April 18, 2019 at 2:17 am

Equity Review: Narrowing in on Shares of Fluent Inc (FLNT) as Opinion Moves Towards Average

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Checking up on some indicators, we can see that Fluent Inc (FLNT)’s last month opinion signal is 56% Buy. This is the combined signal for the previous month when applying a wide array of studies based on price movement. Using these same guidelines, the signal for last week stands at 96% Buy, and 96% Buy for the previous trading session. Investors may also be interested in the strength and direction of the opinion signals.

The opinion direction is currently Average. This is a measurement over the past three trading sessions that provides an indication of whether the latest recent price movement is following the signal. A Buy or Sell signal with a “Strongest” direction indicates that the signal is gaining strength. The opinion strength signal is presently reading Maximum. This is a longer-term gauge verse the historical strength.

Investors may be trying to decide if it is the right time to enter the equity market. Stocks have been performing well of late, and investors may be eager to catch the next potential move higher. When looking to put money into the stock market, investors might be working hard to create a strategy and choose specific stocks to add to the portfolio. Building a strategy can be tough, but sticking to a strategy can be even tougher. Sticking to the game plan when markets are in flux can greatly improve the investor’s chances of succeeding in the market. 

Tracking current trading session activity on shares of Fluent Inc (FLNT), we can see that the stock price recently hit 6.37. Since the start of the session, the stock has topped out with a high of 6.5 and bottomed with a low of 6.07. Going further, we note that the company’s current book value is 2.75. The book value is the per share value of a company based on its equity available to common shareholders for the trailing 12 months. 

Shifting the gaze to some longer-term technical indicators, we can see that Fluent Inc currently has a 60-day commodity channel index signal of Buy. The CCI indicator is typically used to scope out overbought and oversold levels. The 100-day moving average verse price signal is Buy.

When dealing with the volatility and unpredictability of the stock market, investors may have to learn how to deal with their emotions. There are many factors that can have a big impact on the portfolio. Maintaining discipline can be one of the most important factors. From time to time, investors will be overcome by fear during a large market selloff. On the other side, investors may become extremely excited during a widespread market move to the upside. When these situations occur, investors tend to make better decisions if they are able to keep emotions out of play and stick to the original plan. Buying and selling at the wrong time can lead to portfolio underperformance, and it may damage investor confidence in the future.