Why NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NTN) Is Getting Hammered Today

NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE:NTN) is among the top losers of the stock market today, sinking -6.49% or (-0.17 points) to $2.45 from its previous close of $2.62. 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 105281 contracts so far this session. NTN shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 3.68 million shares, but with a 1.84 million float and a 5.22% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for NTN stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $5.5 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 124.49% from where the NTN share price has been trading recently which is between $2.51 and $2.62. There are some brokerage firms that offer lower targets than the average, with one of them, even setting their price target at $5.5.

The most recent news story about the stock that appeared in Yahoo Finance‘s news section was titled “NTN Buzztime, Inc. and Spendgo, Inc. Launch Kiosk Tablets to Enable Digital Marketing and Loyalty Platform” and dated September 09, 2019.

During the recent trading session for NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE:NTN), the company witnessed their stock rise $0.11 over a week and tumble down $-0.56 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $5.15, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 09/11/18. The recent low of $1.8 stood for a -54.06% since 12/26/18, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0.66 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is less 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 NTN Buzztime, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 36.05. This figure suggests that NTN 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 NTN readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 38.23% at this stage. This figure means that NTN share price today is being neutral.

Technical chart claims that NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NTN) would settle between $2.66/share to $2.7/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $2.54 mark, then the market for NTN Buzztime, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $2.47 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.04. 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, assumed coverage of NTN assigning Neutral rating, according to their opinion released on June 19.

Moving on, NTN stock price is currently trading at 0X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is NA while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is NA. NTN Buzztime, Inc. current P/B ratio of NA means it is trading at a premium against its industry’s NA.