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Informatica Trades above Its Moving Averages

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Shareholder returns and stock trends

Informatica (INFA) has generated returns of 49.16% in the TTM (trailing twelve months) for investors and 1.52% in the trailing one-month period. In comparison, it generated -8.11% returns in 2014 and 27.78% YTD (year-to-date).

Peer companies like Salesforce (CRM), Adobe (ADBE), and Intuit (INTU) have generated returns of 0.25%, 4.90%, and -1.08%, respectively, in the trailing one-month period.

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Moving averages

On August 14, 2015, Informatica’s last trading price was $48.73. The firm was trading 0.42%, 0.47%, and 2.03% above the 20-day, 50-day, and 100-day moving averages of $48.52, $48.49, and $47.75, respectively.

MACD and RSI

The MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is the difference between the short-term and long-term moving averages of a firm. The 14-day MACD is +0.03 for Informatica. It shows an upward trading trend because the figure is positive.

The 14-day RSI (relative strength index) for Informatica is 71. It shows that the stock is overbought. Generally, if the RSI is above 70, it indicates that the stock is overbought. In contrast, if the RSI figure is below 30, it suggests that the stock has been oversold.

Analysts’ recommendations

Out of nine analysts covering the stock, two have a “buy” recommendation and seven have a “hold” recommendation. Analysts’ stock price target for the firm is $49.20 with a median target estimate of $49. Informatica is trading at a discount of 2% with respect to its median target.

You can get diversified exposure to Informatica by investing in the First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund ETF (SKYY). It holds 3.51% of the stock.

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