As on April 07, 2021, Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AKBA) started slowly as it slid -1.55% to $3.17. During the day, the stock rose to $3.5616 and sunk to $3.155 before settling in for the price of $3.22 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, AKBA posted a 52-week range of $2.09-$13.71.
Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -3.80%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -17.20%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $145.16 million, simultaneously with a float of $142.95 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $494.65 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $3.71, while the 200-day Moving Average is $5.35.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 380 workers. It has generated 779,174 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -1,011,760. The stock had 8.76 Receivables turnover and 0.42 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +38.21, operating margin was -88.35 and Pretax Margin of -129.85.
Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (AKBA) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Biotechnology industry. Akebia Therapeutics Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.40%, in contrast to 68.40% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 01, this organization’s CEO and President sold 49,990 shares at the rate of 3.40, making the entire transaction reach 169,771 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 1,116,742. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 01, Company’s SVP, Chief Operating Officer sold 14,547 for 3.40, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 49,403. This particular insider is now the holder of 255,113 in total.
Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (AKBA) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2020, the company posted -$0.6 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, coming under the agreed prediction (set at -$0.4) by -$0.2. This company achieved a net margin of -129.85 while generating a return on equity of -119.39. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.32 per share during the current fiscal year.
Akebia Therapeutics Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -17.20% and is forecasted to reach -0.69 in the upcoming year.
Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AKBA) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (AKBA). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.70. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.24. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.68.
In the same vein, AKBA’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -2.77, a figure that is expected to reach -0.36 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be -0.69 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (AKBA)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Akebia Therapeutics Inc., AKBA], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 4.31 million was lower the volume of 6.54 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 51.05% While, its Average True Range was 0.24.
Raw Stochastic average of Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (AKBA) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 26.93%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 28.38% 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 71.82% that was lower than 84.00% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.