Sutro Biopharma Inc. (NASDAQ:STRO) does about 344.31K shares in volume on a normal day but saw 1302654 shares change hands in Tuesday trading. The company now has a market cap of 439.14M USD. Its current market price is $7.98, marking a decrease of -0.75% compared to the previous close of $8.04. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $18.05 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $3.33. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $8.25 and a low of $7.90.
Sutro Biopharma Inc. (STRO) has a 20-day trading average at $7.44 and the current price is -55.79% off the 52-week high compared with 139.64% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $6.36 and its 200-day simple moving average is $6.45. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 6.93%, which increases to 7.76% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 65.81 to suggest the stock is neutral.
The consensus objective for the share price is $21.38, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 62.68% over the period.
The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on August 18, 2022 when Wells Fargo resumed the stock to “Overweight” and issued a price target of $15. Stifel initiated its price target at $25.
The current price level is 8.01%, 26.35%, and 23.64% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the STRO price moving below the 50-day SMA on November 22. Sutro Biopharma Inc. (STRO) stock is up 8.87% over the week and 23.34% over the past month. Its price is -46.37% year-to-date and -53.09% over the past year.
The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 6/29/2022, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.55 below consensus estimates by -$0.09. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 04/03/2023, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -$0.74 and -$2.77 for whole year. STRO’s earnings per share are forecast to shrink by -21.00% this year and -6.90% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $10.18 million, which analysts say will come at $51.68 million for the current fiscal year and next year at $48.55 million. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $12.68 million.
Its 12-month price target is $20.00. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 62.68 percent from here. Of course, the average price target is just what the average analysts believe a stock will be worth in the next 52 weeks, and is only one metric. There are analysts with lower targets than the average, including one bearish Wall Street research firm advocating investors to wait for the price to pull back to $15.00, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $33.00.
Outstanding shares total 57.48M with insiders holding 7.00% of the shares and institutional holders owning 92.35% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of -35.50% and return on equity of -53.80%. The beta has a value of 1.00. Price to book ratio is 1.82 and price to sales ratio is 6.29.