Why Horizon Global Corporation (HZN) Shares Are Rising 7.16 Percent Today

Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE:HZN) is one of the best performers on the stock market today. At current price of $4.04, the shares have already added 0.27 points (7.16% higher) from its previous close of $3.77. Should you buy or avoid them? The stock sets an active trading volume day with a reported 174715 contracts so far this session. HZN shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 199.5 thousand shares, but with a 20.88 million float and a 38.1% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for HZN stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $2.75 per share. This means the stock has a potential decrease of -31.93% from where the HZN share price has been trading recently which is between $3.59 and $4. There are some brokerage firms that offer lower targets than the average, with one of them, even setting their price target at $2.5.

The most recent news story about the stock that appeared in Yahoo Finance‘s news section was titled “Edited Transcript of HZN earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-19 12:30pm GMT” and dated May 13, 2019.

During the recent trading session for Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE:HZN), the company witnessed their stock rise $0.97 over a week and surge $1.33 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $8.5, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 09/17/18. The recent low of $1.34 stood for a -52.47% since 01/02/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 2.09 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is greater than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to.

Looking at the current readings for Horizon Global Corporation, the two-week RSI stands at 81.66. This figure suggests that HZN stock, for now, is oversold, meaning that the shares are not stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current HZN readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 92.29% at this stage. This figure means that HZN share price today is being oversold.

Technical chart claims that Horizon Global Corporation (HZN) would settle between $3.98/share to $4.2/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $3.57 mark, then the market for Horizon Global Corporation becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $3.38 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.58. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.

Analysts at ROTH Capital lowered their recommendation on shares of HZN from Buy to Neutral in their opinion released on May 10. B. Riley FBR analysts have lowered their rating of Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE:HZN) stock from Buy to Neutral in a separate flash note issued to investors on November 09. Analysts at BofA/Merrill released an upgrade from Underperform to Buy for the stock, in a research note that dated back to February 07.

HZN equity has an average rating of 3, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 2 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 2 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 0 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 0 analysts rated Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE:HZN) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, HZN stock price is currently trading at 0X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/S ratio is 0.56 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 1.52.

Horizon Global Corporation (HZN)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly 3.38% to hit $241230, based on current Zacks Consensus Estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 3.71% from $849950 to a noteworthy $881490. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Horizon Global Corporation is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly -136.11% to hit $-0.13 per share. For the fiscal year, HZN’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly 18.12% to hit $-1.13 per share.