Shareholder returns and stock trends
Radware (RDWR) generated investor returns of -3.20% in the trailing 12-month period and -8.98% in the trailing one-month period. In comparison, it generated 22.47% in 2014 and -18.55% YTD. The company’s share price fell 1.66% in the trailing five-day period.
In comparison, Juniper Networks (JNPR) and Cisco Systems (CSCO), peer companies in the communications equipment subsector, fell 10.39% and 10.37%, respectively, in the trailing one-month period. Palo Alto Networks (PANW) generated returns of 2.22% in the same period.
On September 11, 2015, Radware closed the trading day at $17.73. Based on this figure, here’s how the stock fares in terms of its moving averages:
- 18% below its 100-day moving average of $21.48
- 10% below its 50-day moving average of $19.47
- 24% below its 20-day moving average of $18.55
Moving average convergence divergence and the Relative Strength Index
The MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is the difference between a company’s short-term and long-term moving averages. Radware’s 14-day MACD is -0.52. This negative figure indicates a downward trading trend.
The company’s 14-day RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 36, which shows the stock is slightly oversold. Generally, if the RSI is above 70, it indicates the stock is overbought. An RSI figure below 30 suggests a stock has been oversold.
Of the 11 analysts covering Radware stock, nine have given it a “buy” recommendation, one has given it a “sell” recommendation, and one recommends “hold.” The analyst stock price target is $24.50 with a median target estimate of $25. Given these figures, Radware is trading at a discount of 28% with respect to the median analyst price target.