Acasti Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ACST) is 33.54% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $0.17 and a high of $2.54 in the current 52-week trading range. The ACST stock was last observed hovering at around $0.43 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.02% off its average median price target of $0.25 for the next 12 months. It is also -80.0% off the consensus price target high of $0.25 offered by 1 analysts, but current levels are -80.0% lower than the price target low of $0.25 for the same period.
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Currently trading at $0.45, the stock is 42.40% and 68.62% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 13.15 million and changing 3.03% at the moment leaves the stock -2.70% off its SMA200. ACST registered -81.37% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -41.35%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $0.2997 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $0.4028.
The stock witnessed a 42.76% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 109.76%, and is 44.67% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 23.09% over the week and 16.41% over the month.
Distance from 52-week low is 161.49% and -82.40% from its 52-week high.
Acasti Pharma Inc. (ACST) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Acasti Pharma Inc. (ACST) is a “Hold”. 1 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.00, where 1 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 0 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Acasti Pharma Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 06/30/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.16.The EPS is expected to grow by 30.30% this year.
Acasti Pharma Inc. (ACST) Top Institutional Holders
27 institutions hold shares in Acasti Pharma Inc. (ACST), with 8.37M shares held by insiders accounting for 8.64% while institutional investors hold 1.81% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 96.89M, and float is at 93.53M with Short Float at 0.54%. Institutions hold 1.66% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Two Sigma Advisers, LP with over 0.28 million shares valued at $56816.0. The investor’s holdings represent 0.26% of the ACST Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Bank of Montreal/Can/ with 0.25 million shares valued at $50430.0 to account for 0.23% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Oppenheimer & Company Inc. which holds 0.19 million shares representing 0.18% and valued at over $38996.0, while Virtu Financial LLC holds 0.12% of the shares totaling 0.13 million with a market value of $26886.0.
Acasti Pharma Inc. (ACST): Who are the competitors?
Omeros Corporation (OMER) is 12.23% up on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has fallen -7.25% from the last report on Nov 12, 2020 to stand at a total of 0.54 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 0.04.