In the most recent trading session, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODFL) shares saw a move of +1.72% . Covering Wall Street analysts have a consensus target price of $99.75 on the stock.
Investing in the stock market may include having to keep emotions in check. When things get crazy, investors may be forced with tough decisions. Being able to stay away from impulsive decisions may help when the time comes to tweak the portfolio. Having the proper discipline and market perspective may also be a highly desirable trait for a successful trader. Investors who are able to practice discipline may be able to avoid emotional trading pitfalls in the future. Even highly experienced investors may have to someday make the difficult decisions in order to keep the portfolio strong. Figuring out what works and what doesn’t may take many years of trial and error. Learning to filter through the daily noise can be a big asset when trying to focus on the particularly important information.
After a look at recent stock performance, shares have traded $-0.08 off of the 50-day moving average of $96.30 and $6.14 off of the 200-day moving average of $90.08 . Shares have been recorded at -7.04% separated from the 52-week high of 103.51 and +45.06% away from the 52-week low of 66.33. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance.
Street analysts have the ability to employ multiple metrics to help calculate target price estimates. A common metric is a company’s P/E Ratio. This calculation is derived by dividing the current share price by the projected earnings per share. Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. presently has a P/E Ratio of 24.92. Investors may also monitor a company’s PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. A PEG Ratio under one may indicate that the company is undervalued. If a company has a PEG Ratio above one, it may represent that the company is overvalued. A PEG Ratio near one might be seen as fair value. The company has a current PEG Ratio of 1.62 .