Is This Stock a Screaming Buy: Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK)

Equity Research firms currently have a positive stance on shares of Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK). The majority of analysts covering the equity have a consensus Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a score of 1.00. This is based on the research brokerage reports taken into consideration by Thomson Reuters. Those same analysts are projecting that the stock will reach $23.00 on a short term basis.

At the time of writing, the stock was trading at $19.55. This represents a change from the opening price of -0.28%. In terms of performance, year to date, the stock is 13.67%. The monthly stock performance comes in at 2.16%. For the quarter, shares are performing at 12.35%. Weekly performance analysis shows the equity at 4.32%.

In taking a look at technical levels, shares are trading 3.99% away from the 50 day simple moving average and 14.58% away from the 200 day simple moving average. Based on a recent bid, the stock is trading -6.84% away from it’s 52- week high and 38.48% away from its 52 week low. After the recent moves, investors may also look to see if the stock has entered oversold or overbought territory and could be ripe for a bounce. As of writing, Leucadia National Corporation’s RSI stands at 61.55. In looking at volatility levels, the shares saw weekly volatility of 1.69% and 1.97% over the past month.

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