Stocks to Track: Stifel Financial Corporation (NYSE:SF) , Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE:HW)

On 4/19/2017, Shares of Stifel Financial Corporation (NYSE:SF) closed at $46.95 in last trading day. After noting the initial trading entry at $46.94, it reached to a day’s high of $47.37 and moved to a day’s low of $46.76. The recent daily volume was 467.24 thousand as contrast to it’s an average volume of 431.42 thousand.

Technical Indicators:

The last close of the Stifel Financial Corporation stock reflects that it traded -6.61% from its 50-day moving average of $50.27. The stock traded below -2.97% to its 200-day MA of $48.39. Furthermore, it moved lower -17.08% from its 52-week high of $56.62 and +64.79% up from $28.49, which is 52-week low of the stock.

During the last month, Stifel Financial Corp.’s (SF) has changed -9.83% and performed 22.91% over the last 6 months. The mean rating score for this stock is at 3.00. 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 3.14% in recent month and observed Weekly Volatility of 2.44%.

April 19, 2017 Eaton Partners, one of the world’s largest placement agents and a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. (SF), announced  the formation of a dedicated team within the firm that will raise capital for direct investment opportunities globally. Widely regarded as a pioneer of the fund placement industry, Eaton Partners is now increasingly working with management teams, independent sponsors and general partners to raise capital for pre-specified, singular investments.


“When Charlie Eaton founded the firm 34 years ago, alternative investments were a new frontier for institutional investors. , those institutions have grown in sophistication to the point where they are complementing and, in some cases, replacing their commingled fund investments with direct investments into private companies and other tangible assets,” said Chrystalle Anstett, Managing Director at Eaton Partners. “We expect this evolution to continue and are excited to bring differentiated deal flow to investors from our unique vantage point in the market.”

Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE:HW) finalized the last transaction at value of $23.68, with a daily change of -0.17% or -0.04 points. The company maintained volume of 441.01 thousand shares. In past trading day, the stock hit the maximum price of $23.72 and touched to minimum value of $23.62. It has a market cap of $ 1.77B.

Technical Indicators:

As of last trade close, the stock is trading  downside -1.29% from its one year high of $23.99 and moved +47.54% upward from $16.05, which is one year low of the stock.

The stock traded above +0.88% from its 50-day moving average of $23.47. Furthermore, the stock moved up +7.88% to its 200-day MA of $ 21.95.

Headwaters Incorporated’s (HW) moved with shift of -0.13% in the past week. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed 1.20% and performed 36.41% over the last six months. The stock currently has Monthly Volatility of 0.44% and Weekly Volatility of 0.43%.

Headwaters Incorporated, a building materials company, provides products and services to building and construction materials sectors primarily in the United States and Canada. It operates through three segments: Building Products, Construction Materials, and Energy Technology. The Building Products segment designs, manufactures, and markets siding and exterior siding accessories, including decorative window shutters, gable vents, mounting blocks for exterior fixtures, roof ventilation, trim board and molding products, specialty siding products, and window well systems; professional tools, such as portable cutting and shaping tools; manufactured architectural stone products; resin-based composite, concrete, and stone-coated metal roofing products; vinyl windows; decking related products; and concrete-based masonry products comprising standard grey blocks, split and ground face blocks, and polished and textured blocks. This segment sells its products under the Eldorado Stone, Dutch Quality Stone, StoneCraft, InSpire, Aledora, Enviroshake, Entegra, Gerard, Allmet, and Metrotile brand names. This segment distributes its products through a network of distributors, such as masonry and stone suppliers, roofing and siding material distributors, fireplace suppliers, and other contractor specialty stores, as well as through national and regional retail home centers and direct sales. The Construction Materials segment manages and markets coal combustion products (CCP), including fly ash that is used as a replacement for Portland cement in various concrete applications, such as infrastructure, commercial, and residential construction; process and markets synthetic gypsum; and provides CCP disposal services, as well as services to electric utilities related to the management of CCPs. The Energy Technology segment develops and commercializes HCAT, a heavy oil upgrading technology. Headwaters Incorporated was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in South Jordan, Utah.


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