Aptinyx Inc. [NASDAQ: APTX] jumped around 0.29 points on Friday, while shares priced at $3.50 at the close of the session, up 9.03%. The company report on May 14, 2021 that Aptinyx Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Highlights.
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Aptinyx Inc. stock is now 1.16% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. APTX Stock saw the intraday high of $4.73 and lowest of $3.38 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 6.47, which means current price is +52.17% above from all time high which was touched on 06/11/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 480.77K shares, APTX reached a trading volume of 28829893 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Aptinyx Inc. [APTX]?
Piper Sandler have made an estimate for Aptinyx Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on October 27, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, SunTrust raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on July 01, 2020, representing the official price target for Aptinyx Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Aptinyx Inc. is set at 0.32, with the Price to Sales ratio for APTX stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 128.70. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.55, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.35.
How has APTX stock performed recently?
Aptinyx Inc. [APTX] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 35.66. With this latest performance, APTX shares gained by 42.28% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -1.69% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -11.62% 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 APTX stock in for the last two-week period is set at 78.11, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 86.65, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 70.29 for Aptinyx Inc. [APTX]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.72, while it was recorded at 3.02 for the last single week of trading, and 3.30 for the last 200 days.
Aptinyx Inc. [APTX]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Aptinyx Inc. [APTX] shares currently have an operating margin of -3245.84. Aptinyx Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -3200.32.
Return on Total Capital for APTX is now -41.07, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -40.49. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -40.49, with Return on Assets sitting at -33.09.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Aptinyx Inc. [APTX] managed to generate an average of -$1,472,147 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.46 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.01.Aptinyx Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 39.30 and a Current Ratio set at 39.30.
Earnings analysis for Aptinyx Inc. [APTX]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Aptinyx Inc. posted -0.27/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.28/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 3.60%. 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 APTX.
Insider trade positions for Aptinyx Inc. [APTX]
There are presently around $142 million, or 64.90% of APTX stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of APTX stocks are: BAIN CAPITAL LIFE SCIENCES INVESTORS, LLC with ownership of 8,891,758, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 1.60% of the total institutional ownership; ARTAL GROUP S.A., holding 6,116,493 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $21.41 million in APTX stocks shares; and ADAMS STREET PARTNERS LLC, currently with $18.57 million in APTX stock with ownership of nearly 0% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Aptinyx Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 36 institutional holders increased their position in Aptinyx Inc. [NASDAQ:APTX] by around 5,211,465 shares. Additionally, 28 investors decreased positions by around 2,061,794 shares, while 19 investors held positions by with 33,437,966 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 40,711,225 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. APTX stock had 10 new institutional investments in for a total of 150,274 shares, while 13 institutional investors sold positions of 838,773 shares during the same period.