NEW YORK, March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
On Tuesday, March 07, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 edged lower at the closing bell. Six out of nine sectors ended Tuesday's trading session in bearish territories. Taking into consideration yesterday's market sentiment, Stock-Callers.com assessed the following Biotech equities this morning: bluebird bio Inc. (NASDAQ: BLUE), Opexa Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: OPXA), Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AGIO), and PTC Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT). Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
Cambridge, Massachusetts headquartered bluebird bio Inc.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 1.44% lower at $82.30 with a total volume of 774,955 shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, bluebird bio's shares have advanced 4.64% and 17.99%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has surged 49.31% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 13.63% and 38.36%, respectively. Shares of bluebird bio, which focuses on developing transformative gene therapies for severe genetic diseases and cancer in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Seattle, Washington, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 54.97.
On February 27th, 2017, research firm Maxim Group downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'. See our free and comprehensive research report on BLUE at:
The Woodlands, Texas-based Opexa Therapeutics Inc.'s stock fell 2.91%, to close the day at $0.91. The stock recorded a trading volume of 40,756 shares. Opexa Therapeutics' shares are trading 7.64% and 64.08% below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of the Company, which develops personalized immunotherapy to treat multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases based on its proprietary T-cell technology, have an RSI of 40.49. OPXA free research report PDF is just a click away at:
On Tuesday, shares in Cambridge, Massachusetts headquartered Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. ended the session 0.72% lower at $49.57 with a total volume of 360,086 shares traded. Agios Pharma's shares have gained 12.92% in the last one month and 3.88% in the previous one year. The stock is trading 10.52% above its 50-day moving average and 3.67% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company, which engages in the discovery and development of medicines for the treatment of cancer and rare genetic metabolic disorders in the US, have an RSI of 54.24. Sign up for your complimentary report on AGIO at:
On Tuesday, shares in South Plainfield, New Jersey headquartered PTC Therapeutics Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.11 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 962,790 shares. The stock ended the day 2.84% lower at $9.93. PTC Therapeutics' stock has surged 53.24% in the past one year. The Company is trading above its 200-day moving average by 0.59%. Furthermore, shares of PTC Therapeutics, which focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of orally administered, small molecule drugs that target post-transcriptional control processes, have an RSI of 31.54.
On March 03rd, 2017, research firm Barclays downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Equal Weight' while revising its previous target price from $20 a share to $13 a share. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on PTCT at:
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