Synnex Corporation (SNX) Shares Active after Upgrade at Zacks Investment Research

Synnex Corporation (NYSE: SNX) shares rose in value in early trading today on slower trade volume than normal after a number of analysts weighed in on the investing value of the stock with a upgraded rating.

Meanwhile, in early trading today the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.19% rose 40 points, or 0.2%, to 19,929 while the S&P 500 SPX, +0.31% added 5 points to 2,275, a rise of 0.2%. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.53% climbed 19 points, or 0.3%, to 5,567.

Analysts at Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Synnex Corporation (NYSE: SNX) from Hold to Strong-Buy today. With a rating of Strong-Buy on the stock, Synnex Corporation has a 52-week high of $129.24. The one-year price target of $122.20 is a decrease compared to the opening price of $125.39, causing a number of other analysts to comment on the stock in recent days. Stock prices sometimes get a jump to the upside when analysts upgrade a stock.

Yesterday Synnex Corporation (NYSE: SNX) shares last traded at $126.35, a spike of $1.65 compared to the previous closing price. Opening at $125.39, they ranged from $125.29 and $126.49 throughout the day.

Synnex Corporation (NYSE: SNX) now has a market cap of 4.98B.

Synnex Corporation (NYSE: SNX) Average Daily Trading Volume

The stock’s average daily volume is 196,459 shares out of a total float 28,929,000 and some 8,168 shares traded hands yesterday, 50 percent lower than the norm. lower than normal. Look for trading volume to pick up in the coming days as investors often use increases in trading volume to identify heavy volume accumulation or distribution by institutional investors.

However, a single day of heavy buy side trading is not enough to assert a trend. As such, market traders will continue to watch for institutional sponsorship as a signal that financial institutions are moving forward.

Institutional sponsorship just refers to ownership of a stock by mutual funds, banks, pension funds and other large institutions.

These instituitional investors retain teams of analysts that investigate thousands of stocks, so it is good corroboration to see them buying a stock you’re considering.

Synnex Corporation (NYSE: SNX) Moving Averages

A moving average can also act as support or resistance. In an uptrend a 50-day, 100-day or 200-day moving average may act as a support level, as shown in the figure below.

This is because the average acts like a floor (support), so the price bounces up off of it.

In a downtrend a moving average may act as resistance; like a ceiling, the price hits it and then starts to drop again.

By tracking the activity of these professional investors—and the moving averages they affect—it allows for traders to make more effective decisions on trades.

Trades for Synnex Corporation (NYSE: SNX) have ranged from $75.87 – 129.24, and the stock now has a 50-day MA of $122.73 and 200-day MA of $108.65. Today’s last price is 2.24%% under the 52 week high of $129.24.

Earnings growth is a critical factor to research when investing in stocks and investors watch for companies that have increased their earnings at least 25% or more over a 3 year period.

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