP, Strategic Planning bought 91 shares of Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE: ED), with the average selling price of the stock being $87.88 per share. The total amount realized from this purchase $7,959. A document was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to notify the public about the purchase of the shares.

In addition to that, VP & Chief Accounting Officer – Muccilo Robert bought an extra 90 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Dec 31, with a share bought at an average of $87.88 and a total of $7,891 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the VP & Chief Accounting Officer – Muccilo Robert was left with 7,278 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $639590.64.

The recent price movement of ED means that it is now down by -6.33% from its 52-week high and 19.97% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of ED stands at 0.98% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.08%. The beta score for this stock is 0.06. 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 0.77 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was above the expectations of analysts of 0.75 by 0.02. The revenue by the firm was 3.12B for the quarter.

The shares of Consolidated Edison Inc. (ED) gained by 1.34%, leading to a gain of $1.18 per share, and saw ED end the trading session at $88.96 on Wednesday 01/15/20. ED started the trading session at $88.06, before reaching a daily high of $89.195. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $87.945.

The trading volume on Wednesday stood at 1450962, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 1.57 million shares, out of a total 331.92M shares. As the price of the stock climbed, the market valuation of the company gained to 29.55 billion.

The shares of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE) went up by 0.46% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price surge to close at $35.15, which was higher than the previous closing price of $34.99. Over the past one week, the price of DRE has jumped by 1.59%, while it has recorded a gain of 2.75% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw DRE gain 4.89% while its six-month performance saw it surge by 5.84%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went up by 26.30%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance jumped by 1.38%. The stock price has gone up by +5.94% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -2.47% 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 2,169,595 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 2,153,258 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 100% Buy. The last indicators, the long-term see DRE stock with a 100-Day average volume of 2,181,187 shares, giving it an average rating of 100% Buy. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves DRE with an average rating of 80% Buy.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports DRE stock not long ago. In its report sent out on January 07, 2020, BMO Capital Markets lowered its ratings on DRE from a Outperform to a Market Perform. In an earlier report on January 06, 2020, BTIG Research Downgrade the stock from a Buy to a Neutral. Morgan Stanley meanwhile in its report on October 07, 2019 Downgrade its rating of the stock from a “Equal-Weight” to “Equal-Weight”.

In related news to the company’s stock, around 97.40% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 478 institutions currently hold the DRE stock. In the last quarter, a 346,738,208 DRE shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 37 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 52 institutions sold their entire DRE reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 203 increased their investment while 211 decreased their investment in the stock.