Moody Stocks See Increased Volatility Levels in Session: Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO), Xcel Brands, Inc. (:XELB)

Recent action on shares of Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO) lands the stock on today’s most volatile list. In the current trading session, the stock has seen a change of 22.86% recently hitting $17.20.

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.

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Analyst Views

Based on data provided from analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, Abeona Therapeutics Inc. has a current consensus target price of 19.40. The current consensus analyst recommendation is sitting at 1.80 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, Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO)’s ATR is 1.19. 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 Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO), we notice that the stock is 48.60% off of the 20-Day Simple Moving Average. Zooming out to the 50-Day Simple Moving Average, we can see a difference of 76.52% from current stock levels.

Going out even further, the 200-Day Simple Moving Average is recorded 167.73% away from the current share price. Company shares were recently noted 12.82% off of the 50-day high and 147.48% away from the 50-day low. Let’s also take a quick peek at the 52 week highs/lows. At present, the stock is 12.82% separated from the 52 week high and 324.69% from the low.

Shares of Xcel Brands, Inc. (:XELB) are showing high volatlity in today’s session as the stock has moved 30.77%, clocking in at $4.25 after a recent bid.

Volatility is the dispersion of returns for a given stock. It is quantified by short-term traders as the average difference between a stock’s daily high and daily low, then divided by the stock price. In other words, volatility refers to the amount of risk about the size of changes in a stock’s value. 

Based on data provided from analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, Xcel Brands, Inc. has a current consensus target price of 4.50. The current consensus analyst recommendation is sitting at 2.00 on company shares. Investors will likely be tracking any consensus estimate changes heading into the next earnings period.

After a recent spot-check, Xcel Brands, Inc. (:XELB)’s ATR is 0.43. 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 Xcel Brands, Inc. (:XELB), we notice that the stock is 15.92% off of the 20-Day Simple Moving Average. Zooming out to the 50-Day Simple Moving Average, we can see a difference of 18.47% from current stock levels.

Going out even further, the 200-Day Simple Moving Average is recorded 20.85% away from the current share price. Company shares were recently noted -15.00% off of the 50-day high and 60.38% away from the 50-day low. Let’s also take a quick peek at the 52 week highs/lows. At present, the stock is -19.81% separated from the 52 week high and 136.11% from the low.

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