Tekmira Pharmaceuticals (TKMR) Is Today's Dead Cat Bounce Stock

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Tekmira Pharmaceuticals ( TKMR) as a "dead cat bounce" (down big yesterday but up big today) candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Tekmira Pharmaceuticals as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • TKMR has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $209.7 million.
  • TKMR has traded 298,459 shares today.
  • TKMR is up 6.2% today.
  • TKMR was down 5.7% yesterday.

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More details on TKMR:

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the research and development of RNA interference therapeutics; and provides lipid nanoparticle delivery technology to pharmaceutical partners in Canada. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Tekmira Pharmaceuticals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

The average volume for Tekmira Pharmaceuticals has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Tekmira has a market cap of $430.0 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 136% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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