Zeroing in on Company Shares of Erie Indemnity Company (NASDAQ:ERIE) and ICON Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:ICLR)

Moving -0.14% from the most recent open, shares of Erie Indemnity Company (NASDAQ:ERIE) have landed on investor watchlists as the latest bid puts the equity at $117.10.

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, Erie Indemnity Company (NASDAQ:ERIE) shares have been seen trading -1.27% away from the 20-day moving average. The stock has been recently separated from the 50-day moving average by -2.94%. Using a broader approach, shares have been trading -3.37% off of the 200-day moving average. After the latest check-in, company stock is -6.36% off of the 50 day high and 1.22% away from the 50 day low price.

In terms of performance, shares of Erie Indemnity Company (NASDAQ:ERIE) are -3.89% since the start of 2016. Over the past week, shares are -1.58%. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at -2.54%. For the quarter, performance is at -2.87%. During the past six months, Erie Indemnity Company (NASDAQ:ERIE)’s stock has been -2.51% and 6.13% for the last 12 months.

Strategic investors have taken a closer look of late at shares of ICON Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:ICLR).  Given the cheap price, many are wondering if there is now value and potential upside to the name.  During the most recent session, shares touched $113.27 after moving -0.82%.

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, ICON Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:ICLR) shares have been seen trading -1.06% away from the 20-day moving average. The stock has been recently separated from the 50-day moving average by -1.88%. Using a broader approach, shares have been trading 9.46% off of the 200-day moving average. After the latest check-in, company stock is -9.01% off of the 50 day high and 2.47% away from the 50 day low price.

In terms of performance, shares of ICON Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:ICLR) are 1.00% since the start of 2016. Over the past week, shares are -3.70%. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at 0.49%. For the quarter, performance is at -1.38%. During the past six months, ICON Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:ICLR)’s stock has been 14.05% and 35.64% 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. ICON Public Limited Company currently has an average analyst recommendation of 2.00 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 $128.33 on the shares.