Analyst Views And Outlook On Two Stocks: First Data Corporation (FDC), Dana Incorporated (DAN)

First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) recorded a trading volume of 2.97 million shares, below its 90-day volume average of 7.69 million shares. The stock kicked off the session at $21.25 and later approached $21.28 with a change of 0.76%.

First Data Corporation (FDC) Analyst Opinion

First Data Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 29 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 10.62% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 9.18% last month and is up 27.35 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 26 of analysts who cover FDC having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $23.84 price target on First Data Corporation, suggesting a 12.03% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -3.88% below its 52-week high.

First Data Corporation Earnings Surprise

First Data Corporation (FDC) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.29 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.26. Its revenue totaled $1.85 billion down -5.25% from the previous quarter.

First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) Intraday View

This stock (FDC) is ahead of its 52-week low with 44.45%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.18% which for the week stands at 2.47%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 1.01% and stays 9.04% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 0.85% gains and now is up 21.65% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $17.52. First Data Corporation (FDC) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 17.76%.

Turning to Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN), its shares were trading at $19.93 a retreat of $-0.28, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $20.3, touched a high of $20.55 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.7. Dana Incorporated has 1 buy ratings, 7 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -43.49% from its high of $35.27 to a $2.96 billion market value through last close.

Dana Incorporated (DAN) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.73 to 2.67 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $28 a share. The target implies a 40.49% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 70.6% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.8 million shares versus an average volume of 1.38 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.31% which for the week approaches 2.66%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $19.88 and compares with the $19.47 52-week low. The stock recovered 2.36% since its low point and has performed -37.74% year-to-date.