Analysts Shared Their Read on 2 Stocks: Office Depot, Inc. (ODP), Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS)

The opening price for Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) was $2.94 and the volume amounted to 7.59 million shares which compares with the average volume of 8.03 million shares. The company stock experienced a 5.94% move to arrive at $3.03.

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) Analyst Opinion

Office Depot, Inc. is currently rated as hold by 6 stock analysts, with the company still having around 5.36% shares outstanding that can be sold short legally. The value of their shares went up by 8.99% last month. Over the course of a year, the stock has fallen by -14.41%. Financial analysts are becoming more bearish than ever, with the 1 analysts who cover the activities of ODP advising investors to buy. Experts on Wall Street have set a price target of $3.02 for the stock. The decision was arrived after looking at their -0.33% decline from current levels. At the moment, Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) trading price is around -51.56% below its 52-week high.

Office Depot, Inc. Earnings Surprise

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) was successful in overcoming the expected $0.04 as the stock recorded an earnings of $0.05 a piece during their last financial report presentation. Revenue, meanwhile, had a distance of -9% from the previous quarter, with the company recording $2.58 billion in revenue.

Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) Intraday View

The shares of Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) have struggled and recovered 51.5% ever since it recorded its 52 week low. During the course of 5 days, the stock price volatility has remained at 6.47%, increasing the time frame to a month, the volatility recorded was 4.47%. The price of their shares has been successful in staying above its 20 days moving average, staying at a distance of 16% and while its 50 moving average is around 12.54%. A look at previous five trading sessionODP stock had returned 24.18% and has spiked 6.78% when compared to its 200-day moving average that is $2.6. Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) will look to overcome its -50.41% fall that it witnessed in the past one year.

As the normal trading session ended, the stock of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS), fetched in a $-1.45 retreat to $33.4. The session began with the stock price at $34.7, hitting a high of $34.75 before down again. For the week, analysts seem to be okay with their neutral with the consensus call staying at 2.2. Scientific Games Corporation gets 1 buy analyst recommendations while 4 recommend a hold and 0 rated it as a sell. The shares of the company tumbled -46.82% from its high $62.8, with their overall market value now roughly $3.93 billion.

Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) Consensus Price Target

The mean recommendation of SGMS on Reuter’s scale upped from 2.22 to 2.38 within 30 days. This figure implies that the majority of analysts rate it as a hold. The price target for Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) is now around $51.67 a share, implying the stock has what it takes to grow by 54.7%. The recent trading session also indicated the stock needs to add 79.64% more meet analysts’ high consensus price target.

Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) Intraday Trading

The current trading volume of the company was 3.48 million shares during the last session. That compares with the recent average volume of 1.13 million shares. By the end of the regular trading session, the price volatility over a 1-week span was 12.89 while month stood 5.88%. The stock price of SGMS dropped to $32.9 during the day and at a certain time in 12 months it traded as low as $31.45. It has made a 6.2% recovery since its 52-week low point and has returned -34.89% year-to-date.