Minerva Neurosciences Inc. [NASDAQ: NERV] loss -4.46% or -0.05 points to close at $1.07 with a heavy trading volume of 5048935 shares. The company report on November 8, 2021 that Minerva Neurosciences Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Business Updates.
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Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NERV), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies to treat central nervous system (CNS) disorders, reported key business updates and financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021.
It opened the trading session at $1.15, the shares rose to $1.15 and dropped to $1.03, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for NERV points out that the company has recorded -64.92% loss over the past six months. However, it is still 2.73% higher than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 654.15K shares, NERV reached to a volume of 5048935 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 Minerva Neurosciences Inc. [NERV]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for NERV shares is $7.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on NERV stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. 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 Minerva Neurosciences Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on June 08, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BTIG Research raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on May 14, 2020, representing the official price target for Minerva Neurosciences Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $17, while Chardan Capital Markets analysts kept a Buy rating on NERV stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Minerva Neurosciences Inc. is set at 0.08, with the Price to Sales ratio for NERV stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.17. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.62.
Trading performance analysis for NERV stock
Minerva Neurosciences Inc. [NERV] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -18.94. With this latest performance, NERV shares dropped by -18.94% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -64.92% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -72.77% 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 NERV stock in for the last two-week period is set at 28.33, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 21.66, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 32.55 for Minerva Neurosciences Inc. [NERV]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 1.4621, while it was recorded at 1.1480 for the last single week of trading, and 2.2625 for the last 200 days.
Minerva Neurosciences Inc. [NERV]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Minerva Neurosciences Inc. [NERV] shares currently have an operating margin of +4.49. Minerva Neurosciences Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +4.71.
Return on Total Capital for NERV is now 4.57, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.82. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 4.83, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.78. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Minerva Neurosciences Inc. [NERV] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 0.21. Additionally, NERV Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 0.21, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 0.19.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Minerva Neurosciences Inc. [NERV] managed to generate an average of $176,434 per employee.Minerva Neurosciences Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 21.90 and a Current Ratio set at 21.90.
Minerva Neurosciences Inc. [NERV]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Minerva Neurosciences Inc. posted -0.18/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.19/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 5.30%. 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 NERV.
An analysis of insider ownership at Minerva Neurosciences Inc. [NERV]
There are presently around $26 million, or 58.00% of NERV stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of NERV stocks are: FEDERATED HERMES, INC. with ownership of 9,610,200, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 3.53% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 4,102,163 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $4.39 million in NERV stocks shares; and ACADIAN ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC, currently with $1.83 million in NERV stock with ownership of nearly -4.08% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Minerva Neurosciences Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 16 institutional holders increased their position in Minerva Neurosciences Inc. [NASDAQ:NERV] by around 1,162,382 shares. Additionally, 41 investors decreased positions by around 3,711,511 shares, while 12 investors held positions by with 19,806,410 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 24,680,303 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. NERV stock had 3 new institutional investments in for a total of 107,659 shares, while 24 institutional investors sold positions of 1,408,825 shares during the same period.