Assertio Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ: ASRT] closed the trading session at $0.60 on 01/11/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $0.5411, while the highest price level was $0.61. The company report on January 11, 2021 that Maple Leaf Foods Announces Near-Term Plan to Expand its Plant Protein Capacity.
Maple Leaf Foods (“Maple Leaf Foods” or the “Company”) (TSX:MFI) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenleaf Foods, SPC, a leader in plant protein products, is advancing plans to increase tempeh production capacity through the acquisition and planned build-out of a food processing plant in Indianapolis, Indiana (the “Project”).
Driven by growing demand for its Lightlife® tempeh products, phase 1 of the Project involves the acquisition of a 118,000 square foot plant in Indianapolis which is expected to close in early April, and the installation of tempeh production equipment with initial capacity of approximately 4.5 million kilograms. The acquisition is subject to typical closing conditions, including completion of due diligence.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 67.76 percent and weekly performance of 36.34 percent. The stock has been moved at -26.35 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 31.07 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -20.22 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 4.08M shares, ASRT reached to a volume of 18809916 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 Assertio Holdings Inc. [ASRT]:
Mizuho have made an estimate for Assertio Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on November 30, 2018.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Assertio Holdings Inc. is set at 0.06, with the Price to Sales ratio for ASRT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.44. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.94.
ASRT stock trade performance evaluation
Assertio Holdings Inc. [ASRT] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 36.34. With this latest performance, ASRT shares gained by 31.07% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -26.35% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -45.95% 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 ASRT stock in for the last two-week period is set at 71.66, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 79.87, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 64.77 for Assertio Holdings Inc. [ASRT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 0.4419, while it was recorded at 0.5218 for the last single week of trading, and 0.7209 for the last 200 days.
Assertio Holdings Inc. [ASRT]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Assertio Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Assertio Holdings Inc. [ASRT] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Assertio Holdings Inc. posted -0.14/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.14/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -200.00%. 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 ASRT. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Assertio Holdings Inc. go to 25.00%.
Assertio Holdings Inc. [ASRT]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $28 million, or 44.60% of ASRT stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ASRT stocks are: RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES LLC with ownership of 6,522,149, which is approximately 1.312% of the company’s market cap and around 0.90% of the total institutional ownership; HIGHBRIDGE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC, holding 6,158,759 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.69 million in ASRT stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $2.3 million in ASRT stock with ownership of nearly -16.109% of the company’s market capitalization.
11 institutional holders increased their position in Assertio Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ:ASRT] by around 3,498,840 shares. Additionally, 50 investors decreased positions by around 8,820,839 shares, while 23 investors held positions by with 34,065,794 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 46,385,473 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ASRT stock had 4 new institutional investments in for a total of 541,729 shares, while 17 institutional investors sold positions of 2,306,087 shares during the same period.