RBC Capital Mkts raised the price target for the Metacrine Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCR) stock from “an Outperform” to “a Sector perform”. The rating was released on October 22, 2021. We previously noted in another research note published on October 22, 2021 by Jefferies that downgraded the stock from a Buy to a Hold with a price target of $2 for MTCR stock. The stock was downgraded by Canaccord Genuity, who disclosed in a research note on October 22, 2021, from Buy to Hold and set the price objective to $1. In their research brief published June 14, 2021, H.C. Wainwright analysts initiated the Metacrine Inc. stock to Buy with a price target of $15.
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The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Metacrine Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCR) raised 4.69% to close Friday’s market session at $0.56, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $0.5201 and $0.5741 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 893385 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 3.71 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -4.63% within the last five trades and -61.45% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -81.90% in the last 6 months and -83.87% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. MTCR stock is trading at a margin of -27.12%, -48.16% and -80.58% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, MTCR deals in the Healthcare domain. The stock is trading -94.88 percent below its 52-week high and 10.12 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 -88.28. 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 Metacrine Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $15.45 million 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. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 0.32, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
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, 20.75 percent of Metacrine Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 47.80 percent are held by financial institutions. Walker Paul Edward, the 10% Owner at Metacrine Inc. (MTCR) has sold 459,700 shares of firm on Dec 22 at a price of $0.97 against the total amount of $0.44 million. In another inside trade, Sonsini Peter W., 10% Owner of Metacrine Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCR) sold 459,700 shares of the firm on Dec 22 for a total worth of $0.44 million at a price of $0.97. An inside trade which took place on Dec 22, 10% Owner of Metacrine Inc. Makhzoumi Mohamad sold 459,700 shares of firm against total price of $0.44 million at the cost of $0.97 per share.