Stocks to Watch Now are Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK), 3D Systems Corporation (DDD)

The price of Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) went up by $0.13 now trading at $13.54. Their shares witnessed a 37.32% increase from the 52-week low price of $9.86 they recorded on 2018-10-29. Even though it is still -8.57% behind the $14.7 high touched on 2018-08-03. The last few days have been rough for the stock, as its price has decreased by -2.73% during the week. It has also performed better over the past three months, as it added around 13.78% while it has so far climbed around 5.7% during the course of a year. The stock of TWNK recorded 23.77% uptrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Hostess Brands, Inc. is set at $14. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 3.4% from the current trading price.

32 institutions entered new Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) positions, 100 added to their existing positions in these shares, 55 lowered their positions, and 17 exited their positions entirely.

Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) trade volume has increased by 103.56% as around 2,163,992 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 1,063,070. At the moment, TWNK is witnessing a uptrend, as it is trading 1.37% above its 20-day SMA, 6.18% above its 50-day SMA, and 14.48% above its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 5%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 16.92% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 0% decrease witnessed over the past five years.

The first technical resistance point for Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) will likely come at $13.75, marking a 1.53% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $13.96, about 3.01% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $13.12, the lower end of the range. TWNK’s 14-day MACD is 0.14 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 56.52, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 30.81 percent, which is high when compared to that of the 50-day’s 23.08 percent.

The shares of 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) has increased by 0.8%, and now trading at $8.78 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 1,371,556. This is a decline of -374,282 shares over the average 1,745,838 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $8.78 went higher by 10.44% from its 52-week low of $7.95 that it attained back on 2019-05-08. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $21.78 nearly 262 days ago on 2018-08-28.

DDD stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -20.76% while its price plunged by -13.67% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 4.52% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $9.5. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 8.2% from its current trading price. 1 out of 11 Wall Street analysts which represents 9.09% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 63.64% rated it as a hold, with 27.27% of analysts rating it as a sell.

3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly -8.7%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 10% per year, following the -23.8% drop that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a downtrend, trading -13.58% below its 20-day SMA, -17.82% below its 50-day SMA, and -35.75% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate 3D Systems Corporation shares held by institutional investors is 70.4%. 39 institutions jumped in to acquire 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) fresh stake, 112 added to their current holdings in these shares, 91 lowered their positions, and 27 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is -0.4 and this negative figure indicates a downward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 33.22, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 94.63 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 55.01 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $8.88, sporting a 1.13% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $8.97, representing nearly 2.12% premium to the current market price of 3D Systems Corporation (DDD). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $8.55, the lower end of the range.

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