Are Technical Indicators Looking Better For Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX), Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (JUNO)

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) traded at an unexpectedly low level on 11/13/2017 when the stock experienced a -1.46% loss to a closing price of $2.7. The company saw 0.52 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 0.59 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX) Max Upside Potential Is 270.37%

Analysts are speculating a 270.37% move, based on the high target price ($10) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $7.33 price target, but the stock is already up 206.82% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -16.67% versus recent highs ($ 3.24). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $5 range (lowest target price), allowing for another 85.19% jump from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 18.42% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 170% increase over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is up 126.89% so far this year. Additionally, VKTX had a day price range of $2.53 to $2.83.

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX) RSI Reaches 61.19

Heading into the stock price potential, Viking Therapeutics, Inc. needs to grow just 159.26% to cross its median price target of $7. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) are $2.27 and $1.44. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, VKTX is a stock with 22.77 million shares outstanding that normally trades 6.66% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 7.57% with 0.29 average true range (ATR). VKTX has a beta of 0 and RSI is 61.19.

Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:JUNO)’s 22.87% Lead Over A Technical Metric

On the other hand, Juno Therapeutics, Inc. by far traveled 219.92% versus a 1-year low price of $17.52. The share price was last seen -2.67% lower, reaching at $56.05 on Nov. 13, 2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $55.58 and $57.73. This company shares are -0.91% up from its target price of $55.54 and the current market capitalization stands at $6.05B. The recent change has given its price a 22.87% lead over SMA 50 and -8.99% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 30.65% gains, 97.57% gains and 112.71% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found JUNO’s volatility during a week at 4.61% and during a month it has been found around 6.12%.

Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:JUNO) Is Less Active With 1.39 million Shares

Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (JUNO) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly low level of 1.39 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 2.98 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Juno Therapeutics, Inc. Is Worth At Least $43

The market experts are predicting a 15.97% rally, based on the high target price ($65) for Juno Therapeutics, Inc. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $43 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a -23.28% drop from its current position. Overall, the share price is up 197.35% year to date.

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