DIN Newsletter for November 27, 2017

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Stock Of The Day: Buy or Sell?

PP&L Corp (PPL) is a Sell

Chart for PPL

Risk levels may be somewhat higher than normal and additional caution is warranted.


CHARTS OF THE DAY

Ares Capital Corporation [ARCC]

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ARCC share price is $16.37, which is 1% above its 21-day moving average of $16.20.

ARCC share price is $16.37, which is 1% above its 50-day moving average of $16.25.

ARCC share price is $16.37, which is 2% below its 200-day moving average of $16.66.


Matson, Inc. [MATX]

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MATX share price is $28.06, which is 1% above its 21-day moving average of $27.72.

MATX share price is $28.06, which is 2% above its 50-day moving average of $27.59.

MATX share price is $28.06, which is 5% below its 200-day moving average of $29.65.


Sun Hydraulics Corp. [SNHY]

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SNHY share price is $60.42, which is 3% above its 21-day moving average of $58.64.

SNHY share price is $60.42, which is 7% above its 50-day moving average of $56.32.

SNHY share price is $60.42, which is 35% above its 200-day moving average of $44.89.



Economic Indicators

Total Market Cap / GDP

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The ratio of the Total Market Capitalization (Wilshire 5000) to United States GDP is 0.0014. This is 99.8% below the historic median figure of 0.89.

The higher the Market Cap/GDP figure is relative to its median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market. Markets can remain overvalued for extended time periods.


S&P Earnings Growth

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The S&P Earnings Growth is 19.67. This is 79.1% above the historic median figure of 10.98.

When the S&P Earnings Growth trends higher, the stock market is perceived to have lower risk.


Sentiment

VIX

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The VIX figure is 9.67. This is 38.4% below the historic median figure of 15.69.

The CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by S&P 500 stock index option prices. Historically, VIX levels above 50 correlate closely with periods of stock market panic while VIX levels below 20 are more typical during relatively calm periods in the market.