Stocks Movement Analysis: Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC), Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)


Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)

Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) represented a move of 0.91 percent or $0.22 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $16.66. 1.74 Million Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 3.18 Million Shares. The stock currently has a Market Capitalization of 33.05 Billion.

Manulife Financial Corporation is engaged in providing financial protection products and investment management services to individuals, families, businesses and groups in selected international markets.

The stock traded between $14.99 and $22.16 over 1-Year time period showing its price to sales ratio of 0.94. Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) is currently showing an DECREASING volatility over a period of 10-Days while the 20-Days Volatility showing a DECREASING trend.

Right now, the stock has a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $0.5 and 200-Day Simple Moving Average of $-7.91. Its Price to Free Cash Flow is 2.48 and Price to Book of 1.08.

Analyst’s recommended the stock as 1.5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) reported its Actual EPS of $0.48/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Manulife Financial Corp could bring EPS of $0.46/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.02 Percent. Thus showing an Earnings Surprise of 4.3 Percent.

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

In the last trading session, Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) added its value by 0.35% closing at the price of $232.08. The stock currently has market capitalization of 101.58 Billion, with average volume of 2.47 Million shares.

Beta is also a factor of measure of the relative volatility of a particular stock to the market. Currently Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) is showing beta of 0.9. This particular value of beta suggests that Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has historically moved 90% for every 100% move in the benchmark, based on price level.

EPS is another important factor while making the decision of buying, selling or holding of particular share. Currently EPS for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) is at $7.14.

The stock currently has RSI of 54.77. RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30, currently the given RSI for the stock suggests that the stock is average and it has not entered in overbought or oversold territory.

Costco Wholesale Corporation operates an international chain of membership warehouses, mainly under the Costco Wholesale name, that carry quality, brand name merchandise at substantially lower prices than are typically found at conventional wholesale or retail sources. The warehouses are designed to help small-to-medium-sized businesses reduce costs in purchasing for resale and for everyday business use. Individuals may also purchase for their personal needs. Costco’s warehouses present one of the largest and most exclusive product category selections to be found under a single roof. Categories include groceries, candy, appliances, television and media, automotive supplies, tires, toys, hardware, sporting goods, jewelry, watches, cameras, books, housewares, apparel, health and beauty aids, tobacco, furniture, and office equipment. Costco is known for carrying top quality national and regional brands, with 100% satisfaction guaranteed, at prices consistently below traditional wholesale or retail outlets.

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) topped its 52-week high price of $245.16 on 09/11/18 and 52-Week Low Price of $175.79 on 02/09/18. The Stock currently has P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 32.51 and Weekly volatility of 2.13% and monthly volatility of 2.04% respectively.