Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) went up to recover about 61.31% since recording its record low price of $0.95. The stock experienced 3.36% jump, arriving at $1.54 on 3/12/2019. During the day, the stock price traveled from $1.48 to $1.56. This company shares are 135.71% off its target price of $3.63 and the current market capitalization stands at $285.01M. The recent change has given its price a 22.24% lead over SMA 50 and -77.97% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 18.46% gains, 3.36% gains and -74.67% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found GERN’s volatility during a week at 7.99% and during a month it has been found around 7.45%.

Geron Corporation (GERN) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $93 million or 34.1% in GERN stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Fmr Llc owns $23.15 million in Geron Corporation, which represents roughly 8.12% of the company’s market cap and approximately 24.89% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 15,038,176 shares of the stock are valued at $22.41 million. The third largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which currently holds $6.32 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 2.22% of its market capitalization.

Geron Corporation 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 59 institutional holders increased their position in Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) by some 21,096,932 shares, 70 decreased positions by 16,041,766 and 40 held positions by 25,386,908. That puts total institutional holdings at 62,525,606 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 25 new institutional investments totaling 3,101,066 shares while 32 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 1,655,995 shares.

Geron Corporation (GERN) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN), with 1 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 1 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2 average brokerage recommendation [T1].