Ocean Power Technologies Inc. [NASDAQ: OPTT] closed the trading session at $5.51 on 02/09/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $4.81, while the highest price level was $5.83. The company report on February 2, 2021 that Ocean Power Technologies Acquires 3Dent Technology, LLC.
Offshore Solution Engineering and Design Services Expand Potential Markets for OPT.
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Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: OPTT), a leader in innovative and cost-effective ocean energy solutions, announced the acquisition of 3Dent Technology, LLC (“3Dent”), an offshore energy engineering and design services company based in Houston, Texas. OPT’s first acquisition brings additional revenue from 3Dent’s established project and customer base. 3Dent’s complementary services expand OPT’s ability to provide comprehensive solutions to customers operating in rapidly evolving markets such as offshore wind and offshore oil and gas. 3Dent Technology will operate under its current brand name as a wholly owned subsidiary of Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 104.83 percent and weekly performance of 23.54 percent. The stock has been moved at 434.95 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 98.20 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 227.98 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 10.62M shares, OPTT reached to a volume of 17363279 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 Ocean Power Technologies Inc. [OPTT]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for OPTT shares is $6.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on OPTT stock is a recommendation set at 3.00. 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.
H.C. Wainwright have made an estimate for Ocean Power Technologies Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on February 25, 2015. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Ascendiant Capital Markets raised their target price to Strong Buy. The new note on the price target was released on May 09, 2013, representing the official price target for Ocean Power Technologies Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $19 to $14, while UBS kept a Buy rating on OPTT stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Ocean Power Technologies Inc. is set at 0.67, with the Price to Sales ratio for OPTT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 106.93. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 8.10, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.49.
OPTT stock trade performance evaluation
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. [OPTT] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 23.54. With this latest performance, OPTT shares gained by 98.20% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 434.95% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 601.91% 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 OPTT stock in for the last two-week period is set at 68.53, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 70.72, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 67.28 for Ocean Power Technologies Inc. [OPTT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 3.36, while it was recorded at 4.99 for the last single week of trading, and 1.66 for the last 200 days.
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. [OPTT]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Ocean Power Technologies Inc. [OPTT] shares currently have an operating margin of -675.68 and a Gross Margin at -6.24. Ocean Power Technologies Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -615.46.
Return on Total Capital for OPTT is now -82.43, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -75.71. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -78.82, with Return on Assets sitting at -64.89. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Ocean Power Technologies Inc. [OPTT] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 12.46. Additionally, OPTT Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 11.08, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 9.65. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 10.27, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 9.14.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Ocean Power Technologies Inc. [OPTT] managed to generate an average of -$287,556 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.72 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.11.Ocean Power Technologies Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 4.90 and a Current Ratio set at 4.90.
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. [OPTT]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $6 million, or 1.40% of OPTT stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of OPTT stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 880,006, which is approximately 5866606.667% of the company’s market cap and around 0.05% of the total institutional ownership; RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES LLC, holding 88,031 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $0.48 million in OPTT stocks shares; and VIRTU FINANCIAL LLC, currently with $0.35 million in OPTT stock with ownership of nearly 116.851% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Ocean Power Technologies Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 12 institutional holders increased their position in Ocean Power Technologies Inc. [NASDAQ:OPTT] by around 1,013,987 shares. Additionally, 8 investors decreased positions by around 58,763 shares, while 5 investors held positions by with 87,959 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,160,709 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. OPTT stock had 10 new institutional investments in for a total of 99,872 shares, while 4 institutional investors sold positions of 14,759 shares during the same period.