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Which stock will give more? Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM), IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX)

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM)

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM), ended its previous trading session at $34.38 showing a loss of -0.619999999999997 or -1.77 percent with respect to the price of $35 when stock market opened. The company traded 960343 shares over the course of the trading day. Giving the average volume of 622.62 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 85.54 Million.

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) is currently trading lower than its price target which is set to $40.82 by the analyst. The stock is -14.63% Below its 1-Year High which is $40.27. LM has a difference of 47.87% from its 1 year low which stands at $23.25. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 2.7. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) Performance Snapshot

The stock performed exceptionally bad in the previous week which depicts an decrease of -4.82 percent in the shares price. The company subtracted about -14.03% in its share price over 1-Month. While taking about the performance of the stock over 1-year interval is 13.62 Percent. LM currently shows 34.77% as its year to date performance.

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) Price Insight

The stock needs to grow about $6.44 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are -9.18%, -8.2% and 2.25 percent respectively. The stock trades about 4.38 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 85.54 Million. LM gained about 6.57 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 0.81. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 28.14 and 1.54.

While talking about Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 1.03 and 0.8 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.

IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX)

IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX), closed the last trading session at $156.07 with increase of $2.19999999999999 or 1.43 percent against the opening price of $153.87. The trading day volume of the company stands at 307105 shares while the average trading volume of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) is 751.07 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 75.35 Million.

The price target of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) is currently set at 166.33 by the analysts. The stock is $-10.22 Below its 1-Year High which is $173.84. IEX hit its 1-Year low price of $117.72. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 2.5. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

Performance Indicators of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX)

The value of the stock decreased by -0.91% during the previous week performance. Looking at the 1 month performance of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX), the stock dipped -6.92%. While the 1 year performance shows a positive percentage of 8.81 and year to date performance stands at 23.61%.

IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) Analytical Review

The stock needs to grow about $10.26 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are -4.3%, -4.51% and 1.18 percent respectively. The stock trades about 1.58 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 75.35 Million. IEX gained about -0.91 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 3.09. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 38.74 and 1.23.

While talking about IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 4.7 and 5.58 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.