Athersys Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHX) is -94.11% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $1.49 and a high of $36.25 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The ATHX stock was last observed hovering at around $1.55 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.22%.
Currently trading at $1.33, the stock is -51.13% and -71.07% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.13 million and changing -14.19% at the moment leaves the stock -90.30% off its SMA200. ATHX registered -96.25% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -92.43%.
The stock witnessed a -71.06% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -79.89%, and is -42.17% 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 14.44% over the week and 14.31% over the month.
Athersys Inc. (ATHX) has around 104 employees, a market worth around $19.36M and $10.70M in sales. Distance from 52-week low is -10.44% and -96.33% from its 52-week high.
Athersys Inc. (ATHX) Analyst Forecasts
The EPS is expected to grow by 7.70% this year
Athersys Inc. (ATHX) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 12.93M, and float is at 12.16M with Short Float at 4.19%.
Athersys Inc. (ATHX) Insider Activity
A total of 3 insider transactions have happened at Athersys Inc. (ATHX) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 2 and purchases happening 1 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by Camardo Daniel A., the company’s CEO. SEC filings show that Camardo Daniel A. bought 132,800 shares of the company’s common stock on Mar 17 at a price of $0.77 per share for a total of $0.1 million. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 0.13 million shares.
Athersys Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Nov 19 that Kola Ismail (Director) bought a total of 85,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Nov 19 and was made at $0.96 per share for $81702.0. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 100000.0 shares of the ATHX stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Nov 17, Macleod ivor (Chief Financial Officer) acquired 15,000 shares at an average price of $1.18 for $17706.0. The insider now directly holds 146,583 shares of Athersys Inc. (ATHX).
Athersys Inc. (ATHX): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Vericel Corporation (VCEL) that is trading -48.73% down over the past 12 months and United States Lime & Minerals Inc. (USLM) that is -10.52% lower over the same period. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is -0.76% down on the 1-year trading charts.