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Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NEPT) Shares Down Despite Recent Market Volatility

The stock of Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: NEPT) has decreased by -8.73 when compared to last closing price of 0.23.Despite this, the company has seen a loss of -7.51% in its stock price over the last five trading days.

Is It Worth Investing in Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: NEPT) Right Now?

compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 2.18. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 0 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 1 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NEPT) is $21.94, The public float for NEPT is 10.92M, and currently, short sellers hold a 2.44% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of NEPT on May 24, 2023 was 268.01K shares.

NEPT’s Market Performance

NEPT stock saw a decrease of -7.51% in the past week, with a monthly decline of -69.09% and a quarterly a decrease of -64.30%. The volatility ratio for the week is 7.45%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 10.40% for Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NEPT). The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -52.42% for NEPT’s stock, with a simple moving average of -78.36% for the last 200 days.

NEPT Trading at -58.57% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought NEPT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -96.62% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 10.40%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 7.45%, as shares sank -69.10% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -58.60% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, NEPT fell by -7.51%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -84.89% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $0.4119. In addition, Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. saw -34.31% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Stock Fundamentals for NEPT

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -143.41 for the present operating margin
  • -24.71 for the gross margin

The net margin for Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. stands at -153.64. The total capital return value is set at -61.33, while invested capital returns managed to touch -77.99. Equity return is now at value -131.10, with -46.00 for asset returns.

Based on Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NEPT), the company’s capital structure generated 29.83 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 22.98. Total debt to assets is 13.68, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 28.50. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 21.95.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.15, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.26. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.00 and the total asset turnover is 0.33. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.23.


To put it simply, Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NEPT) has had a bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed 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.