OpGen Inc. [NASDAQ: OPGN] traded at a high on 12/08/20, posting a 5.08 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $2.07. The company report on December 1, 2020 that OpGen Group Company Ares Genetics Advances ares-genetics.cloud Platform, Presents Update at Scientific Conferences, Expects Granting of Key Patent.
Extended collaboration with leading global generics company Sandoz for optimal antibiotic drug positioning by predictive antibiotic susceptibility testing.
Presenting study on combining ares-genetics.cloud with long-read sequencing for rapid antibiotic susceptibility testing in collaboration with Johns Hopkins researchers.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 2343876 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of OpGen Inc. stands at 5.04% while the volatility over the past one month is 5.38%.
The market cap for OPGN stock reached $41.94 million, with 22.49 million shares outstanding and 20.15 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 712.17K shares, OPGN reached a trading volume of 2343876 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about OpGen Inc. [OPGN]?
Alliance Global Partners have made an estimate for OpGen Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 01, 2019. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, H.C. Wainwright raised their target price from $1 to $9. The new note on the price target was released on February 07, 2018, representing the official price target for OpGen Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $2.50, while Rodman & Renshaw analysts kept a Buy rating on OPGN stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for OpGen Inc. is set at 0.11, with the Price to Sales ratio for OPGN stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 11.33. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.33, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.52.
How has OPGN stock performed recently?
OpGen Inc. [OPGN] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 5.08. With this latest performance, OPGN shares dropped by -2.36% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -0.48% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 76.92% 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 OPGN stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.98, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 59.06, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.29 for OpGen Inc. [OPGN]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.16, while it was recorded at 1.99 for the last single week of trading, and 2.25 for the last 200 days.
OpGen Inc. [OPGN]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and OpGen Inc. [OPGN] shares currently have an operating margin of -313.59 and a Gross Margin at +53.36. OpGen Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -355.75.
Return on Total Capital for OPGN is now -173.36, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -251.71. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -327.45, with Return on Assets sitting at -128.50. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, OpGen Inc. [OPGN] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 73.60. Additionally, OPGN Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 42.40, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 30.32. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 27.72, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 15.97.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, OpGen Inc. [OPGN] managed to generate an average of -$311,161 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 2.02 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.36.OpGen Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.70.
Earnings analysis for OpGen Inc. [OPGN]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, OpGen Inc. posted -0.59/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.81/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 27.20%. 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 OPGN.
Insider trade positions for OpGen Inc. [OPGN]
There are presently around $1 million, or 4.90% of OPGN stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of OPGN stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 147,343, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; GEODE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC, holding 64,566 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $0.13 million in OPGN stocks shares; and SCHONFELD STRATEGIC ADVISORS LLC, currently with $0.11 million in OPGN stock with ownership of nearly New of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in OpGen Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 12 institutional holders increased their position in OpGen Inc. [NASDAQ:OPGN] by around 187,033 shares. Additionally, 9 investors decreased positions by around 165,485 shares, while 7 investors held positions by with 162,266 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 514,784 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. OPGN stock had 6 new institutional investments in for a total of 125,314 shares, while 5 institutional investors sold positions of 100,623 shares during the same period.