Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: ATRA) has seen a rise in its stock price by 6.14 in relation to its previous close of 0.48. However, the company has experienced a 121.93% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. PennyStocks reported 2023-11-17 that Ever wonder what signals to look for in the stock market today? Let’s talk about insider buying – a goldmine of clues that could lead you to the next prospect to add to your list of penny stocks to watch.

Is It Worth Investing in Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: ATRA) Right Now?

, and the 36-month beta value for ATRA is at 0.72. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 2 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 4 as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”

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The average price suggested by analysts for ATRA is $8.12, which is $7.61 above the current market price. The public float for ATRA is 95.80M, and currently, shorts hold a 13.03% of that float. The average trading volume for ATRA on November 20, 2023 was 3.20M shares.

ATRA’s Market Performance

ATRA’s stock has seen a 121.93% increase for the week, with a -63.04% drop in the past month and a -63.83% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 30.71%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 20.38% for Atara Biotherapeutics Inc The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -49.14% for ATRA stock, with a simple moving average of -77.23% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of ATRA

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ATRA stocks, with Mizuho repeating the rating for ATRA by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for ATRA in the upcoming period, according to Mizuho is $1 based on the research report published on November 09, 2023 of the current year 2023.

ATRA Trading at -61.80% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ATRA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -90.96% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 20.38%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 30.71%, as shares sank -62.77% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -66.67% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, ATRA rose by +121.93%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -90.66% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $0.9598. In addition, Atara Biotherapeutics Inc saw -84.45% 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 ATRA starting from Gallagher Carol Giltner, who purchase 90,980 shares at the price of $0.31 back on Nov 14. After this action, Gallagher Carol Giltner now owns 459,418 shares of Atara Biotherapeutics Inc, valued at $28,186 using the latest closing price.

Gallagher Carol Giltner, the Director of Atara Biotherapeutics Inc, purchase 179,020 shares at $0.22 during a trade that took place back on Nov 13, which means that Gallagher Carol Giltner is holding 368,438 shares at $40,029 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for ATRA

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

The net margin for Atara Biotherapeutics Inc stands at -359.12. The total capital return value is set at -108.46, while invested capital returns managed to touch -93.21. Equity return is now at value -425.97, with -104.20 for asset returns.

Based on Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (ATRA), the company’s capital structure generated 56.62 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 36.15. Total debt to assets is 19.05, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 45.85. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 29.27.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of -26.26, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.44. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.09 and the total asset turnover is 0.15. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 3.74.


In conclusion, Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (ATRA) has had a bad performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is mixed, 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.