Analyst Views On Top Movers In Recent Trade: GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (GNMK), Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNMK) notched a -4.95% intraday decline moving at $4.22. When the opening bell rang, the price was $4.42. The number of shares that were traded during the day was 0.22 million, which corresponds to its 3-month volume average of 0.69 million shares a day.

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (GNMK) Analyst Opinion

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 8 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 14.72% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 10.76% last month and is down -65.52 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 7 of analysts who cover GNMK having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $11 price target on GenMark Diagnostics, Inc., suggesting a 160.66% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -69.13% below its 52-week high.

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. Earnings Surprise

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (GNMK) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned -$0.28 a piece versus the consensus-estimated -$0.26. Its revenue totaled $14.56 million up 17.8% from the previous quarter.

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNMK) Intraday View

This stock (GNMK) is ahead of its 52-week low with 16.25%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 7.05% which for the week stands at 6.94%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -9.41% and stays -38.34% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -4.09% losses and now is down -59.98% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $9.59. GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (GNMK) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -62.46%.

Turning to Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), its shares were trading at $67.58 a retreat of $-3.52, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $68, touched a high of $69.41 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.2. Henry Schein, Inc. has 4 buy ratings, 8 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -27.72% from its high of $93.50 to a $10.6 billion market value through last close.

Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.25 to 2.24 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $81.7 a share. The target implies a 20.89% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 39.09% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 4.01 million shares versus an average volume of 2.13 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.43% which for the week approaches 2.72%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $67.32 and compares with the $65.28 52-week low. The stock recovered 3.52% since its low point and has performed -10.91% year-to-date.

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