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Long-Term Investment or Short-Term? Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS)

Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS), ended its previous trading session at $5.49 showing a loss of -0.04 or -0.72 percent with respect to the price of $5.53 when stock market opened. The company traded 752343 shares over the course of the trading day. Giving the average volume of 834.38 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 136.84 Million.

Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) is currently trading lower than its price target which is set to $8.63 by the analyst. The stock is -31.8% Below its 1-Year High which is $8.05. CERS has a difference of 16.68% from its 1 year low which stands at $4.70. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 0. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) Performance Snapshot

The stock performed exceptionally good in the previous week which depicts an increase of -0.18 percent in the shares price. The company subtracted about -10% in its share price over 1-Month. While taking about the performance of the stock over 1-year interval is -14.88 Percent. CERS currently shows 8.28% as its year to date performance.

Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) Price Insight

The stock needs to grow about $3.14 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are -7.59%, -10.95% and -12.18 percent respectively. The stock trades about 3.11 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 136.84 Million. CERS gained about 4.17 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 0.29. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 35.98 and 1.44.

While talking about Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 9.27 and 10.76 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.