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Today's Research Reports on Trending Tickers: Flex Pharma and Clovis Oncology

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 3, 2018 / Wall Street closed mostly lower on Tuesday with the Dow Jones posting its fourth consecutive daily gain, however broader market dropped over trade related concerns. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.46 percent to close at 26,773.94, its 14th record close for 2018 fueled by gains in Intel Corp and Caterpillar Inc. The S&P 500 Index shed 0.04 percent to close at 2,923.43, while the Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 0.47 percent to close at 7,999.55.

“U.S. stocks are mixed with the global markets looking past yesterday’s trade agreement with Canada, as the U.S./China relationship remains contentious,” said Charles Schwab analysts. “Records in the U.S. stock market do not, in our view, mean that investors should get more aggressive in their investment stance. High expectations, elevated investor sentiment, trade disputes, and the possibility of a monetary mistake lead us to take a more cautious stance,” said the analysts.

RDI Initiates Coverage on:

Flex Pharma, Inc.

Clovis Oncology, Inc.

Flex Pharma's stock jumped 22.58% Tuesday, to close the day at $0.57. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4,422,641 shares, which was above its three months average volume of 320,453 shares. In the last year, Flex Pharma's shares have traded in a range of 0.39 - 8.98. The share price has gained 46.15% from its 52 week low. The company's shares are currently trading below their 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $0.49 is below its 200-day moving average of $2.55. Shares of Flex Pharma have gained roughly 15.15 percent in the past month and are down 83.67 percent year-to-date.

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On Tuesday, shares of Clovis Oncology recorded a trading volume of 5,794,991 shares, which was above the three months average volume of 958,353 shares. The stock ended the day 7.72% higher at $31.39. The share price has fallen 63.61% from its 52 week high with a 52 week trading range of 28.70 - 86.26. The company's shares are currently trading below their 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $33.90 is below its 200-day moving average of $44.50. Shares of Clovis Oncology have fallen roughly 12.20 percent in the past month and are down 53.84 percent year-to-date.

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Our Actionable Research on Flex Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLKS) and Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) can be downloaded free of charge at Research Driven Investing.

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