HEXO Corp. [NYSE: HEXO] stock went on a downward path that fall over -0.86% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -3.48%. The company report on June 9, 2021 that HEXO Corp wins dismissal of NY state court shareholder class action.
HEXO Corp (“HEXO”, or the “Company”) (TSX: HEXO; NYSE: HEXO) announced that it has won a dismissal of the securities class action pending in the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County. As previously disclosed, HEXO and certain of its current and former officers and directors were named in shareholder class action lawsuits filed in the Southern District of New York; the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court for the State of New York, New York County; and the Province of Quebec. The suits alleged that HEXO made material misstatements and omitted material information in its prior disclosures to investors regarding various issues, including but not limited to its estimated sales revenues during Q4 2019 and fiscal year 2020, its supply agreement with the SQDC, and the facilities acquired from Newstrike.
The Southern District of New York previously dismissed the U.S. federal securities class action in that venue on March 8, 2021. No appeal was taken from that dismissal.
Over the last 12 months, HEXO stock rose by 58.94%.
The market cap for the stock reached $848.13 million, with 122.39 million shares outstanding and 116.05 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.59M shares, HEXO stock reached a trading volume of 6066679 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on HEXO Corp. [HEXO]:
BMO Capital Markets have made an estimate for HEXO Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on March 22, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on February 17, 2021, representing the official price target for HEXO Corp. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for HEXO Corp. is set at 0.43, with the Price to Sales ratio for HEXO stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 7.60. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.57.
HEXO Stock Performance Analysis:
HEXO Corp. [HEXO] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -3.48. With this latest performance, HEXO shares dropped by -4.02% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 71.53% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 58.94% 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 HEXO stock in for the last two-week period is set at 56.34, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 57.94, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.69 for HEXO Corp. [HEXO]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 6.32, while it was recorded at 6.89 for the last single week of trading, and 5.09 for the last 200 days.
Insight into HEXO Corp. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and HEXO Corp. [HEXO] shares currently have an operating margin of -244.85 and a Gross Margin at -120.50. HEXO Corp.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -676.48.
Return on Total Capital for HEXO is now -26.97, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -76.72. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -81.50, with Return on Assets sitting at -69.55. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, HEXO Corp. [HEXO] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 15.91. Additionally, HEXO Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 13.72, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 12.70. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 9.64, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 8.31.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, HEXO Corp. [HEXO] managed to generate an average of -$684,823 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 1.91 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.10.
HEXO Corp. [HEXO] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $108 million, or 14.58% of HEXO stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of HEXO stocks are: ETF MANAGERS GROUP, LLC with ownership of 9,862,329, which is approximately 2.229% of the company’s market cap and around 5.20% of the total institutional ownership; MIRAE ASSET GLOBAL INVESTMENTS CO., LTD., holding 1,158,970 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $8.03 million in HEXO stocks shares; and D. E. SHAW & CO., INC., currently with $4.77 million in HEXO stock with ownership of nearly New of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in HEXO Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of June and at the time of the June reporting period, where 64 institutional holders increased their position in HEXO Corp. [NYSE:HEXO] by around 3,687,976 shares. Additionally, 37 investors decreased positions by around 1,833,608 shares, while 25 investors held positions by with 10,075,393 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 15,596,977 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. HEXO stock had 39 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,125,712 shares, while 22 institutional investors sold positions of 1,522,009 shares during the same period.