AzurRx BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: AZRX) is -4.99% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $0.37 and a high of $1.30 in the current 52-week trading range. The AZRX stock was last observed hovering at around $0.92 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.21% off its average median price target of $3.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 83.86% off the consensus price target high of $7.00 offered by 4 analysts, but current levels are 43.5% higher than the price target low of $2.00 for the same period.
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Currently trading at $1.13, the stock is 30.81% and 40.80% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 5.19 million and changing 22.61% at the moment leaves the stock 38.03% off its SMA200. AZRX registered -16.22% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -12.23%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $0.8303 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $0.8295.
The stock witnessed a 13.78% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 18.78%, and is 1.43% 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 9.25% over the week and 11.41% over the month.
Distance from 52-week low is 204.69% and -13.08% from its 52-week high.
AzurRx BioPharma Inc. (AZRX) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for AzurRx BioPharma Inc. (AZRX) is a “Overweight”. 4 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.20, where 1 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 3 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
AzurRx BioPharma Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 06/02/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.14.The EPS is expected to grow by 22.80% this year.
AzurRx BioPharma Inc. (AZRX) Top Institutional Holders
19 institutions hold shares in AzurRx BioPharma Inc. (AZRX), with 3.37M shares held by insiders accounting for 11.09% while institutional investors hold 5.78% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 28.52M, and float is at 27.58M with Short Float at 0.32%. Institutions hold 5.14% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 0.73 million shares valued at $0.52 million. The investor’s holdings represent 2.10% of the AZRX Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation with 0.22 million shares valued at $0.15 million to account for 0.62% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Parsons Capital Management, Inc. which holds 0.18 million shares representing 0.51% and valued at over $0.13 million, while Pensionmark Financial Group, LLC holds 0.23% of the shares totaling 80000.0 with a market value of $56880.0.
AzurRx BioPharma Inc. (AZRX) Insider Activity
A total of 0 insider transactions have happened at AzurRx BioPharma Inc. (AZRX) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 0 and purchases happening 0 times.
AzurRx BioPharma Inc. (AZRX): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. (PIRS) that is trading -10.83% down over the past 12 months. Short interest in the company’s stock has fallen -95.53% from the last report on Nov 29, 2020 to stand at a total of 0.17 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 0.2.