Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DY) is anticipated to report earnings of 30.36% per share for next year, according to analysts. Analysts are expecting an EPS change of 72.10% for the current year. Wall Street analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have a current recommendation of 1.70 on a consensus basis for the stock. The same analysts see shares reaching $61.80 within the next year on a consensus basis.When the stock market is doing well, there may be plenty of winners in the portfolio. Figuring out when to sell a winner can be a tricky proposition. Many investors will be quick to take profits while others may want to hold out for further gains. Selling winners too early or holding on to winners too long may have a negative impact on the trading portfolio. Finding that balance between securing profits and holding out to take higher profits in the future can be very helpful for the active investor.

Let’s take a look at how the stock has been performing recently.  Over the past twelve months, Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DY)’s stock was -2.92%.  Over the last week of the month, it was 2.66%, 8.16% over the last quarter, and  -14.28% for the past six months.

Over the past 50 days, Dycom Industries, Inc. stock’s -9.00% off of the high and 18.69% removed from the low.  Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here.  -47.94% (High), 25.56%, (Low). 

Price-to-Earnings Ratio is the current share price divided by annual earnings per share.  P/E provides a number that details how many years of earnings it will take a stock to recoup the value of one share at current price levels.  Easy to calculate and understand, P/E is an extremely common ratio that is used to compare valuations of stocks against each other relatively.  Dycom Industries, Inc.’s  P/E ratio is 27.96. 

Projected Earnings Growth (PEG) is a forward looking ratio based on anticipated earnings growth.  PEG is created by dividing P/E by the projected rate of earnings growth.  Dycom Industries, Inc.’s  PEG is 1.82.

Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DY)’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 55.97.  RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions.

Investors may be looking closely at current stock market levels as we move towards the closing stages of the year. Investors might be reviewing current holdings to see if there are any changes that need to be made. Even when things are going good with equities, it may be wise to regularly check the portfolio to make sure that everything is still balanced properly. Being prepared for various market conditions may be a great help to the investor when the winds of change eventually blow in.