Mizuho slashes price target on Ocugen Inc. [OCGN] – find out why.

Ocugen Inc. [NASDAQ: OCGN] jumped around 0.22 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $2.56 at the close of the session, up 9.40%. The company report on August 12, 2022 that Ocugen CEO to Present at H.C. Wainwright 2nd Annual Ophthalmology Virtual Conference.

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Ocugen, Inc. (“Ocugen” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: OCGN), a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel gene therapies, biologicals, and vaccines, announced that Dr. Shankar Musunuri, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Ocugen, will deliver a virtual presentation at the H.C. Wainwright 2nd Annual Ophthalmology Virtual Conference on August 17.

A video webcast of the presentation will be available on demand beginning at 7:00 a.m. ET on August 17, 2022 for those registered for the event and will be available on the events page of the Ocugen investor site. The webcast replay will be archived for 90 days following the event.

Ocugen Inc. stock is now -43.74% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. OCGN Stock saw the intraday high of $2.6494 and lowest of $2.3999 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 17.65, which means current price is +53.29% above from all time high which was touched on 01/03/22.

Compared to the average trading volume of 5.95M shares, OCGN reached a trading volume of 6568681 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Ocugen Inc. [OCGN]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for OCGN shares is $7.40 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on OCGN 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.

Mizuho have made an estimate for Ocugen Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on August 23, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, ROTH Capital raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on June 15, 2022, representing the official price target for Ocugen Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $4.50, while Cantor Fitzgerald analysts kept a Overweight rating on OCGN stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Ocugen Inc. is set at 0.19 The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.83, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.51.

How has OCGN stock performed recently?

Ocugen Inc. [OCGN] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -7.58. With this latest performance, OCGN shares gained by 4.49% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -39.48% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -66.54% 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 OCGN stock in for the last two-week period is set at 47.98, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 46.52, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.07 for Ocugen Inc. [OCGN]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 2.55, while it was recorded at 2.52 for the last single week of trading, and 3.58 for the last 200 days.

Ocugen Inc. [OCGN]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Ocugen Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 11.90 and a Current Ratio set at 11.90.

Insider trade positions for Ocugen Inc. [OCGN]

There are presently around $218 million, or 39.70% of OCGN stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of OCGN stocks are: STATE STREET CORP with ownership of 30,617,946, which is approximately 5.022% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 13,777,504 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $35.27 million in OCGN stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $29.23 million in OCGN stock with ownership of nearly 4.687% of the company’s market capitalization.

65 institutional holders increased their position in Ocugen Inc. [NASDAQ:OCGN] by around 9,906,628 shares. Additionally, 54 investors decreased positions by around 9,043,729 shares, while 22 investors held positions by with 66,211,961 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 85,162,318 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. OCGN stock had 24 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,877,410 shares, while 22 institutional investors sold positions of 3,326,892 shares during the same period.


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