Stocks started the new trading month on a positive note. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite rose by 0.99% and 1.28% respectively, reaching their highest level since August. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 153.3 points, or 0.47%.
Concerns about the debt ceiling eased on Thursday. The Senate passed a bill to raise the debt ceiling late Thursday evening, sending it to President Joe Biden's desk. This came after the House of Representatives passed the Financial Responsibility Act by a vote of 314-117 on Wednesday evening, just a few days before the June 5 deadline set by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.
Concerns that the U.S. might not meet its obligations if lawmakers failed to reach an agreement had worried some investors earlier in the week.
As much of the debt ceiling drama remains in the rearview mirror, investors' attention is now focused on Friday's employment report. The latest data indicates a strong labor market despite the Federal Reserve's aggressive rate-hiking plan, with over 80% of prints since January 2022 beating estimates.
Economists surveyed by Dow Jones expect a slowdown in job growth in May compared to the previous month, with an addition of 190,000 jobs compared to the 253,000 gained in April. This would be the lowest monthly increase since December 2020.
As the week comes to a close, both the S&P and Nasdaq are on track to finish with modest gains of 0.37% and 0.97% respectively. As of Thursday's close, the Dow was down 0.1% for the week. Our robots also demonstrated a slight increase this week, leaning more towards long positions.
A positive indicator is that stock movements are starting with smaller market capitalization companies. For example, Nokia's stock (NOK, $4.05) has risen by 1% and is further increasing by one and a half percent in pre-market trading. To achieve good profits, it is necessary for stock volatility to kick in on a broad front.
The 10-day RSI Indicator for NOK moved out of overbought territory on September 12, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is shifting from an upward trend to a downward trend. Traders may want to look at selling the stock or buying put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 31 instances where the indicator moved out of the overbought zone. In of the 31 cases the stock moved lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of a move down at .
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on September 20, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on NOK as a result. In of 88 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for NOK turned negative on September 18, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 47 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 47 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where NOK declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
NOK broke above its upper Bollinger Band on August 30, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to drop as the stock moves back below the upper band and toward the middle band. You may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options.
The Stochastic Oscillator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 3 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.
NOK moved above its 50-day moving average on September 18, 2023 date and that indicates a change from a downward trend to an upward trend.
The 10-day moving average for NOK crossed bullishly above the 50-day moving average on September 08, 2023. This indicates that the trend has shifted higher and could be considered a buy signal. In of 21 past instances when the 10-day crossed above the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where NOK advanced for three days, in of 283 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In of 199 cases where NOK Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are .
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued 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 (0.970) is normal, around the industry mean (7.745). P/E Ratio (5.079) is within average values for comparable stocks, (43.936). NOK's Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (8.253) is very high in comparison to the industry average of (2.247). Dividend Yield (0.027) settles around the average of (0.042) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (0.819) is also within normal values, averaging (22.549).
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating strong sales and a profitable 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 Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. NOK’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
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. NOK’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 88, placing this stock worse than average.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
a provider of network infrastructure, technology and software services
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, NOK has been closely correlated with ERIC. These tickers have moved in lockstep 79% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if NOK jumps, then ERIC could also see price increases.