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Downgrade Alert for Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP)

By Amy Schwartz

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SCMP) was downgraded from Buy to Neutral at Mizuho today. The stock closed yesterday at $11.72 on volume of 655,000 shares, above average daily volume of 543,000.

Potential upside of 107.2% exists for Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, based on a current level of $11.72 and analysts' average consensus price target of $24.29. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals shares should encounter resistance at the 200-day moving average (MA) of $17.01 and support at the 50-day MA of $11.45.

In the past 52 weeks, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals share prices have been bracketed by a low of $9.59 and a high of $29.67 and closed yesterday at $11.72, 22% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 1.2% while the 50-day MA has declined 1.8%.

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. researches and develops drugs based on protones, which are derived from functional fatty acids. The Company produces a prescription drug for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation.

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Ticker(s): SCMP