Anavex Life Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: AVXL)’s stock price has plunge by 12.05relation to previous closing price of 6.27. Nevertheless, the company has seen a 22.18% surge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Seeking Alpha reported 2023-11-13 that Anavex’s Alzheimer’s drug Blarcamesine demonstrates strong statistical significance in improving cognition among dementia patients as measured by one co-primary endpoint and one secondary endpoint. For the other co-primary endpoint, it seems the drug may not demonstrate statistical significance using Least-Squares Mean methodology. Most recently published data shows Anavex’s drug demonstrated statistical significance in manipulating crucial biomarkers: preservation of brain mass and lowering amyloid accumulation.

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while the 36-month beta value is 0.74.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 4 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 Anavex Life Sciences Corporation (AVXL) is $47.75, which is $40.72 above the current market price. The public float for AVXL is 79.34M, and currently, short sellers hold a 23.46% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of AVXL on November 20, 2023 was 880.75K shares.

AVXL’s Market Performance

AVXL stock saw an increase of 22.18% in the past week, with a monthly gain of 35.10% and a quarterly increase of -13.69%. The volatility ratio for the week is 5.40%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 6.94% for Anavex Life Sciences Corporation (AVXL). The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 22.18% for AVXL’s stock, with a -13.67% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of AVXL

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AVXL stocks, with Cantor Fitzgerald repeating the rating for AVXL by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for AVXL in the upcoming period, according to Cantor Fitzgerald is $11 based on the research report published on December 06, 2022 of the previous year 2022.

AVXL Trading at 12.12% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought AVXL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -46.98% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 6.94%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.40%, as shares surge +35.22% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -12.06% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, AVXL rose by +18.52%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -39.48% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $5.84. In addition, Anavex Life Sciences Corporation saw -24.13% 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 AVXL starting from MISSLING CHRISTOPHER U, who sale 268,000 shares at the price of $7.98 back on Jun 28. After this action, MISSLING CHRISTOPHER U now owns 1,018,210 shares of Anavex Life Sciences Corporation, valued at $2,139,310 using the latest closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for AVXL

The total capital return value is set at -34.77, while invested capital returns managed to touch -32.71. Equity return is now at value -34.72, with -32.48 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 14.95.


In a nutshell, Anavex Life Sciences Corporation (AVXL) has experienced a mixed performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. 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.