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Today’s Research Reports on Trending Tickers: OPKO Health and Ligand Pharmaceuticals

U.S. markets closed up on Wednesday, as investors appear to shrug off fears of increasing interest rate and bond yields. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.25 percent to close at 24,768.93, while the S&P 500 Index increased 0.41 percent to close at 2,722.46. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 0.63 percent to close at 7,398.30.

“For the 10-year, 3% isn’t a magical number that will pull investors out of stocks. With inflation and interest rates being where they are, we think stock valuations are about right. Equities certainly aren’t cheap, but valuations aren’t a big concern right now,” said Anthony Saglimbene, global market strategist at Ameriprise.

RDI Initiates Coverage on:

OPKO Health, Inc.
https://rdinvesting.com/news/?ticker=OPK

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
https://rdinvesting.com/news/?ticker=LGND

OPKO Health’s stock jumped 5.72% Wednesday, to close the day at $4.99. The stock recorded a trading volume of 7,296,749 shares, which was above its three months average volume of 4,902,516 shares. In the last year, OPKO Health’s shares have traded in a range of 2.66 – 7.25. The share price has gained 87.59% from its 52 week low. The company’s shares are currently trading above their 200-day moving average. The stock’s 50-day moving average of $3.36 is below its 200-day moving average of $4.27. Shares of OPKO Health have gained roughly 65.23 percent in the past month and are up 1.84 percent year-to-date.

Access RDI’s OPKO Health, Inc. Research Report at:
https://rdinvesting.com/news/?ticker=OPK

On Wednesday, shares of Ligand Pharmaceuticals recorded a trading volume of 590,205 shares, which was above the three months average volume of 322,462 shares. The stock ended the day 4.22% higher at $193.19. The share price has fallen 0.63% from its 52 week high with a 52 week trading range of 107.65 – 194.42. The company’s shares are currently trading above their 200-day moving average. The stock’s 50-day moving average of $164.27 is above its 200-day moving average of $153.31. Shares of the company are trading at a Price to Earnings ratio of 364.51. Shares of Ligand Pharmaceuticals have gained roughly 15.23 percent in the past month and are up 41.09 percent year-to-date.

Access RDI’s Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Research Report at:
https://rdinvesting.com/news/?ticker=LGND

Our Actionable Research on OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) and Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) can be downloaded free of charge at Research Driven Investing.

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