Rogers Corp. (NYSE: ROG) Stock Coverage Initiated at Needham & Company LLC

Analysts at Needham & Company LLC initiated coverage on Rogers Corp. (NYSE: ROG) stock, rating the company at Buy. 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 $1.68, lower than the opening price of $55.74. Rogers Corp.stock has a 52-week high of $69.26.After beginning or initiating coverage, analysts and brokerage firms will subsequently issue periodic updates. Changes in price targets are not unusual.

U.S. stocks finished sharply lower on Tuesday as equities slid amid a slump in energy shares and continued uncertainty about the Federal Reserve’s plans for monetary policy.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.41% closed 258.05 points, or 1.4%, lower at 18,066.89, and was down nearly 300 points at its lowest.

The S&P 500 index SPX, -1.48% gave up 32.02 points, or 1.5%, at 2,127.02.

Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -1.09% fell 56.63 points, or 1.1%, at 5,155.25.

In early action today stocks are moving up with the Dow being led by Apple.

Apple Inc. AAPL, is up +2.69% and climbed 0.9%.

Usually, after analysts publish an “initiating coverage” report on a stock, they will subsequently issue periodic updates.

Shares of Rogers Corp. (NYSE: ROG) opened at $55.74 today and traded in a range between, $55.51 and $55.78, and last traded at $55.58, which represents a change of $ -0.20 over the previous closing price.

Rogers Corp. (NYSE: ROG) now has a market cap of 1.00B

The stocks average daily volume is 139,492 shares out of a total float 17,817,000 of and some 3,670 shares traded hands yesterday, 103 percent lower than normal. Look for trading volume to pick up in the coming days as momentum traders often use swings in trading volume to identify heavy volume accumulation or distribution by institutional investors.

However, a single day of heavy buy side trading is not enough to assert a trend. As such, market traders will continue to watch for institutional sponsorship as a signal that financial institutions are moving forward.

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

Professional investors such as these retain substantial teams of analysts that research thousands of stocks. Thus, watching their interests is a good way to ensure you are buying the right stocks.

By tracking the activity of these professional investors—and the moving averages they affect—it allows for traders to make more effective decisions on trades.

With that in mind Rogers Corp. (NYSE: ROG) now has a 50-day MA is $59.39 and 200-day MA is $60.82, and it has traded in a 52-week range between $41.92 – 69.26 and today’s last price is -19.75 percent off the 52 week high.

Earnings growth is an important factor toresearch when investing in stocks and investors look for companies that have grown their earnings at least 25% or more for the past 3 years.

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