Bounding Shares, What’s Next for Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:Q) and Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW)?

As of late, the Street has taken a bit closer look at shares of Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:Q). In the latest session the stock moved 1.32%, putting the stock value at $97.76.

Here we’ll take a quick glance at how the stock price is currently trading in relation to some of its simple moving averages. At current levels, Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:Q) shares have been seen trading 2.74% away from the 20-day moving average. The stock has been recently separated from the 50-day moving average by 3.79%. Using a broader approach, shares have been trading 14.71% off of the 200-day moving average. After the latest check-in, company stock is -2.19% off of the 50 day high and 11.79% away from the 50 day low price.

In terms of performance, shares of Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:Q) are 28.55% since the start of 2016. Over the past week, shares are 2.64%. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at 0.25%. For the quarter, performance is at 9.57%. During the past six months, Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:Q)’s stock has been 24.27% and 26.58% for the last 12 months.

Investors are constantly attempting to find the next great stock to own. Picking the next winner to bolster the portfolio may involve some hard work and a little bit of stock market magic. Sifting through the wealth of information about public companies can be a daunting task. Many sharp investors will attack the equity markets from many different angles.

This may include keeping close tabs on fundamental and technical data. This may also include tracking analyst opinions and following what the big money institutions are buying or selling.

So, most importantly, where are shares headed from here? In order to get a sense of Wall Street sentiment, we can look to brokerage analyst estimates. On a one to five ratings scale where 1.0 indicates a Strong Buy, 2.0 indicates a Buy, 3.0 a Hold, 4.0 a Sell and 5.0 a Stong Sell. Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. currently has an average analyst recommendation of 2.30 according to analysts. This is the average number based on the total brokerage firms taken into consideration by Beta Systems Research. The same analysts have a future one-year price target of $99.00 on the shares.

In recent trading action Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) stock moved 0.06% landing at $155.96.  This stock has garnered attention of analysts and investors over the past few weeks as the stock has come into mainstream focus.

Let’s take a quick look at how the price of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) is currently trading in comparison to some of its simple moving averages. At current levels, shares have been seen trading 1.31% away from the 20-day moving average. The stock has been recently separated from the 50-day moving average by 3.26%. Using a broader approach, the stock has been trading 12.23% off of the 200-day moving average. After the latest check-in, shares are -0.24% off of the 50 day high and 7.77% away from the 50 day low number.

In terms of performance, shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) are 27.54% since the start of 2016. Over the past week, shares are 0.81%. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at 2.20%. For the quarter, performance is at 7.03%. During the past six months, Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW)’s stock has been 23.50% and 21.15% for the last 12 months.

Investors are always on the look for the next great stock to own. Picking the next winner to bolster the portfolio may involve some hard work and a little bit of stock market magic. Sifting through the wealth of information about public companies can be a daunting task.

Many savvy investors will attack the equity markets from many different angles. This may include keeping close tabs on fundamental and technical data. This may also include tracking analyst opinions and following what the big money institutions are buying or selling.