Delving into Shares of Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) and SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) From Top to Bottom

In recent trading action Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) stock moved -0.82% landing at $128.32.  This stock has garnered attention of analysts and investors over the past few weeks as the stock has come into mainstream focus.

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, Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) shares have been seen trading 4.92% away from the 20-day moving average. The stock has been recently separated from the 50-day moving average by 9.23%. Using a broader approach, shares have been trading 16.68% off of the 200-day moving average. After the latest check-in, company stock is -1.44% off of the 50 day high and 18.28% away from the 50 day low price.

In terms of performance, shares of Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) are 6.45% since the start of 2016. Over the past week, shares are -0.12%. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at 9.71%. For the quarter, performance is at 11.10%. During the past six months, Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG)’s stock has been 13.45% and 47.70% 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. Packaging Corporation of America currently has an average analyst recommendation of 2.50 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 $120.00 on the shares.

In the past few sessions, investors have started paying a little bit more attention to shares of SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC). In recent trading action, the stock had changed 1.48% settling in at $76.65.

Let’s take a quick look at how the price of SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) is currently trading in comparison to some of its simple moving averages. At current levels, shares have been seen trading 5.68% away from the 20-day moving average. The stock has been recently separated from the 50-day moving average by 10.14%. Using a broader approach, the stock has been trading 30.12% off of the 200-day moving average. After the latest check-in, shares are 1.39% off of the 50 day high and 19.99% away from the 50 day low number.

In terms of performance, shares of SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) are 6.67% since the start of 2016. Over the past week, shares are 4.16%. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at 7.78%. For the quarter, performance is at 19.90%. During the past six months, SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC)’s stock has been 37.32% and 49.42% 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.