Recent trading patterns in the stock of Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) have investors on high alert. Traders use price and volume data to predict performance and time their positions. In the case of SABR, the data could have some important implications for future performance. In the most recent quarter, institutional ownership increased by a net of 16.53 million shares, or 5.27%.This is a bullish sign and indicates that institutions are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for SABR overall.188 holders increased their positions, 114 decreased their positions, and 32 holders held their positions.
Among institutions that increased their positions, 81 were new positions. Among holders that decreased their positions, 33 sold out of the stock Sabre Corporation. Insider ownership during the latest quarter decreased by a net of 42891 shares, indicating that SABR’s key executives are feeling more bearish about the stock than they did three months ago. 4 or 57.14% of the trades during the past quarter were buys, and 3 or 42.86% were sells. This activity represents a continuation of a theme over the past twelve months. Insider ownership during the last year has decreased by a net of 863303 shares. 44.87% of insider trades in the last 12 months were buys, and 55.13% were sells.
Over the past year, the price of Sabre Corporation (SABR) has decreased -31.18% while the S&P 500 has increased 19.49%. During the past 20 days, SABR has decreased -1.14% while the broad market has increased 1.94%. SABR ‘s 20-day moving average currently sits above its 100-day moving average. This is a bullish signal that suggests the stock price might continue to rise. SABR’s average trading volume during the past 20 days is higher than the average volume over the past 100 days, which could be an indication that investors are feeling more certain than usual about the direction of SABR’s future price movements.
Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) has a 20-day RSI of 45.48%. According to this momentum indicator, a reading between 30 and 70 suggests the stock is not especially cheap or expensive, and not on the brink of a trend reversal. The MACD tells a different story. SABR’s 9-day MACD currently sits below the 20-day MACD, indicating that SABR’s downside momentum has decreased during the last three weeks. This suggests that the trend might soon reverse. SABR’s average trading volatility during the past few weeks is -49.8% lower than the average volatility over the past 100 days. This means that the stock’s daily price swings have been less extreme in recent times compared to the past.
The average investment rating for SABR on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong sell and 5 being a strong buy) is a 4.38 or a Moderate Buy. Three months ago, analysts assigned SABR a 4.43 rating, which implies that analysts have become more pessimistic about the outlook for the stock over the next year.