Buy or Sell Dawson Geophysical Company (NASDAQ:DWSN) and Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG)? Analysts Consensus is in

Equity Research firms currently have a positive stance on shares of Dawson Geophysical Company (NASDAQ:DWSN). The majority of analysts covering the equity have either a Buy or Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a consensus score of 1.00. This is based on the research brokerage reports taken into consideration by Thomson Reuters. Those same analysts are projecting that the stock will reach $6.00 on a short term basis.

Performance
At the time of writing, the stock was trading at $5.19. This represents a change from most recent open price of 5.27%. In terms of performance, year to date, the stock is -35.45%. The monthly stock performance comes in at 14.57%. For the quarter, shares are performing at 18.76%. Weekly performance analysis shows the equity at 2.37%.

Technicals
In taking a look at technical levels, shares are trading 8.17% away from the 50 day simple moving average and 8.12% away from the 200 day simple moving average. Based on a recent bid, the stock is trading -42.33% away from it’s 52- week high and 40.27% away from its 52 week low. After the recent moves, investors may also look to see if the stock has entered oversold or overbought territory and could be ripe for a bounce. As of writing, Dawson Geophysical Company’s RSI stands at 57.23. In looking at volatility levels, the shares saw weekly volatility of 5.85% and 5.55% over the past month.

Sell-side analysts are offering a consensus “Buy” rating on shares of Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG).  Using the following ratings scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell and 5.0 Strong Sell, analysts have an average recommendation of 2.50.  Based on a recent trade, the shares are hovering around $2.51 which, according to analysts, yield significant upside potential to the $3.09 consensus target price.

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG) shares typically trade an average volume of 5788.45 and institutions hold 24.70% of the total shares.  

MOVING AVERAGES

We see here that the stock is 0.08% away from the 20-Day Simple Moving Average.  Their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is a difference of -4.74% from current levels.  Further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average is 18.91% difference from today’s price.  Currently, the stock is -21.81% from its 50-Day High and 15.67% from the 50-day low. 

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG)‘s stock has performed at 109.17%.  Breaking that down further, it has performed 5.02% for the week, -10.99% for the month, 14.61% over the last quarter, 35.68% for the past half-year and 76.76% for this last year. 

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