Alphatec Holdings Inc. [ATEC] moved up 5.13: Why It’s Important

Alphatec Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ: ATEC] gained 5.13% on the last trading session, reaching $10.25 price per share at the time. The company report on October 14, 2020 that ATEC Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock.

Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (“ATEC”) (NASDAQ: ATEC), a provider of innovative spine surgery solutions dedicated to revolutionizing the approach to spine surgery, today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of $85 million of shares of its common stock. In connection with the offering, ATEC intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the number of shares of common stock sold in the offering. All of the shares in the offering are to be sold by ATEC. There can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.

Morgan Stanley and Cowen are acting as joint book-running managers in the offering. Canaccord Genuity, LLC is acting as lead manager in the offering with Lake Street Capital Markets, LLC and Northland Capital Markets acting as co-managers.

Alphatec Holdings Inc. represents 63.71 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $641.34 million with the latest information. ATEC stock price has been found in the range of $9.51 to $10.59.

If compared to the average trading volume of 599.86K shares, ATEC reached a trading volume of 1745553 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 Alphatec Holdings Inc. [ATEC]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ATEC shares is $11.92 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ATEC stock is a recommendation set at 1.80. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Cowen have made an estimate for Alphatec Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on September 03, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Northland Capital raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on June 18, 2020, representing the official price target for Alphatec Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $7, while Canaccord Genuity analysts kept a Buy rating on ATEC stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Alphatec Holdings Inc. is set at 0.61, with the Price to Sales ratio for ATEC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.29. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 34.17, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.50.

Trading performance analysis for ATEC stock

Alphatec Holdings Inc. [ATEC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 51.85. With this latest performance, ATEC shares gained by 63.22% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 169.74% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 97.88% 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 ATEC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 86.07, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 90.74, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 81.11 for Alphatec Holdings Inc. [ATEC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 6.42, while it was recorded at 9.20 for the last single week of trading, and 5.41 for the last 200 days.

Alphatec Holdings Inc. [ATEC]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Alphatec Holdings Inc. [ATEC] shares currently have an operating margin of -34.09 and a Gross Margin at +61.73. Alphatec Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -50.17.

Return on Total Capital for ATEC is now -35.13, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -52.91. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -96.11, with Return on Assets sitting at -36.78. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Alphatec Holdings Inc. [ATEC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 77.77. Additionally, ATEC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 43.75, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 32.11. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 111.81, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 42.34.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Alphatec Holdings Inc. [ATEC] managed to generate an average of -$250,670 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.18 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.73.Alphatec Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 2.20.

Alphatec Holdings Inc. [ATEC]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

With the latest financial reports released by the company, Alphatec Holdings Inc. posted -0.26/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.22/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -18.20%. 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 ATEC. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Alphatec Holdings Inc. go to 12.00%.

An analysis of insider ownership at Alphatec Holdings Inc. [ATEC]

There are presently around $259 million, or 46.80% of ATEC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ATEC stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 2,968,735, which is approximately 13.311% of the company’s market cap and around 16.90% of the total institutional ownership; PENN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT CO INC, holding 2,856,724 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $29.28 million in ATEC stocks shares; and CERITY PARTNERS LLC, currently with $24.79 million in ATEC stock with ownership of nearly 0.754% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Alphatec Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 51 institutional holders increased their position in Alphatec Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ:ATEC] by around 4,887,557 shares. Additionally, 46 investors decreased positions by around 4,132,893 shares, while 18 investors held positions by with 16,241,805 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 25,262,255 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ATEC stock had 8 new institutional investments in for a total of 263,338 shares, while 26 institutional investors sold positions of 2,987,050 shares during the same period.

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