KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMPH) is one of the worst performers on the stock market today. At current price of $0.47, the shares have already lost -0.01 points (-2.54% lower) from its previous close of $0.48. Should you buy or avoid them? The stock sets an active trading volume day with a reported 331719 contracts so far this session. KMPH shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 778.58 thousand shares, but with a 31.87 million float and a -6.2% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for KMPH stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $3.8 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 708.51% from where the KMPH share price has been trading recently.
During the recent trading session for KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMPH), the company witnessed their stock drop by $-0.2 over a week and surge $0.1 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $2.85, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be higher. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 01/22/19. The recent low of $0.26 stood for a -83.59% since 12/24/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 1.31 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.
Looking at the current readings for KemPharm, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 49.21. This figure suggests that KMPH stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current KMPH readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 40.19% at this stage. This figure means that KMPH share price today is being neutral.
Technical chart claims that KemPharm, Inc. (KMPH) would settle between $0.53/share to $0.58/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $0.45 mark, then the market for KemPharm, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $0.42 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the red zone of MACD, with the indicator reading -0.06. 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.
Analysts at ROTH Capital lowered their recommendation on shares of KMPH from Buy to Neutral in their opinion released on September 05. Oppenheimer, analysts launched coverage of KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMPH) stock with a Outperform recommendation, according to their flash note issued to investors on September 21. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity are sticking to their Buy stance. However, on February 26, they lifted price target for these shares to $11 from $7.
KMPH equity has an average rating of 1.67, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 3 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 1 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 KemPharm, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMPH) 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.