Aytu BioScience Inc. [NASDAQ: AYTU] gained 9.07% or 0.09 points to close at $1.07 with a heavy trading volume of 3643964 shares. The company report on September 8, 2020 that Aytu BioScience Announces Global Agreement to Distribute Pinnacle IVD Corporation’s 15-Minute COVID-19 Antigen Test.
Pinnacle Plans to Scale U.S. Manufacturing Capacity to 25 Million Tests Per Month.
Cost-Effective 15-Minute Rapid Antigen Test Demonstrates 100% Specificity for COVID-19 Detection When Compared with RT-PCR .
It opened the trading session at $1.075, the shares rose to $1.08 and dropped to $1.00, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for AYTU points out that the company has recorded -47.80% loss over the past six months. However, it is still -214.71% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 6.06M shares, AYTU reached to a volume of 3643964 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Aytu BioScience Inc. [AYTU]:
H.C. Wainwright have made an estimate for Aytu BioScience Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on May 29, 2020.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Aytu BioScience Inc. is set at 0.07, with the Price to Sales ratio for AYTU stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 9.32. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.44, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.49.
Trading performance analysis for AYTU stock
Aytu BioScience Inc. [AYTU] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.94. With this latest performance, AYTU shares dropped by -22.46% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -47.80% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -19.55% 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 AYTU stock in for the last two-week period is set at 36.80, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 37.55, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 37.45 for Aytu BioScience Inc. [AYTU]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 1.3139, while it was recorded at 1.0522 for the last single week of trading, and 1.2018 for the last 200 days.
Aytu BioScience Inc. [AYTU]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Aytu BioScience Inc. [AYTU] shares currently have an operating margin of -222.35 and a Gross Margin at +40.74. Aytu BioScience Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -370.64.
Return on Total Capital for AYTU is now -158.70, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -264.54. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -264.54, with Return on Assets sitting at -97.28.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Aytu BioScience Inc. [AYTU] managed to generate an average of -$511,923 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.31 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.26.Aytu BioScience Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.90 and a Current Ratio set at 2.00.
Aytu BioScience Inc. [AYTU]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Aytu BioScience Inc. posted -0.32/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.33/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 3.00%. 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 AYTU.
An analysis of insider ownership at Aytu BioScience Inc. [AYTU]
There are presently around $9 million, or 12.60% of AYTU stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AYTU stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 4,224,471, which is approximately 639.341% of the company’s market cap and around 9.80% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 1,107,044 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.19 million in AYTU stocks shares; and GEODE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC, currently with $0.37 million in AYTU stock with ownership of nearly 433.969% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Aytu BioScience Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 57 institutional holders increased their position in Aytu BioScience Inc. [NASDAQ:AYTU] by around 7,541,157 shares. Additionally, 16 investors decreased positions by around 865,960 shares, while 9 investors held positions by with 282,807 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 8,689,924 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AYTU stock had 40 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,769,564 shares, while 9 institutional investors sold positions of 471,559 shares during the same period.