Knuckling Down on Shares of ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)

Shares of ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) are on our watchlist today as the stock has moved -0.13% from the open, touching $180.87 on a recent trade. While the stock has a nice low price tag to it, does it have any value?

Most investors are likely looking for that next stock that is ready to take off running. Maybe the focus is on finding a stock that has recently taken a turn for the worse for no real apparent reason. As we all know, as quickly as a stock can drop in price, it can bounce back just as fast. Although the popular stocks that receive a high level of media coverage tend to recover quicker after a sell-off, there may be plenty of under the radar stocks that are ripe for buying. Scoping out these potential market gems may help repair a portfolio that has taken a hit for any number of reasons.

The average investor might not have the time to monitor every single tick of a given stock, but taking a look at historical performance may help provide some valuable insight on where the stock may be trending in the future. Over the past week, ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) has performed -1.09%. For the past month, shares are 5.06%. Over the last quarter, shares have performed 4.18%. Looking back further, ASML Holding N.V. stock has been 29.27% over the last six months, and 4.06% since the start of the calendar year. For the past full year, shares are 57.59%.

There is rarely any substitute for diligent research, especially when it pertains to the equity markets. No matter what strategy an investor employs, keeping abreast of current market happenings is of the utmost importance. Everyone wants to see their stock picks soar, but the stark reality is that during a market wide sell-off, this may not be the case. Recently, shares of ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) have been seen trading 16.87% away from the 200-day moving average and 1.59% off the 50-day moving average. The stock is currently trading -2.95% away from the 52-week high and separated 60.06% from the 52-week low. ASML Holding N.V.’s RSI is presently sitting at 56.31.

Recommendations

Based on the stock’s volatility for the week, which is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given stock and represents average daily high/low percentage range of 1.18% and month of 1.26%.  So are analysts giving the Buy signal at this juncture?  Sell-side firms currently have a consensus recommendation of 2.00 on the shares.  This is based on a 1 to 5 formula where 1 indicates a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Analysts are projecting the stock to trade at 168.01 within the next 12-18 months. 

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) are being monitored closely by investors today as the name is currently priced at $76.07, a 0.69% difference from where it most recently opened.  So where is the stock headed from here?  We will take a quick look here at how the stock has performed recently.

Most investors are likely looking for that next stock that is ready to take off running. Maybe the focus is on finding a stock that has recently taken a turn for the worse for no real apparent reason. As we all know, as quickly as a stock can drop in price, it can bounce back just as fast.

Although the popular stocks that receive a high level of media coverage tend to recover quicker after a sell-off, there may be plenty of under the radar stocks that are ripe for buying. Scoping out these potential market gems may help repair a portfolio that has taken a hit for any number of reasons.

The average investor might not have the time to monitor every single tick of a given stock, but taking a look at historical performance may help provide some valuable insight on where the stock may be trending in the future. Over the past week, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has performed 4.32%. For the past month, shares are 5.64%. Over the last quarter, shares have performed 10.25%. Looking back further, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. stock has been -3.60% over the last six months, and 4.75% since the start of the calendar year. For the past full year, shares are -9.35%.

There is rarely any substitute for diligent research, especially when it pertains to the equity markets. No matter what strategy an investor employs, keeping abreast of current market happenings is of the utmost importance. Everyone wants to see their stock picks soar, but the stark reality is that during a market wide sell-off, this may not be the case. Recently, shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) have been seen trading -1.92% away from the 200-day moving average and 6.72% off the 50-day moving average. The stock is currently trading -13.56% away from the 52-week high and separated 19.19% from the 52-week low. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.’s RSI is presently sitting at 62.44.