Thursday’s Midday Stock Update: Pacific Ethanol (PEIX), 3D Systems (DDD), Goodrich Petroleum (GDP), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO)

So far Thursday, October 22, NASDAQ is down -1.3% and the S&P is up 1.37%. Let’s take a look at this morning’s most active stocks and their recent analyst insights; Pacific Ethanol (PEIXResearch Report), 3D Systems (DDDResearch Report), Goodrich Petroleum (GDPResearch Report), JetBlue Airways (JBLUResearch Report) and Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INOResearch Report).

Pacific Ethanol is down -12.32% in midday trading to $9.25. Shares opened today at $10.55. The company has a 52-week low of $0.22 and a 52-week high of $11.44. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $16.50, marking a 56.40% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on September 29, Craig-Hallum analyst Eric Stine maintained a Buy rating on PEIX, with a price target of $13.00, which represents a potential upside of 23% from where the stock is currently trading. In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $526.7K worth of PEIX shares. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Pacific Ethanol has been positive based on 22 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is slightly higher than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

3D Systems is up 11.24% in midday trading to $8.41. Shares opened today at $7.56. The company has a 52-week low of $4.60 and a 52-week high of $12.56. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $8.00, marking a 5.82% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on August 26, B.Riley Financial analyst Sarkis Sherbetchyan maintained a Hold rating on DDD, with a price target of $8.00, which implies an upside of 6% from current levels. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on 3D Systems has been positive based on 74 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is slightly higher than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

Goodrich Petroleum is up 11.22% in midday trading to $10.90. Shares opened today at $9.80. The company has a 52-week low of $2.40 and a 52-week high of $11.71. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $11.50, marking a 17.35% potential upside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, Roth Capital analyst John M. White maintained a Buy rating on GDP, with a price target of $13.00, which represents a potential upside of 33% from where the stock is currently trading.

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JetBlue Airways is up 8.03% in midday trading to $13.05. Shares opened today at $12.08. The company has a 52-week low of $6.61 and a 52-week high of $21.65. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $13.33, marking a 10.35% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on October 13, Susquehanna analyst Christopher Stathoulopoulos maintained a Hold rating on JBLU, with a price target of $11.00, which represents a potential downside of 9% from where the stock is currently trading. Separately, on October 7, J.P. Morgan’s Jamie Baker upgraded the stock to Buy and has a price target of $17.00. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on JetBlue Airways has been negative based on 54 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is lower than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

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Inovio Pharmaceuticals is up 7.62% in midday trading to $11.16. Shares opened today at $10.37. The company has a 52-week low of $2.09 and a 52-week high of $33.79. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $13.71, marking a 32.21% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on September 29, The Benchmark Company analyst Aydin Huseynov maintained a Buy rating on INO, with a price target of $25.00, which represents a potential upside of 141% from where the stock is currently trading. Separately, on the same day, H.C. Wainwright’s Ram Selvaraju reiterated a Hold rating on the stock .

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