What’s Really Driving Endologix, Inc. (ELGX) Stock Up 3.91% Today

Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX) is among the top gainers of the stock market today, skyrocketing 3.91% or (0.03 points) to $0.88 from its previous close of $0.85. Does this growth mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 99201 contracts so far this session. ELGX shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 292.74 thousand shares, but with a 17.13 million float and a -19.52% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for ELGX stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $6.5 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 638.64% from where the ELGX share price has been trading recently.

During the recent trading session for Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX), the company witnessed their stock drop by $-0.11 over a week and tumble down $-1.12 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $8.14, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be higher. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 06/19/19. The recent low of $0.8 stood for a -89.21% since 11/02/20, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0.15 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is less 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 Endologix, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 28.63. This figure suggests that ELGX stock, for now, is overbought, meaning that the shares are not stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current ELGX readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 6.08% at this stage. This figure means that ELGX share price today is being overbought.

Technical chart claims that Endologix, Inc. (ELGX) would settle between $0.91/share to $0.98/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $0.8 mark, then the market for Endologix, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $0.76 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the red zone of MACD, with the indicator reading -0.04. 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 Piper Jaffray lowered their recommendation on shares of ELGX from Overweight to Neutral in their opinion released on August 10. JP Morgan analysts have lowered their rating of Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX) stock from Neutral to Underweight in a separate flash note issued to investors on January 02. Analysts at Piper Jaffray, made their first call for the equity with a Overweight recommendation, according to a research note that dated back to December 12.

ELGX equity has an average rating of 2.88, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 7 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 5 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 others rated it as a sell. 1 analysts rated Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX) as a buy or a strong buy while 1 advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, ELGX stock price is currently trading at 0X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 0 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 65.5. Endologix, Inc. current P/B ratio of 0.2 means it is trading at a discount against its industry’s 4.4.

Endologix, Inc. (ELGX)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly -1% to hit $34.34 million, based on current consensus estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over -9.2% from $156470 to a noteworthy $142060. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Endologix, Inc. is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly 69.1% to hit $-0.68 per share. For the fiscal year, ELGX’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly 64.2% to hit $-2.54 per share.