Volume for 8×8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT) increased on 05/14/19 and the net result is a 0.27 gain from the open. The stock closed with a volume of 3138502 shares stronger than the 1-week average volume of 2156400 shares per day. The regular trading started at $23.46 but as the trading progressed, the stock receded, completing the session with a growth of 1.15%. Its per-share price reached $23.73 before settling.

8×8, Inc. (EGHT): A 31.54% Rally In This Year — But Still Has Room To Fall -4.51%

According to 15 stock analysts, 8×8, Inc., is being kept at an average Outperform, rating, with at least 12.25% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares of the corporation went up by 8.65% during the previous month. So far this year, the stock had gone up by 31.54%. With these types of results, analysts are more optimistic than before, leading 10 of analysts who cover 8×8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT) to advise their clients to include it in their buy candidate list. However, on the Street, the shares for the company have been tagged a $22.66 price target, indicating that the shares will drop -4.51% from its current levels. At the moment, the stock is trading for about -2.71% less than its 52-week high.

8×8, Inc. Last Posted 3.01% Sales Growth

8×8, Inc. (EGHT) has so far tried but failed to beat the consensus-estimated -$0.06, with their earning staying at -$0.06 per share. This was revealed in their last financial report. Their revenue meanwhile grew by 3.01% from the last quarter, totaling $88.26 million.

EGHT Is 1.55% Away From SMA20

The shares of the company (EGHT) staged the smart recovery and have roared back some 56.84% after stumbling to its new 52-weeks low. The share price volatility of the stock remained at 2.34% for the week and by increasing the timeframe to a month, the volatility stood at 2.63%. As for the share price, it has gone above the 20 days moving average and is now hovering within a distance of 1.55%. Currently the price is sitting at 10.5% higher than its 50 days moving average. Analyzing the last five market sessions, the stock was able to report 0.34% gains, thus going up by 17.56%, compared with its 200-day moving average of $19.77.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) Has 6 Buy or Better Ratings

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) was also brought into the spotlight with a $0.92 rise. As the regular session came to an end, the price changed by 2.35% to $40.01. The trading of the day started with the price of the stock at $40.8. However, at one point, in the middle of the day, the price touched a high of $39.64 before it finally returned some of the gains. Analyzing AMAT this week, analysts seem to be content with keeping to their neutral forecast call at 2.2. Applied Materials, Inc. analysts gave 6 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 9 holds. This company shares tumbled -29.73% from their most recent record high of $56.94 and now hold $38.12 billion in market value of equity.

Applied Materials, Inc. Underpriced by 62.46%

AMAT’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale has been revised upward from 2.09 thirty days ago to 2.13 now. This is an indication of a hold consensus from the analysts’ society. They expect that Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) price will be reaching a mean target of $47.75 a share. This implies that they believe the stock has what it takes to lift the price another 19.35%. The recent close goes a long way in suggesting that the stock price is being underpriced by a 62.46% compared to the most bullish target.

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Returns 22.21% This Year

The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 8341599 shares. That activity is comparable to their recent volume average trend of nearly 9482021 shares which they recorded over a period of one week. The stock price volatility for last week at the close of regular trading was 2.84%, pushing the figure for the whole month to now reaching 2.51%. Applied Materials, Inc. price was kept to a minimum $38.67 in intra-day trade and has returned 22.21% this year alone. At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $28.79 but made a 38.97% recovery since then. [T5]