Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Dividend Stock Buzz: Intel Corporation (INTC)

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) share price jumped at US$ 36.51 before falling back to end the trade at US$ 36.27 a share. The dividend stock is -5% off a 52-week high stock price of US$ 38.45 but is up 35.13% since hitting the US$ 27.68. Investors are buying the stock with a trailing-twelve-month price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 17.15.

After a -0.68% fall from previous close of US$ 36.52, Intel Corporation (INTC) has a US$ 172.64 Billion market cap. The company pays a US$ 0.26-cent-per-share quarterly dividend, giving it a 2.87% yield. That brings its full year payout to US$ 1.04 and 47.7% annual payout ratio based on EPS.

The INTC has soared 0.71% year-to-date. The equity has gained steam in recent weeks, with shares up about 7.66% in the past three months. It added -2.38%, climbed 0.49% and jumped 5.22% in the week, one month and six months, respectively. Revenue growth rate was recorded at 1.9% and net income per share was seen moving at a -2.4% rate in the past five years.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is over 11% above analysts’ consensus price target of US$ 41.15. The stock has blown through analysts’ low price target of US$ 31, but is still below the high US$ 45 target. On a price appreciation basis over the past 12 months, the stock returned 28.8%.

The most recent short interest data show 1.61% of the company’s stock are short sold. It would take about 3.66 days to cover all short positions. In terms of volatility, it has a beta coefficient of 1.05 and technical analysis volatility indicator called Average True Range or ATR around 0.54.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) closed 6.26% above its 200-day moving average which many technicians use as a guide to the long-term trend, so stocks above the line are considered to be in longer-term uptrends, while those below it are considered to be in downtrends. The stock is 0.46% above another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average and -1.15% below its 20-day simple moving average.

Dividend Stock Buzz: Intel Corporation (INTC)

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