22nd Century Group Inc. [AMEX: XXII] closed the trading session at $4.31 on 05/03/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $4.25, while the highest price level was $4.81. The company report on April 30, 2021 that 22nd Century Group Welcomes Ban on Menthol Cigarettes and Anticipates Further Standards as FDA Commissioner Reports Nicotine Cap on Combustibles “Still on the Table”.
Applauds Decisive Move and Commitment by FDA to Advance Rule Banning Menthol As First Step to Reduce Addiction, Improve Quitting, Reduce Youth Initiation and Reduced Disparities; Movement on Nicotine Cap by FDA Expected to be Forthcoming.
Tangible Action on Menthol Was Anticipated and Was Thursday’s Best Outcome; Action on Nicotine Cap Was Not Expected At This Time as Only Menthol Was to Be Addressed Under Court Mandated April 29th Deadline.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 95.91 percent and weekly performance of -20.04 percent. The stock has been moved at 495.30 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 23.85 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 73.79 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 4.98M shares, XXII reached to a volume of 5787632 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 22nd Century Group Inc. [XXII]:
Chardan Capital Markets have made an estimate for 22nd Century Group Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 16, 2017. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Chardan Capital Markets dropped their target price from $4.50 to $3.50. The new note on the price target was released on August 11, 2016, representing the official price target for 22nd Century Group Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for 22nd Century Group Inc. is set at 0.60, with the Price to Sales ratio for XXII stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 23.68. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 13.47, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.14.
XXII stock trade performance evaluation
22nd Century Group Inc. [XXII] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -20.04. With this latest performance, XXII shares gained by 23.85% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 495.30% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 427.86% 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 XXII stock in for the last two-week period is set at 53.39, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 50.14, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.68 for 22nd Century Group Inc. [XXII]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 3.46, while it was recorded at 4.85 for the last single week of trading, and 1.96 for the last 200 days.
22nd Century Group Inc. [XXII]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and 22nd Century Group Inc. [XXII] shares currently have an operating margin of -67.61 and a Gross Margin at +0.33. 22nd Century Group Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -70.12.
Return on Total Capital for XXII is now -35.06, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -36.90. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -37.13, with Return on Assets sitting at -32.68. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, 22nd Century Group Inc. [XXII] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 1.78. Additionally, XXII Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 1.75, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 1.52.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, 22nd Century Group Inc. [XXII] managed to generate an average of -$294,194 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 18.58 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.47.22nd Century Group Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 3.60 and a Current Ratio set at 3.90.
22nd Century Group Inc. [XXII]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $123 million, or 25.80% of XXII stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of XXII stocks are: ETF MANAGERS GROUP, LLC with ownership of 6,687,621, which is approximately -32.873% of the company’s market cap and around 2.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 5,841,574 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $27.34 million in XXII stocks shares; and MILLENNIUM MANAGEMENT LLC, currently with $12.59 million in XXII stock with ownership of nearly 426.021% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in 22nd Century Group Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 53 institutional holders increased their position in 22nd Century Group Inc. [AMEX:XXII] by around 5,586,412 shares. Additionally, 26 investors decreased positions by around 4,385,072 shares, while 27 investors held positions by with 16,376,796 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 26,348,280 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. XXII stock had 24 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,286,460 shares, while 7 institutional investors sold positions of 247,449 shares during the same period.