Momentum measures the rate of change in closing prices and is used to detect trend weakness and likely reversal points. It is often underrated because of its simplicity. High Momentum readings (positive or negative) occur when a trend is at its strongest. Lower readings are found at the start and end of trends. Overbought and oversold levels are set separately for each security based on the performance of the indicator over past cycles.
Calculation: Momentum Oscillator (MOM):
1) Closing Price [today] - Closing Price [n days ago];
PROFILE: Ra Pharmaceuticals Inc (RARX)
Stock Exchange: NASDAQAbout Ra Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:RARX):
Company: Ra Pharmaceuticals Inc
Ticker Codes: | RARX | NASDAQ:RARX |
Ra Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, develops therapeutics for the treatment of diseases caused by excessive or uncontrolled activation of the complement system in the United States. The company's peptide chemistry platform enables the production of synthetic macrocyclic peptides that combine the diversity and specificity of antibodies with the pharmacological properties of small molecules. Its lead product candidate is RA101495, an injection into the tissue under the skin that has completed Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH); and is in Phase II clinical trial for treating patients with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG), as well as in Phase 1b clinical trial for treating atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and lupus nephritis (LN). The company's preclinical testing products include Factor D inhibition for orphan renal and dense deposit diseases, and C3 glomerulonephritis; Oral C5 inhibitor for PNH, gMG, aHUS, LN, and central nervous system (CNS) diseases; and other complement inhibitors for autoimmune/CNS diseases. It has multi-target collaboration and license agreement with Merck & Co., Inc. Ra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.