Stocks Trading Up: ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP), Yingli Green Energy Hold. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:YGE)

Posted by Ryan Mandell May 24, 2013 0 Comment 1826 views

Northern, WI 05/24/2013 (GDPInsider) – ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) is up 43.07% in early morning trading after starting the day at 2.10, 0.08 cents above its previous close of 2.02. The range so far is 2.08 and 2.70 and the stock is trading on very strong volume of 4.838 million – more than double average volume of 2.063 million.

The biopharmaceutical company recently announced that its CEO, Jonathan Lewis, M.D., Ph.D., is slated to present at the 38th Annual Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013. Lewis will present at 8:00 a.m. ET at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.

The increase activity has pushed ZIOP over into overbought territory and the stock now has a RSI of 72.54. At present market valuation ZIOP is up 33.91% on its SMA20 and 0.94 on its SMA50. ZIOP’s technical chart shows a marginal uptrend from the relatively flat trading which existed since the start of May 2013. Analysts have set a target price of 2.88 for the stock.

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Yingli Green Energy Hold. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:YGE) opened trading today at 3.35, a solid 0.33 cents above previous close of 3.03. Market activity has seen volume shoot past average of 3.516 million, sitting currently at 4.668 million shares. The strong trading activity has pushed YGE up 9.24% on a range of 3.28 and 3.54.

YGE is an energy company focusing on the production of photovoltaic (PV) modules. Recent announcements include news that YGE Singapore is set to supply Yingli 10.269 MW of multicrystalline PV modules to Amcorp Power, a subsidiary of Amcorp Group Berhad based in Malayasia. The deal is expected to yield revenues as the project entails the utilization of 41,076 pieces of YGE 60 Cell Series multicrystalline module with peak power of 250 watt.

YGE has traded positively in the last week or so and is now 30% above its SMA20 and 46.52% above its SMA50. The stock still has a relatively healthy RSI of 66.52, although at these levels it is close to being overbought.

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