Stocks in Analyst’s Viewfinder: AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR) & Molecular Templates, Inc. (:MTEM)

Equity Research firms currently have a positive stance on shares of AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR). The majority of analysts covering the equity have either a Buy or Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a consensus score of 2.50. This is based on the research brokerage reports taken into consideration by Thomson Reuters. Those same analysts are projecting that the stock will reach $44.50 on a short term basis.

AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR) shares typically trade an average volume of 227.76 and institutions hold 91.60% of the total shares.  


We see here that the stock is 3.17% away from the 20-Day Simple Moving Average.  Their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is a difference of 2.51% from current levels.  Further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average is 12.51% difference from today’s price.  Currently, the stock is -5.25% from its 50-Day High and 9.77% from the 50-day low. 

AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR)‘s stock has performed at 6.21%.  Breaking that down further, it has performed 7.47% for the week, 0.10% for the month, 8.14% over the last quarter, 10.95% for the past half-year and 30.69% for this last year. 

Sell-side analysts are offering a consensus “Buy” rating on shares of Molecular Templates, Inc. (:MTEM).  Using the following ratings scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell and 5.0 Strong Sell, analysts have an average recommendation of 1.00.  Based on a recent trade, the shares are hovering around $12.96 which, according to analysts, yield significant upside potential to the $10.00 consensus target price.

Molecular Templates, Inc. (:MTEM)’s shares may have a significant upside to the consensus target of 10.00, but how has it been performing relative to the market?  The stock’s price is 12.96 and their relative strength index (RSI) stands at 80.63.  RSI is a technical oscillator that shows price strength by comparing upward and downward movements.  It indicates oversold and overbought price levels for a stock.  

Molecular Templates, Inc. (:MTEM) shares are moving 7.20% trading at $12.96 today.

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