Over and over again these stocks have surprised everyone: CME Group Inc. (CME), Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP)

Pankau Ronald A., Director, sold 200 shares of the CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) in an exchange that happened on March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $182.90 per share, amounting to a transaction worth $36,580. The sale was made public in a document filed with the SEC. Additionally, Sr MD Chief Operating Officer Holzrichter Julie sold 4,362 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place on March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $182.45 per share, for a total exchange amounting to $795,847. After the transaction, the Sr MD Chief Operating Officer Holzrichter Julie currently holds 41,265 shares of the company’s stock, which is worth approximately $7002258.

With this stock price’s latest movement, it is now -13.06% away from its 1-year high and 11.33% higher than its 1-year low price. In the past seven days, the stock price volatility for CME Group Inc. was 1.32%, whereas its volatility in the past 30 days has been 1.65%. This public company’s stock also has a beta score of 0.34. 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.

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) most recently published its quarterly earnings results. The firm posted $1.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.73 by $0.04. The publicly-traded organization reported revenue of $1,236.60 million for the quarter, compared to the average analyst forecast calling for $1,198.84 million, which was surpassing the analyst consensus estimate.

Shares of CME Group Inc. (CME) plunged -0.40%, amounting to a loss of -$0.68000000000001 per share, to finish the regular trading session at $169.69 on Wednesday 03/13/2019. After beginning the session at $170.89, shares of CME Group Inc. reached as high as $171.81 during the day, while hitting a 1-day low of $168.11. Trade volume reached 2,147,292 shares against this stock’s average daily volume of 1.91M shares, with a total float of 352.90M. As a consequence of the price decrease, CME Group Inc. now has a current market value of 61.05B.

Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) added 0.63% to its trading price by the close of the most recent session, jumping from its previous closing price of $60.21 to $60.59. This stock decreased in value by 0.71% during the last 7-day period, and experienced a gain of -7.30% over the past 30-day period. In the past three months, this stock’s price lost by -3.43% , and subtracted -6.40% to its price during the last six months of trading. TAP demonstrated a yearly price loss of -25.16% , while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance has been up 7.89% . This stock’s price changed by +11.85% compared to its 90-day low, and moved down -9.89% 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 TAP stock as “Sell”. In the short-term, Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) has a 20-day average volume of 1,898,200 shares and short-term indicators sets the TAP stock as “ 20% Sell ” on average basis. In the medium-term, TAP stock has a 50-Day average volume of 1,851,904 shares and medium-term indicators gave the average rating of “ 25% Sell ”, while in the long-term period the FB stock has a 100-Day average volume of 2,026,620 shares. On average, long-term indicators rated the stock as “0% Hold ”. The overall picture from all short, medium and long-term indicators sets the TAP stock as “24% Sell ” on average basis.

Recently, multiple brokerages have sent out reports on TAP. Deutsche Bank, for example, Downgrade its rating on shares of Molson Coors Brewing Company from “Buy ” to a “ Hold”, while setting a $63 price target on shares of the company’s stock, according to a research note from Wednesday February 13th, 2019. UBS Initiated their target price for this stock to $80, while giving the stock a “Buy” rating, as stated in a research report from Thursday, December 13th, 2018. Standpoint Research, on the other hand, Initiated a “Buy” rating on this stock in a research note dated Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018.

In other news related to Molson Coors Brewing Company stock, 86.76% shares of TAP held by institutions. The total number of institutions who held the TAP shares was 847, according to most recent SEC filling. During the past quarter, total 170,081,929 shares held by institutions with the net change of -215,182 shares. In the meantime, 115 new institutions bought the shares of Molson Coors Brewing Company for the first time and 93 institutions sold all their holdings in the company’s common stock. 389 institutions increased their investment in the TAP stock and 358 institutions decreased their investment in the Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP)’s stock during the last quarter.