Major Analyst Actions Under Review: Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), Range Resources Corporation (RRC)

The recently concluded session had traders exchanging Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) high level. Roughly 5.51 million shares changed hands compared to the three-month volume average 3.05 million shares. The first trade took place at $42.16 and the stock went down -1.3% to attain the closing price of $41.72.

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) Analyst Opinion

Hologic, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 19 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 3.95% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 10.22% last month and is up 3.99 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 14 of analysts who cover HOLX having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $45.14 price target on Hologic, Inc., suggesting a 8.2% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -10.85% below its 52-week high.

Hologic, Inc. Earnings Surprise

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.5 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.49. Its revenue totaled $792.54 million down -1.68% from the previous quarter.

Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) Intraday View

This stock (HOLX) is ahead of its 52-week low with 16.67%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.35% which for the week stands at 2.69%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 4.55% and stays 9.13% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 2.05% gains and now is up 0.92% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $40.78. Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 8.99%.

Turning to Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC), its shares were trading at $18.02 a gain of $0.02, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $18.11, touched a high of $18.39 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.1. Range Resources Corporation has 8 buy ratings, 9 holds and 1 sells even after the stock tumbled -54.54% from its high of $39.64 to a $4.55 billion market value through last close.

Range Resources Corporation (RRC) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.12 to 2.12 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $29.08 a share. The target implies a 61.38% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 244.06% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 6.91 million shares versus an average volume of 6.57 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.42% which for the week approaches 3.65%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $17.69 and compares with the $15.99 52-week low. The stock recovered 12.66% since its low point and has performed -47.56% year-to-date.

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