2 Stocks Take Center Stage: C&J Energy Services, Inc. (CJ), Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (KL)

Heading into the close, a volume-light day saw C&J Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:CJ) moving up $0.85 from the opening price. The volume for the company on September 12, 2018 consisted of nearly 1.35 million contracts traded. Over the past three months, the average daily trading volume came in at about 973 million shares per day. The regular trading started at $19.85 but as the trading continued, the stock escalated, settling the day with a gain of 6.15%. Its shares are now trading at $20.7 apiece.

CJ Is -6.34% Away From SMA20

The shares of the company (CJ) staged the smart recovery as has roared back some 9.76% after stumbling to its new 52-weeks low. The share price volatility of the stock remained at 4.21% for the month and by reducing the timeframe to just a week, the volatility stood at 4.07%. As for the shares, it has gone below the 20 days moving average and is now hovering within a distance of -6.34%. Currently the price is sitting at -8.69% lower than its 50 days moving average. Analyzing the last five market sessions, the stock was able to report 1.67% gains, thus going down by -23.91%, compared with its 200-day moving average of $25.32. Also, a -26.41% overturn in C&J Energy Services, Inc. (CJ) witnessed over the past one year demand tendency to limit losses.

Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (NYSE:KL) Has 0 Buy or Better Ratings

Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (KL) was also brought into the spotlight with a $0.82 rise. As the regular session came to an end, the price changed by 4.49% to $19.1. The trading of the day started with the price of the stock at $18.35. However, at one point, in the middle of the day, the price touched a high of $19.28 before it finally returned some of the gains. Analyzing KL this week, analysts seem to be content with keeping to their bright forecast call at 0. Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. analysts gave 0 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 2 holds. This company shares tumbled -19.95% from their most recent record high of $23.86 and now hold $4.03 billion in market value of equity.

Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (KL) Returns 24.35% This Year

The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 1.35 million shares. That activity is comparable to their recent volume average trend of nearly 804.18 million shares which they recorded over a period of three months. The stock price volatility for last week at the close of regular trading was 3.9%, pushing the figure for the whole month to now reaching 3.55%. Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. price was kept to a minimum $18.02 in intra-day trade and has returned 24.35% this year alone. At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $11.52 but made a 65.8% recovery since then.