Have Analysts Now Turned Cautious On Agenus Inc. (AGEN), BioPharmX Corporation (BPMX)?

Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) recent drop took place on significantly less volume which dipped to nearly 0.61 million contracts on 24-Nov-17 versus its daily average of 1.44 million. The first sale was made at $4.05 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a fall of -2.49%. It was last traded at $3.92 apiece.

Agenus Inc. (AGEN): Buy Candidate With 180.61% Upside Potential

Agenus Inc. is maintained at an average buy rating by 3 stock analysts, and there are at least 20.07% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went up by 5.09% in value last month. Year-to-date it plunged -4.85%. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 3 of analysts who cover Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $11 price target on Agenus Inc., pointing towards a 180.61% rally from current levels. The stock is trading for about -28.07% less than its 52-week high.

Agenus Inc. Reports 26.13% Sales Growth

Agenus Inc. (AGEN) revenue scored 26.13% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $5.31 million.

AGEN Adds 5.66% In A Week

This company shares (AGEN) so far managed to recover 22.5% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a month, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 5.03% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 5.57%. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 7.43% and sits -4.3% lower versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned 5.66% gains and is down by -0.36% compared with its 200-day moving average of $3.97. Also, Agenus Inc. (AGEN) needs to overturn a -17.99% decrease it experienced over the past twelve months.

BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE:BPMX) Consensus Call At 2

As regular trading ended, BioPharmX Corporation (BPMX) stock brought in a $0.01 rise to $0.13. The day started at a price of $0.12 but then traded as high as $0.13 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their neutral outlook with the consensus call at 2. BioPharmX Corporation is given 0 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 0 holds. The company shares sank -86.06% from their peak of $0.90 and now has a $9.93 million market value of equity.

BioPharmX Corporation Could Grow 1592.31% More

BPMX’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale presents no change from 2 thirty days ago to 2 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. They see BioPharmX Corporation (BPMX) price hitting a mean target of $2.2 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could lift the price another 1592.31% Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 2207.69% compared to the most bullish target.

BioPharmX Corporation (BPMX) Returns -66.58% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 2.22 million shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 1.55 million. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 11.52% which for the month reaches 9.09%. BioPharmX Corporation dipped to as low as $0.12 throughout the day and has returned -66.58% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $0.11 but has recovered 13.02% since then.

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