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Which stock will you choose? GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNMK), LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT)

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNMK)

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNMK), ended its previous trading session at $9.79 showing a loss of -0.370000000000001 or -3.64 percent with respect to the price of $10.16 when stock market opened. The company traded 1.71 Million shares over the course of the trading day. Giving the average volume of 3.66 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 60.67 Million.

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNMK) is currently trading lower than its price target which is set to $11 by the analyst. The stock is -27.43% Below its 1-Year High which is $13.49. GNMK has a difference of 191.37% from its 1 year low which stands at $3.36. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 1.9. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNMK) Performance Snapshot

The stock performed exceptionally bad in the previous week which depicts an decrease of -18.28 percent in the shares price. The company added about 9.81% in its share price over 1-Month. While taking about the performance of the stock over 1-year interval is 40.66 Percent. GNMK currently shows 103.53% as its year to date performance.

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNMK) Price Insight

The stock needs to grow about $1.21 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are -15.3%, 24.22% and 61.61 percent respectively. The stock trades about 5.62 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 60.67 Million. GNMK gained about 74.51 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 1.19. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 47.64 and 3.13.

While talking about GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNMK) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 6.7 and 46.62 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.

LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT)

Performance Indicators of LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT)

LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) Analytical Review