The market has been high on Obalon Therapeutics Inc (OBLN) stock recently. OBLN gets a Bullish score from InvestorsObserver’s Stock Sentiment Indicator.
What is Stock Sentiment?
Sentiment uses short term technical analysis to gauge whether a stock is desired by investors. As a technical indicator, it focuses on recent trends as opposed to the long term health of the underlying company. Updates for the company such as a earnings release can move the stock away from current trends.
Sentiment is how investors, or the market, feels about a stock. There are lots of ways to measure sentiment. At the core, sentiment is pretty easy to understand. If a stock is going up, investors must be bullish, while if it is going down, sentiment is bearish.
InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Indicator looks at price trends over the past week and also considers changes in volume. Increasing volume can mean a trend is getting stronger, while decreasing volume can mean a trend is nearing a conclusion.
For stocks that have options, our system also considers the balance between calls, which are often bets that the price will go up, and puts, which are frequently bets that the price will fall.
What’s Happening With OBLN Stock Today?
Obalon Therapeutics Inc (OBLN) stock is down -7.72% while the S&P 500 is up 0.14% as of 2:43 PM on Wednesday, Apr 7. OBLN is lower by -$0.24 from the previous closing price of $3.11 on volume of 181,663 shares. Over the past year the S&P 500 has risen 53.16% while OBLN is up 341.54%. OBLN lost -$1.59 per share in the over the last 12 months.
More About Obalon Therapeutics Inc
Obalon Therapeutics Inc is a medical device company that focuses on developing and commercializing medical devices to treat obese and overweight people by facilitating weight loss. Its product includes Obalon Balloon System. Geographically, it derives all of its revenue from the United States.