Ready For Record-Busting Move? Intel Corporation (INTC), The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)

A look at INTC technical analysis shows that its 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) is in a neutral zone after reaching 57.93 point. Its trading volume has lost -10000000 shares compared to readings over the past three months as it recently exchanged 18084122 shares. This means there is reduced activity from short-term traders as per session, its average trading volume is 28360000 shares, and this is 0.64 times the normal volume.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) climbed by 2.08% over the past three months which led to its overall six-month increase to stand at 2.37%. The equity price sank 0% this week, a trend that has led to both investors and traders taking note of the stock. A look at its monthly performance shows that its shares have recorded a 2.21% gain over the past 30 days. Over the past 12 months the stock has embarked on a rally that has seen it rise 13.79% and is now up by 6.56% since start of this year.

The shares of Intel Corporation dropped by -13.18% or -$7.59 from its last recorded high of $57.6 which it attained on April 06 to close at $50.01 per share. Over the past 52 weeks, the shares of Intel Corporation has been trading as low as $42.36 before witnessing a massive surge by 18.06% or $7.65. This price movement has led to the INTC stock receiving more attention and has become one to watch out for. It jumped by 2.54% on Tuesday and this got the market excited. The stock’s beta now stands at 0.74 and when compared to its 200-day moving average and its 50-day moving average, INTC price stands 1.64% above and 4.83% above respectively. Its average daily volatility for this week is 1.89% which is less than the 2.19% recorded over the past month.

Experts from research firms are bullish about the near-term performance of Intel Corporation (INTC) with most of them predicting a $52.53 price target on a short-term (12 months) basis. The average price target by the analysts will see a 5.04% rise in the stock and would lead to INTC’s market cap to surge to $237.96B. The stock has been rated an average 2.8, which roughly stands towards the bearish end of the spectrum. Reuters looked into the 39 analysts that track Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) and find out that 15 of them rated it as a Hold. 16 of the 24 analysts rated it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 8 advised investors to desist from buying the stock or sell it if they already possess it.

The price of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) currently stands at $45.88 after it went up by $1.14 or 2.55% and has found a strong support at $45.29 a share. If the SCHW price drops below that critical support, then it would lead to a bearish trend. In the short-term, a dip below the $44.7 mark would also be bad for the stock as it means that the stock would plunge by 2.57% from its current position. However, if the stock price is able to trade above the resistance point around $46.3, then it could likely surge higher to try and break the upward resistance which stands at $46.73 a share. Its average daily volatility over the past one month stands at 2.1%. The stock has plunged by 1.66% from its 52-weeks high of $45.12 which it reached on May. 21, 2018. In general, it is 17.55% above its 52-weeks lowest point which stands at $37.83 and this setback was observed on Dec. 26, 2018.

Analysts have predicted a price target for The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) for 1 year and it stands at an average $52.18/share. This means that it would likely increase by 13.73% from its current position. The current price of the stock has been moving between $45.12 and $46.135. Some brokerage firms have a lower target for the stock than the average, with one of them setting a price target as low as $43. On the other hand, one analyst is super bullish about the price, setting a target as high as $65.

The SCHW stock Stochastic Oscillator (%D) is at 22.82%, which means that it is currently oversold and its prices could jump very soon. The shares P/S ratio stands at 5.69 which compares to the 3.09 recorded by the industry or the 10.38 by the wider sector. The stock currently has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 14.79, which is lower than the 18.76 multiple of 12-month price-earnings (P/E). The company’s earnings have gone up, with a quarterly increase rate of 18.9% over the past five years.

Analysts view The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) as a Hold, with 2.2 consensus rating. Reuters surveyed 20 analysts that follow SCHW and found that 7 of those analysts rated the stock as a Hold. The remaining 13 were divided, with 13 analyst rating it as a Buy or a Strong Buy while 0 analysts advised investors to desist from buying The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) shares or sell it if they already own it.