FNY Investment Advisers LLC Acquires New Holdings in ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures …

Two Sigma Investments LP acquired a new stake in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF during the 4th quarter worth about …

ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF logoFNY Investment Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEARCA:UVXY) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 2,259 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $71,000.

Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Global Retirement Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF during the 1st quarter worth about $31,000. TCG Advisors LP acquired a new stake in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF during the 1st quarter worth about $103,000. Two Sigma Investments LP acquired a new stake in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF during the 4th quarter worth about $771,000. Rational Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF during the 1st quarter worth about $565,000. Finally, AMS Capital Ltda acquired a new stake in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF during the 1st quarter worth about $970,000.

Shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF stock traded down $3.29 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $32.70. 890,533 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 10,126,406. ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF has a twelve month low of $23.43 and a twelve month high of $94.95. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $28.46.

ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF Profile

ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to one and one-half times (1.5x) the daily performance of the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Index. UVXY provides leveraged exposure to the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Index, which measures the returns of a portfolio of monthly VIX futures contracts with a weighted average of one month to expiration.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEARCA:UVXY)

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Half The Price But Not Without Risk: Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI), Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC)

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) has its shares plummet by -69.1% or $6.24 from its all-time high of $9.03, with LPI attaining that price back on …

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) has its shares plummet by -69.1% or $6.24 from its all-time high of $9.03, with LPI attaining that price back on September 24, 2018. The drop in the price of the shares saw it stand at $2.79 per share. LPI has been trading at a low of $2.38 over the past one year but it surged by 17.23% or $0.41 to reach the $2.79 mark. Following the massive rise in stock price, LPI received more attention from investors and analysts. On Monday, the stock plunged by 3.72%, which caused investors and analysts to excite about it. Following the plunge in price, the LPI beta stands at 1.58, implying that its volatility level has gone up by -0.58 ahead of the general market. A look at the stock’s 200-day moving average shows that it is -21.72% below while its 50-day moving average shows that it is currently -0.27% below. Compared to 8.46% average daily volatility of past month, the stock’s average volatility for this week has increased by 0.69 as the volatility level currently stands at 9.15%.

Over the past seven days, the stock has witnessed a price dip by -0.71%. This massive drop in stock price has caught the attention of both investors and market traders. The stock has performed poorly over the past 52 weeks, dropping by -66.79% during that time frame and is now down by -22.93% since this point this year. LPI has fell by -9.71% over the past 30 days, with its equity price losing% of its value over the past ninety days. These figures add up to see the stock record a shortfall of -24.59% over the past six months.

Market analysts from research firms still remain bullish about the short-term performance of LPI. Most of them are of the view that the stock would be able to reach $4.75 over the next 12 months. If that happens, then the stock would witness a 70.25% rise in its price and that would see the stock’s market cap hit an astonishing $1 Billion. Analysts view this stock as a bearish at the moment as its average rating is 2.6. According to Reuters, many of the 14 analysts covering the stock at the moment believe it is a Buy. 9 of them rated LPI as a Hold while 4 of them either rated it as a Buy or a Strong Buy. However, 1 of them advised investors to sell the stock if they have it or shouldn’t buy it if they don’t possess any.

The stock’s technical analysis reveals that its 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) is currently in a neutral position as it was able to attain 48.69 points. Over the past three months, the trading volume has jumped massively, by roughly ????118.45%???, with the trading volume now standing at 7362974 shares. The increase of 1802974 shares in trading volume shows that traders and investors have shown more interest in the stock over the past few weeks. During that trading session, the average trading volume of LPI was 5560000 shares, which is more than 1.32 times higher than its usual trading volume.

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. has seen its stock (NYSE:SRC) plunge by $-0.43 or -0.93% to currently trade at $45.72. This fall in the price of the stock has seen it establish a strong support at $45.51 a share. If the stock price is to drop below that support level, then it would be followed by a bearish trend. A slip below $45.3 would be bad for SRC as it would mean that the stock has lost 0.92% of its value. The stock going in the opposite direction and breaking past the resistance point to reach $46.11 would see it surge even higher. SRC would attempt to surge past the upward resistance point which is set at $46.5 a share. SRC has an average volatility of 1.87% over the past 30 days, while it has gained 25.94% of its value compared to its 52-weeks low point which stands at $33.86 on Dec 26, 2018. In the same breath, SRC has lost 0.05% compared to its 52-weeks high point which currently stands at $45.695 a share reached on Aug 09, 2019.

Analysts have set a 1-year price target for this stock, with most of them expecting it to reach $45/share over the next 12 months. If that happens, then SRC would witness a -1.57% rise from its current price. The price of the stock has been moving between $45.695 and $46.29. Not all analysts believe it would hit that target though, as some of them expect it to trade lower, as low as $41 per share. In the same breath, one analyst believes that the stock is set to soar even higher than expected, as the price target was set at $50.

The stock has an average rating of 2.8 which means that it has been rated as a Hold by most analysts. The stock is being covered by 15 analysts who gave a consensus recommendation of 2.8 which implies that it is currently in a neutral situation. Reuters looked into analysts covering Spirit Realty Capital, Inc., and 9 of them believe that the stock is a Hold at the moment. 6 of the analysts rated it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while the remaining analysts (2) rated it as a sell at the moment.

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CMF Value Holding Above Zero For Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO)

Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO) is seeing positive money flow as the Chalkin (CMF) indicator is holding above the zero line. The Chaikin Money …

Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO) is seeing positive money flow as the Chalkin (CMF) indicator is holding above the zero line. The Chaikin Money Flow Indicator is an oscillator developed by Marc Chaikin. An oscillator is an indicator that is used as a counter trend showing when the market is overbought or oversold. The CMF is based largely on the Accumulation Distribution Line; it compares the close value with the high and the low for that same day.

A buy signal occurs when the CMF value crosses from below the 0 line to above the 0 line. A sell signal occurs when the CMF value crosses from above the 0 line to below the 0 line.

Many investors may have noticed that when the stock market has been running bullishly hot for quite some time, market tops can be a very busy place. Trading interest may be noticeably higher when the good times are rolling. This can be tricky because often times, prices may become inflated and somewhat overvalued. Traders will need to pay much more attention to what is going on at the tops of these bull runs. When interest is heightened, traders who got in at much better prices may be looking to unload the winners for quick profits. Doing the proper research can help clear out some of the fog that comes with an oversaturated market. Chartists will most likely be paying attention to price moves and trying to spot the next series of trends that develop. Spotting a trend earlier than the crowd may help the trader sell before the big drop or buy before the big rise. Learning how opportunities unfold and present themselves in the stock market may take a lot of time and effort to master. Professional traders are typically a few moves ahead of the novice and relatively naive trader. Getting to that next level should be on the mind of any dedicated trader or investor. Learning from past mistakes can make a huge difference in the future of the trader’s profits and psyche.

Taking a look at some additional technical indicators, we see that currently Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO)’s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is resting at -61.88. Values can range from 0 to -100. A reading between -80 to -100 may be typically viewed as strong oversold territory. A value between 0 to -20 would represent a strong overbought condition. As a momentum indicator, the Williams R% may be used with other technicals to help define a specific trend.

Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO) presently has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -48.94. Typically, the CCI oscillates above and below a zero line. Normal oscillations tend to stay in the range of -100 to +100. A CCI reading of +100 may represent overbought conditions, while readings near -100 may indicate oversold territory. Although the CCI indicator was developed for commodities, it has become a popular tool for equity evaluation as well. Checking on another technical indicator, the 14-day RSI is currently sitting at 36.43, the 7-day rests at 42.12, and the 3-day is presently at 60.28 for Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO).

As we move deeper into earnings season, investors may be trying to figure out how to best position the portfolio for the rest of the calendar year. Maybe things haven’t gone as well as planned in the first half of the year, and a few tweaks need to be made to bolster profits in the second half. Closely watching the earnings reports may be a good way to see what companies are getting things right, and what companies have some work to do. Many investors will take notice if a company posts a much larger earnings beat or miss than expected. Not only will the stock most likely become a bit more volatile, but overall interest may be heightened as investors try to piece together the puzzle and figure out why there was such a discrepancy between estimates and actuals. Once the dust settles and the picture becomes a little clearer, investors may be able to properly rotate in or out of a certain name or sector. Finding stocks that look good on paper but have fallen out of favor with certain investors may be a good place to start doing some further number crunching. Locating those overlooked sectors with growth potential might be a good way to uncover those stocks that are ready to make a run.

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a highly popular technical indicator. The RSI is computed base on the speed and direction of a stock’s price movement. The RSI is considered to be an internal strength indicator, not to be confused with relative strength which is compared to other stocks and indices. The RSI value will always move between 0 and 100. One of the most popular time frames using RSI is the 14-day.

Moving average indicators are commonly tracked by technical stock analysts. Many traders will use a combination of moving averages with multiple time periods to help spot stock trend direction. One of the more popular combinations is to use the 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Investors may use the 200-day MA to help smooth out the data a get a clearer long-term picture. They may look to the 50-day or 20-day to get a better grasp of what is going on with the stock in the near-term. Presently, the 200-day moving average is at 53.58, and the 50-day is 50.19. The 14-day ADX for Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO) is standing at 47.05. Many chart analysts believe that an ADX reading over 25 would suggest a strong trend. A reading under 20 would suggest no trend, and a reading from 20-25 would suggest that there is no clear trend signal.

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Right time to pull the trigger:: Laredo Petroleum, Inc., (NYSE: LPI)

A sector Basic Materials based Laredo Petroleum, Inc., LPI company closed its business at $2.79, by making the trend of 3.72% and showed a change …

Shareholders need to be aware of earnings manipulation that will affect the quality of the earnings number. It is important not to rely on any one financial measure, but to use it in conjunction with statement analysis and other measures.

A sector Basic Materials based Laredo Petroleum, Inc., LPI company closed its business at $2.79, by making the trend of 3.72% and showed a change of 179% from opening on 12-08-2019 (Monday).

Productivity Level (ROE, ROA, ROI):

Investigating the productivity proportions of Laredo Petroleum, Inc. stock, the speculator will discover its ROE, ROA, ROI remaining at 31.3%, 14.9%, and 16% individually.

Ranking Views of Recom:

Rating Scale Calculation (1-5 Numeric Scale): Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell. Notable Experts have a mean recommendation of 2.6 on this stock.

Simple Moving Averages LPI:

The moving average is easy to calculate and once plotted on a chart, is a powerful visual trend-spotting tool. In theory, there is an infinite number of simple moving averages but the most common are three SMA20, SMA50 and SMA200. SMA20 is the last stop on the bus for short-term traders. Its distance from 20-days simple moving average is -3.39% and its distance from 50-days simple moving average is -0.27% while it has a distance of -21.72% from the 200-days simple moving average.

Volume:

Trading volume in stock market is the number of shares or contracts that point towards the full activity of a security or stock market for a given period. The company Laredo Petroleum, Inc. exchanged hands with 7362974 shares contrast to its average daily volume of 5.56M shares. Relative Volume (RVOL) is a volume indicator, meaning it assists measure shareholder interest in a stock. RVOL compares a stock’s current volume to its previous amount over a specific period. The Relative Volume (RVOL) recorded on 1.32.

Institutional Ownership / Insider Ownership:

Institutional Ownership is held at 99.5% while insider ownership was 2.5% of LPI. Institutional ownership alludes to the ownership stake in a company that is held by extensive money related associations, pension funds or endowments.

Earnings-per-Share (EPS):

EPS tells us, how much money the company is making in earnings per every-outstanding share of stock. Earnings-Per-Share (EPS) is the most important segment of a company’s profit allocated to each share of common stock. Earnings per share serve as an indicator of a company’s success / profitability. When E (EPS) increase, P (Market Price) will also raise, but it is point worth mentioning that, EPS of company is reported once every quarter. So for sure an EPS change does not justify every day volatility of stock price.

The EPS of Laredo Petroleum, Inc., LPI is strolling at 1.6, measuring its EPS growth this year at -39.1%. As a result, the company has an EPS growth of 14.6% for the approaching year.

Performance Indicators:

The stated figure of LPI displays a quarterly performance of -16.96%, bringing six-month performance to -24.59% and year to date performance of -22.93%. The Stock Price moved with change of 0.1723% to its 50 Day low spot and changed -0.1854% contrasting with its 50 Day high point. LPI, stock is as of now appearing down return of -0.71% all through a week ago and saw bearish return of -9.71% in one-month span.

As of now, Laredo Petroleum, Inc. has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 0.72, 1.75 and 0.48 respectively. Its P/Cash is valued at 11.87. Given the importance of identifying companies that will ensure Earnings Per Share at a high rate, we later obsession to umpire how to identify which companies will achieve high amassing rates. One obvious showing off to identify high earnings per portion count together companies are to locate companies that have demonstrated such build up beyond the p.s. 5 to 10 years.

Volatility Indicator:

Volatility is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. In most cases, the higher the volatility, the riskier the security. Volatility can either be measured by using the standard deviation or variance between returns from that same security or market index. A beta factor is used to measure the volatility of the stock. The stock of the company Laredo Petroleum, Inc., remained 9.15% volatile for the week and 8.46% for the month.

Target Price LPI:

Target Price informs the investors, a stock survey at which a trader is willing to buy or sell a stock. Target pricing at which a trader projects that a buyer will buy a product. Analyst’s mean target price for the company is $4.75.

Beta Value:

The beta factor is 1.58. A stock with a beta more than 1 means high volatile and less than 1 means low volatile.

Relative Strength Index (RSI):

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of price movements. The RSI oscillates between 0 (zero) and 100 (hundred).

Traditionally, the RSI is considered overbought, when above 70 and oversold, when below 30. The present relative strength index (RSI) analysis was 48.69.

Technical role of Average True Range (ATR) Laredo Petroleum, Inc.:

Average True Range (ATR) is a technical analysis indicator that measures market volatility by de-composing the entire range of an asset price for that period. Specifically, ATR is a measure of volatility introduced by market technician J. Welles Wilder Jr. in his book, “New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems.” ATR of the company Laredo Petroleum, Inc., stands at 0.23 while a Beta factor of the stock stands at 1.58 of LPI, Independent Oil & Gas. Beta is a measure of a stock’s volatility in relation to the market.

The market has a beta of 1.0 and individual stocks are ranked according to how much they deviate from the market. A stock that swings more than the market over time has a beta above 1.0. A beta coefficient is a measure of the volatility, or systematic risk, of an individual stock in comparison to the unsystematic risk of the entire market. Beta is used in the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), which calculates the expected return of an asset using beta and expected market returns.

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Latest Technical: – Laredo Petroleum, Inc., (NYSE: LPI)

On Monday, August 12, 2019, the stock (Laredo Petroleum, Inc.) created a change of 3.72 percent and closed its last session of business at $2.79.

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of financial markets. It is intended to chart the current and historical strength or weakness of a stock or market based on the closing prices of a recent trading period. The indicator should not be confused with relative strength.

The RSI is most typically used on a 14-day timeframe, measured on a scale from 0 to 100, with high and low levels marked at 70 and 30, respectively. Shorter or longer time frames are used for alternately shorter or longer outlooks. More extreme high and low levels—80 and 20, or 90 and 10—occur less frequently but indicate stronger momentum.

Stocks to Watch: Laredo Petroleum, Inc.

On Monday, August 12, 2019, the stock (Laredo Petroleum, Inc.) created a change of 3.72 percent and closed its last session of business at $2.79. Laredo Petroleum, Inc., belongs to Basic Materials sector and Independent Oil & Gas industry. The relative strength index of the stock stands 48.69.

Historical Performance Review: To understand the smudge picture investors will must to look a little deeper. The Laredo Petroleum, Inc. has shown a five days performance of -0.71% and thirty days performance stands at -9.71%. The stock has shown a ninety days performance of -16.96% and a six months performance stand at -24.59%.

Market Capitalization/Outstanding Shares/Intraday Volume: The company’s Market capitalization is $662.54M with the total Outstanding Shares of 237.47M. Market capitalization refers to the entire dollar market cost of a company’s outstanding shares. Referred to as “market cap,” it is determined by doubling a company’s shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. Outstanding shares refer to a company’s stock currently held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company’s officers and insiders.

The Laredo Petroleum, Inc. exchanged hands with 7362974 shares compared to its average daily volume of 5.56M shares. Total volume is the number of shares or deals that point towards the overall activity of a security or market for a given period. Volume is an important indicator in technical analysis as it is used to measure the relative worth of a market move. If the markets make a firm price movement, then the strength of that movement depends on the volume for that period. The higher the volume during the price move, the more significant the progress.

Institutional Ownership/ Insider Ownership:Laredo Petroleum, Inc. institutional ownership is held at 99.5% while insider ownership was 2.5%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions purchase large blocks of a company’s outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management.

P/S, P/E, P/C and P/B/ SMA50, SMA 200: The price-to-sales is a valuation ratio that relates a company’s stock price to its revenues. The price-to-sales ratio is a symbol of the value placed on each dollar of a company’s sales or taxes. As of now, LPI has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 0.72, 1.75 and 0.48 respectively. P/E and P/B ratios both are used on a regular basis by the investor to measure the value of the company and to get the right amount of the share.

Its P/Cash valued at 11.87. The price-to-cash-flow ratio is a stock valuation indicator that measures the value of a stock’s price to its cash flow per share

The stock has observed its SMA50 which is now -0.27%. In looking the SMA 200, we see that the stock has seen an -21.72%.The Company’s net profit margin for the 12-months at 40%. Comparatively, the company has a Gross margin 66.2%.

Profitability Ratios (ROE, ROA, ROI): Looking into the profitability ratios of LPI stock, an investor will find its ROE, ROA, ROI standing at 31.3%, 14.9% and 16%, respectively. Return on assets (ROA) is a financial ratio that shows the percentage of profit a company earns about its overall resources. A performance measure used to estimate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the ability of some different investments. ROI measures the amount of return on an investment relative to the investment’s cost.

Target Price/Analysts Mean Suggestion: Mostly, a price target is an individual analyst’s expectation on the future price of a security, usually a stock. There may be many price targets for only protection. Analyst’s mean target cost for the company is $4.75 while analysts mean suggestion is 2.6.

Beta/Volatility: A beta factor is used to measure the volatility of the stock. A Beta component of the stock stands at 1.58. Beta element is utilized to gauge the unpredictability of the stock. The stock remained 9.15% volatile for the week and 8.46% for the month.

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