Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) last session’s volume of 2.97 million shares was lower than its average volume of 3.33 million shares. The stock, after opening at $30.13, hit $31.03 through the close by scoring 2.31%.Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Analyst Opinion
Exact Sciences Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 15 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 28.04% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 26.24% last month and is up 132.26 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 11 of analysts who cover EXAS having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $34.58 price target on Exact Sciences Corporation, suggesting a 11.44% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -14.14% below its 52-week high.Exact Sciences Corporation Earnings Surprise
Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned -$0.32 a piece versus the consensus-estimated -$0.41. Its revenue totaled $37.29 million up 5.82% from the previous quarter.
This stock (EXAS) is ahead of its 52-week low with 478.92%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 5.53% which for the week stands at 4.93%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 1.88% and stays 21.63% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -9.85% losses and now is up 56.19% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $20.2. Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 466.24%.
Turning to Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT), its shares were trading at $6.7 a gain of $0.15, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $6.5, touched a high of $6.9 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bearish recommendations with the consensus call at 3. Liquidity Services, Inc. has 0 buy ratings, 3 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -41.69% from its high of $11.49 to a $215.67 million market value through last close.Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT) Consensus Price Target
The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 3 to 3 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $9.5 a share. The target implies a 41.79% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 49.25% to analysts’ high consensus price target.Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) Intraday Trading
The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.21 million shares versus an average volume of 0.11 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 4.28% which for the week approaches 3.82%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $6.5 and compares with the $6.04 52-week low. The stock recovered 12.42% since its low point and has performed -31.28% year-to-date.