Analyst Views On Top Movers In Recent Trade: Natus Medical Incorporated (BABY), Seagate Technology plc (STX)

Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) notched a -4.71% intraday decline moving at $29.35. When the opening bell rang, the price was $30.9. The number of shares that were traded during the day was 0.85 million, which corresponds to its 3-month volume average of 0.54 million shares a day.

Natus Medical Incorporated (BABY) Analyst Opinion

Natus Medical Incorporated has a consensus outperform rating from 3 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 6.61% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 1.21% last month and is down -23.17 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 1 of analysts who cover BABY having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $49 price target on Natus Medical Incorporated, suggesting a 66.95% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -32.68% below its 52-week high.

Natus Medical Incorporated Earnings Surprise

Natus Medical Incorporated (BABY) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.42 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.54. Its revenue totaled $136.1 million up 10.98% from the previous quarter.

Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) Intraday View

This stock (BABY) is ahead of its 52-week low with 4.82%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 6.36% which for the week stands at 4.11%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -1.87% and stays -15.9% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -4.86% losses and now is down -18.84% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $36.35. Natus Medical Incorporated (BABY) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -16.38%.

Turning to Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX), its shares were trading at $47.44 a retreat of $-2.11, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $49.46, touched a high of $49.66 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bearish recommendations with the consensus call at 3.1. Seagate Technology plc has 2 buy ratings, 20 holds and 2 sells even after the stock tumbled -15.96% from its high of $56.45 to a $14.43 billion market value through last close.

Seagate Technology plc (STX) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 3.11 to 3.07 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $52.1 a share. The target implies a 9.82% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 37.02% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 4.59 million shares versus an average volume of 4.83 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 4.84% which for the week approaches 3.5%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $47.43 and compares with the $30.60 52-week low. The stock recovered 55.03% since its low point and has performed 13.38% year-to-date.

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