Diversion of Trends on Earning Estimates: Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE:MSTX), Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS)

Several matter pinch shares of Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE:MSTX) [Trend Analysis], as shares plunging -7.86% to $0.09 with a share volume of 5.39 Million. The MSTX held a rough session during the week but was ready to get some critical analysis. The stock was assessed by a pool of analysts at WSJ and came out with some serious outcomes not to be avoided before making investment. The MSTX ratings chart showed that 3 gave HOLD ratings for the current month. For stocks’ current month, 0 analysts opted for BUY ratings. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 5.00 as compared to current price of 0.09.

On annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $-0.19 as compared to one month ago of $-0.19, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $-0.10. The stock is going forward its 52-week low with 22.29% and moving down from its 52-week high price with -87.94%. To have technical analysis views, liquidity ratio of a company was calculated 1.40 as evaluated with its debt to equity ratio of 0.88. The float short ratio was 2.99%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 0.66.

Shares of Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it plunging -6.17% to trade at $2.89. The firm has price volatility of 5.68% for a week and 8.33% for a month. Its beta stands at 1.97 times. Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the CRIS. Starting with EPS for the final quarter of this year. EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. According to WSJ analysis, the Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $-0.10 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $-0.10. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $-0.35 as compared to three months ago $-0.40.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 7.00 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 6.33 as compared to current price of 2.89. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 3 analysts in current tenure as 1 analyst having overweight ratings, 0 recommend as HOLD. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Buy by the pool of analysts.

Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was -11.89% and monthly performance was 11.15%. The stock price of CRIS is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -7.04% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 0.13%.


About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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