The stock of Celldex Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX) has increased by 2.26 when compared to last closing price of 27.90. Despite this, the company has experienced a 7.66% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. The Motley Fool reported 2023-11-06 that A leading pipeline drug did very well in phase 2 clinical testing. Barzolvolimab met its primary endpoint, and was generally well tolerated.

Is It Worth Investing in Celldex Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX) Right Now?

The 36-month beta value for CLDX is also noteworthy at 2.05. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 6 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 1 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”

The average price estimated by analysts for CLDX is $63.29, which is $34.76 above than the current price. The public float for CLDX is 53.93M, and at present, short sellers hold a 10.42% of that float. The average trading volume of CLDX on November 16, 2023 was 674.01K shares.

CLDX’s Market Performance

CLDX’s stock has seen a 7.66% increase for the week, with a 15.88% rise in the past month and a -4.39% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 5.57%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 6.88% for Celldex Therapeutics Inc. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 13.39% for CLDX’s stock, with a -14.82% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of CLDX

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CLDX stocks, with Wells Fargo repeating the rating for CLDX by listing it as a “Equal Weight.” The predicted price for CLDX in the upcoming period, according to Wells Fargo is $27 based on the research report published on November 10, 2023 of the current year 2023.

CLDX Trading at 8.26% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought CLDX to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -41.05% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 6.88%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.57%, as shares surge +18.88% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +1.13% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, CLDX rose by +7.66%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -35.25% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $25.39. In addition, Celldex Therapeutics Inc. saw -35.99% 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 CLDX starting from KELER TIBOR, who sale 16,860 shares at the price of $36.93 back on Dec 07. After this action, KELER TIBOR now owns 7,357 shares of Celldex Therapeutics Inc., valued at $622,611 using the latest closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for CLDX

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

The net margin for Celldex Therapeutics Inc. stands at -4765.59. The total capital return value is set at -28.45, while invested capital returns managed to touch -29.97. Equity return is now at value -42.09, with -38.37 for asset returns.

Based on Celldex Therapeutics Inc. (CLDX), the company’s capital structure generated 1.24 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 1.22. Total debt to assets is 1.14, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 0.79. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 0.78.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 280.80, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.00. The receivables turnover for the company is 1.80 and the total asset turnover is 0.01. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 17.07.


In summary, Celldex Therapeutics Inc. (CLDX) has had a mixed performance as of late. Analysts have bullish opinions on the stock, with some viewing 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.