The stock of Accel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:ACEL) is now priced at $12.09 and the shares are 0.23 points up or 1.94% higher compared to its previous closing price of $11.86. The stock had 1.122 million contracts set over the past session. ACEL shares’ daily volume is compared to its average trading volume at 0.54 million shares. However, it has a float of 40.18 million and although its performance was 1.68% over the week, it’s one to watch. Analysts have given the ACEL stock a yearly average price target of $12 per share. It means the stock’s downside potential is -0.74% with the ACEL share price recently placing at $11.81 to $12.44. However, some brokerage firms have priced the stock below the average, including one that has called $11.
The shorts are running away from the Accel Entertainment, Inc. stock, with the latest data on short interest released on July 31, 2020, showing that short interest numbers in the ACEL shares have declined. Short interest in the stock represents just 6.82% of its float, but the volume has dropped by 0.
In the last trading session, Accel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:ACEL) raised by $0.2 over the week and gained $4.28 on its 20-day. The stock’s high in the recent session is lower when compared to its 52-week high of $13.35. The stock recorded its established 52-week high on 02/14/20.
Since 03/23/20, the stock has traded to a low of $5.22 at 131.61%, an encouraging piece of data likely to interest most investors out to exploit the stock’s recent surge.
Looking at current readings, Accel Entertainment, Inc.’s two-week RSI is 67.79. This suggests that the stock is neutral at the moment and that ACEL shares’ price movement remains stable. The stochastic readings are equally revealing at 82.7% meaning the ACEL share price is currently in oversold territory.
The technical chart shows that the ACEL stock will likely settle at between $12.42 and $12.74 per share. However, if the stock dips below $11.79, then its market would become much weaker. Any downside could see the stock price sliding to levels as low as $11.48.
Currently, the stock is trading in the green of MACD, with a reading of 0.03. 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 ACEL a rating of Hold in their intiating review released on June 08.
The average rating for the ACEL equity is 2.25 and is currently gathering a bullish momentum. Of 4 analysts tracking Accel Entertainment, Inc. polled by Reuters, 1 rated ACEL as a hold. The remaining 3 analysts were split evenly. However, the split wasn’t equal as a majority (3) 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.
Elsewhere, the ACEL stock price is 21.98X ahead of its 12-month Consensus earnings per share estimates.