Why Synlogic Inc. (SYBX) is the topic of conversation today

Synlogic Inc. (NASDAQ: SYBX) is 11.11% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $1.35 and a high of $3.99 in the current 52-week trading range. The SYBX stock was last observed hovering at around $2.40 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 1.13% off its average median price target of $9.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 72.85% off the consensus price target high of $13.00 offered by 6 analysts, but current levels are 41.17% higher than the price target low of $6.00 for the same period.

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Currently trading at $3.53, the stock is 55.06% and 60.29% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 13.08 million and changing 47.08% at the moment leaves the stock 64.00% off its SMA200. SYBX registered -6.61% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of 29.73%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $2.2961 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $2.1658.

The stock witnessed a 4.35% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 18.23%, and is 7.14% 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 5.32% over the week and 6.72% over the month.

Synlogic Inc. (SYBX) has around 76 employees, a market worth around $83.95M and $1.80M in sales. Distance from 52-week low is 161.48% and -11.53% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-34.60%).

Synlogic Inc. (SYBX) Analyst Forecasts

Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Synlogic Inc. (SYBX) is a “Buy”. 6 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 1.60, where 1 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 5 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.

Synlogic Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 05/07/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.4.The EPS is expected to grow by 16.40% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -76.60% year-over-year.

Synlogic Inc. (SYBX) Top Institutional Holders

44 institutions hold shares in Synlogic Inc. (SYBX), with 6.58M shares held by insiders accounting for 18.88% while institutional investors hold 49.15% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 36.30M, and float is at 28.26M with Short Float at 1.29%. Institutions hold 39.87% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is NEA Management Company, LLC with over 4.23 million shares valued at $8.54 million. The investor’s holdings represent 12.14% of the SYBX Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Atlas Venture Associates IX, LLC with 2.65 million shares valued at $5.36 million to account for 7.61% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Orbimed Advisors LLC. which holds 2.03 million shares representing 5.83% and valued at over $4.1 million, while Dimensional Fund Advisors LP holds 2.98% of the shares totaling 1.04 million with a market value of $2.09 million.

Synlogic Inc. (SYBX) Insider Activity

A total of 0 insider transactions have happened at Synlogic Inc. (SYBX) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 0 and purchases happening 0 times.

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Synlogic Inc. (SYBX): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Molecular Templates Inc. (MTEM) that is trading -26.91% down over the past 12 months. Short interest in the company’s stock has risen 23.72% from the last report on Nov 12, 2020 to stand at a total of 0.28 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 0.12.

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