Active Momentum Stocks in New Buzz: Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), Stillwater Mining (NYSE:SWC)

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares an advance 0.17% to $768.66. When Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) reported that video for its new Amazon Go convenience stores, many on Twitter felt they were getting a sneak peek into the future of stores. Highlighting its use of technology like artificial intelligence, Amazon presented viewers with a vision for brick-and-mortar stores that is a departure from what shoppers have come to know at the local mall.

In the clip, shoppers check in with their Amazon Go apps by scanning their phone on a kiosk and simply start shopping. The technology tracks what’s being purchased and, without stopping first at checkout, sends a receipt through the app after they leave the store.

Online retailers are increasingly setting up shop in brick-and-mortar locations. However, they have liberated themselves free from customary store rules, giving them the flexibility to create the kind of in-store experience that they hope will drive traffic. The total volume of 2.46 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 4139.68 shares. EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 339.50%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 86.42%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 2.85 and price to earning ratio of 176.10 attracting passive investors.

Shares of Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it surging 17.98% to traded at $17.32. The firm has price volatility of 3.27% for a week and 3.73% for a month. Its beta stands at 1.67 times. Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP are investigating proposed acquisition of Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) by Sibayne Gold Ltd. (Johannesburg: SGL; NYSE:SBGL).

On December 9, 2016, the two companies reported the signing of a definitive merger contract pursuant to which Sibayne Gold will acquire Stillwater. Under the terms of the contract, Stillwater shareholders will receive $18.00 for each share of Stillwater common stock.As an initial matter, the $18.00 merger consideration represents a premium of only 20.40% based on Stillwater’s thirty-day average closing price for the period ending December 8, 2016. This premium is importantly below the average thirty-day premium of nearly 42.23% for comparable transactions within the past three years. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 14.17% and monthly performance was 16.16%. The stock price of SWC is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 15.86% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 27.06%.

 

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