Stocks are hitting golf ball right off tee: Cheniere Energy Inc. (LNG) and CommScope Holding Company Inc. (COMM)

On Dec 23, BAILEY VICKY A, Director sold 1,933 shares of Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE: LNG), with the average selling price of the stock being $62.28 per share. The total amount realized from this sold $120,383. 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 CEO – Fusco Jack A bought an extra 8,400 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Nov 19, with a share bought at an average of $59.90 and a total of $503,183 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the President and CEO – Fusco Jack A was left with 177,778 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $10648902.2.

The recent price movement of LNG means that it is now down by -7.38% from its 52-week high and 12.94% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of LNG stands at 2.17% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.78%. The beta score for this stock is 1.19. 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 11/01/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 0.25 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was below the expectations of analysts of 0.27 by -0.02. The revenue by the firm was 2.83B for the quarter.

The shares of Cheniere Energy Inc. (LNG) gained by 2.22%, leading to a gain of $1.42 per share, and saw LNG end the trading session at $65.39 on Wednesday 01/15/20. LNG started the trading session at $64.25, before reaching a daily high of $65.81. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $63.28.

The trading volume on Wednesday stood at 2653097, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 1.58 million shares, out of a total 250.95M shares. As the price of the stock climbed, the market valuation of the company gained to 16.53 billion.

The shares of CommScope Holding Company Inc. (NASDAQ: COMM) went down by -0.42% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price plunge to close at $14.24, which was lower than the previous closing price of $14.30. Over the past one week, the price of COMM has jumped by 0.92%, while it has recorded a gain of 3.11% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw COMM gain 25.68% while its six-month performance saw it drop by -5.82%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went down by -24.78%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance jumped by 0.35%. The stock price has gone up by +33.08% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -9.82% 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 2,550,225 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 3,233,846 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 50% Buy. The last indicators, the long-term see COMM stock with a 100-Day average volume of 3,770,570 shares, giving it an average rating of Hold. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves COMM with an average rating of 32% Buy.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports COMM stock not long ago. In its report sent out on January 08, 2020, BofA/Merrill lowered its ratings on COMM from a Neutral to a Buy. In an earlier report on December 03, 2019, Jefferies Downgrade the stock from a Buy to a Hold. Rosenblatt meanwhile in its report on October 29, 2019 Downgrade its rating of the stock from a “Neutral” to “Neutral”.

In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 287 institutions currently hold the COMM stock. In the last quarter, a 210,261,583 COMM shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 31 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 94 institutions sold their entire COMM reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 95 increased their investment while 164 decreased their investment in the stock.