Sage Therapeutics Inc. [NASDAQ: SAGE] closed the trading session at $75.57 on 11/27/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $73.71, while the highest price level was $86.74. The company report on November 27, 2020 that Biogen and Sage Therapeutics Announce Global Collaboration to Develop and Commercialize Potential Breakthrough Therapies in Depression and Movement Disorders.
Biogen and Sage enter into an agreement to jointly develop and commercialize zuranolone and SAGE-324 in the U.S.
Biogen to receive exclusive license to develop and commercialize zuranolone and SAGE-324 outside of the U.S., excluding rights to zuranolone in Japan, Taiwan and South Korea.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 4.68 percent and weekly performance of 0.85 percent. The stock has been moved at 114.50 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 5.18 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 52.02 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 641.47K shares, SAGE reached to a volume of 3423800 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Sage Therapeutics Inc. [SAGE]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SAGE shares is $97.16 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SAGE stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. 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.
Morgan Stanley have made an estimate for Sage Therapeutics Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Equal-Weight, with their previous recommendation back on November 16, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, H.C. Wainwright raised their target price from $76 to $81. The new note on the price target was released on November 06, 2020, representing the official price target for Sage Therapeutics Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Sage Therapeutics Inc. is set at 4.45, with the Price to Sales ratio for SAGE stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 614.92. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 5.97, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 11.74.
SAGE stock trade performance evaluation
Sage Therapeutics Inc. [SAGE] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.85. With this latest performance, SAGE shares gained by 5.18% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 114.50% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -49.92% 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 SAGE stock in for the last two-week period is set at 51.97, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 47.96, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.50 for Sage Therapeutics Inc. [SAGE]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 69.57, while it was recorded at 78.46 for the last single week of trading, and 49.58 for the last 200 days.
Sage Therapeutics Inc. [SAGE]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Sage Therapeutics Inc. [SAGE] shares currently have an operating margin of -10310.48 and a Gross Margin at +60.93. Sage Therapeutics Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -9904.46.
Return on Total Capital for SAGE is now -76.77, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -74.16. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -75.26, with Return on Assets sitting at -66.79. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Sage Therapeutics Inc. [SAGE] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 3.93. Additionally, SAGE Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 3.78, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 3.42. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 2.84, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 2.73.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Sage Therapeutics Inc. [SAGE] managed to generate an average of -$1,007,760 per employee.Sage Therapeutics Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 11.70 and a Current Ratio set at 11.70.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Sage Therapeutics Inc. [SAGE] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Sage Therapeutics Inc. posted -3.25/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -3.61/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 10.00%. 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 SAGE. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Sage Therapeutics Inc. go to 13.10%.
Sage Therapeutics Inc. [SAGE]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $4,027 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SAGE stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 7,796,140, which is approximately 0.109% of the company’s market cap and around 1.87% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 4,520,440 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $341.61 million in SAGE stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $226.25 million in SAGE stock with ownership of nearly -6.011% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Sage Therapeutics Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 111 institutional holders increased their position in Sage Therapeutics Inc. [NASDAQ:SAGE] by around 5,553,103 shares. Additionally, 102 investors decreased positions by around 5,946,436 shares, while 43 investors held positions by with 41,787,897 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 53,287,436 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SAGE stock had 39 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,879,855 shares, while 27 institutional investors sold positions of 1,208,221 shares during the same period.