As on November 20, 2020, AXT Inc. (NASDAQ: AXTI) got off with the flyer as it spiked 3.13% to $10.22. During the day, the stock rose to $10.44 and sunk to $9.85 before settling in for the price of $9.91 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, AXTI posted a 52-week range of $1.85-$10.12.
The Technology sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been -0.10% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -7.80%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -129.90%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $40.15 million, simultaneously with a float of $38.58 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $409.31 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $6.36, while the 200-day Moving Average is $4.93.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 731 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 113,893 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -3,557. The stock had 4.31 Receivables turnover and 0.37 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +29.82, operating margin was -0.38 and Pretax Margin of -1.23.
AXT Inc. (AXTI) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry. AXT Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 6.50%, in contrast to 66.00% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 16, this organization’s Chief Executive Officer sold 12,000 shares at the rate of 8.25, making the entire transaction reach 99,000 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 1,836,589. Preceding that transaction, on Nov 12, Company’s Chief Executive Officer sold 10,000 for 7.70, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 77,000. This particular insider is now the holder of 1,848,589 in total.
AXT Inc. (AXTI) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2020, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.01) by $0.01. This company achieved a net margin of -3.12 while generating a return on equity of -1.37. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.02 per share during the current fiscal year.
AXT Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -129.90% and is forecasted to reach 0.17 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 10.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -7.80% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
AXT Inc. (NASDAQ: AXTI) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for AXT Inc. (AXTI). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.30. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.64. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 4.72.
In the same vein, AXTI’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.02, a figure that is expected to reach 0.03 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.17 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of AXT Inc. (AXTI)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [AXT Inc., AXTI], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 1.76 million was better the volume of 0.48 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 90.76% While, its Average True Range was 0.71.
Raw Stochastic average of AXT Inc. (AXTI) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 96.35%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 95.46% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 95.12% that was higher than 86.27% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.
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