Chembio Diagnostics Inc. (NASDAQ:CEMI) currently has a daily average trading volume of 631.31K but it saw 933467 shares traded on Thursday. With a market cap of 12.11M USD, stock’s current market price of $0.33 came falling about -15.79 while comparing to the previous closing price of $0.39. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $1.24 and as low as $0.19. In the recent trading on the day, stock has struck highest price mark of $0.398 while lowest mark touched by it was $0.32.
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Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of Chembio Diagnostics Inc. (CEMI) gives us an average price of $0.4359, while its current price level is -73.39% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 73.68% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $0.3953 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $0.4879. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 12.01% during that period while stretching the period over a month that decreases to 3.44%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 21.85 which implies that the stock is in oversold territory.
The average price target assigned by the average number of analysts to a stock is a way to gauge worth of any stock in next 52 weeks. And in assigning price target to a stock, some analysts adopt a bearish approach by advocating lower-than-average price target which in this case is $8.00 while some adopt bullish approach by assigning higher-than-average price target which reads the price to top $8.00. Average price target assigned by them is $8.00 which highlights an upside potential of 95.88% for the stock over that period. And to attain the median price target of $8.00 assigned by those analysts, stock has to add about 95.88% of value to its current levels.
Craig Hallum upgraded its recommendation for the stock as a “Buy” from “Hold” on December 03, 2020 while assigning a price target range of $5-$10. Colliers Securities issued its recommendations for the stock as it upgraded the price target for the stock is $7.50.
Over the week, CEMI’s stock price is moving -25.71% down while it is -25.31% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is 50.20% up and over the past year, the stock is showing a downside performance of -50.81%.
The latest quarterly earnings report issued by the company was for quarter ended 3/30/2022, when its quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.29 beaten by the consensus estimate of -$0.21 for the same. In next quarter, company is expected to be making quarterly sales of $11.2 million as analysts are expecting the sales for current fiscal year at $42.4 million and seeing the company making $38.09 million in sales next year. Moreover, analysts are in estimates of $9.16 million for current-quarter revenue.
Currently, Chembio Diagnostics Inc.’s total number of outstanding shares is 36.71M with 1.08% of that held by the insiders while 8.65% of its common stock has been owned by the institutions. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at -58.10% and return on equity (ROE) at -147.90%. Stock’s beta reads 1.86. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 0.60 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 0.20. Its return on asset (ROA) is -57.30% on average.
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