Barchart.com's Chart of the Day - Zafgen
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 ZFGN - Zafgen Inc
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ZFGN7.46+0.42+5.97%
The Chart of the Day belongs to Zafgen (ZFGN).  I found the biopharmaceutical stock by using today's Top Stocks to Own list and then using the Flipchart feature to review the charts for consistent price appreciation.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 11/30 the stock gained 122.35%.

Zafgen, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company develops therapeutics for patients suffering from obesity and obesity-related disorders. Its lead product candidate includes Beloranib, an injection that is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of various indications comprising obesity and hyperphagia in Prader-Willi Syndrome patients, craniopharyngioma-associated obesity, and severe obesity in the general population. Zafgen, Inc. is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Barchart technical indicators:

  • 100% technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 8 new highs and up 56.58% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 87.93%
  • Technical support level at 7.53
  • Recently traded at 8.69 with a 50 day moving average of 5.05

Fundamental factors:

  • Market Cap $231 million
  • Earnings estimated to increase 5.70% this year and another 16.0% next year
  • Wall Street analysts issued 1 buy and 3 hold recommendations
  • The individual investor on Motley Fool that follow the stock voted 28 to 5 that the stockk would beat the market