A straightforward reality behind these stocks: Pivotal Software, Inc. (PVTL), ARRIS International plc (ARRS)

Over the last 9-day stretch, shares of Pivotal Software, Inc. (NYSE: PVTL) were observed to exhibit a Historic Volatility measurement of 63.30%. That figure, when expanded to look at the past 100 days, PVTL goes up to 51.76%. In the last 5 days, this stock’s average daily volume is shown as 1,482,360 shares per day, which is higher than the average of 1,924,048 shares per day as measured over the last 100 days. Moving on to look at the price, the movement in the past 5 days was -0.65, while this stock’s price moved +20.48% higher in the past 100 days.

One commonly-used way of evaluating the strength of an investment is by looking at its present value in relation to its 52-week price range. As observed at the end of this trading day, this particular company’s stock showed a significantly lower volume than its 3-month daily average of 2.03M shares per day. On March 28th, 2019, volume rose to about 1,217,406 transactions. During the trading period, the first transaction completed was recorded at $20.71 per share, which has gone up by 2.12% by closing bell when the final transaction of the day was recorded at 20.55. At the moment, this stock’s 52-week high is $31.24 and its 52-week low is $14.43.

Looking back a year, this company managed to produce a trailing 12-month revenue that amounted to 657.50M. Bearing that in mind, this company is experiencing top-line progress, as its year-over-year quarterly revenue has grown by 30.30%. This company’s current market capitalization is 5.62B.

Recently, top Wall Street analysts have set their sights on Pivotal Software, Inc. (NYSE: PVTL), which has been on the receiving end of their in-depth analysis. In a research note published on March 15th, 2019 from BofA/Merrill Reiterated the shares of PVTL to $25. Similarly, in a research note sent out on March 6th, 2019 from Goldman, analysts Downgrade the shares of this stock to Neutral and set a price target at $24.

Does ARRIS International plc show signs of being a good investment? Let’s take a glance at what some top market experts are saying in regards to this particular stock. For shares of ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ: ARRS), there are currently ratings available from 5 different stock market analysts who have all given their professional opinions. On average, these analysts currently have a Hold recommendation with a mean rating of 3.00. This is in comparison to the average recommendation from a month ago, which was a Hold with an average rating of 3.00. Similarly, the average rating observed 2 months ago was a Hold with the mean numerical rating of 3.33, and the average rating observed 3 months ago was a Hold with a mean numerical rating of 3.33.

Now how do Wall Street experts characterize this company’s performance as it relates to financials? Taking into consideration its overall profits, ARRIS International plc reported earnings of 0.76 for the quarter ending Dec-18. This compares to the average analyst prediction of 0.75, representing a difference of 0.01, and therefore a surprise factor of 2.01. For the financial results of the preceding quarter, the company posted earnings of 0.68, in comparison to the average analyst forecast of 0.67 – representing a difference of 0.01 and a surprise factor of 1.83.

Carrying on with the topic of current price performance, right now ARRIS International plc currently has a market capitalization of 5.50B – $174.12M outstanding shares right now. Turning to other widely-considered trading data, this company’s half yearly performance is observed to be positive at 19.76%. The Average True Range for this company’s stock is currently 0.05, and its current Beta is sitting at 0.91.