Suitable Value Stocks? – Cousins Properties (CUZ), GGP Inc. (GGP), Morgan Stanley (MS)

Investors making a wish list of stocks to watch should take a look at Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ). The stock is offering a price-to-sales ratio of 8.13. This situation may create an opportunity where long term players can win with either market bounce, or when long-term value is realized. The broad REIT – Diversified industry has an average P/S ratio of 10.88, which is significantly worse than the sector’s 6.09. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 1.03 and as high as 27.07. Also, it is down from 69% of the total 667 rivals across the globe.

CUZ traded at an unexpectedly high level on 11/28/2017 when the stock experienced a -0.55% loss to a closing price of $8.98. The company saw 5.34 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 2.76 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) is another stock to watch for value investors. The stock trades on a P/S of 2.08, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. The broad Investment Brokerage – National industry has an average P/S ratio of 5.63, which is significantly better than the sector’s 6.09. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.44 and as high as 2.51. Also, it is up from 67% of the total 704 rivals across the globe.

Morgan Stanley (MS)’s Lead Over its Technicals
Morgan Stanley by far traveled 25.81% versus a 1-year low price of $40.06. The share price was last seen 2.86% higher, reaching at $50.4 on 11/28/2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $48.93 and $50.53. This company shares are 4.01% off its target price of $52.42 and the current market capitalization stands at $91.17B. The recent change has given its price a 2.52% lead over SMA 50 and -2.17% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -1.49% declines, 11.14% gains and 20.75% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found MS’s volatility during a week at 1.46% and during a month it has been found around 1.55%.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Intraday Metrics

Morgan Stanley (MS) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 8.8 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 7.51 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Morgan Stanley Target Levels

The market experts are predicting a 36.9% rally, based on the high target price ($69) for Morgan Stanley shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $38 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a -24.6% drop from its current position. Overall, the share price is up 19.29% year to date.

Investors also need to beware of the GGP Inc. (NYSE:GGP) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 9.51, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. The broad REIT – Retail industry has an average P/S ratio of 10.88, which is significantly worse than the sector’s 6.09. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.02 and as high as 12.58. Also, it is down from 62% of the total 667 rivals across the globe.

GGP Inc. (GGP)’s Lead Over its Technicals

GGP Inc. by far traveled 24% versus a 1-year low price of $18.83. The share price was last seen 0.47% higher, reaching at $23.35 on 11/28/2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $23.11 and $23.41. This company shares are 7.88% off its target price of $25.19 and the current market capitalization stands at $22.08B. The recent change has given its price a 8.85% lead over SMA 50 and -11.41% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 17.04% gains, 12.75% gains and 4.8% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found GGP’s volatility during a week at 1.07% and during a month it has been found around 3.03%.

GGP Inc. (NYSE:GGP) Intraday Metrics

GGP Inc. (GGP) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly low level of 5.86 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 7.83 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

GGP Inc. Target Levels

The market experts are predicting a 47.75% rally, based on the high target price ($34.5) for GGP Inc. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $22 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a -5.78% drop from its current position. Overall, the share price is down -6.53% year to date.

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