Canopy Growth Corporation [CGC] fell -37.69% so far this year. What now?


Canopy Growth Corporation [NASDAQ: CGC] loss -1.98% on the last trading session, reaching $5.44 price per share at the time. The company report on April 26, 2022 that Canopy Growth Announces Cost Reduction Actions to Accelerate Path to Profitability.

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Strategic adjustments are expected to generate savings of $100 – $150 million within 12 – 18 months .

Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or “the Company”) (TSX: WEED) (NASDAQ: CGC), a world-leading diversified cannabis, hemp, and cannabis device company, today announced that the Company is undertaking a series of initiatives to reduce costs and drive efficiency in order to accelerate its path to profitability. All financial information in this press release is reported in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated.

Canopy Growth Corporation represents 393.71 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $2.14 billion with the latest information. CGC stock price has been found in the range of $5.2355 to $5.86.

If compared to the average trading volume of 7.61M shares, CGC reached a trading volume of 5614020 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 Canopy Growth Corporation [CGC]:

Barclays have made an estimate for Canopy Growth Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underweight, with their previous recommendation back on March 22, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on December 22, 2021, representing the official price target for Canopy Growth Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $11 to $7, while Piper Sandler kept a Underweight rating on CGC stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Canopy Growth Corporation is set at 0.49, with the Price to Sales ratio for CGC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.77. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.50.

Trading performance analysis for CGC stock

Canopy Growth Corporation [CGC] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -10.23. With this latest performance, CGC shares dropped by -18.81% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -58.09% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -77.25% 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 CGC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 39.47, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 37.60, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 40.76 for Canopy Growth Corporation [CGC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 6.57, while it was recorded at 5.94 for the last single week of trading, and 10.94 for the last 200 days.

Canopy Growth Corporation [CGC]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Canopy Growth Corporation [CGC] shares currently have an operating margin of -102.46 and a Gross Margin at +3.23. Canopy Growth Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -319.20.

Return on Total Capital for CGC is now -10.05, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -32.91. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -41.70, with Return on Assets sitting at -25.36. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Canopy Growth Corporation [CGC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 49.38. Additionally, CGC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 33.05, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 24.89. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 47.89, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 32.06.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Canopy Growth Corporation [CGC] managed to generate an average of -$535,416 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.99 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.08.

An analysis of insider ownership at Canopy Growth Corporation [CGC]

There are presently around $363 million, or 17.15% of CGC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CGC stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 7,604,274, which is approximately 2.795% of the company’s market cap and around 36.24% of the total institutional ownership; ETF MANAGERS GROUP, LLC, holding 6,052,662 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $33.59 million in CGC stocks shares; and TWO SIGMA INVESTMENTS, LP, currently with $28.57 million in CGC stock with ownership of nearly 167.776% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Canopy Growth Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 148 institutional holders increased their position in Canopy Growth Corporation [NASDAQ:CGC] by around 15,638,477 shares. Additionally, 173 investors decreased positions by around 8,534,774 shares, while 141 investors held positions by with 41,234,561 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 65,407,812 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CGC stock had 58 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,255,467 shares, while 69 institutional investors sold positions of 1,721,309 shares during the same period.