Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) Stock Coverage Initiated at SunTrust Banks Inc.

Analysts at SunTrust Banks Inc. initiated coverage on Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) stock, rating the company at Buy.With a rating of Buy on the shares, the company has a 52-week high of $52.00. As a means of comparison, a number of other analysts have commented on the company recently, and the company has secured a consensus one-year price target of $58.67, higher than the opening price of $43.00, a difference of 13.66 percent. Analysts and brokerage firms will subsequently re periodic updates after initiating coverage,. Changes in price targets are not unusual.

U.S. stocks on Monday closed essentially flat, after trading firmly higher, in a volatile session ahead of the start of a pair of closely watched central-bank policy meetings.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.02% closed down 3.63 points at 18,120.17.

The blue-chip index had been up by as much as 131 points earlier and traded within a 162-point range.

The S&P 500 SPX, +0.00% slipped 0.04 points to close at 2,139.12, after trading within an 18-point range

Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -0.18% declined 9.54 points, or 0.2%, to close at 5,235.03.

Earlier, the Nasdaq Composite Index had been up by as many as 37 points and traded with a 58-point range

Shares of Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) opened at $43.00 yesterday and traded in a range between, $42.80 and $43.61, and last traded at $42.95, a spike of $1.15 from the previous closing price.

Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) now has a market cap of 9.42B.

The stock’s average daily volume is 4,102,810 shares out of a total float 159,757,000 and some 1,057,729 shares crossed the trading desk yesterday, 52 percent lower than the average. Look for trading volume to pick up in the coming days as momentum traders often use swings in trading volume to identify substantial volume aggregation or dissemination by institutional investors.

While an increase in trading for one day will not mean much, however, a trend of heavy trading volume on the buy side over a period of days or weeks delivers a positive cue to market traders that institutions may be moving in, so institutional sponsorship is crucial.

Institutional sponsorship is defined by ownership of a stock by mutual funds, banks, pension funds and other large institutions.

These instituitional investors retain substantial teams of analysts that research thousands of stocks. So watching their interests is a good way to ensure you are buying the right stocks.

By identifying trends, moving averages allow investors to make those trends work in their favor and increase the number of successful trades.

With that in mind, Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY) now has a 50-day MA of $46.62 and 200-day MA of $41.29. It has traded in a 52-week range between $23.57 – 52.00 and today’s last price is 0.17% lower than the 52 week high of $52.00.

Earnings growth is a critical factor to look at when investing in stocks and investors identify companies that have been successful at growing their earnings by at least 25% over the past 3 years.

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