XpresSpa Group Inc. [NASDAQ: XSPA] loss -10.00% or -0.2 points to close at $1.80 with a heavy trading volume of 4791141 shares. The company report on December 18, 2021 that Concentric by Ginkgo and XpresCheck™ Confirm First North American Detections of Novel BA.3 Sublineage of Omicron Variant through CDC COVID-19 Air Travel Biosecurity Program.
Ginkgo Bioworks (NYSE: DNA) today confirmed that it has collected, identified, and sequenced three samples containing the novel BA.3 sublineage of the Omicron variant. Samples came from passengers on flights originating from South Africa who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in early December. These samples were collected in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and XpresSpa Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: XSPA) as part of a SARS-CoV-2 surveillance project that involves voluntary sampling of arriving international travelers at select United States airports. The program is implemented through XpresSpa Group’s XpresCheck™ subsidiary and Ginkgo’s public health and biosecurity initiative, Concentric by Ginkgo.
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The sequence represents the first time the BA.3 sublineage has been identified in North America. State and local public health authorities have already been alerted about these cases and are taking all appropriate measures to ensure that the individuals receive the health support they need and that the spread of the viral strain is contained to the extent possible.
It opened the trading session at $2.02, the shares rose to $2.02 and dropped to $1.77, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for XSPA points out that the company has recorded 24.14% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -74.76% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 2.45M shares, XSPA reached to a volume of 4791141 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 XpresSpa Group Inc. [XSPA]:
H.C. Wainwright have made an estimate for XpresSpa Group Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on February 16, 2021.
The Average True Range (ATR) for XpresSpa Group Inc. is set at 0.15, with the Price to Sales ratio for XSPA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.34. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.98, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.01.
Trading performance analysis for XSPA stock
XpresSpa Group Inc. [XSPA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -10.00. With this latest performance, XSPA shares gained by 7.14% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 24.14% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 51.26% 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 XSPA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 47.04, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 39.96, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.38 for XpresSpa Group Inc. [XSPA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 1.66, while it was recorded at 1.98 for the last single week of trading, and 1.55 for the last 200 days.
XpresSpa Group Inc. [XSPA]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and XpresSpa Group Inc. [XSPA] shares currently have an operating margin of -295.15 and a Gross Margin at -105.04. XpresSpa Group Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -1079.17.
Return on Total Capital for XSPA is now -45.63, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -195.78. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -252.88, with Return on Assets sitting at -137.25. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, XpresSpa Group Inc. [XSPA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 19.77. Additionally, XSPA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 16.50, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 14.91. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 11.93, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 9.96.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, XpresSpa Group Inc. [XSPA] managed to generate an average of -$595,316 per employee.XpresSpa Group Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 6.50 and a Current Ratio set at 6.60.
XpresSpa Group Inc. [XSPA]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
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 XSPA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for XpresSpa Group Inc. go to 20.00%.
An analysis of insider ownership at XpresSpa Group Inc. [XSPA]
There are presently around $28 million, or 14.20% of XSPA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of XSPA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 4,665,887, which is approximately 3.207% of the company’s market cap and around 2.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 2,206,936 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $4.41 million in XSPA stocks shares; and SHAY CAPITAL LLC, currently with $3.17 million in XSPA stock with ownership of nearly 41.543% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in XpresSpa Group Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 25 institutional holders increased their position in XpresSpa Group Inc. [NASDAQ:XSPA] by around 3,467,603 shares. Additionally, 18 investors decreased positions by around 1,158,769 shares, while 19 investors held positions by with 9,367,492 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 13,993,864 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. XSPA stock had 13 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,274,573 shares, while 9 institutional investors sold positions of 459,842 shares during the same period.