Hot Stock: BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Shares Drop 10.1% (BCRX)
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX) is one of today's worst performing low-priced stocks, down 10.1% to $1.24 on 1.0x average daily volume. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals has traded 516,000 shares thus far today, vs. average volume of 507,000 shares per day. The stock has underperformed the Dow (-10.1% to the Dow's -0.5%) and underperformed the S&P 500 (-10.1% to the S&P's -0.8%) during today's trading.
Potential upside of 121.6% exists for BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, based on a current level of $1.24 and analysts' average consensus price target of $2.75. The stock should find initial resistance at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $1.56 and further resistance at its 200-day MA of $3.08.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers and designs novel small-molecule pharmaceuticals using structure-based drug design. The Company's products are used for the treatment of immunological, viral, and cardiovascular diseases and disorders. BioCryst's lead immunological drug program targets T-cell proliferative disorders.
In the past 52 weeks, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals share prices have been bracketed by a low of $1.08 and a high of $5.95 and are now at $1.24, 15% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.7% lower and 0.08% lower over the past week, respectively.
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