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CBIO - Catalyst Biosciences

Industry: Biotechnology Sector: Healthcare Exchange: NASDAQ

CBIO - Catalyst Biosciences

Industry: Biotechnology Sector: Healthcare Exchange: NASDAQ

Fri 16'th Feb 2018

PERIOD 2017-11-17 - 2018-02-16
CHANGE -6.07%
PRICE $31.08






Catalyst Biosciences Stock Analysis

Technical stock analysis for Fri 16'th Feb 2018

Shorts 0.90% ( 2018-01-31 )
Cash 91.4 mill
Loans n/a
Beta 2.04
ROA -53.25
Buy candidate since 2018-01-09 Gain 111.72%

Catalyst Biosciences fell by -6.07% in the last day from $33.09 to $31.08 and has now fallen 5 days in a row. The price has fallen in 6 of the last 10 days, but is still up by 22.99% over the past 2 weeks. Volume has increased in the last day by 37 831 shares, but on falling prices. This may be an early warning and the risk will be increased slightly for the next couple of days. In total, 545 268 shares bought and sold for approximately $16.95 million.

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Catalyst Biosciences lies in the middle of a very wide and strong rising trend in the short term and a further rise within the trend is signaled. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 308.36% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $101.45 and $152.95 at the end of this period.

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There are mixed signals in the stock today. A sales signal was issued from a pivot top point on Monday February 12, 2018, which indicates further falls until a new bottom pivot has been found. Volume rose on falling prices yesterday. This may be an early warning and the stock should be followed more closely. Catalyst Biosciences holds a sales signal from the short-term moving average; at the same time, however, there is a buy signal from the long-term average. Since the short-term average is above the long-term average there is a general buy signal in the stock. On further gains, the stock will meet resistance from the short-term moving average at approximately $32.51. On a fall, the stock will find some support from the long-term average at approximately $22.14. A break-up through the short-term average will send a buy signal, whereas a breakdown through the long-term average will send a sales signal.

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Relative Strength Index (RSI)

RSI14 is 66 and the stock is currently not being overbought or oversold

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Support & Resistance

On the downside, the stock finds support just below today's level from accumulated volume at $27.20 and $26.65. On the upside the stock meets some resistance just above today's level from accumulated volume at $32.40, $34.36 and $35.60.

There is natural risk involved when a stock is testing a support level, since if this is broken, the stock then may fall to the next support level. In this case, Catalyst Biosciences finds support just below today's level at $27.20. If this is broken, then the next support from accumulated volume will be at $26.65 and $24.77. The stock is about to test the resistance from accumulated volume at $32.40 and this may cause the stock to take a minor break or get into a more sideways move for a few days.

Support: $27.20 Price: $31.08 Resistance: $32.40


This stock may move much during a day (volatility) and with a large prediction interval from the Bollinger Band this stock is considered to be "high risk". During the last day, the stock moved $3.73 between high and low, or 12.42%. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 8.97%.

Our recommended stoploss: $28.02 (-9.84%) (This stock has very high daily movements and this gives very high risk. There is a sell signal from pivot top found 4 days ago.)

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