Volatility Spiking as Shares Ride the Wave: Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER), Alexco Resource Corp. (:AXU)

Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER) shares are displaying elevated levels of volatility in today’s session. After a recent check, shares have been spotted at $24.09 showing a change in the session of 8.76%.Analyst Views

Based on data provided from analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, Omeros Corporation has a current consensus target price of 36.67. The current consensus analyst recommendation is sitting at 1.70 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, Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER)’s ATR is 1.17. 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 Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER), we notice that the stock is 45.97% off of the 20-Day Simple Moving Average. Zooming out to the 50-Day Simple Moving Average, we can see a difference of 49.10% from current stock levels.

Going out even further, the 200-Day Simple Moving Average is recorded 99.19% away from the current share price. Company shares were recently noted 5.66% off of the 50-day high and 77.65% away from the 50-day low. Let’s also take a quick peek at the 52 week highs/lows. At present, the stock is 5.66% separated from the 52 week high and 234.58% from the low.

Recent action on shares of Alexco Resource Corp. (:AXU) lands the stock on today’s most volatile list. In the current trading session, the stock has seen a change of 8.76% recently hitting $1.49.

Share prices are capable of moving sharply higher or lower in a very short amount of time. Keeping an eye on the volatile stocks may help spot market abnormalities.Based on data provided from analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, Alexco Resource Corp. has a current consensus target price of 2.70. 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.

After a recent spot-check, Alexco Resource Corp. (:AXU)’s ATR is 0.07. 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 Alexco Resource Corp. (:AXU), we notice that the stock is 13.61% off of the 20-Day Simple Moving Average. Zooming out to the 50-Day Simple Moving Average, we can see a difference of 7.26% from current stock levels.

Going out even further, the 200-Day Simple Moving Average is recorded -6.46% away from the current share price. Company shares were recently noted -7.45% off of the 50-day high and 19.20% away from the 50-day low. Let’s also take a quick peek at the 52 week highs/lows. At present, the stock is -41.34% separated from the 52 week high and 35.45% from the low.

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