Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) recent decline occurred on low volume with 442142 contracts changing hands on 11-Jun-19. That’s down from its daily average of 540220 contracts. The first sale was made at $41.78 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a fall of -2.77%. It was last traded at $39.96 apiece.

Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS): Buy Candidate With 7.18% Upside Potential

Brooks Automation, Inc. is maintained at an average buy rating by 6 stock analysts, and there are at least 7.7% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went up by 2.65% in value last month. Year-to-date it jumped 52.64%. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 5 of analysts who cover Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $42.83 price target on Brooks Automation, Inc., pointing towards a 7.18% rally from current levels. The stock is trading for about -5.24% less than its 52-week high.

Brooks Automation, Inc. Reports 8.09% Sales Growth

Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS) remained successful in beating the consensus-estimated $0.1 as it actually earned $0.17 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored 8.09% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $193.88 million.

BRKS Adds 6.05% In A Week

This company shares (BRKS) so far managed to recover 73.59% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a week, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 4.57% while widening the period to a month, volatility was 3.85%. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 7.67% and sits 14.39% higher versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned 6.05% gains and is up by 26.12% compared with its 200-day moving average of $31.29. Also, Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS) needs to expand a 26.54% increase it experienced over the past twelve months.

Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) Consensus Call At 1.9

As regular trading ended, Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) stock brought in a -$4.4 drop to $97.77. The day started at a price of $103.37 but then traded as high as $103.52 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their bright outlook with the consensus call at 1.9. Paylocity Holding Corporation is given 6 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 5 holds. The company shares sank -5.81% from their peak of $103.8 and now has a $5.15 billion market value of equity.

Paylocity Holding Corporation Could Grow 5.21% More

PCTY’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale presents no change from 1.94 thirty days ago to 1.94 now, which indicates a buy consensus from the analyst community. They see Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) price hitting a mean target of $102.86 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could lift the price another 5.21% . Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 17.62% compared to the most bullish target.

Paylocity Holding Corporation (PCTY) Returns 62.38% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 278005 shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 277560. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 4.11% which for the month reaches 4.18%. Paylocity Holding Corporation dipped to as low as $96.8217 throughout the day and has returned 62.38% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $53.46 but has recovered 82.88% since then. [T4]