Will Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD) benefit from Wall Street bulls Calls?

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (NASDAQ: OXFD) is -1.00% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $8.37 and a high of $18.17 in the current 52-week trading range. The OXFD stock was last observed hovering at around $17.29 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 4.65% off its average median price target of $23.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 12.24% off the consensus price target high of $25.00 offered by 4 analysts, but current levels are -4.48% lower than the price target low of $21.00 for the same period.


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Currently trading at $21.94, the stock is 30.36% and 48.31% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 7.53 million and changing 26.89% at the moment leaves the stock 67.88% off its SMA200. OXFD registered 3.29% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 29.22%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $15.79 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $13.70.

The stock witnessed a 12.93% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 46.40%, and is 2.37% 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 3.45% over the week and 4.57% over the month.

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD) has around 273 employees, a market worth around $441.41M and $57.30M in sales. Profit margin for the company is -30.50%. Distance from 52-week low is 162.13% and 20.75% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-1.70%).

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD) Analyst Forecasts

Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD) is a “Buy”. 4 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 1.70, where 0 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 4 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC is expected to release its quarterly report on 05/11/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.03 with sales reaching $19.62M over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -110.60% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -20.30% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to grow 8.30% in year-over-year returns.

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD) Top Institutional Holders

86 institutions hold shares in Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD), with 491.72k shares held by insiders accounting for 1.89% while institutional investors hold 97.57% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 25.90M, and float is at 25.29M with Short Float at 1.58%. Institutions hold 95.72% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is First Light Asset Management, LLC with over 4.64 million shares valued at $54.28 million. The investor’s holdings represent 17.87% of the OXFD Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Polar Capital LLP with 2.57 million shares valued at $30.05 million to account for 9.89% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Alyeska Investment Group, L.P. which holds 2.11 million shares representing 8.12% and valued at over $24.66 million, while Endurant Capital Management, LP holds 6.76% of the shares totaling 1.75 million with a market value of $20.53 million.

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD) Insider Activity

A total of 0 insider transactions have happened at Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 0 and purchases happening 0 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by BALTHROP PATRICK J, the company’s Director. SEC filings show that BALTHROP PATRICK J bought 4,000 shares of the company’s common stock on May 20 at a price of $12.48 per share for a total of $49920.0. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 4000.0 shares.

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on May 12 that Wrighton-Smith Peter (Chief Executive Officer) bought a total of 15,525 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on May 12 and was made at $11.56 per share for $0.18 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.4 million shares of the OXFD stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on May 11, Wrighton-Smith Peter (Chief Executive Officer) acquired 26,000 shares at an average price of $11.45 for $0.3 million. The insider now directly holds 384,700 shares of Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD).

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Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Meridian Bioscience Inc. (VIVO) that is trading 117.64% up over the past 12 months. Quidel Corporation (QDEL) is 168.20% up on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has fallen -0.33% from the last report on Nov 12, 2020 to stand at a total of 0.4 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 3.87.

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