Mobileye NV (MBLY) stock trades up, “Buy” rating reiterated by CLSA Analysts

Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) shares rose on Wednesday Nov 30 with lower trade volume than normal after a number of analysts weighed in on the investing value of the stock and reiterated thier respective ratings.

Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit an intraday record after opening higher Wednesday, led by the energy sector as hopes rose that the world’s major oil producers are near a deal on limiting output.

The benchmark S&P 500 and Dow were on track to post their largest monthly gains since March.

The S&P 500 SPX, +0.22% gained 5 points, or 0.2%, to 2,209. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.41% added 62 points, or 0.3%, to 19,184, trading in record territory. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, -0.08% was 7 points, or 0.1%, higher at 5,386.

Analysts at CLSA reiterated a Buy rating on shares of Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) in a reserach note to investors, making it one of the more actively watched stocks on Wall Street. The company currently has a rating of Buy on the stock. A number of other analysts have issued reports on the stock in recent days, and Mobileye NV has secured a consensus one-year price target of $58.19, higher than the opening price of $37.85. Mobileye NV stock has a 52-week high of $51.15. Stock prices sometimes get a bounce to the upside when analysts reiterate coverage.

Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) shares last traded at $37.72, an increase of $0.18 or 0.48% from the previous closing price. Opening at $37.85, they fluctuated from $37.65 and $38.21 throughout the day.

Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) currently has a market cap of 8.30B.

Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) Average Daily Trading Volume

The stock’s average daily volume is 2,942,250 shares out of a total float 173,639,000 and some 190,971 shares traded hands yesterday, below normal. Momentum traders often use swings in trading volume to determine heavy volume accumulation or dissemination by institutional investors, so look for trading volume to pick up in the coming days.

However, a single day of significant buy side trading is not enough to affirm a trend. So market traders will continue to watch for institutional sponsorship as a cue that financial institutions are moving forward.

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

Institutional investors such as these retain teams of analysts researching thousands of stocks. Thus, watching their interests is a good way to ensure you are buying the right stocks.

Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) Moving Averages

A moving average can also act as support or resistance. In an uptrend a 50-day, 100-day or 200-day moving average may act as a support level, as shown in the figure below.

This is because the average acts like a floor (support), so the price bounces up off of it.

In a downtrend a moving average may act as resistance; like a ceiling, the price hits it and then starts to drop again.

By tracking the activity of these professional investors—and the moving averages they influence—it allows for traders to make more useful choices on trades.

With that in mind, Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) now has a 50-day MA of $38.05 and 200-day MA of $42.07. It has traded in a 52-week range between $23.57 – 51.15 and today’s last price is 26.26%% lower than the 52 week high of $51.15.

Earnings growth is a crucial factor to research when investing in stocks and investors seek companies that have been successful at growing their earnings by at least 25% over a 3 year period.

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