Hot Stock: BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Shares Gain 25.0% (BCRX)
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX) is one of today's best performing low-priced stocks, up 25.0% to $2.00 on 4.3x average daily volume. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals has traded 2.9 million shares thus far today, vs. average volume of 676,000 shares per day. The stock has outperformed the Dow (25.0% to the Dow's 0.0%) and outperformed the S&P 500 (25.0% to the S&P's -0.1%) during today's trading.
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 $2.00, 85% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has fallen 2.1% while the 200-day MA has remained constant.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals has overhead space with shares priced $2.00, or 40.0% below the average consensus analyst price target of $3.33. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals shares should first meet resistance at the 200-day moving average (MA) of $4.08 and find additional resistance at the 50-day MA of $4.09.
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