D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI), The New York Times Company (NYT): right time to pull the trigger

Hewatt Michael W, Director, sold 3,000 shares of the D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) in an exchange that happened on August 24th, 2018. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.01 per share, amounting to a transaction worth $135,037. The sale was made public in a document filed with the SEC. Additionally, Director Hewatt Michael W sold 940 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place on March 6th, 2018. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.50 per share, for a total exchange amounting to $39,950. After the transaction, the Director Hewatt Michael W currently holds 8,000 shares of the company’s stock, which is worth approximately $306160.

With this stock price’s latest movement, it is now -28.23% away from its 1-year high and -0.80% lower than its 1-year low price. In the past seven days, the stock price volatility for D.R. Horton, Inc. was 3.49%, whereas its volatility in the past 30 days has been 2.78%. This public company’s stock also has a beta score of 1.14. When the beta value is less/more than 1, it can imply that the stock is less/more volatile than the wider stock market – a metric that traders will surely be keeping tabs on.

D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) most recently published its quarterly earnings results on Thursday 07/26/2018. The publicly-traded organization reported revenue of $4,435.30 million for the quarter, compared to the average analyst forecast calling for $4,324.12 million, which was surpassing the analyst consensus estimate.

Shares of D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI) plunged -2.84%, amounting to a loss of -$1.12 per share, to finish the regular trading session at $38.27 on Wednesday 10/10/2018. After beginning the session at $39.18, shares of D.R. Horton, Inc. reached as high as $39.62 during the day, while hitting a 1-day low of $38.2. Trade volume reached 7,791,269 shares against this stock’s average daily volume of 4.14M shares, with a total float of 353.18M. As a consequence of the price decrease, D.R. Horton, Inc. now has a current market value of 14.52B.

The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT) subtracted -2.86% to its trading price by the close of the most recent session, dropping from its previous closing price of $25.53 to $24.80. This stock increased in value by 5.40% during the last 7-day period, and experienced a gain of 14.02% over the past 30-day period. In the past three months, this stock’s price lost by -5.16% , and added 8.06% to its price during the last six months of trading. NYT demonstrated a yearly price gain of 28.83% , while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance has been up 34.05% . This stock’s price changed by +15.62% compared to its 90-day low, and moved down -7.46% comparing to its 90-day high price.

Have a quick look on short, medium and long-term indicators. According to the Composite Indicator, Trendspotter rated the NYT stock as “Buy”. In the short-term, The New York Times Company (NYT) has a 20-day average volume of 2,608,775 shares and short-term indicators sets the NYT stock as “ 80% Buy ” on average basis. In the medium-term, NYT stock has a 50-Day average volume of 2,074,926 shares and medium-term indicators gave the average rating of “ 50% Buy ”, while in the long-term period the FB stock has a 100-Day average volume of 1,901,457 shares. On average, long-term indicators rated the stock as “33% Buy ”. The overall picture from all short, medium and long-term indicators sets the NYT stock as “64% Buy ” on average basis.

Recently, multiple brokerages have sent out reports on NYT. Singular Research, for example, Initiated its rating on shares of The New York Times Company to a “Sell”, while setting a $7.80 price target on shares of the company’s stock, according to a research note from Thursday February 9th, 2017. Barclays Reiterated their target price for this stock from $14 to $15, while giving the stock a “Equal Weight” rating, as stated in a research report from Friday, November 13th, 2015. FBR Capital, on the other hand, Reiterated a “Mkt Perform” rating on this stock, while posting a $13 price target on shares of this company’s stock in a research note dated Tuesday, July 29th, 2014.

In other news related to The New York Times Company stock, 93.05% shares of NYT held by institutions. The total number of institutions who held the NYT shares was 333, according to most recent SEC filling. During the past quarter, total 152,685,411 shares held by institutions with the net change of -228,643 shares. In the meantime, 0 new institutions bought the shares of The New York Times Company for the first time and 1 institutions sold all their holdings in the company’s common stock. 7 institutions increased their investment in the NYT stock and 11 institutions decreased their investment in the The New York Times Company (NYT)’s stock during the last quarter.