Aphria Inc. (NASDAQ: APHA) is 133.96% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $2.78 and a high of $32.29 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The APHA stock was last observed hovering at around $17.29 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -1.1% off its average median price target of $15.73 for the next 12 months. It is also 36.71% off the consensus price target high of $25.58 offered by 10 analysts, but current levels are -86.31% lower than the price target low of $8.69 for the same period.
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Currently trading at $16.19, the stock is -13.29% and -9.67% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 12.07 million and changing -6.36% at the moment leaves the stock 82.47% off its SMA200. APHA registered 439.67% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 221.87%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $18.72 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $10.70.
The stock witnessed a 0.50% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 115.87%, and is -8.06% down 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 5.90% over the week and 8.42% over the month.
Aphria Inc. (APHA) has around 1200 employees, a market worth around $5.13B and $477.87M in sales. Distance from 52-week low is 482.37% and -49.86% from its 52-week high.
Aphria Inc. (APHA) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Aphria Inc. (APHA) is a “Overweight”. 10 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock, where 5 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.
Aphria Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 08/04/2021..
Aphria Inc. (APHA) Top Institutional Holders
242 institutions hold shares in Aphria Inc. (APHA), with 351.59k shares held by insiders accounting for 0.11% while institutional investors hold 19.20% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 316.80M, and float is at 312.63M with Short Float at 4.56%. Institutions hold 19.18% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is ETF Managers Group, LLC with over 12.36 million shares valued at $85.55 million. The investor’s holdings represent 3.90% of the APHA Shares outstanding. As of Dec 30, 2020, the second largest holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with 7.8 million shares valued at $53.98 million to account for 2.46% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Two Sigma Investments, LP which holds 3.35 million shares representing 1.06% and valued at over $23.22 million, while Voloridge Investment Management, LLC holds 0.72% of the shares totaling 2.28 million with a market value of $15.81 million.