Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUPH) went down by -0.97% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $20.48. The company’s stock price has collected -4.98% of loss in the last five trading sessions.
Is It Worth Investing in Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ :AUPH) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for AUPH is at 0.92. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 5 analysts out of 8 who provided ratings for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $11.59, which is $4.29 above the current price. AUPH currently public float of 132.88M and currently shorts hold a 5.69% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of AUPH was 3.11M shares.
AUPH’s Market Performance
AUPH stocks went down by -4.98% for the week, with a monthly jump of 78.48% and a quarterly performance of 15.63%, while its annual performance rate touched -49.51%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 6.99% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 8.21% for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 20.65% for AUPH stocks with a simple moving average of -2.57% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of AUPH
Cantor Fitzgerald, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see AUPH reach a price target of $25, previously predicting the price at $34. The rating they have provided for AUPH stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on May 05th, 2022.
Oppenheimer gave a rating of “Outperform” to AUPH, setting the target price at $31 in the report published on December 10th of the previous year.
AUPH Trading at 46.08% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought AUPH to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -59.90% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 8.21%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.99%, as shares surge +77.71% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +63.22% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, AUPH fell by -4.98%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -31.98% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $6.98. In addition, Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. saw 90.05% 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 AUPH starting from Donley Matthew Maxwell, who purchase 10,000 shares at the price of $4.66 back on Nov 21. After this action, Donley Matthew Maxwell now owns 27,927 shares of Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc., valued at $46,600 using the latest closing price.
Habig Scott Michael, the Chief Commercial Officer of Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc., purchase 5,000 shares at $5.01 during a trade that took place back on Nov 09, which means that Habig Scott Michael is holding 5,000 shares at $25,075 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for AUPH
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -395.05 for the present operating margin
- +93.01 for the gross margin
The net margin for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. stands at -396.81. Equity return is now at value -26.00, with -22.90 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 12.63.