Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:APLS) went down by -7.51% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $73.00. The company’s stock price has collected -13.46% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/06/22 that Apellis Pharmaceuticals Announces Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for APLS is at 1.57. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 13 analysts out of 17 who provided ratings for Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
APLS currently public float of 78.95M and currently shorts hold a 9.14% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of APLS was 1.02M shares.
APLS’s Market Performance
APLS stocks went down by -13.46% for the week, with a monthly drop of -1.74% and a quarterly performance of 22.32%, while its annual performance rate touched -25.21%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 6.75% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 6.07% for Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -11.23% for APLS stocks with a simple moving average of -15.77% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of APLS
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for APLS stocks, with Wells Fargo repeating the rating for APLS by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for APLS in the upcoming period, according to Wells Fargo is $84 based on the research report published on December 08th of the previous year 2021.
ROTH Capital, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see APLS reach a price target of $40, previously predicting the price at $46. The rating they have provided for APLS stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on November 29th, 2021.
Oppenheimer gave a rating of “Outperform” to APLS, setting the target price at $65 in the report published on September 10th of the previous year.
APLS Trading at -3.71% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought APLS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -43.63% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 6.07%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.75%, as shares sank -4.75% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +33.86% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, APLS fell by -13.46%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -5.49% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $46.25. In addition, Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc. saw -12.97% 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 APLS starting from Grossi Federico, who sale 375 shares at the price of $47.31 back on Jan 03. After this action, Grossi Federico now owns 70,354 shares of Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc., valued at $17,741 using the latest closing price.
Watson David O., the General Counsel of Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc., sale 1,200 shares at $48.50 during a trade that took place back on Dec 27, which means that Watson David O. is holding 107,534 shares at $58,200 based on the most recent closing price.