H.C. Wainwright raised the price target for the Amyris Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS) stock to “a Buy”. The rating was released on March 03, 2021. The research report from Cowen has upgraded the stock from Market Perform to Outperform, with a price target set at $9. The stock was initiated by Jefferies, who disclosed in a research note on November 25, 2020, to Buy and set the price objective to $3.35. In their research brief published November 25, 2020, Cowen analysts initiated the Amyris Inc. stock to Market Perform with a price target of $5.
Historical Earnings Surprises and Revenue Forecasts
Profit is the most critical financial performance measure. Every investor in a business is looking forward to the earnings report as stock price to increase when earnings exceed market expectations and progressively decrease when earnings do not meet expectations. The firm reported an earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.44 during the last quarter as opposed to a consensus estimate of -$0.09, which indicates the company missed its estimate by -$0.35, which implies that the company surprised the market by -388.90%. It appears that the average earnings per share estimate for the current quarter (ending in Mar 2021) is -$0.02. This is an average of 4 analysts’ earnings, where the high earnings per share estimate is $0.39 and the low earnings per share estimate is -$0.19. According to 4 analyst estimates, an average revenue estimate of $73.36M is projected for the current quarter with a high revenue estimate of $179.9M and a low estimate of $28M.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Amyris Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS) raised 3.99% to close Wednesday’s market session at $14.98, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $14.05 and $15.04 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 3450807 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 4.97 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -6.66% within the last five trades and -33.75% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 411.43% in the last 6 months and 40.05% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. AMRS stock is trading at a margin of -14.03%, -12.99% and 96.34% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, AMRS deals in the Basic Materials domain. The stock is trading -36.02 percent below its 52-week high and 699.20 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 232.73. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does Amyris Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $4.27 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 24.65 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 30.25 percent of Amyris Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 37.00 percent are held by financial institutions. Kung Frank, the Director at Amyris Inc. (AMRS) has sold 4,678,363 shares of firm on Apr 13 at a price of $14.96 against the total amount of $70.0 million. In another inside trade, Kung Frank, Director of Amyris Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS) bought 3,689,225 shares of the firm on Jun 05 for a total worth of $11.07 million at a price of $3.00.