Apria Inc. (NASDAQ:APR) went up by 7.41% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $34.50. The company’s stock price has collected -3.71% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 06/09/21 that Apria Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering of Common Stock
Is It Worth Investing in Apria Inc. (NASDAQ :APR) Right Now?
Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 3 who provided ratings for Apria Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $33.33, which is $4.04 above the current price. APR currently public float of 34.00M and currently shorts hold a 3.33% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of APR was 229.13K shares.
APR’s Market Performance
APR stocks went down by -3.71% for the week, with a monthly jump of 2.23% and a quarterly performance of 30.26%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 6.92% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.73% for Apria Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -3.44% for APR stocks with a simple moving average of 9.21% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of APR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for APR stocks, with Citigroup repeating the rating for APR by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for APR in the upcoming period, according to Citigroup is $33 based on the research report published on May 17th of the current year 2021.
UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see APR reach a price target of $26. The rating they have provided for APR stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on March 08th, 2021.
Goldman gave a rating of “Buy” to APR, setting the target price at $30 in the report published on March 08th of the current year.
APR Trading at -1.51% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought APR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -14.90% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.73%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.92%, as shares surge +0.82% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +14.55% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, APR fell by -3.71%, in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $30.42. In addition, Apria Inc. saw 25.68% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at APR starting from Blackstone Group Inc, who sale 8,625,000 shares at the price of $18.60 back on Feb 16. After this action, Blackstone Group Inc now owns 24,212,042 shares of Apria Inc., valued at $160,425,000 using the latest closing price.
Apria Holdings LLC, the 10% Owner of Apria Inc., sale 8,625,000 shares at $18.60 during a trade that took place back on Feb 16, which means that Apria Holdings LLC is holding 24,212,042 shares at $160,425,000 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for APR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +9.32 for the present operating margin
- +69.19 for the gross margin
The net margin for Apria Inc. stands at +4.16. The total capital return value is set at 26.58, while invested capital returns managed to touch 13.10.
The receivables turnover for the company is 13.96 and the total asset turnover is 1.53. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.09.