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OPK Stock Forecast: All the More Reason to Consider Opko Health Inc (OPK) Now


Opko Health Inc (NASDAQ: OPK) is -10.60% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $0.85 and a high of $2.24 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 OPK stock was last observed hovering at around $1.31 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.04%.

Currently trading at $1.35, the stock is 38.66% and 36.07% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 10.99 million and changing 3.05% at the moment leaves the stock -6.38% off its SMA200. OPK registered -2.88% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -15.62%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $1.36 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of -$17.99.

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The stock witnessed a 35.97% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -10.60%, and is 33.66% 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 10.03% over the week and 6.74% over the month.

Opko Health Inc (OPK) has around 3930 employees, a market worth around $940.94M and $863.49M in sales. Profit margin for the company is -21.87%. Distance from 52-week low is 58.53% and -39.73% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-11.29%).

Opko Health Inc quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.09 with sales reaching $183.32M over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -44.29% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -10.50% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -22.80% in year-over-year returns.

Opko Health Inc (OPK) Top Institutional Holders

276 institutions hold shares in Opko Health Inc (OPK), with institutional investors hold 52.89% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 773.28M, and float is at 327.73M with Short Float at 31.17%. Institutions hold 25.17% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group Inc with over 39.31 million shares valued at $85.3 million. The investor’s holdings represent 5.09% of the OPK Shares outstanding. As of Jun 29, 2023, the second largest holder is Blackrock Inc. with 35.04 million shares valued at $76.05 million to account for 4.53% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are State Street Corporation which holds 9.14 million shares representing 1.18% and valued at over $19.84 million, while Geode Capital Management, LLC holds 1.13% of the shares totaling 8.74 million with a market value of $18.97 million.

Opko Health Inc (OPK) Insider Activity

The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by FROST PHILLIP MD ET AL,the company’sCEO & Chairman. SEC filings show that FROST PHILLIP MD ET AL bought 500,000 shares of the company’s common stock on Mar 18 ’24 at a price of $0.87 per share for a total of $0.44 million. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 210.97 million shares.

Opko Health Inc disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Mar 14 ’24 that FROST PHILLIP MD ET AL (CEO & Chairman) bought a total of 500,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Mar 14 ’24 and was made at $0.89 per share for $0.44 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 210.47 million shares of the OPK stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on Mar 13 ’24, FROST PHILLIP MD ET AL (CEO & Chairman) acquired 500,000 shares at an average price of $0.93 for $0.46 million. The insider now directly holds 209,968,225 shares of Opko Health Inc (OPK).

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