As on January 11, 2021, Verastem Inc. (NASDAQ: VSTM) started slowly as it slid -7.11% to $2.35. During the day, the stock rose to $2.65 and sunk to $2.34 before settling in for the price of $2.53 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, VSTM posted a 52-week range of $1.08-$4.67.
Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 0.70%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -79.40%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $169.51 million, simultaneously with a float of $157.90 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $369.04 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $1.91, while the 200-day Moving Average is $1.78.
While finding the extent of efficiency of the company that is accounted for 135 employees. It has generated 129,304 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -1,105,252. The stock had 12.34 Receivables turnover and 0.08 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +81.46, operating margin was -758.14 and Pretax Margin of -854.77.
Verastem Inc. (VSTM) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Biotechnology industry. Verastem Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.40%, in contrast to 45.30% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 04, this organization’s Director bought 50,000 shares at the rate of 2.17, making the entire transaction reach 108,500 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 218,000. Preceding that transaction, on Jun 25, Company’s 10% Owner sold 1,161,300 for 1.91, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 2,219,941. This particular insider is now the holder of 16,142,051 in total.
Verastem Inc. (VSTM) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2020, the company posted $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.04) by $0.04. This company achieved a net margin of -854.77 while generating a return on equity of -226.98. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.09 per share during the current fiscal year.
Verastem Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -79.40% and is forecasted to reach -0.29 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 1.74% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 0.70% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Verastem Inc. (NASDAQ: VSTM) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Verastem Inc. (VSTM). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.15. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 4.03.
In the same vein, VSTM’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.92, a figure that is expected to reach -0.09 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be -0.29 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Verastem Inc. (VSTM)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Verastem Inc., VSTM], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 3.78 million was better the volume of 3.61 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 75.03% While, its Average True Range was 0.15.
Raw Stochastic average of Verastem Inc. (VSTM) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 80.89%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 44.44% 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 60.83% that was lower than 67.11% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.