electroCore Inc. [NASDAQ: ECOR] stock went on an upward path that rose over 21.66% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 6.45%. The company report on March 1, 2021 that electroCore Inc. Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Medistar Following Regulatory Approval in Australia.
electroCore, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECOR), a commercial-stage bioelectronic medicine company, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Medistar2 PTY Limited (“Medistar”) whereby Medistar will serve as the exclusive distributor of the gammaCore Sapphire™ non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator (nVNS) in Australia, supplying therapy to patients suffering with primary headache disorders. The announcement follows the granting of regulatory approval from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for the promotion and sale of the gammaCore Sapphire family of products.
“We are delighted to welcome Jeneth Boughen, Owner and General Manager of Medistar, and the team at Medistar into our growing network of select distribution partners,” said Iain Strickland, electroCore’s Vice President of European Operations. “Medistar has demonstrable expertise in medical device distribution in Australia and we are incredibly excited to have its team working on behalf of electroCore.”.
Over the last 12 months, ECOR stock rose by 261.59%. The one-year electroCore Inc. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 24.57. The average equity rating for ECOR stock is currently 2.00, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $117.77 million, with 44.03 million shares outstanding and 31.92 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.75M shares, ECOR stock reached a trading volume of 140165494 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on electroCore Inc. [ECOR]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ECOR shares is $3.50 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ECOR 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.
BTIG Research have made an estimate for electroCore Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on August 14, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on November 14, 2019, representing the official price target for electroCore Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $9, while Cantor Fitzgerald analysts kept a Neutral rating on ECOR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for electroCore Inc. is set at 0.42, with the Price to Sales ratio for ECOR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 36.80. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.13, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.58.
ECOR Stock Performance Analysis:
electroCore Inc. [ECOR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 6.45. With this latest performance, ECOR shares dropped by -1.86% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 60.00% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 261.59% 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 ECOR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.11, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 54.40, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.80 for electroCore Inc. [ECOR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.20, while it was recorded at 2.29 for the last single week of trading, and 1.68 for the last 200 days.
Insight into electroCore Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and electroCore Inc. [ECOR] shares currently have an operating margin of -1844.61 and a Gross Margin at +51.60. electroCore Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -1888.81.
Return on Total Capital for ECOR is now -94.72, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -98.97. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -100.54, with Return on Assets sitting at -82.39. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, electroCore Inc. [ECOR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 8.32. Additionally, ECOR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 7.68, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 5.59. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 5.85, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 5.40.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, electroCore Inc. [ECOR] managed to generate an average of -$885,253 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.26 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.04.electroCore Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 4.80 and a Current Ratio set at 4.90.
ECOR Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, electroCore Inc. posted -0.29/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.29/share. 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 ECOR.
electroCore Inc. [ECOR] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $13 million, or 18.00% of ECOR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ECOR stocks are: VALEO FINANCIAL ADVISORS, LLC with ownership of 1,512,046, which is approximately 3496.171% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 1,257,950 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.32 million in ECOR stocks shares; and GEODE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC, currently with $0.9 million in ECOR stock with ownership of nearly 15.825% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in electroCore Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 15 institutional holders increased their position in electroCore Inc. [NASDAQ:ECOR] by around 2,716,043 shares. Additionally, 13 investors decreased positions by around 392,840 shares, while 15 investors held positions by with 1,693,301 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 4,802,184 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ECOR stock had 5 new institutional investments in for a total of 471,116 shares, while 6 institutional investors sold positions of 273,804 shares during the same period.