Weaker Buy Today ACRX ranks #413 as BUY CANDIDATE. Stronger Buy
Today ACRX ranks #413 as BUY CANDIDATE.

ACRX stock AcelRx Pharmaceuticals

ACRX stock
AcelRx Pharmaceuticals

March 22, 2019
Change -2.77%
Chart period: 2018-12-24 - 2019-03-22





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AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Forecast and Stock Analysis

Technical ACRX stock analysis for March 22, 2019.

Buy candidate since 2019-03-22
Shorts n/a
Cash n/a
Loans n/a
Beta 2.15
ROA -48.09

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals fell by -2.77% in the last day from $3.25 to $3.16 and has now fallen 4 days in a row. The price has been going up and down for this period, and there has been a -3.36% loss for the last 2 weeks. Volume fell in the last day along with the stock, which is actually a good sign as volume should follow the stock. In the last day the trading volume fell by -0.69 million shares and in total 1.74 million shares bought and sold for approximately $5.49 million.

Close price at the end of the last trading day (Friday, 22nd Mar 2019) of the ACRX stock was $3.16. This is 2.77% less than the trading day before Thursday, 21st Mar 2019.

During day the stock fluctuated 5.41% from a day low at $3.12 to a day high of $3.29.

30 day high of the ACRX stock price was $4.09 and low was $2.89.
90 day high was $4.09 and low was $1.99.
52 week high for the AcelRx Pharmaceuticals - $5.05 and low - $1.99.


AcelRx Pharmaceuticals lies in the lower part of a very wide and strong rising trend in the short term, and this will normally pose a very good buying opportunity. A break down the bottom trend line at $2.98 will firstly indicate a slower raising rate, but may also be a early warning for a trend shift. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 39.71% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $4.17 and $5.73 at the end of this period.

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AcelRx Pharmaceuticals holds a sales signal from the short-term moving average; at the same time, however, there is a buy signal from the long-term average. Since the short-term average is above the long-term average there is a general buy signal in the stock. On further gains, the stock will meet resistance from the short-term moving average at approximately $3.21. On a fall, the stock will find some support from the long-term average at approximately $3.08. A break-up through the short-term average will send a buy signal, whereas a breakdown through the long-term average will send a sales signal. Some negative signals were issued as well, and these may have some influence on the near short-term development. A sales signal was issued from a pivot top point on Tuesday March 19, 2019, which indicates further falls until a new bottom pivot has been found. Volume fell together with the price during the last trading day and this reduces the overall risk as volume should follow the price movements.

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Relative Strength Index (RSI)

RSI14 is 32 and the stock is currently not being overbought or oversold

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Support & Resistance

On the downside, the stock finds support just below today's level from accumulated volume at $2.90 and $2.51.

There is natural risk involved when a stock is testing a support level, since if this is broken, the stock then may fall to the next support level. In this case, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals finds support just below today's level at $2.90. If this is broken, then the next support from accumulated volume will be at $2.51 and $2.48.

Support: $2.90 Price: $3.16 Resistance: $3.17


This stock may move much during a day (volatility) and with a large prediction interval from the Bollinger Band this stock is considered to be "high risk". During the last day, the stock moved $0.17 between high and low, or 5.41%. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 7.77%.

Our recommended stoploss: $2.93 (-7.26%) (This stock has high daily movements and this gives high risk. There is a sell signal from pivot top found 3 days ago.)

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Evaluation: Buy Candidate

Several short-term signals, along with a general good trend, are positive and we conclude that the current level may hold a buying opportunity as there is a fair chance for this stock to perform well in the short-term. We have upgraded our recommendation for this stock since last evaluation from a Hold/Accumulate to a Buy Candidate.

Weaker Buy Today ACRX ranks #413 as BUY CANDIDATE. Stronger Buy
Today ACRX ranks #413 as BUY CANDIDATE.