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Hot Stock: Discovery Laboratories, Shares Gain 6.0% (DSCO)
[February 14, 2013]

Hot Stock: Discovery Laboratories, Shares Gain 6.0% (DSCO)

Feb 14, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) Spotlight via COMTEX) -- Discovery Laboratories (NASDAQ:DSCO) is one of today's best performing low-priced stocks, up 6.0% to $2.29 on 1.7x average daily volume. Discovery Laboratories has traded 357,000 shares thus far today, vs. average volume of 204,000 shares per day. The stock has outperformed the Dow (6.0% to the Dow's 0.0%) and outperformed the S&P 500 (6.0% to the S&P's 0.0%) during today's trading.

There is potential upside of 213.0% for shares of Discovery Laboratories based on a current price of $2.29 and an average consensus analyst price target of $7.17. Discovery Laboratories shares should encounter resistance at the 200-day moving average (MA) of $2.54 and support at the 50-day MA of $2.25.

Discovery Laboratories, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that develops its proprietary surfactant technology as Surfactant Replacement Therapies (SRT) for respiratory diseases. Through this technology, pulmonary surfactants have the potential to be developed into a series of respiratory therapies for patients in the neonatal care unit, critical care unit and other hospital settings.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Discovery Laboratories have traded between a low of $1.44 and a high of $5.39 and are now at $2.29, which is 59% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.3% while the 200-day MA has slid 0.4%.

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