In Search of Profitable Stocks: iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited (ICLK), Pampa Energia S.A. (PAM)

iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited (NASDAQ:ICLK) stock opened at $3.89 in recent trading session and has moved within a range spread between a low of $3.69 and a high of $4.11. When we look at the daily trading volume, traded iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited shares reached 488506.0, slightly higher than its 90-day average trading volume of 179920.0. The company has a market cap of $199.67 million. ICLK stock lost -5.63% on the day to settle at $3.69 with a 1.82% short float and a short ratio of 0.37.

Analysts give iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited (ICLK) a recommended stock rating of 5.00 to suggest the stock is a great Strong Buy at the moment. Short term prospects for the stock appear exciting, with the distance to its 20-day simple moving average at +11.82% and the price target is given a consensus estimate of $3.48, about +0.39 up on the current stock price at $3.69. The weekly performance stands at 8.21% higher and 12.16% over the past one month. However, its overall year-to-date performance is up by 14.60% and -31.67% over the last 12 months.

If we break down the company’s shareholders to find out who the top ICLK holders are, we note that insiders hold only 0.00% of the shares. The major holders are institutions that hold 0.44% of the company’s shares, specifically spread out among 6 institutional holders. 0.44% of the share float is held by these institutions, of which the top three include are Measured Wealth Private Client Group, LLC, Advisory Services Network, LLC and UBS Group AG. The Measured Wealth Private Client Group, LLC currently holds 172500.0 shares (about 0.36% of shares outstanding) valued at over $555450.0 as reported last on Dec 30, 2019. Advisory Services Network, LLC and UBS Group AG hold 5459.0 and 4055.0 shares valued at over $16377.0 and $12165.0 respectively. The two company’s shares make up 0.01% and 0.01% of the total iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited (ICLK) shares outstanding, respectively. The three top holders share value combine to more than $583992.0.

Analysts on Wall Street have given the ICLK stock a steady of – for the last 3 months, with the current consensus rating among 0 polled analysts putting it at 5.00.

In terms of the stock price, analysts have given the stock a 12-month consensus price target of $3.69, with the low at $7.00 and the high at $8.50. The median price of $7.98 suggests that analysts predict the stock will gain by 53.76% over the year from the last trading price. If the stock climbs to hit the high price target, then the company’s share price would have surged by an impressive 56.59% over the next 12 months. Even hitting the consensus low price we would still see the stock rise 47.29% from its current price level.

Pampa Energia S.A. (NYSE: PAM) is undervalued, analysts say as the stock’s 3.50 rating makes it a Moderate Buy. Meanwhile, the stock that has jumped to $13.52 by losing -0.83 in Tuesday’s market deals, received rating change over the recent past. JP Morgan Downgrade the Neutral rating. HSBC Securities Downgrade the stock to Hold and has the PAM stock. On October 03, 2019, Citigroup issued an Upgrade for Pampa Energia S.A. (NYSE:PAM) to Buy. The target price suggests that the company shares have a 0.0 downside potential compared to its last price at the close of trade at $14.35 (up 0.17% on day’s opening price on 02/04/20).

So, what do analysts say about a stock that has dropped -17.71% year-to-date? Data shows that 9 analysts observing Pampa Energia S.A.’s stock have recommended PAM as a Hold. 2 of 9 say it is a buy, while 0 rate the stock as a overweight. The remaining 6 recommend investors Hold. The median price target for the stock is $16.00, with the range between a low of $12.00 and a high of $20.70. The twelve-month trailing price to earnings (P/E) ratio for the stock is 1.27 as of 6/29/2019 with an EPS of $5.4. Shares outstanding sit at 101.01M while the public float is currently at 60.25M shares.

The average analyst ratings momentum for the stock is 3.50 and has remained 3.50 and 4.00 a month ago and 2 months ago, respectively. We focus on changes in the sentiment portrayed by analysts over a given timeframe to get a pointer regarding the stock’s future price movements. If we look at the stock’s most recent price movements, the SMA20 is at a distance of -5.24% while enlarging that period further brings the SMA50 and SMA200 to -7.04% and -34.41% respectively.

In terms of volatility relative to the latest price change, PAM has a relative strength index (RSI) of 44.84 while the ATR figure stands at 0.79. Over the last week, the stock’s price tumbled only -0.81% although that falls to -12.77% over the month. Investors are encouraged by the positive sales in the quarter over quarter returns that currently stand at 42.30%. Sentiment is however tempered due to the -14.38% in quarter-over-quarter earnings a share. Pampa Energia S.A. (PAM) has a return on equity ratio of 49.30% according to the company’s trailing 12 month data, while the total return on investment stands at 32.60%. The Utilities company’s gross margin over the year has reached 29.10% while net margin remained 24.90%.