Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) went up by 1.62% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $13.05. The company’s stock price has collected -0.78% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 42 min ago that Luna Innovations Supplies Critical Laser Component for NASA’s Navigation Doppler LiDAR
Is It Worth Investing in Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ :LUNA) Right Now?
Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 69.66 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for LUNA is at 1.04. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 4 who provided ratings for Luna Innovations Incorporated declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $13.00, which is $2.66 above the current price. LUNA currently public float of 28.66M and currently shorts hold a 2.68% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of LUNA was 226.10K shares.
LUNA’s Market Performance
LUNA stocks went down by -0.78% for the week, with a monthly drop of -9.12% and a quarterly performance of 7.28%, while its annual performance rate touched 67.55%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.34% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.60% for Luna Innovations Incorporated. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -6.53% for LUNA stocks with a simple moving average of 24.84% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of LUNA
B. Riley FBR gave a rating of “Buy” to LUNA, setting the target price at $4.60 in the report published on January 15th of the previous year.
LUNA Trading at -9.11% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought LUNA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -20.80% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.60%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.34%, as shares sank -8.61% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.09% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, LUNA rose by +0.85%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +72.40% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $11.01. In addition, Luna Innovations Incorporated saw 2.94% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for LUNA
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +9.47 for the present operating margin
- +47.43 for the gross margin
The net margin for Luna Innovations Incorporated stands at +5.72. The total capital return value is set at 8.80, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.56. Equity return is now at value 4.60, with 3.30 for asset returns.
Based on Luna Innovations Incorporated (LUNA), the company’s capital structure generated 43.93 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 30.52. Total debt to assets is 24.96, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 35.28. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 24.51.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.10, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.10. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.09 and the total asset turnover is 0.76. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.51.