Monday’s Highlights at Noon: Cormedix (CRMD), BP Prudhoe Bay (BPT), Whiting Petroleum (WLL), Amarin (AMRN), SunPower (SPWR)

By Carrie Williams

So far Monday, November 18, NASDAQ is up 0.24% and the S&P is up 0.4%. Here are this morning’s most active stocks: Cormedix (CRMDResearch Report), BP Prudhoe Bay (BPTResearch Report), Whiting Petroleum (WLLResearch Report), Amarin (AMRNResearch Report) and SunPower (SPWRResearch Report).

Cormedix is up 9.3% in midday trading to $6.23. Shares opened today at $5.70. The company has a 52-week low of $4.86 and a 52-week high of $13.70. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $14.00, marking a 145.61% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on October 17, H.C. Wainwright analyst Ram Selvaraju reiterated a Buy rating on CRMD, with a price target of $14.00, which implies an upside of 146% from current levels. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Cormedix has been positive based on 30 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is slightly higher than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

BP Prudhoe Bay is down -7.42% in midday trading to $6.61. Shares opened today at $7.14. The company has a 52-week low of $6.61 and a 52-week high of $28.27.

Whiting Petroleum is down -6.54% in midday trading to $5.86. Shares opened today at $6.27. The company has a 52-week low of $5.75 and a 52-week high of $33.45. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $9.07, marking a 44.66% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on November 13, Piper Jaffray analyst Kashy Harrison maintained a Hold rating on WLL, with a price target of $7.50, which implies an upside of 20% from current levels. Separately, on October 22, Suntrust Robinson Humphrey’s Neal Dingmann maintained a Buy rating on the stock and has a price target of $10.00. In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $218K worth of WLL shares.

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Amarin is down -6.51% in midday trading to $22.54. Shares opened today at $24.11. The company has a 52-week low of $11.78 and a 52-week high of $24.67. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $29.56, marking a 22.60% potential upside from current levels. In a report released today, Citigroup analyst Joel Beatty downgraded AMRN to Hold, with a price target of $27.00, which represents a potential upside of 12% from where the stock is currently trading. Separately, on November 15, H.C. Wainwright’s Andrew Fein reiterated a Buy rating on the stock and has a price target of $51.00. In the last 30 days, insiders purchased $29K worth of AMRN shares. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Amarin has been positive based on 65 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is slightly higher than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

SunPower is up 5.03% in midday trading to $8.35. Shares opened today at $7.95. The company has a 52-week low of $4.55 and a 52-week high of $16.04. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $13.88, marking a 74.59% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on November 11, J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Strouse maintained a Hold rating on SPWR, with a price target of $13.00, which implies an upside of 64% from current levels. Separately, on November 4, Goldman Sachs’ Brian K. Lee maintained a Buy rating on the stock and has a price target of $14.00. In the last 30 days, insiders purchased $38.13K worth of SPWR shares.

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