The Thesis Is Still Intact: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Momo Inc. (MOMO)

WHITMIRE C DONALD JR, VP & Controller Financial Rptg, sold 7,425 shares of the Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) in an exchange that happened on February 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.58 per share, amounting to a transaction worth $85,955. The sale was made public in a document filed with the SEC. Additionally, 10% Owner FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC sold 31,143,150 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place on February 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $0.03 per share, for a total exchange amounting to $934,295. After the transaction, the 10% Owner FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC currently holds 31,143,149 shares of the company’s stock, which is worth approximately $401746622.

With this stock price’s latest movement, it is now -34.52% away from its 1-year high and 34.37% higher than its 1-year low price. In the past seven days, the stock price volatility for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. was 1.96%, whereas its volatility in the past 30 days has been 3.16%. This public company’s stock also has a beta score of 2.28. 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.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) most recently published its quarterly earnings results. The firm posted $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, missing analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.07. The publicly-traded organization reported revenue of $3,684.00 million for the quarter, compared to the average analyst forecast calling for $3,776.10 million, which was missing the analyst consensus estimate.

Shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) plunged -1.98%, amounting to a loss of -$0.26 per share, to finish the regular trading session at $12.90 on Thursday 02/28/2019. After beginning the session at $13.06, shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. reached as high as $13.12 during the day, while hitting a 1-day low of $12.82. Trade volume reached 20,596,002 shares against this stock’s average daily volume of 24.16M shares, with a total float of 1.44B. As a consequence of the price decrease, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. now has a current market value of 18.69B.

Momo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOMO) subtracted -4.16% to its trading price by the close of the most recent session, dropping from its previous closing price of $34.61 to $33.17. This stock increased in value by 4.94% during the last 7-day period, and experienced a gain of 14.50% over the past 30-day period. In the past three months, this stock’s price grew by 10.42% , and subtracted -29.29% to its price during the last six months of trading. MOMO demonstrated a yearly price loss of -0.93% , while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance has been up 39.66% . This stock’s price changed by +45.16% compared to its 90-day low, and moved down -6.80% 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 MOMO stock as “Buy”. In the short-term, Momo Inc. (MOMO) has a 20-day average volume of 2,791,000 shares and short-term indicators sets the MOMO stock as “ 60% Buy ” on average basis. In the medium-term, MOMO stock has a 50-Day average volume of 3,173,040 shares and medium-term indicators gave the average rating of “ 100% Buy ”, while in the long-term period the stock has a 100-Day average volume of 3,993,012 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 MOMO stock as “72% Buy ” on average basis.

Recently, multiple brokerages have sent out reports on MOMO. Morgan Stanley, for example, Downgrade its rating on shares of Momo Inc. from “Overweight ” to a “ Equal-Weight”according to a research note from Friday December 7th, 2018. while giving the stock a “ Neutral” from “Buy ” rating, as stated in a research report from Friday, December 7th, 2018. Standpoint Research, on the other hand, Upgrade a from “Hold ” to “ Buy” rating on this stock in a research note dated Tuesday, July 31st, 2018.

In other news related to Momo Inc. stock, Age shares of MOMO held by institutions. The total number of institutions who held the MOMO shares was 39, according to most recent SEC filling. During the past quarter, total 34 shares held by institutions with the net change of 34 shares. In the meantime, 54 new institutions bought the shares of Momo Inc. for the first time and 31 institutions sold all their holdings in the company’s common stock. 43 institutions increased their investment in the MOMO stock and 44 institutions decreased their investment in the Momo Inc. (MOMO)’s stock during the last quarter.