Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) went down by -13.33% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $53.69. The company’s stock price has collected -20.67% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 3 hours ago that PacBio and Berry Genomics Announce Collaboration to Bring Long Read Desktop Sequencing Instrument to the Clinical Market in China
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for PACB is at 1.16.
The average price from analysts is $40.33, which is $25.96 above the current price. PACB currently public float of 218.14M and currently shorts hold a 9.28% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PACB was 2.40M shares.
PACB’s Market Performance
PACB stocks went down by -20.67% for the week, with a monthly drop of -20.93% and a quarterly performance of -30.86%, while its annual performance rate touched -51.61%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 10.60% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 8.66% for Pacific Biosciences of California Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -27.85% for PACB stocks with a simple moving average of -47.48% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PACB
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PACB stocks, with Piper Sandler repeating the rating for PACB by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for PACB in the upcoming period, according to Piper Sandler is $20 based on the research report published on January 06th of the current year 2022.
Cowen, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PACB reach a price target of $30. The rating they have provided for PACB stocks is “Market Perform” according to the report published on October 15th, 2021.
Canaccord Genuity gave a rating of “Buy” to PACB, setting the target price at $45 in the report published on September 27th of the previous year.
PACB Trading at -37.59% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PACB to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -73.24% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 8.66%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 10.60%, as shares sank -30.65% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -44.98% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PACB fell by -23.23%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -49.11% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $19.59. In addition, Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. saw -18.96% 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 PACB starting from Kim Susan G., who sale 20,272 shares at the price of $25.75 back on Sep 29. After this action, Kim Susan G. now owns 136,028 shares of Pacific Biosciences of California Inc., valued at $522,004 using the latest closing price.
HENRY CHRISTIAN O, the President & CEO of Pacific Biosciences of California Inc., sale 90,520 shares at $26.91 during a trade that took place back on Sep 16, which means that HENRY CHRISTIAN O is holding 674,480 shares at $2,435,893 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PACB
Equity return is now at value -8.60, with -3.00 for asset returns.