These two stocks are giving out a real positive vibe: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) and California Resources Corporation (CRC)

On Nov 26, SILLIMAN CRAIG L., EVP&ChiefAdminLegal&PubPolOff sold 1,346 shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), with the average selling price of the stock being $59.55 per share. The total amount realized from this sold $80,154. A document was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to notify the public about the sold of the shares.

In addition to that, EVP&ChiefAdminLegal&PubPolOff – SILLIMAN CRAIG L. sold an extra 1,349 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place a day before, on Oct 28, with a share sold at an average of $60.42 and a total of $81,507 was realized from this transaction. After the transaction, the EVP&ChiefAdminLegal&PubPolOff – SILLIMAN CRAIG L. was left with 19,983 shares of the company’s stock, which is currently worth around $1207372.86.

The recent price movement of VZ means that it is now down by -3.12% from its 52-week high and 15.30% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of VZ stands at 0.83% while the volatility over the past one month is 0.86%. The beta score for this stock is 0.47. 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 10/25/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded 1.12 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was above the expectations of analysts of 1.09 by 0.03. The revenue by the firm was 34.61B for the quarter.

The shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) dropped by -0.38%, leading to a loss of -$0.23 per share, and saw VZ end the trading session at $60.28 on Friday 01/24/20. VZ started the trading session at $60.50, before reaching a daily high of $60.66. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $60.11.

The trading volume on Friday stood at 10160868, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 11.67 million shares, out of a total 4.13B shares. As the price of the stock dipped, the market valuation of the company dropped to 249.44 billion.

The shares of California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) went down by -7.36% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price plunge to close at $7.30, which was lower than the previous closing price of $7.88. Over the past one week, the price of CRC has slipped by -17.98%, while it has recorded a loss of -23.08% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw CRC lose -8.86% while its six-month performance saw it drop by -51.14%. The situation is different though over the past one year, as the stock price went down by -62.47%, while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance slipped by -19.16%. The stock price has gone up by +55.98% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -34.12% 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 Sell. In the short-term, the stock has a 20-day average volume of 2,667,390 shares, with the short-term indicators averagely rating the stock as a Hold. A look at its medium-term indicators reveals that it has a 50-Day average volume of 2,863,172 shares and the indicators have an average rating of 100% Sell. The last indicators, the long-term see CRC stock with a 100-Day average volume of 3,673,227 shares, giving it an average rating of 100% Sell. A look at the general picture of all short, medium and long-term indicators leaves CRC with an average rating of 72% Sell.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports CRC stock not long ago. In its report sent out on May 13, 2019, Raymond James lowered its ratings on CRC from a Mkt Perform to a Outperform. In an earlier report on April 12, 2019, Goldman Downgrade the stock from a Neutral to a Sell. Mizuho meanwhile in its report on March 29, 2019 Initiated its rating of the stock to “Buy”.

In related news to the company’s stock, around 76.80% shares are being held by institutional investors. In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 269 institutions currently hold the CRC stock. In the last quarter, a 36,642,456 CRC shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 38 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 41 institutions sold their entire CRC reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 86 increased their investment while 95 decreased their investment in the stock.