Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. [NASDAQ: SRNE] closed the trading session at $7.33 on 05/26/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $6.93, while the highest price level was $7.37. The company report on May 20, 2021 that Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) Authorizes Sorrento Phase 2 Pivotal Clinical Trial of COVI-MSC™ in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
Brazil Phase 2 Pivotal clinical trial of COVI-MSC is now authorized to proceed.
The study will compare therapy using mesenchymal stem cells to placebo (and standard of care) in 100 COVID-19 patients hospitalized due to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
The stocks have a year to date performance of 7.40 percent and weekly performance of 5.16 percent. The stock has been moved at 1.38 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -16.80 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -27.57 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 8.36M shares, SRNE reached to a volume of 4783848 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 Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. [SRNE]:
B. Riley Securities have made an estimate for Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on January 29, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Alliance Global Partners raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on January 21, 2021, representing the official price target for Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $24 to $30, while H.C. Wainwright kept a Buy rating on SRNE stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. is set at 0.47, with the Price to Sales ratio for SRNE stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 45.19. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 8.94, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.82.
SRNE stock trade performance evaluation
Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. [SRNE] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 5.16. With this latest performance, SRNE shares dropped by -16.80% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 1.38% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 41.78% 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 SRNE stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.62, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 55.48, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 46.85 for Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. [SRNE]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 7.76, while it was recorded at 7.20 for the last single week of trading, and 8.92 for the last 200 days.
Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. [SRNE]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. [SRNE] shares currently have an operating margin of -503.99 and a Gross Margin at +51.68. Sorrento Therapeutics Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -746.41.
Return on Total Capital for SRNE is now -63.61, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -93.64. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -244.90, with Return on Assets sitting at -49.06. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. [SRNE] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 102.57. Additionally, SRNE Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 50.63, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 28.29. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 86.32, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 42.61.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. [SRNE] managed to generate an average of -$594,544 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 2.66 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.07.Sorrento Therapeutics Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.70 and a Current Ratio set at 2.80.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. [SRNE] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. posted -0.36/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 fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -63.60%. 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 SRNE. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. go to 37.00%.
Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. [SRNE]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $567 million, or 27.20% of SRNE stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SRNE stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 19,409,333, which is approximately 10.157% of the company’s market cap and around 11.22% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 13,554,519 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $99.36 million in SRNE stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $71.74 million in SRNE stock with ownership of nearly -22.788% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 117 institutional holders increased their position in Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. [NASDAQ:SRNE] by around 10,733,139 shares. Additionally, 99 investors decreased positions by around 12,586,398 shares, while 45 investors held positions by with 54,050,441 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 77,369,978 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SRNE stock had 49 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,121,056 shares, while 33 institutional investors sold positions of 1,301,082 shares during the same period.