Volatile Stocks Causing a Fracas Mid-Session: vTv Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:VTVT) and Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR)

vTv Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:VTVT) shares are displaying elevated levels of volatility in today’s session. After a recent check, shares have been spotted at $5.69 showing a change in the session of 5.96%.

Analyst Views

Based on data provided from analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, vTv Therapeutics Inc. has a current consensus target price of 16.50. The current consensus analyst recommendation is sitting at 1.50 on company shares. Investors will likely be tracking any consensus estimate changes heading into the next earnings period.

Moving Averages and ATR

After a recent spot-check, vTv Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:VTVT)’s ATR is 0.41. The Average True Range (ATR) is a measure of stock volatility. The Average True Range is an exponential moving average (14-days) of the True Range. The range of a day’s trading is high-low, and True Range expands into yesterday’s close when it lands outside of today’s range.

Taking a closer look into the volatility on shares of vTv Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:VTVT), we notice that the stock is 10.58% off of the 20-Day Simple Moving Average. Zooming out to the 50-Day Simple Moving Average, we can see a difference of 19.12% from current stock levels.

Going out even further, the 200-Day Simple Moving Average is recorded 8.28% away from the current share price. Company shares were recently noted -1.90% off of the 50-day high and 59.44% away from the 50-day low. Let’s also take a quick peek at the 52 week highs/lows. At present, the stock is -24.13% separated from the 52 week high and 59.44% from the low.

Recent action on shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR) lands the stock on today’s most volatile list. In the current trading session, the stock has seen a change of 6.06% recently hitting $10.50.

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Based on data provided from analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. has a current consensus target price of 15.00. The current consensus analyst recommendation is sitting at 3.00 on company shares. Investors will likely be tracking any consensus estimate changes heading into the next earnings period.

After a recent spot-check, Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR)’s ATR is 0.52. The Average True Range (ATR) is a measure of stock volatility. The Average True Range is an exponential moving average (14-days) of the True Range. The range of a day’s trading is high-low, and True Range expands into yesterday’s close when it lands outside of today’s range.

Taking a closer look into the volatility on shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR), we notice that the stock is 3.81% off of the 20-Day Simple Moving Average. Zooming out to the 50-Day Simple Moving Average, we can see a difference of -7.62% from current stock levels.

Going out even further, the 200-Day Simple Moving Average is recorded -11.38% away from the current share price. Company shares were recently noted -21.05% off of the 50-day high and 12.30% away from the 50-day low. Let’s also take a quick peek at the 52 week highs/lows. At present, the stock is -36.17% separated from the 52 week high and 25.00% from the low.

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