As on January 12, 2021, RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT) got off with the flyer as it spiked 26.79% to $0.84. During the day, the stock rose to $0.85 and sunk to $0.68 before settling in for the price of $0.66 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, RIBT posted a 52-week range of $0.37-$1.49.
It was noted that the giant of the Consumer Defensive sector posted annual sales growth of -10.00% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 36.00%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -15.80%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $40.82 million, simultaneously with a float of $39.28 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $35.88 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $0.5790, while the 200-day Moving Average is $0.7549.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 121 workers. It has generated 195,975 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -113,512. The stock had 6.40 Receivables turnover and 0.67 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was -3.63, operating margin was -60.97 and Pretax Margin of -57.92.
RiceBran Technologies (RIBT) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Packaged Foods industry. RiceBran Technologies’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.30%, in contrast to 43.00% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 10, this organization’s Director bought 5,000 shares at the rate of 0.54, making the entire transaction reach 2,695 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 144,177. Preceding that transaction, on Dec 09, Company’s Director bought 10,000 for 0.53, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 5,303. This particular insider is now the holder of 139,177 in total.
RiceBran Technologies (RIBT) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2020, the company posted -$0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at -$0.07) by $0. This company achieved a net margin of -57.92 while generating a return on equity of -49.54. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.04 per share during the current fiscal year.
RiceBran Technologies’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -15.80% and is forecasted to reach -0.08 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 40.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 36.00% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for RiceBran Technologies (RIBT). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.40. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.06. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.42.
In the same vein, RIBT’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.35, a figure that is expected to reach -0.06 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be -0.08 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of RiceBran Technologies (RIBT)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [RiceBran Technologies, RIBT], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 1.34 million was better the volume of 1.05 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 86.43% While, its Average True Range was 0.0668.
Raw Stochastic average of RiceBran Technologies (RIBT) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 98.31%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 97.26% 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 120.88% that was higher than 91.73% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.