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A Lesson to Learn: PTC Therapeutics Inc. (PTCT)

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PTC Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) went down by -1.00% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $70.82. The company’s stock price has collected -1.75% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 11/16/21 that PTC Therapeutics to Participate at Upcoming Virtual Investor Conference

Is It Worth Investing in PTC Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ :PTCT) Right Now?

Plus, the 36-month beta value for PTCT is at 0.89. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 11 who provided ratings for PTC Therapeutics Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”


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The average price from analysts is $51.30, which is $12.99 above the current price. PTCT currently public float of 68.59M and currently shorts hold a 7.84% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PTCT was 426.22K shares.

PTCT’s Market Performance

PTCT stocks went down by -1.75% for the week, with a monthly jump of 10.11% and a quarterly performance of -2.01%, while its annual performance rate touched -37.59%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.74% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.32% for PTC Therapeutics Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.51% for PTCT stocks with a simple moving average of -9.97% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of PTCT

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PTCT stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for PTCT by listing it as a “Underperform.” The predicted price for PTCT in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $38 based on the research report published on October 18th of the current year 2021.

Credit Suisse, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PTCT reach a price target of $54. The rating they have provided for PTCT stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on April 26th, 2021.

RBC Capital Mkts gave a rating of “Sector Perform” to PTCT, setting the target price at $47 in the report published on March 29th of the current year.

PTCT Trading at 1.79% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PTCT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -44.35% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 4.32%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.74%, as shares surge +11.17% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -2.84% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, PTCT fell by -1.75%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -38.17% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $39.81. In addition, PTC Therapeutics Inc. saw -35.43% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PTCT starting from Boulding Mark Elliott, who sale 3,363 shares at the price of $45.01 back on Sep 02. After this action, Boulding Mark Elliott now owns 48,374 shares of PTC Therapeutics Inc., valued at $151,375 using the latest closing price.

Okey Stephanie, the Director of PTC Therapeutics Inc., sale 1,650 shares at $40.06 during a trade that took place back on Aug 13, which means that Okey Stephanie is holding 963 shares at $66,094 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for PTCT

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -79.44 for the present operating margin
  • +85.34 for the gross margin

The net margin for PTC Therapeutics Inc. stands at -115.07. The total capital return value is set at -33.15, while invested capital returns managed to touch -48.93. Equity return is now at value -169.10, with -21.70 for asset returns.

Based on PTC Therapeutics Inc. (PTCT), the company’s capital structure generated 87.23 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 46.59. Total debt to assets is 19.04, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 85.42. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 45.62.

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When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.27, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.13. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.07 and the total asset turnover is 0.20. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 4.44.

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