2 Stocks Poised to Thrive in Volatile Times: Penn National Gaming (PENN), NiSource (NI)

The recent performance of Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN) stock in the market spoke loud and clear to investors as PENN saw more than 1.90M shares in trading volumes in the last trading session, way higher than the average trading volume of 1.90M shares by far recorded in the movement of Penn National Gaming (PENN). At the time the stock opened at the value of $20.80, making it a high for the given period, the value of the stock jumped by 5.31%. After the increase, PENN touched a low price of $20.53, calling it a day with a closing price of $20.32, which means that the price of PENN went 21.4 below the opening price on the mentioned day.

Given the most recent momentum in the market in the price movement of PENN stock, some strong opinions on the matter of investing in the company’s stock started to take shape, which is how analysts are predicting an estimated price of $29.64 for PENN within consensus. The estimated price would demand a set of gains in total of -133.38%, which goes higher than the most recent closing price, indicating that the stock is in for bullish trends. Other indicators are hinting that the stock could reach an outstanding figure in the market share, which is currently set at 110.80M in the public float and 2.50B US dollars in market capitalization.

Penn National Gaming (PENN) Technical Analysis

When it comes to the technical analysis of PENN stock, there are more than several important indicators on the company’s success in the market, one of those being the Relative Strength Indicator (RSI), which can show, just as Stochastic measures, what is going on with the value of the stock beneath the data. This value may also indicate that the stock will go sideways rather than up or down, also indicating that the price could stay where it is for quite some time. When it comes to Stochastic reading, PENN stock are showing 55.38% in results, indicating that the stock is neither overbought or oversold at the moment, providing it with a neutral within Stochastic reading as well.

Additionally, PENN with the present state of 200 MA appear to be indicating bearish trends within the movement of the stock in the market. While other metrics within the technical analysis are due to provide an outline into the value of PENN, the general sentiment in the market is inclined toward negative trends.

A Look At NiSource (NYSE:NI)

With the previous 100-day trading volume average of 2.89 million shares, NiSource (NI) recorded a trading volume of 2.2 million shares, as the stock started the trading session at the value of $28.06, in the end touching the price of $28.19 after jumping by 0.46%.

NiSource (NI) Intraday View

NI stock seem to be going ahead the lowest price in the last 52 weeks with the latest change of 21.35%.Then price of NI also went forward in oppose to its average movements recorded in the previous 20 days. The price volatility of NI stock during the period of the last months recorded 1.41%, whilst it changed for the week, now showing 1.54% of volatility in the last seven days. The trading distance for this period is set at 1.74% and is presently away from its moving average by 0.99% in the last 50 days. During the period of the last 5 days, NI stock gain around 2.47% of its value, now recording a sink by 5.80% reaching an average $26.66 in the period of the last 200 days.During the period of the last 12 months, NiSource (NI) jumped by 11.20%.

Consensus Price Target for NiSource (NI)

According to the Reuter’s scale, the company’s consensus rating jumped to 2.31 from 2.15, showing an overall improvement during the course of a single month. Based on the latest results, analysts are suggesting that the target price for NI stock should be $28.19 per share in the course of the next 12 months. To achieve the target price as suggested by analysts, NI should have a spike by 0% in oppose to its present value in the market. Additionally, the current price showcases a discount of 9.06% when compared to the high consensus price target predicted by analysts.

NiSource (NI) Intraday Trading

NI shares recorded a trading volume of 2.17 million shares, compared to the volume of 2.84M shares before the last close, presented as its trading average. With the approaching 1.54% during the last seven days, the volatility of NI stock remained at 1.41%. During the last trading session, the lost value that NI stock recorded was set at the price of $28.19, while the lowest value in the last 52 weeks was set at $23.23. The recovery of the stock in the market has notably added 21.35% of gains since its low value, also recording 2.14% in the period of the last 1 months.