Options Are Looking Quite Attractive: Teradyne, Inc. (TER), MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Smith Gregory Stephen, President, Semiconductor Test, sold 11,210 shares of the Teradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:TER) in an exchange that happened on February 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.82 per share, amounting to a transaction worth $412,796. The sale was made public in a document filed with the SEC. Additionally, VP and CFO Beecher Gregory R sold 26,778 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place on January 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.93 per share, for a total exchange amounting to $989,021. After the transaction, the VP and CFO Beecher Gregory R currently holds 66,947 shares of the company’s stock, which is worth approximately $2513190.

With this stock price’s latest movement, it is now -25.93% away from its 1-year high and 30.66% higher than its 1-year low price. In the past seven days, the stock price volatility for Teradyne, Inc. was 2.36%, whereas its volatility in the past 30 days has been 3.19%. This public company’s stock also has a beta score of 1.43. 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.

Teradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:TER) most recently published its quarterly earnings results. The firm posted $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.13. The publicly-traded organization reported revenue of $519.56 million for the quarter, compared to the average analyst forecast calling for $494.51 million, which was surpassing the analyst consensus estimate.

Shares of Teradyne, Inc. (TER) plunged -0.27%, amounting to a loss of -$0.1 per share, to finish the regular trading session at $37.54 on Saturday 02/09/2019. After beginning the session at $37.24, shares of Teradyne, Inc. reached as high as $37.87 during the day, while hitting a 1-day low of $37.04. Trade volume reached 1,763,696 shares against this stock’s average daily volume of 2.72M shares, with a total float of 178.44M. As a consequence of the price decrease, Teradyne, Inc. now has a current market value of 6.97B.

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) added 0.24% to its trading price by the close of the most recent session, jumping from its previous closing price of $28.90 to $28.97. This stock increased in value by -2.62% during the last 7-day period, and experienced a loss of 4.93% over the past 30-day period. In the past three months, this stock’s price grew by 5.81% , and added 0.07% to its price during the last six months of trading. MGM demonstrated a yearly price loss of -16.46% , while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance has been up 19.41% . This stock’s price changed by +34.03% compared to its 90-day low, and moved down -4.10% 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 MGM stock as “Buy”. In the short-term, MGM Resorts International (MGM) has a 20-day average volume of 8,038,400 shares and short-term indicators sets the MGM stock as “ 20% Buy ” on average basis. In the medium-term, MGM stock has a 50-Day average volume of 9,158,892 shares and medium-term indicators gave the average rating of “ 25% Buy ”, while in the long-term period the FB stock has a 100-Day average volume of 8,581,513 shares. On average, long-term indicators rated the stock as “67% Buy ”. The overall picture from all short, medium and long-term indicators sets the MGM stock as “40% Buy ” on average basis.

Recently, multiple brokerages have sent out reports on MGM. Bernstein, for example, Initiated its rating on shares of MGM Resorts International to a “Mkt Perform”according to a research note from Thursday November 15th, 2018. Telsey Advisory Group Reiterated their target price for this stock from $34 to $31, while giving the stock a “Market Perform” rating, as stated in a research report from Friday, August 3rd, 2018. Stifel, on the other hand, Reiterated a “Hold” rating on this stock, while posting a $33 price target on shares of this company’s stock in a research note dated Friday, August 3rd, 2018.

In other news related to MGM Resorts International stock, 81.83% shares of MGM held by institutions. The total number of institutions who held the MGM shares was 633, according to most recent SEC filling. During the past quarter, total 431,393,731 shares held by institutions with the net change of -3,382,048 shares. In the meantime, 30 new institutions bought the shares of MGM Resorts International for the first time and 36 institutions sold all their holdings in the company’s common stock. 107 institutions increased their investment in the MGM stock and 115 institutions decreased their investment in the MGM Resorts International (MGM)’s stock during the last quarter.