Ardelyx Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX) open the trading on April 05, 2021, with great promise as it jumped 10.35% to $7.57. During the day, the stock rose to $7.739 and sunk to $7.04 before settling in for the price of $6.86 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, ARDX posted a 52-week range of $4.96-$8.33.
The Healthcare Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was -20.60%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 4.00%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 28.50%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $91.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $88.91 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $720.89 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $6.89, while the 200-day Moving Average is $6.29.
Let’s gauge the efficiency of the firm, which has a total of 129 employees. It has generated 58,690 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -731,109. The stock had 20.19 Receivables turnover and 0.03 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +45.63, operating margin was -1199.05 and Pretax Margin of -1245.69.
Ardelyx Inc. (ARDX) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Biotechnology industry. Ardelyx Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.30%, in contrast to 80.60% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Feb 22, this organization’s See Remarks sold 593 shares at the rate of 6.88, making the entire transaction reach 4,081 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 112,729. Preceding that transaction, on Feb 22, Company’s Chief Scientific Officer sold 702 for 6.88, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 4,832. This particular insider is now the holder of 124,772 in total.
Ardelyx Inc. (ARDX) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 12/30/2020 suggests? It has posted -$0.32 earnings per share (EPS) not meeting the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at -$0.26) by -$0.06. This company achieved a net margin of -1245.71 while generating a return on equity of -60.31. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.32 per share during the current fiscal year.
Ardelyx Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 28.50% and is forecasted to reach -0.67 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 30.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 4.00% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Ardelyx Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Ardelyx Inc. (ARDX). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 6.90. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.43. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 94.85.
In the same vein, ARDX’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -1.05, a figure that is expected to reach -0.32 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be -0.67 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Ardelyx Inc. (ARDX)
[Ardelyx Inc., ARDX] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was superior the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 83.03% While, its Average True Range was 0.44.
Raw Stochastic average of Ardelyx Inc. (ARDX) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 87.66%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 90.76% 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 72.32% that was higher than 53.72% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.