Appian Corporation (NASDAQ:APPN) went up by 29.61% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $149.82. The company’s stock price has collected -15.48% of loss in the last five trading sessions.
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for APPN is at 1.76. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 8 who provided ratings for Appian Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 4 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $55.33, which is -$0.43 below the current price. APPN currently public float of 39.80M and currently shorts hold a 11.19% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of APPN was 513.16K shares.
APPN’s Market Performance
APPN stocks went down by -15.48% for the week, with a monthly drop of -23.26% and a quarterly performance of -21.85%, while its annual performance rate touched -50.67%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 11.33% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 7.96% for Appian Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 9.88% for APPN stocks with a simple moving average of -26.90% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of APPN
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for APPN stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for APPN by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for APPN in the upcoming period, according to Goldman is $70 based on the research report published on April 27th of the current year 2022.
Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see APPN reach a price target of $87, previously predicting the price at $95. The rating they have provided for APPN stocks is “Equal-Weight” according to the report published on December 03rd, 2021.
Truist gave a rating of “Buy” to APPN, setting the target price at $116 in the report published on November 08th of the previous year.
APPN Trading at 0.73% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought APPN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -62.78% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 7.96%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 11.33%, as shares surge +6.39% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -4.88% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, APPN rose by +18.41%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -53.58% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $50.92. In addition, Appian Corporation saw -34.03% 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 APPN starting from Abdiel Capital Management, LLC, who purchase 58,462 shares at the price of $44.69 back on May 09. After this action, Abdiel Capital Management, LLC now owns 7,000,034 shares of Appian Corporation, valued at $2,612,551 using the latest closing price.
Abdiel Capital Management, LLC, the 10% Owner of Appian Corporation, purchase 341,538 shares at $43.05 during a trade that took place back on May 09, which means that Abdiel Capital Management, LLC is holding 6,941,572 shares at $14,704,075 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for APPN
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -22.72 for the present operating margin
- +70.26 for the gross margin
The net margin for Appian Corporation stands at -24.01.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.45.