Is Trouble Brewing For These Stocks? Shares Gapping Down Pre-Bell: XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO), China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CADC)

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) shares have been recorded gapping down -2.13% between sessions as the stock currently sits at $62.48 before the bell.

A gap is a space between prices that occurs when the price of a stock makes a move down or up when there is no trading happening in between. 

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Recent Price History

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO)’s performance this year to date is 47.91%.  The stock has performed 0.13% over the last seven days, 4.47% over the last thirty, and 41.90% over the last three months.  Over the last six months, XPO Logistics, Inc.’s stock has been 44.60% and 142.28% for the year.

SMA

The simple moving average is the most common method used to calculate the moving average of prices. XPO Logistics, Inc.’s 20-Day Simple Moving Average is -0.83%.  Extending back, their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is 6.83%, looking even further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average stands at 30.77%.  

China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CADC) shares are moving lower ahead of the market open, gapping down -2.13% as the stock currently sits at $2.30 before the bell.

HISTORICAL GROWTH

China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CADC)’s performance this year to date is 7.50%.  The stock has performed -2.08% over the last seven days, -6.00% over the last thirty, and -24.19% over the last three months.  Over the last six months, China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc.’s stock has been -6.14% and -5.62% for the year.

SMA Watch
 China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc.’s 20-Day Simple Moving Average is -1.92%.  Extending back, their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is -3.35%, looking even further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average stands at -8.89%.  

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