Friday’s Midday Stock Update: Sears Holdings (SHLD), Curis Inc (CRIS), Gastar Exploration (GST), American Green Inc (ERBB), Ambarella (AMBA)

By Carrie Williams

So far Friday, August 31, NASDAQ is up 0.24% and the S&P is down -0.1%. Here are this morning’s most active stocks: Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD), Curis Inc (NASDAQ:CRIS), Gastar Exploration (NYSE:GST), American Green Inc (Other OTC:ERBB) and Ambarella (NASDAQ:AMBA).

Sears Holdings is up 17.83% in midday trading to $1.45. Shares opened today at $1.23. The company has a 52-week low of $1.07 and a 52-week high of $0.00.

Curis Inc is up 16.55% in midday trading to $1.69. Shares opened today at $1.45. The company has a 52-week low of $1.36 and a 52-week high of $0.00. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $8.00, marking a 451.72% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on August 6, Cowen analyst Chris Shibutani maintained a Buy rating on CRIS.

Gastar Exploration is down -13.3% in midday trading to $0.08. Shares opened today at $0.09. The company has a 52-week low of $0.07 and a 52-week high of $0.00. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $0.45, marking a 398.89% potential upside from current levels. In a report released today, Wells Fargo analyst Gordon Douthat downgraded GST to Sell. Separately, on July 20, Williams Capital Group’s Gabriele Sorbara maintained a Hold rating on the stock and has a price target of $0.75.

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American Green Inc is up 12.5% in midday trading to $0.00. Shares opened today at $0.00. The company has a 52-week low of $0.00 and a 52-week high of $0.00.

Ambarella is up 9.74% in midday trading to $38.19. Shares opened today at $34.80. The company has a 52-week low of $34.33 and a 52-week high of $0.00. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $48.60, marking a 39.66% potential upside from current levels. In a report released today, Deutsche Bank analyst Ross Seymore maintained a Hold rating on AMBA, with a price target of $38, which represents a potential upside of 9% from where the stock is currently trading. Separately, on the same day, Merrill Lynch’s Adam Gonzalez downgraded the stock to Sell . Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Ambarella has been neutral based on 45 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is slightly lower than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

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