H.C. Wainwright lifts Onconova Therapeutics Inc. [ONTX] price estimate. Who else is bullish?

Onconova Therapeutics Inc. [NASDAQ: ONTX] stock went on an upward path that rose over 8.99% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -8.04%. The company report on August 12, 2020 that Onconova Therapeutics Highlights Corporate Progress and Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results.

Conference call and webcast scheduled today, August 12, at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTX), a Phase 3 stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel products to treat cancer, with an initial focus on myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, and provided a business update.

Over the last 12 months, ONTX stock dropped by -52.09%. The average equity rating for ONTX stock is currently 2.00, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $202.08 million, with 183.58 million shares outstanding and 166.98 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 16.31M shares, ONTX stock reached a trading volume of 10280252 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on Onconova Therapeutics Inc. [ONTX]:

H.C. Wainwright have made an estimate for Onconova Therapeutics Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 01, 2018. The new note on the price target was released on January 17, 2018, representing the official price target for Onconova Therapeutics Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $6, while H.C. Wainwright analysts kept a Buy rating on ONTX stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Onconova Therapeutics Inc. is set at 0.14, with the Price to Sales ratio for ONTX stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 91.85. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.92, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.16.

ONTX Stock Performance Analysis:

Onconova Therapeutics Inc. [ONTX] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -8.04. With this latest performance, ONTX shares gained by 26.75% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 108.08% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -52.09% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for ONTX stock in for the last two-week period is set at 52.25, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.52, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 55.11 for Onconova Therapeutics Inc. [ONTX]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 0.8112, while it was recorded at 1.0290 for the last single week of trading, and 0.4836 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Onconova Therapeutics Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Onconova Therapeutics Inc. [ONTX] shares currently have an operating margin of -994.00. Onconova Therapeutics Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -985.02.

Return on Total Capital for ONTX is now -255.87, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -253.56. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -253.56, with Return on Assets sitting at -103.39.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Onconova Therapeutics Inc. [ONTX] managed to generate an average of -$1,131,737 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 32.83 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.10.Onconova Therapeutics Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 4.60 and a Current Ratio set at 4.60.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, Onconova Therapeutics Inc. posted -0.75/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.56/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -33.90%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for ONTX.

Onconova Therapeutics Inc. [ONTX] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $11 million, or 7.90% of ONTX stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ONTX stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 6,101,122, which is approximately 164.992% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES LLC, holding 1,187,400 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.22 million in ONTX stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $0.9 million in ONTX stock with ownership of nearly 1.887% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Onconova Therapeutics Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 21 institutional holders increased their position in Onconova Therapeutics Inc. [NASDAQ:ONTX] by around 6,204,783 shares. Additionally, 7 investors decreased positions by around 1,928,592 shares, while 9 investors held positions by with 2,407,138 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 10,540,513 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ONTX stock had 14 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,190,943 shares, while 5 institutional investors sold positions of 841,720 shares during the same period.

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