Shares of Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it moving up 1.51% to traded at $18.85. The firm has price volatility of 6.37% for a week and 5.24% for a month. Its beta stands at 0.96 times. Exact Sciences Corp. (EXAS) released that Cologuard is now included in the 2017 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) quality measures for colorectal cancer screening. The new quality measures were published by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Over 90 percent of America’s health plans measure quality based on HEDIS. “Cologuard’s inclusion in the preeminent quality measures and its standing as an A-graded service in a leading screening guideline are critical steps toward becoming a standard of care for colon cancer screening,” stated Kevin Conroy, chairman and CEO of Exact Sciences.
“Quality measures rate health care providers, systems and payers on metrics, comprising colon cancer screening compliance and patient satisfaction. These quality scores influence the level of reimbursement providers receive under value-based health care structures. Providers can now receive quality credit when their patients are screened using Cologuard, and Exact Sciences’ comprehensive compliance program encourages completion of screening following a physician’s prescription.”
Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was -3.03% and monthly performance was 3.60%. The stock price of EXAS is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -3.12% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -0.93%.
Several matter pinch shares of PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) [Trend Analysis], as shares surging 1.81% to $45.11 with a share volume of 2.58 Million. PTC (PTC) released that preliminary bookings for the fourth fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2016 predictable to be among $139 million and $142 million, above the high end of the firm’s previous guidance of $111 million to $121 million. There are two mega accords (>$5 million in bookings) in the quarter, comprising a competitive PLM displacement within one of the top Tier 1 global automotive suppliers, and a worldwide cloud implementation of PTC’s service parts management solution, both a testament to PTC’s leading technology position in these markets.
PTC also now expects its FOURTH QUARTER’16 bookings subscription mix to be about 70%, importantly exceeding its previous guidance of 46%. Due primarily to the higher than predictable subscription mix, and also the incremental commission expense associated with bookings and subscription outperformance, we expect GAAP and non-GAAP income, and GAAP and non-GAAP EPS to be below the low end of our previous guidance. The stock is going forward its 52-week low with 66.70% and moving down from its 52-week high price with 0.80%. To have technical analysis views, liquidity ratio of a firm was calculated 1.10 as evaluated with its debt to equity ratio of 0.90. The float short ratio was 3.57%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 4.59.