SunOpta Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL) went up by 6.76% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $11.47. The company’s stock price has collected 1.28% of gains in the last five trading sessions.
Is It Worth Investing in SunOpta Inc. (NASDAQ :STKL) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for STKL is at 1.50. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 6 who provided ratings for SunOpta 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 $15.20, which is $3.55 above the current price. STKL currently public float of 104.19M and currently shorts hold a 4.08% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of STKL was 1.28M shares.
STKL’s Market Performance
STKL stocks went up by 1.28% for the week, with a monthly drop of -1.53% and a quarterly performance of 42.84%, while its annual performance rate touched 13.98%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.40% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.00% for SunOpta Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 2.04% for STKL stocks with a simple moving average of 47.51% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of STKL
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for STKL stocks, with Cowen repeating the rating for STKL by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for STKL in the upcoming period, according to Cowen is $15 based on the research report published on September 10th of the previous year 2021.
BMO Capital Markets, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see STKL reach a price target of $15. The rating they have provided for STKL stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on July 09th, 2021.
Canaccord Genuity gave a rating of “Buy” to STKL, setting the target price at $20 in the report published on April 13th of the previous year.
STKL Trading at 7.21% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought STKL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -10.46% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.00%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.40%, as shares sank -2.56% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +14.75% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, STKL rose by +1.28%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +74.96% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $10.05. In addition, SunOpta Inc. saw 47.77% 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 STKL starting from Fisher Rebecca, who sale 10,000 shares at the price of $10.12 back on Sep 15. After this action, Fisher Rebecca now owns 60,425 shares of SunOpta Inc., valued at $101,185 using the latest closing price.
Largey David, the Chief Quality Officer of SunOpta Inc., sale 5,000 shares at $10.05 during a trade that took place back on Sep 14, which means that Largey David is holding 42,828 shares at $50,235 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for STKL
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +1.51 for the present operating margin
- +10.97 for the gross margin
The net margin for SunOpta Inc. stands at -0.51. Equity return is now at value -0.60, with -0.30 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.30.