Hot Movers: GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) Extends Eye-Popping Gain After Monday’s Wild Moves

shares of GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) reached at $76.79 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average was 183.80%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average was 296.97% while it has a distance of 688.35% from the 200 days simple moving average.

GameStop Corp. extended its surge in premarket trading on Tuesday, albeit at a less intense pace than defined Monday’s wild ride.

The stock rose as high as $100 before paring gains to trade at $89.48 at 6:21 a.m. in New York. It closed 18% higher at $76.79 on Monday, briefly touching a record high of $159.18, and has more than quadrupled this month.

GameStop, which has turned into a battleground for short sellers and retail traders, triggered at least nine trading halts for volatility on Monday. Options trading has also surged.

The stock’s surge was in part fueled by an army of Reddit-charged day traders who used the website’s WallStreetBets forum to pump up shares and fight back against the eye-popping levels of short interest. Bets by Gabe Plotkin’s Melvin Capital and Andrew Left’s Citron Research have faced a reckoning in the battle with GameStop’s retail fans.

Hedge fund titans Ken Griffin and Steve Cohen boosted Melvin Capital, according to a statement on Monday, injecting a total of $2.75 billion into the firm after it lost about 30% this year. The capital infusion came after Melvin Capital, which started the year with about $12.5 billion in assets, saw short bets, including GameStop, go awry, people familiar with the firm said.


The stock has a market cap of $3.55B with 65.20M shares outstanding, of which the float was 50.65M shares. Analysts consider this stock active, since it switched Trading volume reached 177,874,000 shares as compared to its average volume of 21.56M shares.

The Average Daily Trading Volume (ADTV) demonstrates trading activity related to the liquidity of the security. When Ave Volume tends to increase, it shows enhanced liquidity.

But when Ave Volume is lower, the security will tend to be cheap as people are not as keen to purchase it. Hence, it might have an effect on the worth of the security. GME’s relative volume was 9.36.

Relative volume is a great indicator to keep a close eye on, but like most indicators it works best in conjunction with other indicators and on different time frames. Higher relative volume you will have more liquidity in the stock which will tighten spreads and allow you to trade with more size without a ton of slippage.

GameStop Corp. has an average true range (ATR) of 13.20. Other technical indicators are worth considering in assessing the prospects for EQT. GME’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months was 0.69 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter was 15.06, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter was 7.95.

The Company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months was 23.76. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter was 0.50. Analysts mean recommendation for the stock was 3.20. This number is based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell.

GameStop Corp.‘s shares owned by insiders remained 0.50%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 95.00%.

Meanwhile, GME traded under umbrella of Consumer Cyclical sector, the stock was traded 0.04% ahead of its 52-week high and 2887.94% beyond its 52-week low. So, both the price and 52-week high indicators would give you a clear-cut picture to evaluate the price direction.

Jake Charles

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