Worth Watching Stocks: Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC), Mechel PAO (NYSE:MTL)


Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC)

Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) represented a move of 0 percent or $0 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $6.19. 0 Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 34.43 Million Shares. The stock currently has a Market Capitalization of 102.26 Million.

With more than three decades of experience in the electrical industry, HOUSTON WIRE & CABLE COMPANY is one of the largest distributors of specialty wire and cable and related services in the U.S. electrical distribution market. Headquartered in Houston, HWCC has sales and distribution facilities in Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle and Tampa. Standard stock items available for immediate delivery include continuous and interlocked armor, instrumentation, medium voltage, high temperature, portable cord, power cables and private branded products, including LifeGuard, a low-smoke, zero-halogen cable. HWCC’s comprehensive value-added services include same-day shipping, knowledgeable sales staff, inventory management programs, just-in-time delivery, logistics support, customized internet-based ordering capabilities and round-the-clock, throughout-the-year service.

The stock traded between $5.63 and $9.32 over 1-Year time period showing its price to sales ratio of 0.29. Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) 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 $-9.11 and 200-Day Simple Moving Average of $-18.74. Its Price to Free Cash Flow is 0 and Price to Book of 1.03.

Analyst’s recommended the stock as 2 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) reported its Actual EPS of $0.12/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Houston Wire & Cable Company could bring EPS of $0.04/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.08 Percent. Thus showing an Earnings Surprise of 200 Percent.


In the last trading session, Mechel PAO (NYSE:MTL) added its value by 0% closing at the price of $2.58. The stock currently has market capitalization of 802.84 Million, with average volume of 66.89 Million shares.

Beta is also a factor of measure of the relative volatility of a particular stock to the market. Currently Mechel PAO (NYSE:MTL) is showing beta of -0.65. This particular value of beta suggests that Mechel PAO (NYSE:MTL) has historically moved -65% 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 Mechel PAO (NYSE:MTL) is at $0.83.

The stock currently has RSI of 41.49. 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.

Mechel OAO is a leading Russian company whose business consists of two segments: mining and steel, comprising facilities in Russia, Romania and Lithuania. In addition, Mechel owns two trade ports, a railway and an energy company. The mining segment comprises production and sale of coal (coking and steam), iron ore and nickel, which supplies raw materials to their steel business and also to third parties. The steel business comprises production and sale of semi-finished steel products, carbon and specialty long products, carbon and stainless flat products, and value-added downstream metal products including hardware, stampings and forgings. Mechel is the second largest producer of long products in Russia, and the largest and most comprehensive producer of specialty steels and alloys in Russia. The company also produces coke, both for internal use and for third parties. The Power segment engages in the generation and sale of electricity and heat power. Mechel is headquartered in Moscow.

Mechel PAO (NYSE:MTL) topped its 52-week high price of $5.60 on 01/04/18 and 52-Week Low Price of $2.30 on 09/11/18. The Stock currently has P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 3.11 and Weekly volatility of 3.74% and monthly volatility of 3.25% respectively.