Seelos Therapeutics Inc. [NASDAQ: SEEL] closed the trading session at $5.57 on 04/21/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $4.96, while the highest price level was $5.62. The company report on April 20, 2021 that Seelos Therapeutics Receives Positive EMA Opinion on Orphan Drug Designation for SLS-005 (Trehalose) in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Seelos Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEEL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies for central nervous system disorders and rare diseases, announced it has received a positive opinion on European Orphan Drug Designation for SLS-005 in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP).
The positive opinion issued by COMP will be sent to the European Commission, which is expected to grant the orphan designation within 30 days. Under orphan designation in the European Union (EU), Seelos stands to benefit from several incentives such as protocol assistance, reduced regulatory fees and market exclusivity. European guidelines for Orphan Drug Designation are for diseases affecting not more than five in 10,000 people in the EU.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 252.53 percent and weekly performance of 15.56 percent. The stock has been moved at 573.27 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 30.44 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 201.08 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 10.44M shares, SEEL reached to a volume of 4273425 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 Seelos Therapeutics Inc. [SEEL]:
B. Riley Securities have made an estimate for Seelos Therapeutics Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 30, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, The Benchmark Company raised their target price to Speculative Buy. The new note on the price target was released on November 14, 2019, representing the official price target for Seelos Therapeutics Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Seelos Therapeutics Inc. is set at 0.59 The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 111.40, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.20.
SEEL stock trade performance evaluation
Seelos Therapeutics Inc. [SEEL] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 15.56. With this latest performance, SEEL shares gained by 30.44% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 573.27% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 1062.84% 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 SEEL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 60.83, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 61.82, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 60.63 for Seelos Therapeutics Inc. [SEEL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 4.14, while it was recorded at 5.24 for the last single week of trading, and 1.91 for the last 200 days.
Seelos Therapeutics Inc. [SEEL]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Return on Total Capital for SEEL is now -305.30, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -387.52. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -1,489.36, with Return on Assets sitting at -133.62. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Seelos Therapeutics Inc. [SEEL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 378.07. Additionally, SEEL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 79.08, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 55.58. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 283.55, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 59.31.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Seelos Therapeutics Inc. [SEEL] managed to generate an average of -$1,910,100 per employee.Seelos Therapeutics Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.40 and a Current Ratio set at 2.40.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Seelos Therapeutics Inc. [SEEL] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Seelos Therapeutics Inc. posted -0.14/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.22/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 36.40%. 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 SEEL.
Seelos Therapeutics Inc. [SEEL]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $42 million, or 10.10% of SEEL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SEEL stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 2,799,854, which is approximately 469.67% of the company’s market cap and around 6.57% of the total institutional ownership; UNIPLAN INVESTMENT COUNSEL, INC., holding 1,927,036 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $10.73 million in SEEL stocks shares; and RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES LLC, currently with $3.91 million in SEEL stock with ownership of nearly 18.847% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Seelos Therapeutics Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 20 institutional holders increased their position in Seelos Therapeutics Inc. [NASDAQ:SEEL] by around 3,369,473 shares. Additionally, 15 investors decreased positions by around 850,289 shares, while 7 investors held positions by with 3,281,190 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 7,500,952 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SEEL stock had 10 new institutional investments in for a total of 652,416 shares, while 10 institutional investors sold positions of 650,792 shares during the same period.