Traders Recap: National Grid Transco, PLC (NYSE:NGG) , ManpowerGroup (NYSE:MAN)

On 4/12/2017, Shares of National Grid Transco, PLC (NYSE:NGG) closed at $65.11 in last trading day. After noting the initial trading entry at $64.88, it reached to a day’s high of $65.22 and moved to a day’s low of $64.69. The recent daily volume was 598.46 thousand as contrast to it’s an average volume of 637.98 thousand.

Technical Indicators:

The last close of the National Grid Transco, PLC stock reflects that it traded up +5.21% from its 50-day moving average of $61.88. The stock traded above +6.39% to its 200-day MA of $61.20. Furthermore, it moved lower -13.15% from its 52-week high of $74.97 and +15.24% up from $56.50, which is 52-week low of the stock.

During the last month, National Grid plc’s (NGG) has changed 8.32% and performed 2.82% over the last 6 months. The mean rating score for this stock is at 2.00. 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 0.93% in recent month and observed Weekly Volatility of 0.74%.

National Grid plc transmits and distributes electricity and natural gas. It operates through UK Electricity Transmission, UK Gas Transmission, UK Gas Distribution, and US Regulated segments. The UK Electricity Transmission segment owns and operates electricity transmission networks, which comprise approximately 7,200 kilometers of overhead line, 1,500 kilometers of underground cable, and 338 substations located in England and Wales. It also operates the Scottish networks. The UK Gas Transmission segment owns and operates gas transmission system that include approximately 7,660 kilometers of high pressure pipe and 24 compressor stations in Great Britain. The UK Gas Distribution segment owns and operates gas distribution networks, which consist of approximately 131,000 kilometers of gas pipelines in Great Britain, as well as transports gas to 10.9 million consumers. The US Regulated segment jointly owns and operates transmission facilities across upstate New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; owns and operates electricity distribution networks in upstate New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. These assets include 174 kilometers of underground cable, 491 transmission substations, and 688 distribution substations. It also engages in owning and operating gas distribution networks across upstate New York, New York City, Long Island, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. The company also owns and operates 50 fossil fuel-powered stations on Long Island and 7.9 megawatts of solar generation in Massachusetts; and 224 kilometers interconnector between New England in the United States and Canada. It is also involved in gas metering, property management, liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, unregulated transmission pipeline, and LNG operations. National Grid plc was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

ManpowerGroup (NYSE:MAN) finalized the last transaction at value of $98.49, with a daily change of -1.58% or -1.58 points. The company maintained volume of 560.46 thousand shares. In past trading day, the stock hit the maximum price of $100.31 and touched to minimum value of $98.09. It has a market cap of $ 6.66B.

Technical Indicators:

As of last trade close, the stock is trading  downside -5.21% from its one year high of $103.90 and moved +72.00% upward from $57.26, which is one year low of the stock.

The stock traded below -1.28% from its 50-day moving average of $99.76. Furthermore, the stock moved up +10.02% to its 200-day MA of $ 89.52.

ManpowerGroup Inc.’s (MAN) moved with shift of 0.44% in the past week. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed 7.35% and performed 38.28% over the last six months. The stock currently has Monthly Volatility of 2.01% and Weekly Volatility of 2.08%.

April 12, 2017 ManpowerGroup Solutions has once again been recognized as a global Leader on the Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ published in the March 2017 report, “Recruitment Process Outsourcing – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment.” The company ranked highly across multiple evaluation categories to maintain its leadership position for the seventh year in a row.


The Everest Group PEAK Matrix is a comprehensive evaluation framework based on an assessment of delivery capabilities measured along six dimensions – market success, scale, scope, technology solutions & innovation, delivery footprint and buyer satisfaction. The report categorizes the service providers as Leaders, Major Contenders or Aspirants.


“By spearheading investments in next-generation services and geographic expansion, ManpowerGroup Solutions has developed and maintained its differentiation for the past several years to emerge consistently as a leader,” said Arkadev Basak, Practice Director, Business Process Services Research, Everest Group. “The company’s global capacity, experience and strong leadership team have all been cited as key areas of strength. Building on its performance, momentum and innovations from last year, ManpowerGroup Solutions continues to experience great market success.”


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