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Heron Therapeutics Inc. (HRTX) Stock: Analyzing the Quarterly Movement

The stock of Heron Therapeutics Inc. (HRTX) has gone up by 5.56% for the week, with a -50.00% drop in the past month and a -50.74% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 13.65%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 11.74% for HRTX. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -34.35% for HRTX’s stock, with a -56.81% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Heron Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: HRTX) Right Now?

compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 0.97. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 6 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 0 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for Heron Therapeutics Inc. (HRTX) is $7.92, which is $6.59 above the current market price. The public float for HRTX is 118.62M, and currently, short sellers hold a 18.80% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of HRTX on May 24, 2023 was 2.49M shares.

HRTX) stock’s latest price update

Heron Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: HRTX)’s stock price has dropped by -8.28 in relation to previous closing price of 1.45. Nevertheless, the company has seen a gain of 5.56% in its stock price over the last five trading days.

HRTX Trading at -38.41% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought HRTX to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -76.33% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 11.74%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 13.65%, as shares sank -47.22% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -44.58% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, HRTX rose by +5.56%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -58.70% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $1.9665. In addition, Heron Therapeutics Inc. saw -46.80% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Stock Fundamentals for HRTX

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -157.20 for the present operating margin
  • +49.04 for the gross margin

The net margin for Heron Therapeutics Inc. stands at -169.05.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.49.


To put it simply, Heron Therapeutics Inc. (HRTX) has had a bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.