These two stocks are in the limelight since the start of this year: Mersana Therapeutics Inc. (MRSN) and Peloton Interactive Inc. (PTON)

The recent price movement of MRSN means that it is now down by -0.52% from its 52-week high and 476.52% up against its 52-week low prices. Over the past one week, the price volatility of MRSN stands at 17.07% while the volatility over the past one month is 12.49%.

The company on 11/06/2019 published its latest quarterly earnings, with the report showing that the company recorded -0.97 earnings per share (EPS) during that period. This report was below the expectations of analysts of -0.69 by -0.28. The revenue by the firm was 290k for the quarter.

The shares of Mersana Therapeutics Inc. (MRSN) gained by 23.54%, leading to a gain of $1.45 per share, and saw MRSN end the trading session at $7.61 on Thursday 01/16/20. MRSN started the trading session at $6.21, before reaching a daily high of $7.69. It wasn’t able to sustain that growth though and soon jumped to hit a daily low of $5.79.

The trading volume on Thursday stood at 1350255, which was below the stock’s 3-month average volume of 319.08K shares, out of a total 46.78M shares. As the price of the stock climbed, the market valuation of the company gained to 358.13 million.

The shares of Peloton Interactive Inc. (NASDAQ: PTON) went down by -0.10% by the end of the recent trading session. This movement saw its price plunge to close at $30.83, which was lower than the previous closing price of $30.86. Over the past one week, the price of PTON has jumped by 10.62%, while it has recorded a loss of -1.63% over the past one month. Its three-month performance saw PTON gain 33.87%. The situation is different though over year-to-date (YTD) price performance jumped by 8.56%. The stock price has gone up by +50.68% compared to its 90-day low, while it is down -16.72% compared to its 90-day high price.

Several brokerage firms sent out their reports PTON stock not long ago. In its report sent out on January 15, 2020, Wedbush lowered its ratings on PTON to a Outperform. In an earlier report on December 12, 2019, UBS Reiterated the stock to a Buy. Argus meanwhile in its report on December 12, 2019 Initiated its rating of the stock to “Buy”.

In a recent SEC filing, the company revealed that 118 institutions currently hold the PTON stock. In the last quarter, a 60,199,119 PTON shares were in the possession of institutions. On the other hand, the company recorded 116 new institutions who bought it their stock, while 1 institutions sold their entire PTON reserve. Of the current institutions investing in the stock, 117 increased their investment while 1 decreased their investment in the stock.