Coeur Mining Inc. (CDE) Stock Up After Upgrade at Deutsche Bank AG

Coeur Mining Inc. (NYSE: CDE) shares rose in value in early trading today on lighter trade volume than normal after a number of analysts weighed in on the investing value of the stock with a upgraded rating.

Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of Coeur Mining Inc. (NYSE: CDE) from Sell to Hold today. Deutsche Bank AG currently has a rating of Hold on the shares. The one-year price target of $15.31 is above the opening price of $11.90, resulting a number of other analysts to report on the stock recently. Looking back over the last 52 weeks, Coeur Mining Inc. stock has a high of $16.41. Typically, after analysts publish an upgrade report on a stock, they will later issue sporadic revisions, often followed by a price target change.

Meanwhile, US stock opened lower amid concerns surrounding the U.S. Department of Justice’s probe into Deutsche Bank AG.

The S&P 500 SPX, -0.25% slipped 5 points, or 0.2%, to 2,162.

The Dow industrials DJIA, -0.26% fell 55 points, or 0.3%, to 18,252.

The Nasdaq Composite COMP, -0.11% was off 13 points, or 0.3%, to 5,298

Coeur Mining Inc. (NYSE: CDE) shares last traded at $11.86, an increase of $0.03 or 0.00 compared to the previous closing price. Opening at $11.90, they varied from $11.73 and $12.01 throughout the day.

Coeur Mining Inc. (NYSE: CDE) now has a market cap of 1.92B.

Coeur Mining Inc.Trading Volume

640,667 shares traded hands yesterday, below the norm, out of a total float 160,175,000. Trading volume is likely to increase in the next few days as swing traders often use upticks in trading volume to determine heavy volume aggregation or dissemination by institutional investors.

As with all potential breakouts, investors watch for volume to be at least 40%-50% greater than normal on the breakout to demonstrate that fund managers and other professional investors are jumping in.

Institutional sponsorship simply refers to ownership of a stock by mutual funds, banks, pension funds and other large institutions.

These professional investors have substantial teams of analysts that research thousands of stocks. So watching their interests is a good way to ensure you are buying the right stocks.

Coeur Mining Inc. 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.

Traders can make the best trades when they track the trading habits of professional investors.

With that in mind, Coeur Mining Inc. (NYSE: CDE) now has a 50-day MA of $13.49 and 200-day MA of $10.32. It has traded in a 52-week range between $1.62 – 16.410 and today’s last price is 0.28% lower than the 52 week high of $16.41.

Indeed, earnings growth is among the most critical things to look at in regards to stock investing and, accordingly, investors seek companies that have raised their earnings at least 25% or more over the past 3 years.

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