Why Cassava Sciences, Inc. (SAVA) Stock Price Advanced Up To 9.36% Today

Cassava Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAVA) is a stock to watch today. At current price of $1.87, the shares have already added 0.16 points (9.36% higher) from its previous close of $1.71. The stock sets an active trading volume day with a reported 628525 contracts so far this session. SAVA shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 210.77 thousand shares, but with a 15.2 million float and a 29.55% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for SAVA stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $3 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 60.43% from where the SAVA share price has been trading recently which is between $1.55 and $1.76. There are some brokerage firms that offer lower targets than the average, with one of them, even setting their price target at $3. Flipping the other side of the coin, an analyst who is fully bullish set a price target as high as $3.

During the recent trading session for Cassava Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAVA), the company witnessed their stock rise $0.44 over a week and surge $0.56 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $1.85, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 03/12/19. The recent low of $0.76 stood for a 6.25% since 12/26/18, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 1.85 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is greater than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to. At the moment, the median target price for SAVA is set at $3, a figure which is above the recent 1-year high the stock witnessed.

Looking at the current readings for Cassava Sciences, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 88.59. This figure suggests that SAVA stock, for now, is oversold, meaning that the shares are not stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current SAVA readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 96.84% at this stage. This figure means that SAVA share price today is being oversold.

Technical chart claims that Cassava Sciences, Inc. (SAVA) would settle between $1.8/share to $1.88/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $1.59 mark, then the market for Cassava Sciences, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $1.46 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.22. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.

SAVA equity has an average rating of 2.67, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 2 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 0 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 2 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 2 analysts rated Cassava Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAVA) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.