The recently concluded session had traders exchanging Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) high level. Roughly 10.88 million shares changed hands compared to the three-month volume average 4.99 million shares. The first trade took place at $15.28 and the stock went down -3.4% to attain the closing price of $14.5.
Coty Inc. (COTY) Analyst Opinion
Coty Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 15 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 13.09% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -20.63% last month and is down -27.1 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 7 of analysts who cover COTY having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $20.16 price target on Coty Inc., suggesting a 39.03% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -33.12% below its 52-week high.
Coty Inc. Earnings Surprise
Coty Inc. (COTY) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.13 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.12. Its revenue totaled $2.17 billion down -17.67% from the previous quarter.
Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) Intraday View
This stock (COTY) is ahead of its 52-week low with 2.91%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 7.18% which for the week stands at 3.73%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -13.77% and stays -19.08% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -9.03% losses and now is down -19.79% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $18.3. Coty Inc. (COTY) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -27.32%.
Turning to Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA), its shares were trading at $2.43 a gain of $0.12, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $2.3, touched a high of $2.48 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bearish recommendations with the consensus call at 3.3. Ascena Retail Group, Inc. has 0 buy ratings, 5 holds and 1 sells even after the stock tumbled -38.87% from its high of $3.97 to a $474.53 million market value through last close.
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) Consensus Price Target
The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale improved from 3.29 to 3.33 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $2.25 a share. The target implies a -7.41% decrease from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 23.46% to analysts’ high consensus price target.
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Intraday Trading
The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.98 million shares versus an average volume of 1.45 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 7.24% which for the week approaches 4.97%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $2.28 and compares with the $1.65 52-week low. The stock recovered 47.27% since its low point and has performed 3.4% year-to-date.