A Technical Look At 2 Stocks: Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR), Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR)

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) recorded a trading volume of 0.31 million shares, below its 90-day volume average of 645.8 million shares. The stock kicked off the session at $55.16 and later approached $56.21 with a change of 1.54%.

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR) Analyst Opinion

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 12 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 20.79% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 12.67% last month and is up 348.96 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 9 of analysts who cover ESPR having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $60.85 price target on Esperion Therapeutics, Inc., suggesting a 8.25% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -2.04% below its 52-week high.

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) Intraday View

This stock (ESPR) is ahead of its 52-week low with 497.98%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.78% which for the week stands at 3.82%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 10.13% and stays 14.91% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 12.15% gains and now is up 58.49% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $42.6. Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 315.45%.

Turning to Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), its shares were trading at $367.4 a retreat of $-2.32, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $370.42, touched a high of $370.85 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bullish recommendations with the consensus call at 0. Charter Communications, Inc. has 8 buy ratings, 9 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -10.13% from its high of $408.83 to a $109.86 billion market value through last close.

Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.04 to 2.04 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $0 a share. The target implies a -100% decrease from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 29.56% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.24 million shares versus an average volume of 1.76 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.34% which for the week approaches 1.96%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $366.6 and compares with the $241.5 52-week low. The stock recovered 52.13% since its low point and has performed 27.6% year-to-date.

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