U.S. stock futures started the day lower as investors focused on a critical meeting between congressional leaders and President Joe Biden. S&P 500 futures slipped 0.22%, Nasdaq 100 futures declined by 0.12%, and Dow Jones Industrial Average futures lost 79 points, or 0.24%.
The key concern is progress on a deal to raise the debt ceiling before June 1 to avoid a potential default on U.S. debt obligations. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has warned of severe consequences, including an "economic catastrophe," if an agreement is not reached. Yellen reiterated that the U.S. could face default as early as June 1 without a deal, emphasizing the risks of waiting until the last minute. She noted the increased borrowing costs already observed for securities maturing in early June.
President Biden has maintained an optimistic outlook, while House Speaker Kevin McCarthy acknowledges significant obstacles. The situation is seen as potentially precarious, with a likelihood of reaching a deal just before the deadline.
In Monday's regular trading, the stock market displayed positive performance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke its five-session losing streak, while the Nasdaq Composite led the way with a gain of 0.66%. Additionally, the S&P 500 recorded an increase of 0.3%. Our robots also experienced some gains during this period. The shares of Fuel Energy Inc. (FCEL) saw a significant rise of over 8%. The robots held long positions on these stocks, benefiting from the upward movement.
Investors eagerly await April's retail sales report for insights into consumer behavior, with economists anticipating a modest increase of 0.8%.
Several central bank officials will speak, including Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr, Fed Presidents Raphael Bostic, John Williams, and Austan Goolsbee. They will address various events and provide further perspectives on the economy.
This week, investors can also anticipate earnings reports from major consumer staples companies, including Home Depot, Target, and Walmart, which will provide additional insights into the performance of these essential sectors.
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for FCEL turned positive on September 01, 2023. Looking at past instances where FCEL's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 44 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The RSI Indicator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 5 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an Uptrend is expected.
The Stochastic Oscillator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 5 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an upward trend is expected.
FCEL may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on September 13, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on FCEL as a result. In of 71 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where FCEL declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator for FCEL entered a downward trend on September 20, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (0.779) is normal, around the industry mean (5.427). P/E Ratio (0.000) is within average values for comparable stocks, (37.597). FCEL's Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is slightly lower than the industry average of (1.509). FCEL has a moderately low Dividend Yield (0.000) as compared to the industry average of (0.025). P/S Ratio (3.526) is also within normal values, averaging (28.123).
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating slightly worse than average price growth. FCEL’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating weak sales and an unprofitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. FCEL’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 81, placing this stock worse than average.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
a manufacturer of installs and services fuel cell power plants for distributed power generation
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|Morgan Stanley Multi-Asset Real Return C|
|JPMorgan Value Advantage A|
|Federated Hermes MDT Balanced A|
|Victory Growth & Income Class A|
|American Beacon Stephens Mid-Cap Gr Y|
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, FCEL has been closely correlated with PLUG. These tickers have moved in lockstep 72% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if FCEL jumps, then PLUG could also see price increases.