Why Did Textainer Group Holdings Limited (TGH) Rise 5.84% Today? This Could Be The Reason

An interesting stock that came up in some of our conversations today is Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH). At current price of $10.07, the shares have already added 0.56 points (5.84% higher) from its previous close of $9.51. Should you buy or avoid them? The stock sets an active trading volume day with a reported 103028 contracts so far this session. TGH shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 211.71 thousand shares, but with a 24.3 million float and a 3.03% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for TGH stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $12 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 19.17% from where the TGH share price has been trading recently which is between $9.2 and $9.65. There are some brokerage firms that offer lower targets than the average, with one of them, even setting their price target at $11. Flipping the other side of the coin, an analyst who is fully bullish set a price target as high as $13.

During the recent trading session for Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH), the company witnessed their stock rise $0.66 over a week and tumble down $-0.87 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $14.17, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 12/02/19. The recent low of $6.4 stood for a -28.97% since 08/14/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 2.3 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is greater than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to. At the moment, the median target price for TGH is set at $12, a figure which is below the recent 1-year high the stock witnessed.

Looking at the current readings for Textainer Group Holdings Limited, the two-week RSI stands at 61.29. This figure suggests that TGH stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current TGH readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 40.15% at this stage. This figure means that TGH share price today is being neutral.

Technical chart claims that Textainer Group Holdings Limited (TGH) would settle between $9.71/share to $9.9/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $9.26 mark, then the market for Textainer Group Holdings Limited becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $9 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.18. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.

Analysts at Cowen lifted target price for shares of TGH but were stick to Outperform recommendation for the stock in their opinion released on November 05. The price target has been raised from $22 to $20. Wells Fargo analysts have lowered their rating of Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) stock from Market Perform to Underperform in a separate flash note issued to investors on September 28. Analysts at Cowen are sticking to their Outperform stance. However, on August 08, they lifted price target for these shares to $22 from $26.

TGH equity has an average rating of 2.5, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 2 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 2 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 0 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 0 analysts rated Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, TGH stock price is currently trading at 7.08X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 17.3 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 12.5. Textainer Group Holdings Limited current P/B ratio of 0.4 means it is trading at a discount against its industry’s 1.6.