Technical Roundup On Two Stocks – Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), McDonald’s Corporation (MCD)

Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) recently saw its volume around 3.98 million shares and on average it trades 3.15 million shares a day. The opening price of $39.29, led it to gain 0.1% to reach $39.54 upon the closing bell.

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) Analyst Opinion

Hologic, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 19 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 3.01% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 7.27% last month and is down -1.45 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 14 of analysts who cover HOLX having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $46.43 price target on Hologic, Inc., suggesting a 17.43% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -15.51% below its 52-week high.

Hologic, Inc. Earnings Surprise

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.5 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.49. Its revenue totaled $799.6 million up 11.77% from the previous quarter.

Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) Intraday View

This stock (HOLX) is ahead of its 52-week low with 10.57%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2% which for the week stands at 1.58%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 5.63% and stays 5.08% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 3.51% gains and now is down -4.3% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $41.27. Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 1.99%.

Turning to McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), its shares were trading at $170.1 a retreat of $-0.67, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $170.17, touched a high of $170.92 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.1. McDonald’s Corporation has 9 buy ratings, 10 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -0.42% from its high of $170.82 to a $137.33 billion market value through last close.

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.03 to 2.03 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $175.19 a share. The target implies a 2.99% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 8.76% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 2.61 million shares versus an average volume of 3.27 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1% which for the week approaches 1.16%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $169.45 and compares with the $111.80 52-week low. The stock recovered 52.15% since its low point and has performed 39.75% year-to-date.

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