|Day Low/High||44.63 / 47.10|
|52 Wk Low/High||38.00 / 72.96|
Halyard Health (HYH) shares are lower Tuesday after the company missed analysts' estimates for earnings in the second quarter.
We expect the stock to be down in today’s trading session.
It was another active week for the portfolio as we initiated two new positions and exited three others.
All eyes will be on the monthly employment report Friday, but until then, there will be hundreds of earnings reports and a few other key releases to keep investors occupied.
Earnings news, the monthly employment report, and commodity prices top the list of what to watch in the week ahead.
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 07/15/2015 settlement date, which shows a 1,241,075 share increase in total short interest for Halyard Health Inc , to 7,668,676, an increase of 19.31% since 06/30/2015. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.
We were buyers this week, adding to 5 different portfolio positions at attractive prices on market weakness.
We added to two positions this week as second-quarter earnings season ramped up and the markets pushed higher.
In a volatile week, we made a host of portfolio moves, including initiating a new position and exiting two others.
We'll use our hefty cash balance to build these portfolio positions.
This week, we bolstered our energy sector positions as the market reacted to fluid events in Greece.
We continued to put our large cash position to work this week, adding to one holding, as the market lost some steam.
We put our large cash position to work this week, building our stakes in two portfolio names.
This week, we added to two portfolio holdings, took some profits off the table in others, and exited one position.
We made few moves in the portfolio this week as mixed data produced volatile trading across asset classes.
This week, we swapped new positions for old in the energy and health care sectors, as the market ended in the red.
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Despite the drop in HYH, we remain encouraged and patient and will lower our cost basis.
We added two new positions to the portfolio this week as the S&P 500 moved slightly higher.
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Because it's a newly public company, historical data for Halyard Health is limited, but in this case, the daily chart shows technical clues that it could be time to buy.
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Higher timeframe swing traders can look to enter HON around $100.
This week, we initiated one new position and closed out another, in the process raising our international exposure.
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