Tuesday’s Highlights at Noon: Rex Energy (REXX), Sunshine Heart (SSH), Ballard Power Systems (BLDP), Northwest Biotherapeutics (NWBO), Gastar Exploration (GST)

By Carrie Williams

So far Tuesday, November 22, NASDAQ is down -1.22% and the S&P is down -0.54%. Let’s take a look at this morning’s most active stocks and their recent analyst insights; Rex Energy (NASDAQ:REXX), Sunshine Heart (NASDAQ:SSH), Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ:BLDP), Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ:NWBO) and Gastar Exploration (NYSE MKT:GST).

Rex Energy is up 30.35% in midday trading to $0.40. Shares opened today at $0.31. The company has a 52-week low of $0.23 and a 52-week high of $2.43. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Rex Energy has been positive based on 61 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is higher than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

Sunshine Heart is down -10.35% in midday trading to $0.15. Shares opened today at $0.17. The company has a 52-week low of $0.15 and a 52-week high of $1.90. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $4.00, marking a 2239.18% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on November 9, The Benchmark Company analyst Jan Wald reiterated a Buy rating on SSH, with a price target of $4, which implies an upside of 2239% from current levels. In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $519 worth of SSH shares. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Sunshine Heart has been neutral based on 29 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is higher than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

Ballard Power Systems is down -9.95% in midday trading to $1.95. Shares opened today at $2.16. The company has a 52-week low of $1.11 and a 52-week high of $2.53.

Northwest Biotherapeutics is up 9.28% in midday trading to $0.59. Shares opened today at $0.54. The company has a 52-week low of $0.32 and a 52-week high of $5.05.

Gastar Exploration is up 9.13% in midday trading to $1.38. Shares opened today at $1.26. The company has a 52-week low of $0.57 and a 52-week high of $2.21. In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $1,820 worth of GST shares. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Gastar Exploration has been negative based on 20 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is lower than the average sector sentiment of insiders.