HOOKIPA Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:HOOK) currently has a daily average trading volume of 843.68K but it saw 901572 shares traded on Thursday. With a market cap of 69.08M USD, stock’s current market price of $1.29 came falling about -9.15 while comparing to the previous closing price of $1.42. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $2.05 and as low as $0.68. In the recent trading on the day, stock has struck highest price mark of $1.4421 while lowest mark touched by it was $1.25.
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Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of HOOKIPA Pharma Inc. (HOOK) gives us an average price of $1.4978, while its current price level is -37.07% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 89.71% 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 $1.0681 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $1.1160. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 11.43% during that period while stretching the period over a month that increases to 15.93%. 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 47.54 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.
HOOKIPA Pharma Inc. (HOOK)’s stock is currently under the radar of 8 analysts who are in consensus at a 12-month price target range of between $0.50 and $8.00 for company’s shares. 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 $0.50 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 $4.44 which highlights an upside potential of 70.95% for the stock over that period. And to attain the median price target of $3.50 assigned by those analysts, stock has to add about 63.14% of value to its current levels.
Data by FactSet Research shows that 8 analysts have issued their ratings for the stock. 0 of them are in opinions that stock is a Sell, while 0 are advising it as an Overweight. 6 analysts suggested the investors to Buy the stock while 1 advised them to Hold. Recommendations by all of those brokerages imply a consensus rating of Overweight for the stock and that issued by Wall Street to investors is Moderate Buy.
Over the week, HOOK’s stock price is moving -4.44% down while it is 27.72% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is 59.26% up and over the past year, the stock is showing a downside performance of -12.24%.
The latest quarterly earnings report issued by the company was for quarter ended 3/30/2023, when its quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.27 beaten by the consensus estimate of -$0.23 for the same. The company is expected to be releasing its next quarterly report in 08/16/2023, for which analysts forecasted an EPS of -$0.25 while estimate for next year EPS is -$1.16. For HOOK, analysts are forecasting an EPS-growth rate of -17.20% for current year and estimate for EPS growth in next year is 0.90%. In next quarter, company is expected to be making quarterly sales of $5.61 million as analysts are expecting the sales for current fiscal year at $19.12 million and seeing the company making $29.01 million in sales next year. Moreover, analysts are in estimates of $4.87 million for current-quarter revenue.
Currently, HOOKIPA Pharma Inc.’s total number of outstanding shares is 54.72M with 7.95% of that held by the insiders while 53.22% of its common stock has been owned by the institutions. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at -69.90% and return on equity (ROE) at -61.80%. Stock’s beta reads 0.77. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 0.84 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 4.32. Its return on asset (ROA) is -40.50% on average.
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