Street Analysts View On American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AXL), Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG)

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) notched a -1.95% intraday decline moving at $17.56. When the opening bell rang, the price was $17.43. The number of shares that were traded during the day was 7.62 million, which corresponds to its 3-month volume average of 1.74 million shares a day.

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AXL) Analyst Opinion

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. has a consensus hold rating from 11 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 13.34% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -1.24% last month and is down -9.02 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 4 of analysts who cover AXL having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $18.64 price target on American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc., suggesting a 6.15% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -17.36% below its 52-week high.

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. Earnings Surprise

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AXL) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.86 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.65. Its revenue totaled $1.63 billion down -7.08% from the previous quarter.

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) Intraday View

This stock (AXL) is ahead of its 52-week low with 39.25%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 5.2% which for the week stands at 3.18%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -3.09% and stays 3.05% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -1.4% losses and now is up 2.77% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $16.14. American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AXL) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 27.8%.

Turning to Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG), its shares were trading at $392.34 a gain of $1.3, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $391, touched a high of $393.51 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.1. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. has 6 buy ratings, 6 holds and 0 sells even after the stock climbed 0.28% from its high of $391.23 to a $43.86 billion market value through last close.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.11 to 2.11 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $371.31 a share. The target implies a -5.36% decrease from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 10.11% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.49 million shares versus an average volume of 0.83 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.47% which for the week approaches 1.67%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $387.17 and compares with the $203.57 52-week low. The stock recovered 92.73% since its low point and has performed 85.6% year-to-date.

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