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CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTIC) Charges Ahead 6.33%, Just After Opening Bell on September 22 to Bolster Health Care Stocks

CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTIC) is one of the best performing stocks in the health care sector for companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange or NASDAQ exchange shortly after the opening bell on September 22. Shares of CTIC have climbed 6.33% about 30 minutes into the session to $0.4 after closing the day prior at $0.37. It’s early, but the stock has traded as high as $0.4 and as low as $0.39 so far. Today’s quick advance has come with about 320,030 shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 951,040 for CTI BioPharma Corp.. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $0.39 for CTIC.

The share appreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $105.07 million based upon 282.82 million shares outstanding. It also means that CTIC has a price-to-book ratio of 2.5:1 and a price-to-earnings ratio of :1.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of CTIC have traded as low as $0.2514 and as high as $1.75. Technical traders will take note that at $0.4, shares of CTIC are trading below their 200-day MA at $0.6 and above their 50-day MA at $0.36. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move through or holding above them is typically regarded as bullish.

Who is CTIC?

CTI Biopharma Corp is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of novel targeted therapies covering a spectrum of blood-related cancers that offer benefit to patients and health care providers. The company’s 149 employees are led by CEO James A. Bianco from the corporate headquarters at 3101 Western Avenue.


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