Today’s Research Reports on Trending Tickers: AcelRx Pharmaceuticals and BioTelemetry

U.S. markets dropped Monday as geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and North Korea grew and as technology stocks slumped. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.24 percent to close at 22,296.09, while the S&P 500 Index fell 0.22 percent to close at 2,496.66. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index fell 0.88 percent to close at 6,370.59. Apple Inc., which is the Nasdaq’s largest component by market value, decline for the 4th consecutive session.

“Today is mostly about rotation from big-winning tech stocks and into losing energy and retail stocks, which is usually a healthy sign of the bull market,” said Michael Antonelli, equity sales trader at Robert W. Baird & Co.

“As we have seen before, any news from North Korea have an instant impact on markets, but usually it does not last,” Antonelli said.

RDI Initiates Coverage on:

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc.

BioTelemetry Inc.

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s stock jumped 16.64% on Monday, to close the day at $3.91. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3,775,310 shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1,291,030 shares. In the last year AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s shares have traded in a range of 1.95 – 4.08. The share price has gained 100.38% from its 52 week low. The company’s shares are currently trading above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, the stock’s 50-day moving average of $3.08 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $2.80. Shares of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals have gained approximately 50 percent year-to-date.

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On Monday, shares in BioTelemetry Inc. recorded a trading volume of 924,733 shares, which was above the three months average volume of 478,847 shares. The stock ended the day 2.19% lower at 31.30. The share price has gained 105.25% from its 52 week low with a 52 week trading range of 15.25 – 39.20.The company’s shares are currently trading below their 200-day moving average. Moreover, the stock’s 50-day moving average of $35.68 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $31.50. Shares of BioTelemetry Inc. are trading at a Price to Earnings ratio of 21.01. Shares of BioTelemetry have gained approximately 39.82 percent year-to-date.

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