Today’s Research Reports on Trending Tickers: vTv Therapeutics and Johnson & Johnson
U.S. equities closed higher on Tuesday, driven by upbeat corporate earnings and strong economic data. According to the Federal Reserve, U.S. industrial production went up by 0.3 percent in September compared to Wall Street expectation of 0.1 percent increase. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 2.17 percent to close at 25,798.42, while the S&P 500 Index 2.15 percent to close at 2,809.92. The Nasdaq Composite Index hiked 2.89 percent to close at 7,645.49.
Jim Smigiel, chief investment officer of absolute return strategies at SEI said that “the strongest gains in equity markets are behind us,” and that volatility is possibly a match for investors going onward as “chances of a surprise on the upside are lower than on the downside,” when referring to the broader U.S. economy.
RDI Initiates Coverage on:
vTv Therapeutics Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
vTv Therapeutics’ stock moved 2.4% lower Tuesday, to close the day at $2.85. The stock recorded a trading volume of 917,692 shares, which was below its three months average volume of 2,383,429 shares. In the last year, vTv Therapeutics’ shares have traded in a range of 0.65 – 8.40. The share price has gained 338.46% 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 $1.53 is below its 200-day moving average of $1.62. Shares of vTv Therapeutics have gained roughly 250.12 percent in the past month and are down 52.58 percent year-to-date.
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On Tuesday, shares of Johnson & Johnson recorded a trading volume of 9,592,783 shares, which was above the three months average volume of 6,217,604 shares. The stock ended the day 1.95% higher at $136.56. The share price has fallen 7.93% from its 52 week high with a 52 week trading range of 118.62 – 148.32. The company’s shares are currently trading above their 200-day moving average. The stock’s 50-day moving average of $137.92 is above its 200-day moving average of $129.51. Shares of the company are trading at a Price to Earnings ratio of 271.49. Shares of Johnson & Johnson have fallen roughly 2.10 percent in the past month and are down 2.26 percent year-to-date.
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