Why Unity Biotechnology, Inc. (UBX) Stock Popped More Than 4.14% Today

Unity Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ:UBX) is a stock to watch today. At current price of $7.67, the shares have already added 0.31 points (4.14% higher) from its previous close of $7.36. The stock sets an active trading volume day with a reported 169915 contracts so far this session. UBX shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 292.14 thousand shares, but with a 36.94 million float and a 6.74% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for UBX stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $21.6 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 181.62% from where the UBX share price has been trading recently which is between $7.21 and $7.86.

During the recent trading session for Unity Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ:UBX), the company witnessed their stock rise $0.37 over a week and surge $0.57 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $17.46, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 12/27/18. The recent low of $5.61 stood for a -56.07% since 08/28/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0 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 Unity Biotechnology, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 62.19. This figure suggests that UBX 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 UBX readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 64.44% at this stage. This figure means that UBX share price today is being neutral.

Technical chart claims that Unity Biotechnology, Inc. (UBX) would settle between $7.75/share to $8.13/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $7.1 mark, then the market for Unity Biotechnology, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $6.83 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.21. 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 Cantor Fitzgerald, assumed coverage of UBX assigning Overweight rating, according to their opinion released on March 07. Mizuho, analysts launched coverage of Unity Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ:UBX) stock with a Buy recommendation, according to their flash note issued to investors on September 07. Analysts at Morgan Stanley, made their first call for the equity with a Overweight recommendation, according to a research note that dated back to May 29.

UBX equity has an average rating of 2, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 4 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 1 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 3 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. 3 analysts rated Unity Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ:UBX) 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.