Stock Price of Legg Mason, Inc. (LM) Increases 12.15%

Stock price performance of Legg Mason, Inc. is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 12.5% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 2.96% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 27.37% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Legg Mason, Inc. has a negative value of -13.75 compared to overall market performance. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.65% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.62%.The 200 Day SMA reached 1.93%

Legg Mason, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 67.26 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) has climbed 12.15% in the past week and advanced 11.61% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 12.01% and the outperformance has advanced to 10.62% for the last 4 weeks period.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jun 7, 2016, Carol Anthony Davidson (director) purchased 3,000 shares at 33.92 per share price.On May 3, 2016, Ursula Schliessler (EVP & CAO) sold 1,659 shares at 31.73 per share price.On May 3, 2016, Terence Johnson (Executive Vice President) sold 9,519 shares at 31.65 per share price.

Legg Mason Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 1, 2017. The company reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.65. The company had revenue of $715.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $714.13 million. The companys revenue was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.45 EPS.

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $34.62 and hit $35.34 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $35.18, with a gain of 3.59% or 1.22 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,806,556 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $35.83 and the company has a market cap of $3,553 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $24.93 .

Legg Mason, Inc. is a holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is principally engaged in providing asset management, securities brokerage, investment banking and related financial services to individuals, institutions, corporations and municipalities.


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