A Technical Look At 2 Stocks: Huntsman Corporation (HUN), Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW)

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) recorded a trading volume of 5.83 million shares, above its 90-day volume average of 3.87 million shares. The stock kicked off the session at $32 and later approached $31.96 with a change of 0.5%.

Huntsman Corporation (HUN) Analyst Opinion

Huntsman Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 10 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 4.2% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -0.19% last month and is up 67.51 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 10 of analysts who cover HUN having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $37.1 price target on Huntsman Corporation, suggesting a 16.08% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -1.93% below its 52-week high.

Huntsman Corporation Earnings Surprise

Huntsman Corporation (HUN) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.67 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.51. Its revenue totaled $1.99 billion down -23.87% from the previous quarter.

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) Intraday View

This stock (HUN) is ahead of its 52-week low with 68.83%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.02% which for the week stands at 2.57%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 2.99% and stays 8.34% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 3.7% gains and now is up 22.45% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $27.2. Huntsman Corporation (HUN) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 64.07%.

Turning to Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW), its shares were trading at $3.39 a gain of $0.04, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $3.47, touched a high of $3.56 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bearish recommendations with the consensus call at 3. Genworth Financial, Inc. has 0 buy ratings, 5 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -22.95% from its high of $4.40 to a $1.69 billion market value through last close.

Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 3 to 3 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $3.88 a share. The target implies a 14.45% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 17.99% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 7.44 million shares versus an average volume of 3.97 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.86% which for the week approaches 3.87%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $3.37 and compares with the $3.12 52-week low. The stock recovered 8.65% since its low point and has performed -11.02% year-to-date.

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