Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) added $0.09 to its price during the regular trading session on Wednesday, reaching $3.82. When it comes to volume, 3.1 million shares of this company’s common stock changed hands. Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) has experienced a 1-year low price of $1.74 and a 1-year high price of $6.68. This organization’s current debt-to-equity ratio is 0.00, its current ratio is 20.80 and its quick ratio is 20.80 at the time of writing. The company has a beta of 2.48.
FBR Capital Reiterated shares of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) to a Outperform rating in a report posted on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016. At the present, they have a price target for the Biotechnology set at $5. Several additional equities analysts have also published recent reports on GERN stock. FBR & Co., for example, Reiterated Geron Corporation to Outperform in a report that was made public on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016. Piper Jaffray Reiterated a $10 price target on Geron Corporation in a report from Monday, December 7th, 2015, while giving the stock to a Overweight rating. In a report sent out on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015, Oppenheimer Initiated the stock rating on Geron Corporation to a Outperform. Lastly, from a Hold rating to Buy rating on shares of Geron Corporation was Upgrade by MLV & Co, which also set a $4.25 price target on the company’s stock. In total, 0 Wall Street analysts have given this stock a hold rating, with analysts rating it as a strong buy.
There is a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, and analysts use it to measure momentum within a range of 0 to 100. When a stock’s RSI falls under 30, it is considered to be oversold. For Geron Corporation, specifically, the RSI metric has reached 47.16. Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) has gained 21.66% in value over the last three months, and 91.96% over the last six-month period. Over the last full year, the stock price has gained 43.61%.
The measurement of a stock’s predictable daily price range is referred to as volatility – and it’s also the price range within which a day trader does his or her business. Higher volatility translates to higher losses or profits. After recently verifying the number, Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) stock has a volatility measurement of 3.35% for the week, with 7.09% volatility as observed from the past 30 days. The public company has 179.05M shares outstanding currently, as well as a market cap of $683.97M. This stock’s distance from its 20-day simple moving average is -3.64%, based on a recent bid, while its distance from the 50-day simple moving average is currently -0.59%. Meanwhile, it has a distance of 40.98% from the 200-day simple moving average. Today, this organization is sitting -42.81% away from its 52-week high price and 119.54% away from its 52-week low price.
More detail-oriented stock traders might be keeping tabs on another metric: the Williams Percent Range or Williams %R. The Williams %R measurement is a widely-used technical indicator founded by Larry Williams to enable the identification of oversold and overbought stock territory. Traders will typically use Williams %R alongside other trend indicators to help locate potential turning points in a stock’s price trajectory. Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN)’s Williams Percent Range, or 14-day Williams %R, is sitting at 69.59 at the time of writing. Generally speaking, if the indicator rises above -20, the shares may be overbought. On the flip side, if the indicator goes below -80, it may mean that the stock has crossed over into oversold territory.
Investors oftentimes keep their eyes on the latest stock price support and resistance levels. The support is a lower “floor” level where a stock may bounce back after it has dipped. If the share price can penetrate the first support level, investor attention may shift to the second level. The resistance is the contrary of support levels. As a stock grows in value, it may see a dip once it reaches a specific level of resistance. After a recent examination, this company’s shares’ first resistance level is sitting at 3.85. Meanwhile, investors are looking out for the first support level, which is 3.77.