Wednesday’s Midday Movers: United States Steel (X), SunPower Corp (SPWR), Xoma Corp (XOMA)

So far Wednesday, October 9, NASDAQ is up 0.98% and the S&P is up 0.26%. Let’s take a look at this morning’s most active stocks and their recent analyst insights; United States Steel (XResearch Report), SunPower Corp (SPWRResearch Report) and Xoma Corp (XOMAResearch Report).

United States Steel is down -7.56% in midday trading to $10.09. Shares opened today at $10.91. The company has a 52-week low of $9.93 and a 52-week high of $29.84. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $10.75, marking a -1.47% potential downside from current levels. In a report issued on October 2, BMO analyst David Gagliano maintained a Hold rating on X, with a price target of , which implies an upside of 10% from current levels. Separately, on September 19, Credit Suisse’s Curt Woodworth maintained a Sell rating on the stock and has a price target of $8.00.

SunPower Corp is down -5.14% in midday trading to $9.79. Shares opened today at $10.32. The company has a 52-week low of $4.55 and a 52-week high of $16.04. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $10.25, marking a -0.68% potential downside from current levels. In a report issued on August 1, Barclays analyst Moses Sutton maintained a Sell rating on SPWR, with a price target of $6.00, which represents a potential downside of 42% from where the stock is currently trading. Separately, on the same day, Credit Suisse’s Michael Weinstein W. upgraded the stock to Buy and has a price target of $14.50.

Xoma Corp is up 4.24% in midday trading to $18.19. Shares opened today at $17.45. The company has a 52-week low of $11.02 and a 52-week high of $22.00. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $27.50, marking a 57.59% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on September 27, H.C. Wainwright analyst Joseph Pantginis reiterated a Buy rating on XOMA, with a price target of $30.00, which implies an upside of 72% from current levels. Separately, on August 6, Cowen’s Phil Nadeau maintained a Hold rating on the stock .

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