Thursday’s Highlights at Noon: Voxeljet (VJET), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Ambarella (AMBA), Peabody Energy Comm (BTU), Omeros (OMER)

By Carrie Williams

So far Thursday, October 14, NASDAQ is up 0.52% and the S&P is up 2.94%. Here are this morning’s most active stocks: Voxeljet (VJETResearch Report), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBAResearch Report), Ambarella (AMBAResearch Report), Peabody Energy Comm (BTUResearch Report) and Omeros (OMERResearch Report).

Voxeljet is down -11.67% in midday trading to $8.78. Shares opened today at $9.94. The company has a 52-week low of $6.75 and a 52-week high of $40.00. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $16.00, marking a 60.97% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on August 16, Lake Street Capital analyst Troy Jensen maintained a Buy rating on VJET, with a price target of $16.00, which represents a potential upside of 61% from where the stock is currently trading.

Walgreens Boots Alliance is up 7.61% in midday trading to $51.02. Shares opened today at $47.41. The company has a 52-week low of $33.36 and a 52-week high of $57.05. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $56.00, marking a 18.12% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on September 29, Robert W. Baird analyst Eric Coldwell maintained a Buy rating on WBA, with a price target of $68.00, which implies an upside of 43% from current levels. Separately, on September 24, Credit Suisse’s A.J. Rice reiterated a Hold rating on the stock and has a price target of $48.00.

Ambarella is up 6.47% in midday trading to $165.45. Shares opened today at $155.40. The company has a 52-week low of $53.52 and a 52-week high of $169.28. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $149.17, marking a -4.01% potential downside from current levels. In a report issued on September 22, Rosenblatt Securities analyst Kevin Cassidy maintained a Buy rating on AMBA, with a price target of $160.00, which represents a slight upside potential from current levels. Separately, on September 1, Robert W. Baird’s Tristan Gerra reiterated a Hold rating on the stock and has a price target of $125.00. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Ambarella has been positive based on 70 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is slightly higher than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

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Peabody Energy Comm is down -6.14% in midday trading to $15.74. Shares opened today at $16.77. The company has a 52-week low of $0.80 and a 52-week high of $19.83. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $16.67, marking a -0.60% potential downside from current levels. In a report issued on October 4, B.Riley Financial analyst Lucas Pipes upgraded BTU to Buy, with a price target of $22.00, which implies an upside of 31% from current levels. Separately, on September 22, Jefferies Co.’s Chris LaFemina maintained a Hold rating on the stock and has a price target of $16.00. In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $31.71M worth of BTU shares. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Peabody Energy Comm has been negative based on 45 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is lower than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

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Omeros is up 6.06% in midday trading to $7.88. Shares opened today at $7.43. The company has a 52-week low of $6.51 and a 52-week high of $23.85. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $12.00, marking a 61.51% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on October 8, J.P. Morgan analyst Eric Joseph downgraded OMER to Sell. Separately, on October 6, H.C. Wainwright’s Ram Selvaraju reiterated a Buy rating on the stock and has a price target of $19.00. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Omeros has been positive based on 10 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is slightly higher than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

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