Opportunity or Value Trap? – Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI), AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNCN)

Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI)‘s price-to-sales ratio of 8.74 is creating a long-term opportunity in the value in its stock. The broad Real Estate Investment Trusts industry has an average P/S ratio of 8.19, which is significantly better than the sector’s 10.24. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 1.91 and as high as 10.07. Also, it is down from 0.65 of the total 614 rivals across the globe.

CCI traded at an unexpectedly low level on 01/16/2019 when the stock experienced a -0.07% loss to a closing price of $107.33. The company saw 1477916 shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 5 sessions has been 1700760 shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 20.19% move, based on the high target price ($129) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $115.13 price target, but the stock is already up 8.58% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -8.73% versus recent highs ($117.6). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $80 range (lowest target price), allowing for another -25.46% drop from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a -6.3% fall in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 1.72% increase over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is down -1.2% so far this year.

Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) needs to grow just 11.34% to cross its median price target of $119.5. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI) are $110.43 and $110.35. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, CCI is a stock with 415 million shares outstanding that normally trades 1.75% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 1.57% with 2.44 average true range (ATR). CCI has a beta of 0.41 and RSI is 46.04.

Investors also need to beware of the AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCN) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 3.71, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. The broad Real Estate Investment Trusts industry has an average P/S ratio of 8.61, which is significantly worse than the sector’s 6.1.

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNCN)’s Lead Over its Technicals

AGNC Investment Corp. by far traveled 1.8% versus a 1-year low price of $24.95. The share price was last seen -0.35% lower, reaching at $25.4 on Jan. 16, 2019. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $25.31 and $25.497. This company shares are -100% up from its target price of $0 and the current market capitalization stands at $12.14B. The recent change has given its price a -0.25% deficit over SMA 50 and -4.76% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 0.04% gains, 0.32% gains and -1.24% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found AGNCN’s volatility during a week at 0.68% and during a month it has been found around 0.77%.

AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNCN) Intraday Metrics

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNCN) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 411740 shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 93960 shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.