Have Analysts Now Turned Cautious On Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF), Argos Therapeutics, Inc. (ARGS)?

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) recent rally took place on significantly more volume which surged nearly 2.93 million contracts on 10-Jan-18 versus its daily average of 2.81 million. The first sale was made at $17.5 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a gain of 4.34%. It was last traded at $18.28 apiece.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF): Hold Candidate With -20.9% Upside Potential

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is maintained at an average hold rating by 17 stock analysts, and there are at least 22.07% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went up by 1.5% in value last month. Year-to-date it jumped 4.88%. Analysts are turning out to be more pessimistic than before, with 2 of analysts who cover Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $14.46 price target on Abercrombie & Fitch Co., pointing towards a -20.9% drop from current levels. The stock is trading for about -4.34% less than its 52-week high.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Reports 5.08% Sales Growth

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) remained successful in beating the consensus-estimated $0.21 as it actually earned $0.3 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored 5.08% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $818.9 million.

ANF Retreats -1.35% In A Week

This company shares (ANF) so far managed to recover 107.49% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a month, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 5.47% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 4.25%. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 1.95% and sits 13.84% higher versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned -1.35% losses and is up by 39.48% compared with its 200-day moving average of $13.49. Also, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) needs to expand a 52.46% increase it experienced over the past twelve months.

Argos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARGS) Consensus Call At 3

As regular trading ended, Argos Therapeutics, Inc. (ARGS) stock brought in a 0 drop to $0.17. The day started at a price of $0.173 but then traded as high as $0.1731 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their bleak outlook with the consensus call at 3. Argos Therapeutics, Inc. is given 0 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 1 holds. The company shares sank -97.06% from their peak of $5.68 and now has a $15.83 million market value of equity.

Argos Therapeutics, Inc. (ARGS) Returns 11.2% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 3.17 million shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 5.17 million. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 9.02% which for the month reaches 11.53%. Argos Therapeutics, Inc. dipped to as low as $0.162 throughout the day and has returned 11.2% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $0.13 but has recovered 27.33% since then.

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