Where Does These Stocks Go From Here? – Office Depot, Inc. (ODP), Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RIGL)

Investors making a wish list of stocks to watch should take a look at Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP). The stock is offering a price-to-sales ratio of 0.13. This situation may create an opportunity where long term players can win with either market bounce, or when long-term value is realized. The broad Specialty Retail, Other industry has an average P/S ratio of 2.72, which is significantly better than the sector’s 3096.23. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.01 and as high as 0.67. Also, it is up from 93% of the total 958 rivals across the globe.

ODP traded at an unexpectedly low level on 03/12/2018 when the stock experienced a 3.66% gain to a closing price of $2.55. The company saw 4 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 4.83 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 96.08% move, based on the high target price ($5) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $4.1 price target, but the stock is already up 12.33% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -59.23% versus recent highs ($6.255). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $3.1 range (lowest target price), allowing for another 21.57% jump from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a -16.12% fall in the stock price over the last 30 days and a -22.96% decline over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is down -27.97% so far this year. Additionally, ODP had a day price range of $2.46 to $2.55.

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, Office Depot, Inc. needs to grow just 62.75% to cross its median price target of $4.15. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) are $3.01 and $3.52. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, ODP is a stock with 543.21 million shares outstanding that normally trades 3.23% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 3.66% with 0.14 average true range (ATR). ODP has a beta of 2.59 and RSI is 36.45.

Investors also need to beware of the Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:RIGL) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 147.01, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. The broad Drugs – Generic industry has an average P/S ratio of 150.71, which is significantly worse than the sector’s 9.05. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 2.8 and as high as 699.29. Also, it is down from 95% of the total 784 rivals across the globe.

Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RIGL)’s Lead Over its Technicals

Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by far traveled 98.6% versus a 1-year low price of $2.14. The share price was last seen -5.56% lower, reaching at $4.25 on Mar. 12, 2018. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $4.2 and $4.47. This company shares are 41.18% off its target price of $6 and the current market capitalization stands at $615.7M. The recent change has given its price a 6.26% lead over SMA 50 and -9.77% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 11.26% gains, 9.54% gains and 67.98% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found RIGL’s volatility during a week at 10.31% and during a month it has been found around 6.49%.

Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:RIGL) Intraday Metrics

Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RIGL) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly low level of 1.18 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 1.45 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Target Levels

The market experts are predicting a 64.71% rally, based on the high target price ($7) for Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $5 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a 17.65% jump from its current position. Overall, the share price is up 9.54% year to date.

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