Headed For A Crash? – Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (RRTS), Argan, Inc. (AGX)

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE:RRTS) recent rally took place on significantly more volume which surged nearly 0.22 million contracts on 18-Dec-17 versus its daily average of 0.13 million. The first sale was made at $8.04 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a gain of 3.29%. It was last traded at $8.17 apiece.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (RRTS): Hold Candidate With -2.08% Upside Potential

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. is maintained at an average hold rating by 2 stock analysts, and there are at least 2.01% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went up by 3.68% in value last month. Year-to-date it plunged -21.37%. Analysts are turning out to be neutral than before, with 0 of analysts who cover Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE:RRTS) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $8 price target on Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc., pointing towards a -2.08% drop from current levels. The stock is trading for about -31.23% less than its 52-week high.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. Reports 1.74% Sales Growth

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (RRTS) remained unsuccessful in beating the consensus-estimated $0.22 as it actually earned $0.21 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored 1.74% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $491.83 million.

RRTS Retreats -4.78% In A Week

This company shares (RRTS) so far managed to recover 35.04% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a month, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 4.52% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 3.13%. The share price has yet to cross its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of -2.26% and sits -4.43% lower versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned -4.78% losses and is up by 10.05% compared with its 200-day moving average of $7.76. Also, Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (RRTS) needs to overturn a -25.05% decrease it experienced over the past twelve months.

Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX) Consensus Call At 3

As regular trading ended, Argan, Inc. (AGX) stock brought in a $1.65 rise to $44.9. The day started at a price of $44 but then traded as high as $45.2 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their bleak outlook with the consensus call at 3. Argan, Inc. is given 0 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 3 holds. The company shares sank -41.46% from their peak of $76.70 and now has a $675.75 million market value of equity.

Argan, Inc. Could Grow 21.76% More

AGX’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale improved from 2.67 thirty days ago to 3 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. They see Argan, Inc. (AGX) price hitting a mean target of $54.67 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could lift the price another 21.76% Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 24.72% compared to the most bullish target.

Argan, Inc. (AGX) Returns -36.36% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 0.4 million shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 0.23 million. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 4.92% which for the month reaches 4.16%. Argan, Inc. dipped to as low as $43.85 throughout the day and has returned -36.36% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $41.79 but has recovered 7.45% since then.

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