Barchart.com's Chart of the Day - United Therapeutics
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The Chart of the Day belongs to the biotechnology company United Therapeutics (NASDAQ:UTHR). I found the stock by using Barchart's powerful screening tools to find the stocks with the highest Weighted Alpha and technical buy signals. After I sorted for the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts for consistent prices appreciation. Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 10/14 the stock gained 33.94%.

United Therapeutics Corporation is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative products to address the unmet medical needs of patients with chronic and life-threatening conditions. United Therapeutics (UT) has an overarching commitment to environmental sustainability. The company's product candidates include Adcirca is a phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE-5) inhibitor indicated for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)(WHO Group 1) to improve exercise ability in PAH patients. Orenitram is a prostacyclin vasodilator indicated for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) (WHO Group 1) to improve exercise capacity. Remodulin is a prostacyclin vasodilator indicated for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH; WHO Group 1) to diminish symptoms associated with exercise. Tyvaso is a prostacyclin vasodilator indicated for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) (WHO Group 1) to improve exercise ability.

UTHR United Therapeutics

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Barchart technical indicators:

  • 100% technical buy signal
  • 62.80+ Weighted Alpha
  • 55.89% gain in the last year
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 17 new highs and up 33.94% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 76.92%
  • Technical support level at 138.62
  • Recently traded at 139.66 with a 50 day moving average of 114.34

Fundamental factors:

  • Market Cap $6.23 billion
  • P/E 13.18
  • Revenue expected to grow .40% this year
  • Earnings estimated to increase 632.20% this year
  • Wall Street analysts issued 6 strong buy 1 hold and 1 sell recommendation on the stock
  • The individual investors following the stock on Motley Fool voted 237 to 15 that the stock will beat the market
  • 8,580 investors are monitoring the stock on Seeking Alpha

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