Killer Stocks to Buy That No One Knows About: Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER), Mercury Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY)

The shares of Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER) has been pegged with a rating of Overweight by Cantor Fitzgerald in its latest research note that was published on May 06, 2019. The Healthcare company has also assigned a $26 price target. Cantor Fitzgerald wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Omeros Corporation, with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Seaport Global Securities advised investors in its research note published on July 12, 2018, to Buy the OMER stock while also putting a $30 price target. The stock had earned Neutral rating from Wedbush Markets when it published its report on March 23, 2018. That day the Wedbush set price target on the stock to $19. H.C. Wainwright was of a view that OMER is Buy in its latest report on November 08, 2017. Cantor Fitzgerald thinks that OMER is worth Neutral rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on May 11, 2017 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to 15.

Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 2 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 3 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Overweight while its average price target is $26.75. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 24.71% from its 52-Week high price while it is -49.33% than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 40.54.

The shares of the company dipped by -4.42% during the trading session on Wednesday, reaching a low of $10.53 while ending the day at $10.60. During the trading session, a total of 808943.0 shares were traded which represents a -4.61% decline from the average session volume which is 773330.0 shares. OMER had ended its last session trading at $11.09. OMER 52-week low price stands at $8.50 while its 52-week high price is $20.92.

The company in its last quarterly report recorded -$0.21 earnings per share which is above the predicted by most analysts. The Omeros Corporation generated 3.08 million in revenue during the last quarter. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded -$0.33 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was down by -80.95%. Omeros Corporation has the potential to record -1.43 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.

Investment analysts at Goldman published a research note on August 16, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that Mercury Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) is now rated as Neutral. Their price target on the stock stands at $75. BofA/Merrill also rated MRCY as Upgrade on August 09, 2019, with its price target of $85 suggesting that MRCY could surge by 17.98% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $63.62/share, analysts expect it to surge by 8.72% to reach $84.33/share. It started the day trading at $71.67 and traded between $61.53 and $69.17 throughout the trading session.

A look at its technical shows that MRCY’s 50-day SMA is 76.51 while its 200-day SMA stands at 75.16. The stock has a high of $89.44 for the year while the low is $52.24. The stock, however, witnessed a rise in its short on 03/13/20. Compared to previous close which recorded 2.12 M shorted shares, the short percentage went higher by 10.12%, as 2.33M OMER shares were shorted. At the moment, only 3.88% of Mercury Systems Inc. shares were sold short. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 58.57, while the P/B ratio is 2.87. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 444.51K shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 4.76 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of -2.56%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -2.23% over the past 90 days while it lost -16.69% over the last six months.

The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The BlackRock Fund Advisors sold more MRCY shares, decreasing its portfolio by -20.79% during the last quarter. This move now sees The BlackRock Fund Advisors selling -1,774,562 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 6,759,934 shares of MRCY, with a total valuation of $496,584,752. The Vanguard Group, Inc. meanwhile sold more MRCY shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $376,778,177 worth of shares.

Similarly, SSgA Funds Management, Inc. increased its Mercury Systems Inc. shares by 11.55% during the recently filed quarter. After buying 2,754,330 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 285,248 shares of Mercury Systems Inc. which are valued at $202,333,082. In the same vein, Fred Alger Management LLC increased its Mercury Systems Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm bought 354,146 shares during the quarter which increased its stakes to 2,300,850 shares and is now valued at $169,020,441. Following these latest developments, around 2.10% of Mercury Systems Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.