Zomedica Corp. [AMEX: ZOM] gained 5.51% or 0.05 points to close at $0.85 with a heavy trading volume of 33185706 shares. The company report on April 15, 2021 that Zomedica to Build Direct Sales Force for TRUFORMA® Platform.
Zomedica Corp. (NYSE American: ZOM) (“Zomedica” or the “Company”), a veterinary health company creating point-of-care diagnostics products for dogs and cats, announced that it intends to expand its direct sales organization while phasing out its distributor-based sales efforts.
Robert Cohen, Chief Executive Officer of Zomedica, commented: “As TRUFORMA®’s market presence grew, we intended to transition from a distributor-based sales model to a direct sales organization. However, due to anticipated changes at our current distributor that we believe have impacted its ability to market our products effectively, we will be accelerating that transition and the building of a direct sales organization. While this effort may slow initial sales of TRUFORMA®, we have taken this action now to avoid any disruption to our customers and to provide a stronger foundation on which to build the marketing and sales of both TRUFORMA® and any future products developed or acquired by Zomedica.”.
It opened the trading session at $0.82, the shares rose to $0.91 and dropped to $0.82, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for ZOM points out that the company has recorded 1115.35% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -1316.67% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 90.95M shares, ZOM reached to a volume of 33185706 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Zomedica Corp. [ZOM]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ZOM shares is $1.20 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ZOM 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.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Zomedica Corp. is set at 0.14 The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 9.41, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.07.
Trading performance analysis for ZOM stock
Zomedica Corp. [ZOM] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -20.08. With this latest performance, ZOM shares dropped by -35.83% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 1115.35% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 213.74% 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 ZOM stock in for the last two-week period is set at 37.73, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 36.60, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 39.75 for Zomedica Corp. [ZOM]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 1.4821, while it was recorded at 0.8764 for the last single week of trading, and 0.7062 for the last 200 days.
Zomedica Corp. [ZOM]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Return on Total Capital for ZOM is now -50.05, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -51.08. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -51.94, with Return on Assets sitting at -48.09. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Zomedica Corp. [ZOM] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 2.96. Additionally, ZOM Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 2.88, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 2.82. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 2.13, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 1.68.
Zomedica Corp.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 31.00 and a Current Ratio set at 31.00.
Zomedica Corp. [ZOM]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Zomedica Corp. posted -0.03/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.02/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -50.00%. 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 ZOM.
An analysis of insider ownership at Zomedica Corp. [ZOM]
There are presently around $46 million, or 7.30% of ZOM stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ZOM stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 19,340,445, which is approximately 79.474% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 17,170,960 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $13.79 million in ZOM stocks shares; and CAMBRIDGE INVESTMENT RESEARCH ADVISORS, INC., currently with $9.84 million in ZOM stock with ownership of nearly 0.002% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Zomedica Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 42 institutional holders increased their position in Zomedica Corp. [AMEX:ZOM] by around 20,809,022 shares. Additionally, 18 investors decreased positions by around 4,687,897 shares, while 4 investors held positions by with 31,644,191 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 57,141,110 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ZOM stock had 30 new institutional investments in for a total of 644,775 shares, while 9 institutional investors sold positions of 1,218,919 shares during the same period.