MACD Oscillator Analysis for Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS)

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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 Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) for the period of 9-Day stands at 74.52% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 61.52%.

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

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

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

About Company

Cerus Corporation is developing medical products based on a platform technology that prevents nucleic acid replication. The company’s initial application of this technology is the development of systems to inactivate viruses, bacteria and other pathogens in blood components used for transfusion.  The company is also focusing research and development efforts on other potential health care applications for this platform technology, including pathogen inactivation of source plasma used for fractionation, improving the outcomes of stem cell transplantation.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) opened the session at $3.16 and after going down -1.89% closed at $3.11. The stock lost -0.05 points in the last trade.

Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $3.11 and $3.24 during the previous active session. Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) traded with the volume of 1.14 Million with average volume of 925.17 Million. The stock has MEDIUM volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.81 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.16 and 65.34 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) is at 1.5% and the shares outstanding are 111.25 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) 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 8.24 and 8.41 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 6.8 and 0 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) stands at 2.5 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 2.9.

Return on Assets ROA of Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) is at -65.5% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) stand at -120.6% and -79.9% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 2.98% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 16.92%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 35.81% while six month performance of the shares of Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) remained bearish with the count of -25.6%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) remained down at -39.96% and -28.51% respectively.