Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. [NASDAQ: PIRS] stock went on an upward path that rose over 17.23% on Tuesday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 15.93%. The company report on November 10, 2020 that Pieris Pharmaceuticals to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences.
Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PIRS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing novel biotherapeutics through its proprietary Anticalin® technology platform for respiratory diseases, cancer, and other indications, announced that members of the management team will participate in the following upcoming investor conferences:
Jefferies Virtual London Healthcare Conference.
Over the last 12 months, PIRS stock dropped by -3.99%. The average equity rating for PIRS stock is currently 1.50, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $183.45 million, with 54.34 million shares outstanding and 46.75 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 386.68K shares, PIRS stock reached a trading volume of 1304236 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. [PIRS]:
Robert W. Baird have made an estimate for Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on March 13, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on July 30, 2019, representing the official price target for Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $5, while Robert W. Baird analysts kept a Outperform rating on PIRS stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. is set at 0.21, with the Price to Sales ratio for PIRS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.10. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.91, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.41.
PIRS Stock Performance Analysis:
Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. [PIRS] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 15.93. With this latest performance, PIRS shares gained by 14.65% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 3.64% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -3.99% 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 PIRS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 61.59, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 63.85, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 59.85 for Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. [PIRS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.60, while it was recorded at 2.87 for the last single week of trading, and 2.74 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. [PIRS] shares currently have an operating margin of -58.68. Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -55.03.
Return on Total Capital for PIRS is now -50.52, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -47.71. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -55.80, with Return on Assets sitting at -18.04. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. [PIRS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 31.58. Additionally, PIRS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 24.00, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 11.49. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 30.15, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 22.92.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. [PIRS] managed to generate an average of -$200,543 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 9.76 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.33.Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 4.50 and a Current Ratio set at 4.50.
PIRS Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. posted -0.06/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.28/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 78.60%. 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 PIRS.
Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. [PIRS] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $88 million, or 61.00% of PIRS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PIRS stocks are: BVF INC/IL with ownership of 5,494,582, which is approximately 76.369% of the company’s market cap and around 0.09% of the total institutional ownership; AQUILO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC, holding 3,675,530 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $9.81 million in PIRS stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $9.52 million in PIRS stock with ownership of nearly -0.183% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 31 institutional holders increased their position in Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc. [NASDAQ:PIRS] by around 4,459,201 shares. Additionally, 53 investors decreased positions by around 6,150,358 shares, while 22 investors held positions by with 22,505,829 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 33,115,388 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PIRS stock had 8 new institutional investments in for a total of 766,511 shares, while 16 institutional investors sold positions of 2,936,450 shares during the same period.