Why Ideanomics, Inc. (IDEX) Is Getting Hammered Today

Ideanomics, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDEX) is among the top losers of the stock market today, sinking -8.81% or (-0.17 points) to $1.76 from its previous close of $1.93. Does this decline mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 248077 contracts so far this session. IDEX shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 680.06 thousand shares, but with a 58.54 million float and a 6.04% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for IDEX stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $1.38 per share. This means the stock has a potential decrease of -21.59% from where the IDEX share price has been trading recently which is between $1.9 and $2.1.

The shorts are running away from Ideanomics, Inc. (IDEX) stock. The latest set of short interest data was released on 31 July 2019, and the numbers show a drop in short interest in IDEX shares. While short interest still represents only 4.79% of IDEX’s float, the number of shares shorted have fallen by -165632. The number of shares shorted fell to 2639559 shares, down from 2805191 shares during the preceding fortnight. With average daily trading volumes at 695647 shares, days to cover increased to about 2.746367 days. The most recent news story about the stock that appeared in Yahoo Finance‘s news section was titled “LEAD PLAINTIFF DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 In Ideanomics, Inc. To Contact The Firm” and dated August 14, 2019.

During the recent trading session for Ideanomics, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDEX), the company witnessed their stock drop by $-0.11 over a week and surge $0.07 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $5.75, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 08/24/18. The recent low of $1.12 stood for a -69.39% since 12/24/18, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 2.55 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 Ideanomics, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 43.48. This figure suggests that IDEX stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current IDEX readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 47.74% at this stage. This figure means that IDEX share price today is being neutral.

Technical chart claims that Ideanomics, Inc. (IDEX) would settle between $2.05/share to $2.18/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $1.85 mark, then the market for Ideanomics, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $1.78 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.01. 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.

Moving on, IDEX stock price is currently trading at 0X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/S ratio is 0.92 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 358.51.