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Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc. (DRNA) Gives Up 4.25% at Midday on April 21, Pressuring Health Care Stocks

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc. (DRNA) lost ground during morning trading on April 21 to make it one of the worst performers amongst all NYSE and NASDAQ listed stocks in the health care sector halfway through the trading day. At the lunch break, shares of DRNA have fallen 4.25% to $2.93 after closing the day prior at $3.06. So far, the stock has traded as high as $3.06 and as low as $2.91. Today’s decline has come with about 56,215 shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 242,219 for Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc.. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $2.95 for DRNA.

The share depreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $63.63 million based upon 20.79 million shares outstanding. It also means that DRNA has a price-to-book ratio of 1.56:1.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of DRNA have traded as low as $2.421 and as high as $6.1. Technical traders will take note that at $2.93, shares of DRNA are trading below their 200-day MA at $3.29 and below their 50-day MA at $2.93. 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 below them is typically regarded as bearish.

Who is DRNA?

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. It develops ribonucleic acid interference-based pharmaceuticals using GalXC RNAi platform for treating diseases involving liver, including rare, chronic liver, cardiovascular & viral infectious. The company’s 47 employees are led by CEO Douglas M. Fambrough from the corporate headquarters at 87 Cambridgepark Drive in Cambridge, MA.

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