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OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) went down by -9.69% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $19.75. The company’s stock price has collected -6.94% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 10 hours ago that Thinking about buying stock in OraSure Technologies, FuelCell Energy, Norwegian Cruise Line, Zynga Inc, or Nio Inc?

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Is It Worth Investing in OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ :OSUR) Right Now?

OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 48.77 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for OSUR is at 0.52. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 7 who provided ratings for OraSure Technologies, Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price from analysts is $18.57, which is $8.88 above the current price. OSUR currently public float of 66.55M and currently shorts hold a 9.46% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of OSUR was 2.08M shares.

OSUR’s Market Performance

OSUR stocks went down by -6.94% for the week, with a monthly drop of -45.20% and a quarterly performance of 3.82%, while its annual performance rate touched 57.79%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 7.71% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 9.01% for OraSure Technologies, Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -26.19% for OSUR stocks with a simple moving average of -10.44% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of OSUR

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for OSUR stocks, with Evercore ISI repeating the rating for OSUR by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for OSUR in the upcoming period, according to Evercore ISI is $22 based on the research report published on August 21st of the current year 2020.

JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see OSUR reach a price target of $18. The rating they have provided for OSUR stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on August 10th, 2020.

Citigroup gave a rating of “Buy” to OSUR, setting the target price at $18 in the report published on August 10th of the current year.

OSUR Trading at -32.17% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought OSUR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -50.94% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 9.01%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 7.71%, as shares sank -29.89% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -8.88% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, OSUR fell by -15.74%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +28.76% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $12.92. In addition, OraSure Technologies, Inc. saw 33.62% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Stock Fundamentals for OSUR

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +5.82 for the present operating margin
  • +61.18 for the gross margin

The net margin for OraSure Technologies, Inc. stands at +10.77. The total capital return value is set at 3.01, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.59. Equity return is now at value -0.70, with -0.60 for asset returns.

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Based on OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR), the company’s capital structure generated 2.35 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 2.30.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.26, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.02. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.31 and the total asset turnover is 0.47. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 6.86.


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