Hot Stocks Report: Liberty Broadband Corporation (LBRDK), Waters Corporation (WAT)

Hot Stocks Report: Liberty Broadband Corporation (LBRDK), Waters Corporation (WAT)

Liberty Broadband Corporation (NASDAQ:LBRDK) last session’s volume of 0.23 million shares was lower than its average volume of 0.41 million shares. The stock, after opening at $91.22, hit $90.99 through the close by scoring -0.19%.

Liberty Broadband Corporation (LBRDK) Analyst Opinion

Liberty Broadband Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 7 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 2.38% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 5.02% last month and is up 22.84 this year.

Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 6 of analysts who cover LBRDK having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $97.5 price target on Liberty Broadband Corporation, suggesting a 7.15% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -1.1% below its 52-week high.

Liberty Broadband Corporation Earnings Surprise

Liberty Broadband Corporation (LBRDK) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.25 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.18. Its revenue totaled $4.56 million up 53.54% from the previous quarter.

Liberty Broadband Corporation (NASDAQ:LBRDK) Intraday View

This stock (LBRDK) is ahead of its 52-week low with 65.29%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.3% which for the week stands at 1.35%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 2.81% and stays 4.89% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 1% gains and now is up 20.82% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $78.98. Liberty Broadband Corporation (LBRDK) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 58.93%.

Turning to Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), its shares were trading at $173.05 a gain of $3.16, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $171.48, touched a high of $173.28 before paring much of its gains.

So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.4. Waters Corporation has 7 buy ratings, 8 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -0.93% from its high of $174.68 to a $13.93 billion market value through last close.

Waters Corporation (WAT) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.39 to 2.28 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $174.86 a share. The target implies a 1.05% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 15.57% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.73 million shares versus an average volume of 0.49 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.69% which for the week approaches 1.73%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $170.51 and compares with the $128.9 52-week low.

The stock recovered 34.25% since its low point and has performed 28.77% year-to-date.

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