Stocks To Watch This Week: Wave Life Sciences Ltd. (WVE), Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (WAIR)

Wave Life Sciences Ltd. (NASDAQ:WVE) shares ended at $42.84 with 0.14 mln shares exchanging hands. That puts the market capitalization at $1.38 bln. It opened the session with a $42.34 price tag, later ranging from $41.34 to $43, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. The stock stands nearly -23.5% off versus the 52-week high and 32.84% away from the 52-week low. The number of shares currently owned by investors are 32.31 mln.

Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $57.83 on the shares of Wave Life Sciences Ltd. (WVE). The consensus rating is 0, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company’s future prospects.

The current price is staying above the SMA lines which signify strength and is generally healthy/positive and may provide the momentum for driving the share price higher. Current price places the company’s stock -0.46% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 6.63%, away from the 50-day average and also 0.58% away from 20-day average.

For this year, Wave Life Sciences Ltd. (NASDAQ:WVE) is performing 1.9%. Over the past five trading sessions it is 12.41%; -6.69% for the month; -1.22% for the last quarter; -1.02% for the past six-months; and 7.64% for the last 12 months. The last close places the company’s stock about $13.16 off its 52 week high of $56 and $10.59 above the 52 week low of $32.25.

Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WAIR) closed up +0.09 points or 1.08% at $8.39 with 0.36 mln shares exchanging hands. Current price level places the company’s stock about -41.02% from the 52-week high and 13.69% away from the 52-week low. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $9.83 on the company shares. The consensus rating is 0, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company’s future prospects.

Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (WAIR) opened the session with a $8.18 price tag, later ranging from $8.15 to $8.44, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. The stock stands nearly $6.05 off versus the 52-week high of $14.23 and $0.8 above the 52-week low of $7.38. The number of shares currently owned by investors are 98.66 mln. The current price change puts the market capitalization at $827.76 mln.

In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 1 and Overweight is 1 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 1 and 1, respectively. Also, the Hold rating count is 3 as of 4/8/2019. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 1 Buy, 1 Overweight, 1 Sell, 3 Hold and 1 Underweight. Investors might also notice that three month ago the Buy recommendations (1) were less than Sell recommendations (1). The count of Hold ratings in that period was 3.

Over the past five trading sessions shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WAIR) are -7.09%; 5.67% for the month; 6.2% for the last quarter; -26.21% for the past six-months; and -20.1% for the last 12 months. The current price is staying above the SMA lines which signify strength and is generally healthy/positive and may provide the momentum for driving the share price higher. Current price places the company’s stock -16.6% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 1.19%, away from the 50-day average and also -1.13% away from 20-day average. The stock is performing 6.2% year to date.