Asensus Surgical Inc. [AMEX: ASXC] traded at a high on 06/04/21, posting a 10.74 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $2.99. The company report on June 4, 2021 that Asensus Surgical 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders Is Adjourned.
Asensus Surgical, Inc. (NYSE American: ASXC), a medical device company that is digitizing the interface between the surgeon and patient to pioneer a new era of Performance-Guided Surgery™, announced that the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, scheduled to be held on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time), was adjourned to Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). The Annual Meeting will be held virtually.
The Company adjourned the Annual Meeting to allow its retail stockholders additional time to consider and vote on each of the proposals, which are described in the Proxy Statement. Each stockholder’s vote matters and is important no matter how many shares are owned. The Company requests that its stockholders please take the time to read and respond to the Company’s proxy materials that were previously provided to them and vote promptly. Voting over the phone or on the Internet will require that its stockholders have their proxy control number available. That number is either printed on the proxy, if stockholders received a physical copy of the proxy materials, or Notice of Internet Availability, if the proxy materials were electronically delivered. Stockholders who have sold their shares but were a holder of record at the close of business on April 8, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting, remain entitled to vote. The Board encourages stockholders to vote “FOR” each of the proposals.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 16311404 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Asensus Surgical Inc. stands at 11.39% while the volatility over the past one month is 13.88%.
The market cap for ASXC stock reached $629.60 million, with 232.82 million shares outstanding and 228.56 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 12.06M shares, ASXC reached a trading volume of 16311404 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Asensus Surgical Inc. [ASXC]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ASXC shares is $4.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ASXC stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. 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.
H.C. Wainwright have made an estimate for Asensus Surgical Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on May 26, 2021.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Asensus Surgical Inc. is set at 0.28, with the Price to Sales ratio for ASXC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 133.96. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.99.
How has ASXC stock performed recently?
Asensus Surgical Inc. [ASXC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 24.07. With this latest performance, ASXC shares gained by 46.57% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 529.61% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 273.75% 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 ASXC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 67.83, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 77.67, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 60.45 for Asensus Surgical Inc. [ASXC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.32, while it was recorded at 2.60 for the last single week of trading, and 1.80 for the last 200 days.
Asensus Surgical Inc. [ASXC]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Asensus Surgical Inc. [ASXC] shares currently have an operating margin of -1783.12 and a Gross Margin at -402.90. Asensus Surgical Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -1868.09.
Return on Total Capital for ASXC is now -91.50, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -98.26. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -101.30, with Return on Assets sitting at -72.71. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Asensus Surgical Inc. [ASXC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 6.71. Additionally, ASXC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 6.28, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 5.00. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 3.60, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 3.37.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Asensus Surgical Inc. [ASXC] managed to generate an average of -$429,797 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 0.87 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.04.Asensus Surgical Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 18.00 and a Current Ratio set at 19.20.
Earnings analysis for Asensus Surgical Inc. [ASXC]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Asensus Surgical Inc. posted -0.21/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.38/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 44.70%. 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 ASXC.
Insider trade positions for Asensus Surgical Inc. [ASXC]
There are presently around $104 million, or 18.80% of ASXC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ASXC stocks are: INVESCO LTD. with ownership of 7,109,464, which is approximately 6598.195% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 6,132,801 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $18.34 million in ASXC stocks shares; and RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES LLC, currently with $8.07 million in ASXC stock with ownership of nearly 89.233% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Asensus Surgical Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 77 institutional holders increased their position in Asensus Surgical Inc. [AMEX:ASXC] by around 27,398,463 shares. Additionally, 21 investors decreased positions by around 1,799,836 shares, while 14 investors held positions by with 5,557,634 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 34,755,933 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ASXC stock had 48 new institutional investments in for a total of 9,728,697 shares, while 16 institutional investors sold positions of 1,681,891 shares during the same period.