Have Stock Gurus Now Turned Sour On B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS), PDC Energy, Inc. (PDCE)?

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) popped in on a high volume green day. Volume on 06-May-18 came in at 3.7 million contracts. The daily trading volume has averaged 1.32 million shares a day in past 3 months. The first sale was made at $24.45 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a gain of 10.64%. It was last traded at $24.95 apiece.

B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS): Outperform Candidate With 30.5% Upside Potential

B&G Foods, Inc. is maintained at an average outperform rating by 9 stock analysts, and there are at least 26.62% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went up by 3.74% in value last month. Year-to-date it plunged -29.02%. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 6 of analysts who cover B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $32.56 price target on B&G Foods, Inc., pointing towards a 30.5% rally from current levels. The stock is trading for about -42.11% less than its 52-week high.

B&G Foods, Inc. Reports -8.78% Sales Growth

B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) remained successful in beating the consensus-estimated $0.52 as it actually earned $0.55 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored -8.78% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $432.08 million.

BGS Adds 9.67% In A Week

This company shares (BGS) so far managed to recover 13.41% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a month, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 5.43% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 4.29%. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 4.85% and sits -2.92% lower versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned 9.67% gains and is down by -20.58% compared with its 200-day moving average of $30.88. Also, B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) needs to overturn a -37.55% decrease it experienced over the past twelve months.

PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) Consensus Call At 1.9

As regular trading ended, PDC Energy, Inc. (PDCE) stock brought in a $2.48 rise to $57.07. The day started at a price of $54.72 but then traded as high as $57.08 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their bright outlook with the consensus call at 1.9. PDC Energy, Inc. is given 8 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 5 holds. The company shares sank -4.39% from their peak of $59.69 and now has a $3.65 billion market value of equity.

PDC Energy, Inc. Could Grow 19.15% More

PDCE’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale slipped from 1.92 thirty days ago to 1.88 now, which indicates a buy consensus from the analyst community. They see PDC Energy, Inc. (PDCE) price hitting a mean target of $68 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could lift the price another 19.15% Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 57.7% compared to the most bullish target.

PDC Energy, Inc. (PDCE) Returns 10.73% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 1.32 million shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 1.03 million. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 3.93% which for the month reaches 4.04%. PDC Energy, Inc. dipped to as low as $54.11 throughout the day and has returned 10.73% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $36.74 but has recovered 55.33% since then.