Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) went up by 3.72% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $123.99 and move down -2.36%, while EXAS stocks collected +7.23% of gains with the last five trading sessions.
Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) Worth an Investment?
Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS) The 36 Months beta value for EXAS stocks is at 1.49, while 9 of the analysts out of 11 who provided ratings for Exact Sciences Corporation stocks as a “buy” while 1 as overweight, 1 rated it as hold and 0 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $133.44 which is $9.76 above current price. EXAS currently has a short float of 9.44% and public float of 123.29M with average trading volume of 1.70M shares.
EXAS Market Performance
EXAS stocks went up by 7.23% for the week, with the monthly jump of 4.25% and a quarterly performance of 31.66%, while its annual performance rate touched 142.60%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.45% for EXAS stocks with the simple moving average of 33.18% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EXAS stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for EXAS shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for EXAS socks in the upcoming period according to Goldman is $120 based on the research report published on February 26, 2019.
UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EXAS stock at the price of $120. The rating they have provided for EXAS stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on October 9, 2018.
The Benchmark Company gave “Hold” rating to EXAS stocks, setting the target price at $120 in the report published on September 5, 2018.
EXAS Stocks 5.96% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought EXAS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Exact Sciences Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -2.31% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 4.24%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 4.17%, while the shares surge at the distance of +5.38% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +19.99% upper at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, EXAS went up by +7.23%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +100.51% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $116.27. In addition, Exact Sciences Corporation saw 91.97% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
EXAS Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS), starting from Zanotti Katherine S, who sold 1,744 shares at the price of $117.93 back on Jul 31. After this action, Rushing now owns 77,513 shares of Exact Sciences Corporation, valued at $205,670 with the latest closing price.
WYZGA MICHAEL S, the Director of Exact Sciences Corporation, sold 5,000 shares at the value of $117.93 during a trade that took place back on Jul 31, which means that WYZGA MICHAEL S is holding 8,913 shares at the value of $589,650 based on the most recent closing price.
EXAS Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at -35.09 for the present operating margin and +74.04 for gross margin. The net margin for Exact Sciences Corporation stands at -38.54. Total capital return value is set at -16.77, while invested capital returns managed to touch -18.42. Equity return holds the value -30.00%, with -13.40% for asset returns.
Based on Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS), the company’s capital structure generated 102.30 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 50.57. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 45.71 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 102.30 and long-term debt to capital is 50.57.
The value for Enterprise to Sales is 23.89 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.10. The receivables turnover for Exact Sciences Corporation is 11.81 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.43. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 8.99.