Momentum Stocks in Focus: Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) , CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)

On 4/4/2017, Shares of Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) closed at $143.04 in last trading day. After noting the initial trading entry at $144.93, it reached to a day’s high of $145.22 and moved to a day’s low of $142.67. The recent daily volume was 1.07 million as contrast to it’s an average volume of 1.12 million.

Technical Indicators:

The last close of the Advance Auto Parts Inc stock reflects that it traded -7.18% from its 50-day moving average of $154.11. The stock traded below -9.45% to its 200-day MA of $157.96. Furthermore, it moved lower -19.56% from its 52-week high of $177.83 and +7.57% up from $132.98, which is 52-week low of the stock.

Advance Auto Parts, Inc.’s (AAP) moved with shift of -3.59% in the past week. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -16.12% and performed -2.58% over the last six months. The stock currently has Monthly Volatility of 1.61% and Weekly Volatility of 1.92%.

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. provides automotive replacement parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items for domestic and imported cars, vans, sport utility vehicles, and light and heavy duty trucks. The company offers batteries and battery accessories, belts and hoses, brakes and brake pads, chassis parts, climate control parts, clutches and drive shafts, engines and engine parts, exhaust systems and parts, hub assemblies, ignition components and wired, radiators and cooling parts, starters and alternators, and steering and alignment parts. It also provides AC chemicals and accessories, air fresheners, antifreeze and washer fluid, electrical wire and fuses, electronics, hand and specialty tools, lighting products, performance parts, sealants, adhesives and compounds, tire repair accessories, vent shades, mirrors and exterior accessories, washes, waxes and cleaning supplies, and wiper blades, as well as floor mats, seat covers, and interior accessories. In addition, the company offers air filters, fuel and oil additives, fuel filters, grease and lubricants, motor oil, oil filters, part cleaners and treatments, and transmission fluids for engine maintenance. Further, it provides battery and wiper installation, battery charging, check engine light reading, video clinic, oil and battery recycling, loaner tool program, and electrical system testing services. Additionally, the company sells products online through AdvanceAutoParts.com and Worldpac.com. It serves do-it-for-me and do-it-yourself customers, as well as independently-owned operators. As of December 31, 2016, the company operated 5,062 stores and 127 WORLDPAC branches; and served approximately 1,250 independently owned Carquest branded stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada, as well as Mexico and the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, the British Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Islands. Advance Auto Parts, Inc. was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) finalized the last transaction at value of $27.77, with a daily change of +0.80% or +0.22 points. The company maintained volume of 2.13 million shares. In past trading day, the stock hit the maximum price of $27.82 and touched to minimum value of $27.49. It has a market cap of $ 11.96B.

Technical Indicators:

As of last trade close, the stock is trading  downside -1.45% from its one year high of $28.18 and moved +35.73% upward from $20.46, which is one year low of the stock.

The stock traded above +1.39% from its 50-day moving average of $27.39. Furthermore, the stock moved up +11.39% to its 200-day MA of $ 24.93.

During the last month, CenterPoint Energy, Inc.’s (CNP) has changed -0.68% and performed 23.89% over the last 6 months. The mean rating score for this stock is at 2.80. This rating scale contains from 1 to 5 with 5 representing a Strong Sell, 1 signifying a Strong Buy and 3 demonstrating a Hold. The Volatility was noted at 1.31% in recent month and observed Weekly Volatility of 1.30%.

 

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