Pre-market Technical Scan on Biotech Equities -- Viking Therapeutics, RXi Pharma, Kitov Pharma, and Auris Medical

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NEW YORK, Dec. 04, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with the commitment to dynamically provide members with timely information, has issued free tailored Stock Review on VKTX, RXII, KTOV, and EARS which is a click away at On Friday, December 1, 2017, US markets saw broad based losses
with six out of nine sectors finishing the trading sessions in red. Major US indices were also bearish at the close of last Friday's session. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 6,847.59, down 0.38%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.17% lower, to finish at 24,231.59; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,642.22, down 0.20%. This Monday morning, looks at the performance of these four Biotechnology stocks: Viking Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: VKTX), RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ: RXII), Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ: KTOV), and Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ: EARS). Get your free stock reports on these stocks by registering now on Wall St. Equities at:

Viking Therapeutics

On Friday, shares in San Diego, California headquartered Viking Therapeutics Inc. recorded a trading volume of 727,375 shares, which was above their three months average volume of 682.99 thousand shares. The stock ended the session 0.66% lower at $3.02. The Company's shares have gained 23.77% in the last month, 174.55% over the previous three months, 196.08% in the past twelve months, and 153.78% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 27.94% and 100.47%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Viking Therapeutics, which focuses on the development of therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 60.94.

On November 28th, 2017, research firm Maxim Group reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $5 a share to $8 a share. Get started with a complimentary subscription and access to the free report on VKTX at:

RXi Pharmaceuticals

Marlborough, Massachusetts headquartered RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp.'s stock closed the day 3.28% lower at $0.61 with a total trading volume of 260,209 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 16.66% in the past month. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 8.52%. Additionally, shares of RXi Pharma, which focuses on developing therapeutics for unmet medical needs, have an RSI of 51.56. Free research on RXII can be accessed at:

Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings

Shares in Jerusalem, Israel-based Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd recorded a trading volume of 71,577 shares. The stock ended last Friday's trading session 0.43% higher at $2.31. The Company's shares have advanced 26.92% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.46% and 18.30%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Kitov Pharma, which engages in developing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that treat the pain of osteoarthritis without causing cardiovascular problems, have an RSI of 56.36.

On November 21st, 2017, research firm H.C. Wainwright upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy', with a target price of $10 per share. Sign up today for the free research report on KTOV at:

Auris Medical Holding

Zug, Switzerland headquartered Auris Medical Holding AG's stock finished Friday's session 3.12% lower at $0.44 with a total trading volume of 1.04 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 773.48 thousand shares. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 44.27%. Additionally, shares of Auris Medical, which focuses on the development of novel products for the treatment of inner ear disorders, have an RSI of 28.48. Wall St. Equities' research coverage also includes the downloadable free report on EARS at:

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