Tuesday’s Midday Movers: Ballard Power Systems (BLDP), Whiting Petroleum (WLL), Cytokinetics (CYTK), Goodrich Petroleum (GDP), Sina (SINA)

By Carrie Williams

So far Tuesday, November 19, NASDAQ is down -1.12% and the S&P is down -0.74%. Here are this morning’s most active stocks: Ballard Power Systems (BLDPResearch Report), Whiting Petroleum (WLLResearch Report), Cytokinetics (CYTKResearch Report), Goodrich Petroleum (GDPResearch Report) and Sina (SINAResearch Report).

Ballard Power Systems is down -5.7% in midday trading to $6.52. Shares opened today at $6.91. The company has a 52-week low of $2.25 and a 52-week high of $7.30. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $5.25, marking a -24.02% potential downside from current levels. In a report issued on November 1, Lake Street Capital analyst Robert Brown maintained a Buy rating on BLDP, with a price target of $6.00, which represents a potential downside of 13% from where the stock is currently trading. Separately, on the same day, H.C. Wainwright’s Amit Dayal downgraded the stock to Hold and has a price target of $4.50.

Whiting Petroleum is down -5.57% in midday trading to $5.43. Shares opened today at $5.75. The company has a 52-week low of $5.23 and a 52-week high of $33.45. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $8.62, marking a 49.91% 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 30% 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.

Cytokinetics is up 4.98% in midday trading to $8.86. Shares opened today at $8.44. The company has a 52-week low of $5.75 and a 52-week high of $14.94. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $23.40, marking a 177.25% potential upside from current levels. In a report released today, H.C. Wainwright analyst Joseph Pantginis reiterated a Buy rating on CYTK, with a price target of $30.00, which implies an upside of 255% from current levels.

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Goodrich Petroleum is down -4.79% in midday trading to $8.95. Shares opened today at $9.40. The company has a 52-week low of $8.70 and a 52-week high of $15.24. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $15.50, marking a 64.89% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on November 8, Northland Securities analyst Jeff Grampp assigned a Buy rating on GDP, with a price target of $13.00, which represents a potential upside of 38% from where the stock is currently trading.

Sina is down -4.58% in midday trading to $32.27. Shares opened today at $33.82. The company has a 52-week low of $32.25 and a 52-week high of $70.83. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $61.75, marking a 82.58% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on October 22, J.P. Morgan analyst Binbin Ding maintained a Buy rating on SINA, with a price target of $58.00, which implies an upside of 71% from current levels.

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