Stocks To Watch Today: Avedro, Inc. (AVDR) And Veracyte, Inc. (VCYT) On The Marquee

The price of Avedro, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVDR) went up by $0.8 now trading at $17.8. The last few days have been good for the stock, as its price has grew by 35.46% during the week. It has also performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around 0% while it has so far retreated around 0% during the course of a year. The stock of AVDR recorded 44.83% uptrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Avedro, Inc. is set at $19.75. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 10.96% from the current trading price.

13 institutions entered new Avedro, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVDR) positions, 13 added to their existing positions in these shares, 0 lowered their positions, and 0 exited their positions entirely.

Avedro, Inc. (AVDR) trade volume has increased by 166.57% as around 281,333 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 105,540. At the moment, AVDR is witnessing a uptrend, as it is trading 35.26% above its 20-day SMA, 39.2% above its 50-day SMA, and 40.08% above its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 0%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 71.4% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 0% decrease witnessed over the past five years.

The first technical resistance point for Avedro, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVDR) will likely come at $18.44, marking a 3.47% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $19.08, about 6.71% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $16.14, the lower end of the range. AVDR’s 14-day MACD is 2.79 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 77.52, which shows that its stock has been overbought. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 89.64 percent, which is high when compared to that of the 50-day’s 73.5 percent.

The shares of Veracyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:VCYT) has increased by 5.26%, and now trading at $24.61 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 503,539. This is a decline of -229,047 shares over the average 732,586 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $24.61 went higher by 293.76% from its 52-week low of $6.25 that it attained back on 2018-05-17. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $26.8 nearly 15 days ago on 2019-05-01.

VCYT stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -0.12% while its price climbed by 95.63% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 4.28% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $27.67. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 12.43% from its current trading price. 4 out of 4 Wall Street analysts which represents 100% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 0% rated it as a hold, with 0% of analysts rating it as a sell.

Veracyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:VCYT) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly -23.4%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go down by 0% per year, following the 12.7% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 4.42% above its 20-day SMA, 5.02% above its 50-day SMA, and 55.39% above its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate Veracyte, Inc. shares held by institutional investors is 85.5%. 29 institutions jumped in to acquire Veracyte, Inc. (VCYT) fresh stake, 74 added to their current holdings in these shares, 62 lowered their positions, and 10 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is -0.37 and this negative figure indicates a downward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 55.79, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 74.17 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 59.59 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $25.1, sporting a 1.95% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $25.58, representing nearly 3.79% premium to the current market price of Veracyte, Inc. (VCYT). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $22.74, the lower end of the range.