Should Investors Still Care About New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB), NiSource Inc. (NI)?

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) recently ticked higher on strong volume. About 5.32 million contracts were traded on 07-Nov-18 compared to daily average volume of 5.01 million shares. The first sale was made at $9.62 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a gain of 1.03%. It was last traded at $9.83 apiece.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB): Hold Candidate With 9.05% Upside Potential

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is maintained at an average hold rating by 16 stock analysts, and there are at least 13.91% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went down by -6.91% in value last month. Year-to-date it plunged -24.5%. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 3 of analysts who cover New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $10.72 price target on New York Community Bancorp, Inc., pointing towards a 9.05% rally from current levels. The stock is trading for about -32.35% less than its 52-week high.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. Reports -0.41% Sales Growth

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB) remained unsuccessful in beating the consensus-estimated $0.2 as it actually earned $0.2 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored -0.41% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $262.86 million.

NYCB Adds 2.61% In A Week

This company shares (NYCB) so far managed to recover 10.7% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a week, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 3.18% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 3.49%. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 1.5% and sits -4.54% lower versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned 2.61% gains and is down by -16.72% compared with its 200-day moving average of $11.02. Also, New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB) needs to overturn a -19.36% decrease it experienced over the past twelve months.

NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) Consensus Call At 2.4

As regular trading ended, NiSource Inc. (NI) stock brought in a $0.06 rise to $26.16. The day started at a price of $25.95 but then traded as high as $26.15 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their neutral outlook with the consensus call at 2.4. NiSource Inc. is given 3 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 7 holds. The company shares sank -6.94% from their peak of $28.11 and now has a $9.47 billion market value of equity.

NiSource Inc. Could Grow 2.03% More

NI’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale improved from 2.36 thirty days ago to 2.43 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. They see NiSource Inc. (NI) price hitting a mean target of $26.69 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could lift the price another 2.03% . Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 7.03% compared to the most bullish target.

NiSource Inc. (NI) Returns 1.91% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 3.13 million shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 3.74 million. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 2.24% which for the month reaches 2.06%. NiSource Inc. dipped to as low as $25.83 throughout the day and has returned 1.91% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $22.44 but has recovered 16.58% since then.