Here’s some good news for value investors: Phoenix New Media Limited (FENG), Approach Resources, Inc. (AREX)

Phoenix New Media Limited (NYSE:FENG) is available at discount when one looks at the company’s price to sales ratio of 2.01 and compares it with other companies in the Internet Information Providers group. Its industry average valuation of 6.17 is significantly better than the sector’s 2981.34. In the past 9-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.85 and as high as 5.87. Also, it is up from 59% of the total 348 rivals across the globe.

FENG traded at an unexpectedly low level on 04/12/2017 when the stock experienced a -4.17% loss to a closing price of $6.21. The company saw 0.68 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 0.94 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Phoenix New Media Limited (FENG) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 61.03% move, based on the high target price ($10) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $7.93 price target, but the stock is already up 155.56% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -23.71% versus recent highs ($8.14). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $6.7 range (lowest target price), allowing for another 7.89% jump from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 17.84% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 30.74% increase over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is up 97.77% so far this year. Additionally, FENG had a day price range of $6.05 to $6.51.

Phoenix New Media Limited (FENG) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, Phoenix New Media Limited needs to grow just 14.33% to cross its median price target of $7.1. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Phoenix New Media Limited (NYSE:FENG) are $6.05 and $4.35. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, FENG is a stock with 71.01 million shares outstanding that normally trades 1.46% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day loss of -9.61% with 0.57 average true range (ATR). FENG has a beta of 1.13 and RSI is 48.62.

Investors also need to beware of the Approach Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:AREX) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 2.08, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. The broad Independent Oil & Gas industry has an average P/S ratio of 79.37, which is significantly worse than the sector’s 15.62. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.22 and as high as 12.54. Also, it is up from 74% of the total 398 rivals across the globe.

Approach Resources, Inc. (AREX)’s Lead Over its Technicals

Approach Resources, Inc. by far traveled 23.83% versus a 1-year low price of $1.93. The share price was last seen -4.02% lower, reaching at $2.39 on Apr. 12, 2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $2.32 and $2.54. This company shares are 9.21% off its target price of $2.61 and the current market capitalization stands at $197.7M. The recent change has given its price a -0.38% deficit over SMA 50 and -44.84% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -1.65% declines, -13.09% declines and -16.72% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found AREX’s volatility during a week at 6.96% and during a month it has been found around 5.5%.

Approach Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:AREX) Intraday Metrics

Approach Resources, Inc. (AREX) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 0.79 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 0.43 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Approach Resources, Inc. Target Levels

The market experts are predicting a 77.82% rally, based on the high target price ($4.25) for Approach Resources, Inc. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $0.5 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a -79.08% drop from its current position. Overall, the share price is down -28.66% year to date.

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