Summary of Analyst Ratings Tips: Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)

The opening price for Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) was $49.55 and the volume amounted to 2.02 million shares which compares with the average volume of 1.47 million shares. The company stock experienced a 3.71% move to arrive at $51.16.

Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Analyst Opinion

Exact Sciences Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 13 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 9.33% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 10.23% last month and is up 282.93 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 10 of analysts who cover EXAS having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $49.64 price target on Exact Sciences Corporation, suggesting a -2.97% decline from recent close. It’s currently trading about 1.01% above its 52-week high.

Exact Sciences Corporation Earnings Surprise

Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned -$0.27 a piece versus the consensus-estimated -$0.35. Its revenue totaled $49.84 million up 3.06% from the previous quarter.

Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) Intraday View

This stock (EXAS) is ahead of its 52-week low with 292.03%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.03% which for the week stands at 2.98%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 6.15% and stays 14.63% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 4.09% gains and now is up 57.1% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $37.94. Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 235.04%.

Turning to Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST), its shares were trading at $19.44 a gain of $0.04, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $19.39, touched a high of $19.55 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.7. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has 3 buy ratings, 12 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -3.81% from its high of $ 20.21 to a $14.36 billion market value through last close.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.86 to 2.75 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $19.64 a share. The target implies a 1.03% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 8.02% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 6.07 million shares versus an average volume of 6.17 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.64% which for the week approaches 1.58%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $19.26 and compares with the $14.69 52-week low. The stock recovered 32.68% since its low point and has performed 3.18% year-to-date.

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