Investors Feeling Jittery About Office Depot, Inc. (ODP), OGE Energy Corp. (OGE)

Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) recently ticked lower on strong volume. About 5.53 million contracts were traded on 06-Dec-18 compared to daily average volume of 5.01 million shares. The first sale was made at $3.11 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a fall of -0.64%. It was last traded at $3.12 apiece.

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP): Hold Candidate With 17.63% Upside Potential

Office Depot, Inc. is maintained at an average hold rating by 5 stock analysts, and there are at least 3.52% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went up by 16.42% in value last month. Year-to-date it plunged -11.86%. Analysts are turning out to be more pessimistic than before, with 1 of analysts who cover Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $3.67 price target on Office Depot, Inc., pointing towards a 17.63% rally from current levels. The stock is trading for about -14.75% less than its 52-week high.

Office Depot, Inc. Reports 7.51% Sales Growth

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) remained successful in beating the consensus-estimated $0.12 as it actually earned $0.13 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored 7.51% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $2.83 billion.

ODP Retreats -4% In A Week

This company shares (ODP) so far managed to recover 56% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a week, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 4.58% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 5.31%. The share price has yet to cross its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of -1.2% and sits 5.23% higher versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned -4% losses and is up by 14.26% compared with its 200-day moving average of $2.91. Also, Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) needs to overturn a -4.59% decrease it experienced over the past twelve months.

OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) Consensus Call At 2.9

As regular trading ended, OGE Energy Corp. (OGE) stock brought in a $0.29 rise to $40.36. The day started at a price of $40.28 but then traded as high as $40.5375 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their neutral outlook with the consensus call at 2.9. OGE Energy Corp. is given 2 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 6 holds. The company shares sank -0.42% from their peak of $40.53 and now has a $8.06 billion market value of equity.

OGE Energy Corp. Could Grow -5.85% More

OGE’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale improved from 2.5 thirty days ago to 2.67 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. They see OGE Energy Corp. (OGE) price hitting a mean target of $38 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could drag the price another -5.85% . Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by -0.89% compared to the most bullish target.

OGE Energy Corp. (OGE) Returns 22.64% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 2.35 million shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 1.6 million. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 1.94% which for the month reaches 1.85%. OGE Energy Corp. dipped to as low as $39.31 throughout the day and has returned 22.64% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $29.59 but has recovered 36.4% since then.