A Look Ahead For 2 Stocks: Huntsman Corporation (HUN), Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)

Shares of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) opened at $29.15, and ended -0.03% lower at $28.97. Nearly 2.35 million shares were traded by the close, lower than its average daily volume of 2.75 million shares.

Huntsman Corporation (HUN) Analyst Opinion

Huntsman Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 9 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 3.06% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 4.74% last month and is up 51.83 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 9 of analysts who cover HUN having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $32.33 price target on Huntsman Corporation, suggesting a 11.6% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -1.58% below its 52-week high.

Huntsman Corporation Earnings Surprise

Huntsman Corporation (HUN) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.85 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.66. Its revenue totaled $2.62 billion up 6.3% from the previous quarter.

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) Intraday View

This stock (HUN) is ahead of its 52-week low with 81.52%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.62% which for the week stands at 1.74%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 3.91% and stays 6.76% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -1.19% losses and now is up 17.56% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $25.99. Huntsman Corporation (HUN) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 75.79%.

Turning to Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR), its shares were trading at $92.37 a gain of $0.96, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $91.95, touched a high of $92.55 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.1. Dollar Tree, Inc. has 10 buy ratings, 11 holds and 0 sells even after the stock climbed 0.16% from its high of $ 92.55 to a $21.85 billion market value through last close.

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.08 to 2.04 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $91.54 a share. The target implies a -0.9% decrease from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 8.26% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.97 million shares versus an average volume of 2.55 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.09% which for the week approaches 1.66%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $91.58 and compares with the $65.63 52-week low. The stock recovered 40.74% since its low point and has performed 19.68% year-to-date.

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