A Look at 2 Trending Stocks: OpGen, Inc. (OPGN), Fibrocell Science, Inc. (FCSC)

OpGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPGN) recently saw its volume around 1.5 million shares and on average it trades 1.78 million shares a day. The opening price of $0.24, led it to gain -4.29% to reach $0.23 upon the closing bell.

OpGen, Inc. (OPGN) Analyst Opinion

OpGen, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 2 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 10.85% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -26.21% last month and is down -80.03 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 2 of analysts who cover OPGN having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $1.5 price target on OpGen, Inc., suggesting a 552.17% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -92.59% below its 52-week high.

OpGen, Inc. Earnings Surprise

OpGen, Inc. (OPGN) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned -$0.07 a piece versus the consensus-estimated -$0.08. Its revenue totaled $750000 up 7.14% from the previous quarter.

OpGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPGN) Intraday View

This stock (OPGN) is ahead of its 52-week low with 14.85%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 10.17% which for the week stands at 9.87%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -12.34% and stays -22.04% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -11.59% losses and now is down -60.42% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $0.3848. OpGen, Inc. (OPGN) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -80.2%.

Turning to Fibrocell Science, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCSC), its shares were trading at $1 a retreat of $-0.05, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $1.05, touched a high of $1.15 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bullish recommendations with the consensus call at 1.3. Fibrocell Science, Inc. has 2 buy ratings, 0 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -78.32% from its high of $4.64 to a $15.32 million market value through last close.

Fibrocell Science, Inc. (FCSC) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 1.33 to 1.33 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $7.37 a share. The target implies a 637% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 660% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Fibrocell Science, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCSC) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.35 million shares versus an average volume of 0.15 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 14.54% which for the week approaches 12.81%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $1 and compares with the $1.05 52-week low. The stock recovered -4.29% since its low point and has performed -46.83% year-to-date.

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