Sothebys (BID) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -6.6% when compared to the S&P 500 in the past 4 weeks. However, in the near-term, buying emerged at lower levels and the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.03% in the past 1 week. The stock has risen by 0.57% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -8.49% in the past 4 weeks.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 5.56% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.4%.The 200 Day SMA reached 30.52% Sothebys is up 29.78% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 44.8%.
Sothebys (BID) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $0.71 from the average target price of $35.5 for the short term period. 2 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $36 and the most muted being $35.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Sothebys (NYSE:BID): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $37.24 and the intraday high of $37.91 after having opened at $37.78 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $37.78, a loss of -1.74%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 1,292,174 shares. The stock failed to cross $37.91 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $37.3.
Sothebys is a global art business company. The Company operates in three segments: Agency, Principal and Finance. The Companys Agency segment accepts property on consignment, stimulates buyer interest through professional marketing techniques, and matches sellers (also known as consignors) to buyers through the auction or private sale process. The Companys Principal segment is engaged in the sale of artworks that have been purchased by Sothebys, including property acquired for sale at auction in the near term in lieu of the Agency segment providing an auction guarantee to a potential consignor. The Companys Finance segment provides certain collectors and art dealers with financing secured by works of art that Sothebys either has in its possession or permits borrowers to possess.