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OptiNose Inc. (OPTN) Shares Decline Despite Market Challenges

OptiNose Inc. (NASDAQ: OPTN) has experienced a decline in its stock price by -8.78 compared to its previous closing price of 1.48. However, the company has seen a fall of -27.22% in its stock price over the last five trading days.

Is It Worth Investing in OptiNose Inc. (NASDAQ: OPTN) Right Now?

, and the 36-month beta value for OPTN is at -0.24. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 3 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 0 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price suggested by analysts for OPTN is $4.00, which is $2.65 above the current market price. The public float for OPTN is 63.99M, and currently, shorts hold a 3.81% of that float. The average trading volume for OPTN on May 25, 2023 was 240.96K shares.

OPTN’s Market Performance

OPTN’s stock has seen a -27.22% decrease for the week, with a -23.73% drop in the past month and a -22.86% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 17.17%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 9.77% for OptiNose Inc. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -24.46% for OPTN’s stock, with a -43.60% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

OPTN Trading at -26.47% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought OPTN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -68.60% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 9.77%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 17.17%, as shares sank -25.00% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -24.58% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, OPTN fell by -27.22%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -62.50% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $1.7648. In addition, OptiNose Inc. saw -27.03% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at OPTN starting from Mahmoud Ramy A, who sale 11,040 shares at the price of $1.79 back on Mar 16. After this action, Mahmoud Ramy A now owns 517,128 shares of OptiNose Inc., valued at $19,762 using the latest closing price.

Marino Michael F III, the Chief Legal Officer & Corp Sec of OptiNose Inc., sale 4,972 shares at $1.79 during a trade that took place back on Mar 16, which means that Marino Michael F III is holding 333,573 shares at $8,900 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for OPTN

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -73.28 for the present operating margin
  • +87.86 for the gross margin

The net margin for OptiNose Inc. stands at -98.11. The total capital return value is set at -60.93, while invested capital returns managed to touch -294.40. Equity return is now at value 103.30, with -56.10 for asset returns.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.76, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.67. The receivables turnover for the company is 2.20 and the total asset turnover is 0.49. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.79.


In conclusion, OptiNose Inc. (OPTN) has had a bad performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is bullish, with some giving it a “buy” rating and others 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.