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Why GoPro Is So Optimistic about HERO5
Although GoPro missed revenue estimates in 4Q16, it was still the firm’s second-best-performing quarter in revenue, primarily driven by HERO5 sales.
Precious Metals Snapshot
- Gold Spot Price: $1,249.60 per ounce
- Silver Spot Price: $18.27 per ounce
- Platinum Spot Price: $953.00 per ounce
- Palladium Spot Price: $799.20 per ounce
Gold & Silver Spotlight
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) share price is $118.72, which is 1.6% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $116.87
The RSI is 57.79 which suggests that SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
The current trend is moderately bullish and GLD is experiencing slight selling pressure.
According to the MACD, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is currently on a Sell Signal.
Over the next 4 weeks, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has on average historically risen by 1.7% based on the past 12 years of stock performance.
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has risen higherby an average 1.7%in 8 of those 12 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 66%
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) share price is $17.25, which is 3.6% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $16.66
The RSI is 63.98 which suggests that SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
Based on the share price being above its 5, 20 & 50 day exponential moving averages, the current trend is considered strongly bullish and SLV is experiencing slight buying pressure.
According to the MACD, SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Over the next 4 weeks, SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has on average historically risen by 1.6% based on the past 10 years of stock performance.
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has risen higherby an average 1.6%in 4 of those 10 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 40%
Trending Stocks On The Move
DXP Enterprises, Inc. (DXPE) share price is $37.87, which is 13.3% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $33.42
DXP Enterprises, Inc. (DXPE) share price is $37.87, which is 11% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $34.12
According to the MACD, DXP Enterprises, Inc. (DXPE) is currently on a Sell Signal.
Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (SAGE) share price is $71.07, which is 7.2% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $66.32
Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (SAGE) share price is $71.07, which is 15.1% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $61.73
According to the MACD, Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (SAGE) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Basic Energy Services, Inc. (BAS) share price is $33.36, which is 3.6% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $32.19
Basic Energy Services, Inc. (BAS) share price is $33.36, which is 114.3% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $15.57
According to the MACD, Basic Energy Services, Inc. (BAS) is currently on a Sell Signal.
The VIX figure is 12.37. This is 29.5% below the historic median figure of 17.54.
The CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by S&P 500 stock index option prices. Historically, VIX levels above 50 correlate closely with periods of stock market panic while VIX levels below 20 are more typical during relatively calm periods in the market.
The 10,000 Foot Economic View
Total Market Cap / GDP
The ratio of the Total Market Capitalization (Wilshire 5000) to United States GDP is 1.3067. This is 48.4% above the historic median figure of 0.88.
The higher the Market Cap/GDP figure is relative to its median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market. Markets can remain overvalued for extended time periods.
The S&P Earnings is 94.59. This is 69.3% above the historic median figure of 55.86.
The higher the S&P Earnings are above their median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market.
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