Lookout for Price Target? VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (VTGN), Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MDGL)

VistaGen Therapeutics Granted US Patent regarding Methods of Production for AV-101

Neuralstem, Inc. tumbled -69.55% from its high of $6.60 to a $29.63 million market value through last close. The S&P 500 decreased 9.87 points, or 0.37 percent, to 2,629.57. Beta factor, which is used to measure risk associated with the stock, was 0.99. The Shanghai composite also fell 0.3 percent. Investors are evaluating the details of the new tax code as U.S. Senate Republicans attempt to reconcile their version of the bill with that of the House of Representatives.

The bill passed on Saturday by Republican senators included a last-minute change to retain the corporate alternative minimum tax, or AMT, which had initially been removed. Their average price target spell out an upbeat performance - a 1567% and would give VTGN a market capitalization of almost $375.9M. Including today's unusual volume, VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc.'s stock is performing at -51.74% on the year. "This issued US patent, in conjunction with the potential issuance of additional AV-101 patent applications now under review worldwide, provides VistaGen with added long-term intellectual property protection for AV-101 and enhances its commercial potential", stated Shawn Singh, Chief Executive Officer of VistaGen. (NASDAQ: VTGN) expressed a change of 142.39% and is now trading at $2.23. The average daily volatility for the week was at 41.62%, which was 22.47 higher than that in the past month. When trading is lighter than usual, it is said to be "thin". The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 116.67% and stays 66.38% away from its 50 days moving average.

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Vistagen Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:VTGN) reported the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent related to certain processes of production for AV-101, which is company's major CNS product candidate. The company has its outstanding shares of 12.53M. The high insider ownership can as a matter of fact lead to the contradictory result, a management team that is unaccountable because they can keep their jobs under nearly any circumstance. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 10.83% shares. (NASDAQ:YY) are owned by insiders with 0.00% six-month change in the insider ownership. CMCSA has risen 8.69% in the 1-month period. The lower the PEG ratio, the more the stock may be undervalued given its earnings performance. The older the historical return data is, the more likely it is to be less useful when predicting future returns. When stocks are *very* In Play one can see a RVOL of 5 and above. Two such indicators are the RSI (Relative Strength Index) and the Stochastic %k Oscillator, which fluctuate on a scale of 0 to 100. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 43.07% which for the week approaches 17.66%. The perception is that the lower the P/E, the higher will be the value of the stock. Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDGL), at its latest closing price of $87.18, it has a price-to-book ratio of 10.65, compared to an industry average at 21.28. Analysts' mean recommendation for the stock is 1.70 (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). The mean target price as estimated by the analysts for the company has been recorded at $30.00. If it moves beyond 70 but cannot hold this ground and instead falls below 70, it could be an indication that the market is overbought and prone to become bearish, at least in the short term. Information in this release is fact checked and produced by competent editors of Nasdaq Journal; however, human error can exist.

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