Hot On The Charts: Knowles Corporation (KN), The Southern Company (SO)

Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) traded at an unexpectedly low level on 10/24/2017 when the stock experienced a 2.85% gain to a closing price of $15.89. The company saw 0.6 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 0.82 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Knowles Corporation (KN) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 44.75% move, based on the high target price ($23) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $19.81 price target, but the stock is already up 12.86% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -20.15% versus recent highs ($ 19.90). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $16 range (lowest target price), allowing for another 0.69% jump from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 6.86% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a -2.75% decline over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is down -4.91% so far this year. Additionally, KN had a day price range of $15.49 to $15.91.

Knowles Corporation (KN) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, Knowles Corporation needs to grow just 25.87% to cross its median price target of $20. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) are $15.35 and $16.48. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, KN is a stock with 89.36 million shares outstanding that normally trades 12.99% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 1.02% with 0.33 average true range (ATR). KN has a beta of 0.76 and RSI is 57.45.

The Southern Company (NYSE:SO)’s Lead Over its Technicals

On the other hand, The Southern Company by far traveled 13.35% versus a 1-year low price of $46.20. The share price was last seen 0.33% higher, reaching at $52.37 on 10/24/2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $51.9 and $52.41. This company shares are -1.66% up from its target price of $51.5 and the current market capitalization stands at $52.13B. The recent change has given its price a 5.85% lead over SMA 50 and 0.06% lead over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 6.81% gains, 10.49% gains and 4.8% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found SO’s volatility during a week at 0.98% and during a month it has been found around 1.01%.

The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) Intraday Metrics

The Southern Company (SO) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 4.87 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 4.56 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

The Southern Company Target Levels

The market experts are predicting a 6.93% rally, based on the high target price ($56) for The Southern Company shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $44 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a -15.98% drop from its current position. Overall, the share price is up 6.46% year to date.

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