The stock of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNSS) is now priced at $0.28 and the shares are -0.01 points down or -4.26% lower compared to its previous closing price of $0.29. The stock had 9.969 million contracts set over the past session. SNSS shares’ daily volume is compared to its average trading volume at 0.014 billion shares. However, it has a float of 65.91 million and although its performance was -5.08% over the week, it’s one to watch. It means the stock’s downside potential is -100% with the SNSS share price recently placing at $0.2718 to $0.2949.

The shorts are climbing into the Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stock, with the latest data on short interest released on July 31, 2020, showing that short interest numbers in the SNSS shares have risen. Short interest in the stock represents just 15.18% of its float, but the volume has raised by 6979342. The volume of shorted shares rised to 10.007 million from 3.028 million shares over the last two weeks. The average intraday trading volume has been 25.09 million shares, which means that days to cover moved to roughly 1.

In the last trading session, Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNSS) dropped by -$0.0148 over the week and lost -$0.1318 on its 20-day. The stock’s high in the recent session is lower when compared to its 52-week high of $1.13. The stock recorded its established 52-week high on 02/26/20.

Since 12/05/19, the stock has traded to a low of $0.1951 at 41.82%, an encouraging piece of data likely to interest most investors out to exploit the stock’s recent surge. The stock has a beta allocation of 1.83. Being above 1 means that the stock’s volatility is higher than the market and traders are keenly watching it.

Looking at current readings, Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s two-week RSI is 43.06. This suggests that the stock is neutral at the moment and that SNSS shares’ price movement remains stable. The stochastic readings are equally revealing at 17.2% meaning the SNSS share price is currently in overbought territory.

The technical chart shows that the SNSS stock will likely settle at between $0.2905 and $0.3042 per share. However, if the stock dips below $0.2674, then its market would become much weaker. Any downside could see the stock price sliding to levels as low as $0.258.

Currently, the stock is trading in the red of MACD, with a reading of -0.0056. Investors always pay attention to any move above or below the zero-line, mainly because the indicator points to the position of the stock’s short-term average relative to its long-term measure. A MACD -a reading above the zero line means that the short-term is above the long-term average. This scenario implies that there is an upward momentum. The opposite is true when the MACD falls below the zero-line.

Analysts at Oppenheimer cut their recommendation for SNSS from Outperform to Perform in June 24 review. Wells Fargo analysts downgraded their recommendation of the stock from Overweight to Equal Weight while keeping its target price at $3 to $1 in a flash note released to investors on March 11. H.C. Wainwright analysts see the stock as Neutral when the analysts initiated the share price coverage on December 20.

The average rating for the SNSS equity is 3 and is currently gathering a bullish momentum. Of 4 analysts tracking Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. polled by Reuters, 4 rated SNSS as a hold. The remaining 0 analysts were split evenly. However, the split wasn’t equal as a majority (0) rated it as a buy or strong buy. 0 analyst advised investors against buying the stock or to sell if they own any of the stock.


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