On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 11.81% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 0.06% in the last 1 week, and is up 14.59% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
Legg Mason (NYSE:LM): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $33.77 and $33.73 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $34.54. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $34.16, notching a gain of 2.64% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,126,858 . The stock had closed at $33.28 on the previous day.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 4.46% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 6.66%. Legg Mason Inc. is up 10.44% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -11.83%.
Legg Mason (LM) : Currently there are 6 street experts covering Legg Mason (LM) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $45 and $35 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $39. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $3.52.
Legg Mason, Inc. is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the Company provides investment management and related services to institutional and individual clients, company-sponsored investment funds and retail separately managed account programs. The Company offers its products and services directly and through various financial intermediaries. Its investment advisory services include discretionary and non-discretionary management of separate investment accounts in numerous investment styles for institutional and individual investors. Its investment products include proprietary mutual funds ranging from money market and other liquidity products to fixed income, equity and alternative funds managed in a wide variety of investment styles. The Company also offers other domestic and offshore funds to both retail and institutional investors and funds-of-hedge funds. The Companys United States mutual funds consist of two groups of mutual and closed-end funds.