Bollinger Band Analysis Review of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN)


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) for the period of 9-Day stands at 16.7% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 24.89%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Sell”.

About Company

Geron Corporation is a scientific research company that is developing techniques for the health services industry.  Their research is currently divided in three different areas.  First, they are looking into telomeres and telomerase and their roles in cellular aging and cancer.  Second, they are looking pluripotent stem cells as a potential source for the manufacturing of replacement cells and tissues.  Lastly, the company is researching nuclear transfer as a potential mechanism for generating genetically matched cells and tissues.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) opened the session at $2.14 and after going down -0.93% closed at $2.12. The stock lost -0.02 points in the last trade.

Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $2.08 and $2.16 during the previous active session. Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) traded with the volume of 1.15 Million with average volume of 1.04 Million. The stock has MEDIUM volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 2.64 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.08 and 43.63 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) is at 0.1% and the shares outstanding are 160.71 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) stands at 0% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 0 while Forward P/E shows the value of 0.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 0. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 57.75 and 2.99 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 3.59 and 0 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) stands at 9.1 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 9.1.

Return on Assets ROA of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) is at -19.7% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) stand at -21.3% and -25% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -7.83% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -1.85%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -25.87% while six month performance of the shares of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) remained bearish with the count of -11.3%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) remained mix at -4.07% and 2.42% respectively.