Horizon Global Corp. (NYSE: HZN) Coverage Initiated at CJS Securities

Analysts at CJS Securities initiated coverage on Horizon Global Corp. (NYSE: HZN) stock, rating the company at Market Outperform. With a rating of Market Outperform on the stock, the company has a 52-week high of $19.45. As a means of comparison, a number of other analysts have commented on the stock recently, and Horizon Global Corp. has secured a consensus one-year price target of $21.00, higher than the opening price of $18.80, a difference of 11.62 percent. After initiating coverage,, analysts and brokerage firms will subsequently publish periodic updates. Changes in price targets are not unheard of.

U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday as investors anticipate the results of meetings from the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.05% rose 9.79 points, or less than 0.1%, to close at 18,129.96.

The S&P 500 index SPX, +0.03% advanced 0.64 points to finish at 2,139.76, led by gains in the health-care and consumer-staples sectors.

The Nasdaq Composite index COMP, +0.12% gained 6.33 points, or 0.1%, to close at 5,241.35.

Shares of Horizon Global Corp. (NYSE: HZN) opened at $18.80 yesterday trading between $18.05 and $19.02, and last traded at $18.08, which represents a decrease of $0.47 compared to the previous closing price.

Horizon Global Corp. (NYSE: HZN) currently has a market cap of 328.93M.

200,174 shares crossed the trading desk yesterday, 114 percent higher than the norm, out of a total float 18,020,000. Heavy volume accumulation by institutional investors may be on the horizon as the combination of large expansions in trading volume and price growth can be deciding factors.

While an increase in trading for one day will not mean much, conversely, a trend of heavy trading volume on the buy side over a period of days or weeks expresses a positive indicator to market traders that institutions may be moving in, so institutional sponsorship is crucial.

Institutional sponsorship is defined by ownership of a stock by mutual funds, banks, pension funds and other large institutions.

These professional investors have teams of analysts researching thousands of stocks. Thus, watching their interests is a good way to ensure you are buying the right stocks.

Traders can make more impactful choices on trades when they track the trading habits of professional investors.

With that in mind, Horizon Global Corp. (NYSE: HZN) now has a 50-day MA of $16.51 and 200-day MA of $13.09. It has traded in a 52-week range between $8.04 – 19.45 and today’s last price is 0.07% lower than the 52 week high of $19.45.

Indeed, earnings growth is among the most important things to look at in regards to stock investing and, accordingly, investors identify companies that have increased their earnings at least 25% or more over a 3 year period.

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