Stocks in Analyst’s Viewfinder: Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (:MDGL) & Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VYGR)

Equity Research firms currently have a positive stance on shares of Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (:MDGL). 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. This is based on the research brokerage reports taken into consideration by Thomson Reuters. Those same analysts are projecting that the stock will reach $52.50 on a short term basis.

Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (:MDGL) shares typically trade an average volume of 76.09 and institutions hold 65.90% of the total shares.  

MOVING AVERAGES

We see here that the stock is 47.57% away from the 20-Day Simple Moving Average.  Their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is a difference of 114.88% from current levels.  Further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average is 188.34% difference from today’s price.  Currently, the stock is 3.08% from its 50-Day High and 230.10% from the 50-day low. 

Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (:MDGL)‘s stock has performed at 224.97%.  Breaking that down further, it has performed 9.25% for the week, 169.15% for the month, 212.39% over the last quarter, 206.46% for the past half-year and 177.16% for this last year. 

Sell-side analysts are offering a consensus “Buy” rating on shares of Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VYGR).  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 1.70.  Based on a recent trade, the shares are hovering around $21.83 which, according to analysts, yield significant upside potential to the $28.00 consensus target price.

Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VYGR)’s shares may have a significant upside to the consensus target of 28.00, but how has it been performing relative to the market?  The stock’s price is 21.83 and their relative strength index (RSI) stands at 72.74.  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.  

Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VYGR) shares are moving 5.15% trading at $21.83 today.

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