Thoughts on the Momentum: CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CASI), Endocyte, Inc. (ECYT)

CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASI) traded at an unexpectedly low level on 10/26/2017 when the stock experienced a -3.74% loss to a closing price of $2.06. The company saw 0.3 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 0.58 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CASI) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 94.17% move, based on the high target price ($4) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $3 price target, but the stock is already up 126.37% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -57.44% versus recent highs ($ 4.84). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $2 range (lowest target price), allowing for another -2.91% drop from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 13.81% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 98.08% increase over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is up 79.13% so far this year. Additionally, CASI had a day price range of $2.03 to $2.18.

CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CASI) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. needs to grow just 45.63% to cross its median price target of $3. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASI) are $1.95 and $1.27. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, CASI is a stock with 67.55 million shares outstanding that normally trades 0.31% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day loss of -12.34% with 0.35 average true range (ATR). CASI has a beta of 0.98 and RSI is 48.61.

Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT)’s Lead Over its Technicals

On the other hand, Endocyte, Inc. by far traveled 277.78% versus a 1-year low price of $1.17. The share price was last seen 3.03% higher, reaching at $4.42 on 10/26/2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $4.18 and $4.6666. This company shares are 58.37% off its target price of $7 and the current market capitalization stands at $180.2M. The recent change has given its price a 67.04% lead over SMA 50 and -32.52% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 222.63% gains, 211.27% gains and 92.17% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found ECYT’s volatility during a week at 9.88% and during a month it has been found around 16.55%.

Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT) Intraday Metrics

Endocyte, Inc. (ECYT) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly low level of 1.05 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 3.01 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Endocyte, Inc. Target Levels

The market experts are predicting a 58.37% rally, based on the high target price ($7) for Endocyte, Inc. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $7 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a 58.37% jump from its current position. Overall, the share price is up 73.33% year to date.

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