Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) trading capacity remained 6.34 million shares during the last session. However, the volume average of the last three months is 0.4 million shares. The stock opened the day at $13.42, and settled at $13.29 by the end to experience a -1.56% change.

Whitestone REIT (WSR) Analyst Opinion

Whitestone REIT has a consensus hold rating from 7 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 9.77% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 3.42% last month and is down -7.58 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 3 of analysts who cover WSR having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $14.2 price target on Whitestone REIT, suggesting a 6.85% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -10.08% below its 52-week high.

Whitestone REIT Earnings Surprise

Whitestone REIT (WSR) revenue totaled $30.68 million up 8.52% from the previous quarter.

Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) Intraday View

This stock (WSR) is ahead of its 52-week low with 23.06%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.95% which for the week stands at 2.51%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 4.33% and stays 4.56% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 6.15% gains and now is up 1.22% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $12.78. Whitestone REIT (WSR) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -4.53%.

Turning to Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB), its shares were trading at $124.64 a gain of $0.79, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $124.5, touched a high of $126.32 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.4. Albemarle Corporation has 4 buy ratings, 10 holds and 0 sells even after the stock climbed 0.26% from its high of $126.32 to a $13.75 billion market value through last close.

Albemarle Corporation (ALB) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.37 to 2.3 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $123.67 a share. The target implies a -0.78% decrease from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 15.53% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.4 million shares versus an average volume of 1.38 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.24% which for the week approaches 1.78%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $124.27 and compares with the $75.13 52-week low. The stock recovered 65.94% since its low point and has performed 44.8% year-to-date.