Promising Stocks in Spotlight: KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMPH), Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP)

Stock research firms currently have a positive stance on shares of KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMPH). Analysts are projecting that the stock will reach $18.20 on a short term (1 year) basis.

The majority of analysts covering the equity have either a Buy or Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a consensus score of 1.60. This is based on the research brokerage reports taken into consideration by Thomson Reuters. 

Performance
At the time of writing, the stock was trading at $3.55. This represents a change from most recent open price of 4.59%. In terms of performance, year to date, the stock is 20.34%. The monthly stock performance comes in at 29.09%. For the quarter, shares are performing at 18.33%. Weekly performance analysis shows the equity at 10.08%.

Technicals
In taking a look at technical levels, shares are trading 10.37% away from the 50 day simple moving average and -4.53% away from the 200 day simple moving average. Based on a recent bid, the stock is trading -34.26% away from it’s 52- week high and 44.90% away from its 52 week low. After the recent moves, investors may also look to see if the stock has entered oversold or overbought territory and could be ripe for a bounce. As of writing, KemPharm, Inc.’s RSI stands at 65.42. In looking at volatility levels, the shares saw weekly volatility of 7.65% and 6.89% over the past month.

Brokerage firms currently have a positive stance on shares of Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP). The majority of analysts covering the equity have either a Buy or Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a consensus score of 2.00. Those same analysts are projecting that the stock will reach $12.00 on a short term basis.

Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP) shares typically trade an average volume of 18.42 and institutions hold 70.20% of the total shares.  

MOVING AVERAGES

We see here that the stock is 9.11% away from the 20-Day Simple Moving Average.  Their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is a difference of 8.94% from current levels.  Further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average is 6.62% difference from today’s price.  Currently, the stock is 0.25% from its 50-Day High and 17.48% from the 50-day low. 

Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP)‘s stock has performed at 20.33%.  Breaking that down further, it has performed 10.66% for the week, 9.90% for the month, 9.90% over the last quarter, -4.88% for the past half-year and 27.84% for this last year. 

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