Stock Movers: Why Calix, Inc. (CALX) Stock Is Jumping About 2.89 Percent Today

Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) is one of the stocks that are grabbing investor focus today: skyrocketing 2.89% or (0.29 points) to $10.34 from its previous close of $10.05. Does this growth mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 242325 contracts so far this session. CALX shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 244.04 thousand shares, but with a 46.21 million float and a 9.12% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for CALX stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $10.63 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 2.8% from where the CALX share price has been trading recently.

During the recent trading session for Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX), the company witnessed their stock rise $1.11 over a week and surge $1.68 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $10.35, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be higher. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 02/14/20. The recent low of $5.6 stood for a 0.78% since 08/15/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0.71 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 Calix, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 82.38. This figure suggests that CALX 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 CALX readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 95.55% at this stage. This figure means that CALX share price today is being oversold.

Technical chart claims that Calix, Inc. (CALX) would settle between $10.25/share to $10.44/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $9.87 mark, then the market for Calix, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $9.68 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.51. 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 Northland Capital raised their recommendation on shares of CALX from Market Perform to Outperform in their opinion released on February 14. Northland Capital analysts have lowered their rating of Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) stock from Outperform to Market Perform in a separate flash note issued to investors on February 15. Analysts at Stifel released an upgrade from Hold to Buy for the stock, in a research note that dated back to January 08.

CALX equity has an average rating of 2.25, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 4 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 1 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 3 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. 3 analysts rated Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) 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, CALX stock price is currently trading at 21.71X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 0 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 35.2. Calix, Inc. current P/B ratio of 3.6 means it is trading at a premium against its industry’s 3.6.

Calix, Inc. (CALX)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly 15.3% to hit $101390, based on current consensus estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 7.5% from $424330 to a noteworthy $456200. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Calix, Inc. is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly 37.5% to hit $-0.05 per share. For the fiscal year, CALX’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly 250% to hit $0.21 per share.