Analyst Stance On Two Stocks: Citigroup Inc. (C), AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AVEO)

The recently concluded session had traders exchanging Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) low level. Roughly 15.36 million shares changed hands compared to the three-month volume average 18.31 million shares. The first trade took place at $69.81 and the stock went down -1.09% to attain the closing price of $68.98.

Citigroup Inc. (C) Analyst Opinion

Citigroup Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 30 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 0.83% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -5.12% last month and is down -7.3 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 21 of analysts who cover C having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $83.89 price target on Citigroup Inc., suggesting a 21.61% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -14.52% below its 52-week high.

Citigroup Inc. Earnings Surprise

Citigroup Inc. (C) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $1.68 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $1.61. Its revenue totaled $18.86 billion up 9.33% from the previous quarter.

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) Intraday View

This stock (C) is ahead of its 52-week low with 19.86%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.9% which for the week stands at 2.77%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -1.13% and stays -5.37% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -1.3% losses and now is down -4.52% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $74.09. Citigroup Inc. (C) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 18.08%.

Turning to AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVEO), its shares were trading at $2.76 a retreat of $-0.01, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $2.79, touched a high of $2.83 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2. AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has 0 buy ratings, 0 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -34.91% from its high of $4.24 to a $331.31 million market value through last close.

AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AVEO) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2 to 2 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $5.67 a share. The target implies a 105.43% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 153.62% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVEO) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.48 million shares versus an average volume of 1.92 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 5.52% which for the week approaches 7.34%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $2.72 and compares with the $0.57 52-week low. The stock recovered 384.21% since its low point and has performed -1.08% year-to-date.

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