Digest A Stepping Up in Volatility: Duke Realty Corporation (DRE), Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX)

Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) notched a 0.97% intraday gain moving at $29.24. When the opening bell rang, the price was $28.85. The number of shares that were traded during the day was 2220352, which corresponds to its 1-week volume average of 2279220 shares a day.

Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) Analyst Opinion

Duke Realty Corporation is currently rated as outperform by 16 stock analysts, with the company still having around 1.34% shares outstanding that can be sold short legally. The value of their shares went up by 13.47% last month. Over the course of a year, the stock has grown by 12.9%. Financial analysts are becoming more bullish than ever, with the 6 analysts who cover the activities of DRE advising investors to buy. Experts on Wall Street have set a price target of $30.44 for the stock. The decision was arrived after looking at their 4.1% gain from current levels. At the moment, Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) trading price is around -0.81% below its 52-week high.

Duke Realty Corporation Earnings Surprise

Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) was successful in overcoming the expected $0.34 as the stock recorded an earnings of $0.35 a piece during their last financial report presentation. Revenue, meanwhile, had a distance of 2.37% from the previous quarter, with the company recording $196.64 million in revenue.

Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) Intraday View

The shares of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) have struggled and recovered 20.33% ever since it recorded its 52 week low. During the course of 5 days, the stock price volatility has remained at 1.59%, increasing the time frame to a month, the volatility recorded was 2.08%. The price of their shares has been successful in staying above its 20 days moving average, staying at a distance of 8.29% and while its 50 moving average is around 6.24%. A look at previous five trading session DRE stock had returned 2.89% and has spiked 4.47% when compared to its 200-day moving average that is $28.02. Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) will look to keep its 12.42% increase that it witnessed in the past one year.

As the normal trading session ended, the stock of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX), fetched in a $-0.02 retreat to $3.94. The session began with the stock price at $3.86, hitting a high of $4.01 before down again. For the week, analysts seem to be okay with their bearish with the consensus call staying at 3. Himax Technologies, Inc. gets 0 buy analyst recommendations while 6 recommend a hold and 1 rated it as a sell. The shares of the company tumbled -55.63% from its high $8.88, with their overall market value now roughly $662.63 million.

Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) Consensus Price Target

The mean recommendation of HIMX on Reuter’s scale upped from 2.83 to 3.22 within 30 days. This figure implies that the majority of analysts rate it as a sell. The price target for Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) is now around $6.06 a share, implying the stock has what it takes to grow by 53.81%. The recent trading session also indicated the stock needs to add 77.66% more meet analysts’ high consensus price target.

Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) Intraday Trading

The current trading volume of the company was 922003 shares during the last session. That compares with the recent average volume of 1933580 shares. By the end of the regular trading session, the price volatility over a 1-week span was 6.45 % while over a month it stood at 6.35%. The stock price of HIMX dropped to $3.86 during the day and at a certain time in 12 months it traded as low as $3.03. It has made a 30.03% recovery since its 52-week low point and has returned 14.87% year-to-date.