Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) popped in on a low volume red day. Volume on 19-Mar-19 came in at 1744020 contracts. The daily trading volume has averaged 2907700 shares a day in past 5 days. The first sale was made at $8.88 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a fall of -4.45%. It was last traded at $8.81 apiece.

Sientra, Inc. (SIEN): Outperform Candidate With 125.65% Upside Potential

Sientra, Inc. is maintained at an average outperform rating by 9 stock analysts, and there are at least 8.18% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went down by -15.37% in value last month. Year-to-date it plunged -30.68%. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 7 of analysts who cover Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $19.88 price target on Sientra, Inc., pointing towards a 125.65% rally from current levels. The stock is trading for about -67.11% less than its 52-week high.

Sientra, Inc. Reports 11.55% Sales Growth

Sientra, Inc. (SIEN) remained unsuccessful in beating the consensus-estimated -$0.68 as it actually earned -$0.86 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored 11.55% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $18.83 million.

SIEN Retreats -22.58% In A Week

This company shares (SIEN) so far managed to recover 13.75% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a week, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 13.55% while widening the period to a month, volatility was 7.06%. The share price has yet to cross its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of -15.45% and sits -23.16% lower versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned -22.58% losses and is down by -50.9% compared with its 200-day moving average of $16.77. Also, Sientra, Inc. (SIEN) needs to overturn a -13.29% decrease it experienced over the past twelve months.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) Consensus Call At 2.1

As regular trading ended, Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) stock brought in a $0.37 rise to $40.37. The day started at a price of $40.41 but then traded as high as $40.71 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their neutral outlook with the consensus call at 2.1. Applied Materials, Inc. is given 6 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 8 holds. The company shares sank -34.43% from their peak of $61.57 and now has a $38.63 billion market value of equity.

Applied Materials, Inc. Could Grow 19.84% More

AMAT’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale presents no change from 2.09 thirty days ago to 2.09 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. They see Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) price hitting a mean target of $48.38 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could lift the price another 19.84% . Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 61.01% compared to the most bullish target.

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Returns 23.3% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 7134885 shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 10740700. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 2.23% which for the month reaches 2.43%. Applied Materials, Inc. dipped to as low as $39.91 throughout the day and has returned 23.3% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $28.79 but has recovered 40.22% since then. [T4]