Earnings is just around the corner for Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAWK) as the firm is slated to issue their report on 1/10/2017 4:30:00 PM. The firm has most recently posted quarter over quarter growth of -38.10% and sales growth of 2.50% quarter over quarter.
In terms of the trend lines, Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAWK) shares are currently -11.89% off of their 52-week high and 30.45% off from the 52-week low point. The stock is 10.52% from the 200-day moving average and 3.28% from the 50-day average. The Relative Strength Index for the stock stands at 54.33.
Increased volatility should be expected heading into and immediately after the Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAWK) earnings report. According to the most recent data, the average true range stands at 0.97 which is a measure of the most recent volatility. The number is an exponential 14-day moving average of the True Ranges (range of each trading day’s high and low). The average volatility for the week stands at 3.07% and 2.36% for the past month. The relative volume (ratio between current volume and 3-month average) stands at 0.40.
So is there any potential upside for the stock if Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. is able to meet or beat earnings? Analysts, on a consensus basis have a $39.00 on the stock, compared to a recent bid of $37.67. The average broker recommendation yields a score of 1.90, which is an integer based calculation from all of the buy, sell and hold recommendations from sell-side analysts.
Heading into the earnings report, 0.60% shares are held by company insiders. On the institutional front, 98.40% of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAWK) are owned by firms or funds. Over the past few months, insider transactions have trended -26.50% while institutions saw a change of 0.55% in company stock.
Year to date, Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAWK) holders have seen returns of 0.74%. Over the past month the stock moved 3.13% and most recently shares over the past five trading days have moved 0.26%.