Stocks Faring Away From Broker’s Choice: CommScope Holding (NASDAQ:COMM), Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC)

Several matter pinch shares of CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:COMM) [Trend Analysis], as shares moving down -6.43% to $37.72 with a share volume of 4.71 Million. CommScope Holding Co. (COMM) declared on Thursday fourth-quarter net income of $54.5 million, after reporting a loss in same period a year earlier. The Hickory, North Carolina-based company said it had net income of 28 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 61 cents per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations.

The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 57 cents per share. The wireless and broadband network technology company posted revenue of $1.18 billion in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.17 billion. For the year, the company declared net income of $222.8 million, or $1.13 per share, swinging to a profit in the period.

Revenue was declared as $4.92 billion. The stock is going forward its 52-week low with 61.92% and moving down from its 52-week high price with -7.02%. To have technical analysis views, liquidity ratio of a company was calculated 2.30 as evaluated with its debt to equity ratio of 3.29. The float short ratio was 1.85%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 2.22.

Shares of Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it moving up 0.06% to traded at $16.35. The firm has price volatility of 0.93% for a week and 1.21% for a month. Its beta stands at 0.31 times. The City Council of Alameda voted unanimously this week to divest more than $36 million it has in accounts with Wells Fargo from the bank, citing its funding of the Dakota Access pipeline and ongoing investigations into its banking practices.

Alameda currently has around $36 million in a general checking account at Wells Fargo for operating expenses, with an additional $325,000 in a worker’s compensation account. The city disclosed those figures in a quarterly investment report in January. Now, however, the city wants to pull it monies out of the bank entirely, citing Wells Fargo’s role in financing the 1,172-mile Dakota Access pipeline, as well as its headline-grabbing banking scandal after being fined for aggressive and illegal sales tactics.

“If there is bad behavior and we do nothing about it, then we are passively condoning it,” Vice Mayor MaliaVella said at the meeting. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 1.68% and monthly performance was 4.21%. The stock price of EFC is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 2.15% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 3.03%.

 

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