Aptinyx Inc. (NASDAQ:APTX) went up by 13.03% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $6.47. The company’s stock price has collected 23.94% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 05/13/21 that Aptinyx Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Highlights
Is It Worth Investing in Aptinyx Inc. (NASDAQ :APTX) Right Now?
Opinions of the stock are interesting as 9 analysts out of 10 who provided ratings for Aptinyx Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $10.44. APTX currently public float of 60.85M and currently shorts hold a 3.89% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of APTX was 418.99K shares.
APTX’s Market Performance
APTX stocks went up by 23.94% for the week, with a monthly jump of 30.49% and a quarterly performance of -5.87%, while its annual performance rate touched -19.55%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 15.25% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 7.50% for Aptinyx Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 23.82% for APTX stocks with a simple moving average of -2.81% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of APTX
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for APTX stocks, with Piper Sandler repeating the rating for APTX by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for APTX in the upcoming period, according to Piper Sandler is $10 based on the research report published on October 27th of the previous year 2020.
SunTrust, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see APTX reach a price target of $15. The rating they have provided for APTX stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on July 01st, 2020.
APTX Trading at 18.79% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought APTX to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -50.39% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 7.50%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 15.25%, as shares surge +30.49% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +12.24% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, APTX rose by +23.94%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -9.58% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $2.63. In addition, Aptinyx Inc. saw -7.23% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at APTX starting from Bain Capital Life Sciences Inv, who purchase 3,333,333 shares at the price of $3.00 back on Oct 26. After this action, Bain Capital Life Sciences Inv now owns 8,891,758 shares of Aptinyx Inc., valued at $9,999,999 using the latest closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for APTX
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -3245.84 for the present operating margin
The net margin for Aptinyx Inc. stands at -3200.32. The total capital return value is set at -41.07, while invested capital returns managed to touch -40.49. Equity return is now at value -38.00, with -36.80 for asset returns.
The receivables turnover for the company is 4.46 and the total asset turnover is 0.01. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 32.64.