The stock of Lithium Americas Corp. (NYSE:LAC) is now priced at $7.39 and the shares are 0.46 points up or 6.64% higher compared to its previous closing price of $6.93. The stock had 1.371 million contracts set over the past session. LAC shares’ daily volume is compared to its average trading volume at 1.048 million shares. However, it has a float of 55.73 million and although its performance was -3.78% over the week, it’s one to watch. It means the stock’s downside potential is -100% with the LAC share price recently placing at $6.9901 to $7.64. However, some brokerage firms have priced the stock below the average, including one that has called $3.68.
The shorts are running away from the Lithium Americas Corp. stock, with the latest data on short interest released on July 31, 2020, showing that short interest numbers in the LAC shares have declined. Short interest in the stock represents just 7.54% of its float, but the volume has dropped by 0.
In the last trading session, Lithium Americas Corp. (NYSE:LAC) dropped by -$0.29 over the week and gained $1.27 on its 20-day. The stock’s high in the recent session is lower when compared to its 52-week high of $9.15. The stock recorded its established 52-week high on 08/18/20.
Since 03/18/20, the stock has traded to a low of $1.92 at 284.9%, an encouraging piece of data likely to interest most investors out to exploit the stock’s recent surge.
Looking at current readings, Lithium Americas Corp.’s two-week RSI is 54.54. This suggests that the stock is neutral at the moment and that LAC shares’ price movement remains stable. The stochastic readings are equally revealing at 29.24% meaning the LAC share price is currently in overbought territory.
The technical chart shows that the LAC stock will likely settle at between $7.69 and $7.99 per share. However, if the stock dips below $7.04, then its market would become much weaker. Any downside could see the stock price sliding to levels as low as $6.69.
Currently, the stock is trading in the red of MACD, with a reading of -0.23. Investors always pay attention to any move above or below the zero-line, mainly because the indicator points to the position of the stock’s short-term average relative to its long-term measure. A MACD -a reading above the zero line means that the short-term is above the long-term average. This scenario implies that there is an upward momentum. The opposite is true when the MACD falls below the zero-line.
Analysts at Maxim Group assigned LAC a rating of Buy in their intiating review released on May 03.
The average rating for the LAC equity is 1.75 and is currently gathering a bullish momentum. Of 2 analysts tracking Lithium Americas Corp. polled by Reuters, 1 rated LAC as a hold. The remaining 1 analysts were split evenly. However, the split wasn’t equal as a majority (1) rated it as a buy or strong buy. 0 analyst advised investors against buying the stock or to sell if they own any of the stock.