Aterian Inc. [ATER] Is Currently 16.51 above its 200 Period Moving Avg: What Does This Mean?


Aterian Inc. [NASDAQ: ATER] gained 16.51% on the last trading session, reaching $2.54 price per share at the time. The company report on June 2, 2022 that Aterian, Inc. Reports Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).

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Aterian, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATER) (“Aterian”), today announced that it has granted a restricted stock award with respect to 500,000 shares of common stock to Anton von Rueden, Aterian’s newly appointed Chief Operating Officer. This inducement award was granted pursuant to the Aterian 2022 Inducement Equity Incentive Plan, approved by the compensation committee of Aterian’s board of directors on May 27, 2022 (the “2022 Inducement Plan”), and granted as an inducement material to Mr. von Rueden’s employment with Aterian in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4). The award will vest over three years, with 33.33% of the total number of shares vesting on April 18, 2023, and the balance vesting in equal amounts on a quarterly basis thereafter, subject in each case to Mr. von Rueden’s continued service to Aterian on each vesting date.

Aterian today also announced that it has granted restricted stock awards to two additional employees. These inducement awards were granted pursuant to the 2022 Inducement Plan and granted as an inducement material to each employee’s employment with Aterian in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4). Aterian granted a total of 150,000 shares of restricted common stock to these employees. Each award will vest over three years, with 33.33% of the total number of shares of each award vesting on the one-year anniversary of the date of each recipient’s commencement of employment with Aterian, the balance vesting in equal amounts on a quarterly basis thereafter, subject in each case to each recipient’s continued service to Aterian on each vesting date. Aterian is providing this information in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).

Aterian Inc. represents 55.14 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $173.61 million with the latest information. ATER stock price has been found in the range of $2.17 to $2.56.

If compared to the average trading volume of 21.71M shares, ATER reached a trading volume of 5165011 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 Aterian Inc. [ATER]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ATER shares is $5.50 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ATER 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.

ROTH Capital have made an estimate for Aterian Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on August 10, 2021.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Aterian Inc. is set at 0.24, with the Price to Sales ratio for ATER stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.72. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.71, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.65.

Trading performance analysis for ATER stock

Aterian Inc. [ATER] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.01. With this latest performance, ATER shares dropped by -18.85% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -38.20% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -81.51% 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 ATER stock in for the last two-week period is set at 44.59, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 49.14, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 43.86 for Aterian Inc. [ATER]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 3.40, while it was recorded at 2.28 for the last single week of trading, and 4.69 for the last 200 days.

Aterian Inc. [ATER]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Aterian Inc. [ATER] shares currently have an operating margin of -23.56 and a Gross Margin at +49.18. Aterian Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -95.26.

Return on Equity for this stock declined to -190.64, with Return on Assets sitting at -100.22.

Aterian Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.60 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.

An analysis of insider ownership at Aterian Inc. [ATER]

There are presently around $42 million, or 28.10% of ATER stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ATER stocks are: ARMISTICE CAPITAL, LLC with ownership of 5,233,572, which is approximately New of the company’s market cap and around 4.60% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 2,279,777 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $4.97 million in ATER stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $4.1 million in ATER stock with ownership of nearly 2.566% of the company’s market capitalization.

37 institutional holders increased their position in Aterian Inc. [NASDAQ:ATER] by around 11,139,986 shares. Additionally, 44 investors decreased positions by around 2,774,300 shares, while 14 investors held positions by with 5,527,948 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 19,442,234 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ATER stock had 15 new institutional investments in for a total of 8,060,009 shares, while 20 institutional investors sold positions of 1,089,461 shares during the same period.