BELLUS Health Inc. (NASDAQ:BLU) went up by 11.54% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $12.03. The company’s stock price has collected 14.47% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 12/23/20 that BELLUS Health Establishes At-the-Market Facility
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for BLU is at 0.41. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 5 analysts out of 7 who provided ratings for BELLUS Health Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $7.72. BLU currently public float of 46.54M and currently shorts hold a 3.77% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BLU was 1.47M shares.
BLU’s Market Performance
BLU stocks went up by 14.47% for the week, with a monthly jump of 9.78% and a quarterly performance of 44.40%, while its annual performance rate touched -59.06%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 6.11% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.61% for BELLUS Health Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 14.33% for BLU stocks with a simple moving average of -33.56% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of BLU
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BLU stocks, with Evercore ISI repeating the rating for BLU by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for BLU in the upcoming period, according to Evercore ISI is $12 based on the research report published on November 18th of the previous year 2020.
H.C. Wainwright gave a rating of “Buy” to BLU, setting the target price at $28 in the report published on June 26th of the previous year.
BLU Trading at 21.33% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought BLU to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -71.07% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.61%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.11%, as shares surge +8.41% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +47.46% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BLU rose by +14.47%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -63.21% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $3.06. In addition, BELLUS Health Inc. saw 13.73% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for BLU
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -99457.14 for the present operating margin
The net margin for BELLUS Health Inc. stands at -98474.29. The total capital return value is set at -41.91, while invested capital returns managed to touch -41.55. Equity return is now at value -33.20, with -31.30 for asset returns.
Based on BELLUS Health Inc. (BLU), the company’s capital structure generated 0.21 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 0.21. Total debt to assets is 0.19, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 0.02. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 0.02.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 9,961.44, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.00. The receivables turnover for the company is 0.03 and the total asset turnover is 0.00. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 12.38.