The market has been down on Roku Inc (ROKU) stock recently. ROKU gets a Bearish score from InvestorsObserver's Stock Sentiment Indicator.
What is Stock Sentiment?
Sentiment uses short term technical analysis to gauge whether a stock is desired by investors. As a technical indicator, it focuses on recent trends as opposed to the long term health of the underlying company. Updates for the company such as a earnings release can move the stock away from current trends.
Sentiment is how investors, or the market, feels about a stock. There are lots of ways to measure sentiment. At the core, sentiment is pretty easy to understand. If a stock is going up, investors must be bullish, while if it is going down, sentiment is bearish.
InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Indicator looks at price trends over the past week and also considers changes in volume. Increasing volume can mean a trend is getting stronger, while decreasing volume can mean a trend is nearing a conclusion.
For stocks that have options, our system also considers the balance between calls, which are often bets that the price will go up, and puts, which are frequently bets that the price will fall.
What's Happening With ROKU Stock Today?
Roku Inc (ROKU) stock is trading at $351.96 as of 2:12 PM on Thursday, Jun 17, an increase of $15.29, or 4.54% from the previous closing price of $336.67. The stock has traded between $333.49 and $353.29 so far today. Volume today is below average. So far 2,717,897 shares have traded compared to average volume of 4,478,888 shares.
More About Roku Inc
Roku is the leading streaming platform in the U.S. by hours watched with over 40 billion hours of content streamed in 2019. The firm's eponymous operating system is used not only in Roku's own hardware but in co-branded TVs and soundbars from manufacturers like TCL, Onn, and Hisense. Roku generates revenue from advertising, distribution fees, hardware sales, OS licensing, and subscription sales.