On January 24, 2023, ESSA Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: EPIX) opened at $2.73, higher 6.59% from the last session. During the day, the shares moved up to $2.95 and dropped to $2.67 before settling in for the closing price of $2.73. Price fluctuations for EPIX have ranged from $1.40 to $10.98 over the past 52 weeks.
Company’s average yearly earnings per share was noted 16.70% at the time writing. With a float of $41.25 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $44.07 million.
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ESSA Pharma Inc. (EPIX) Insider Activity
A key investor’s attitude towards the stock of the Biotechnology industry is another important factor to consider. The insider ownership of ESSA Pharma Inc. is 0.10%, while institutional ownership is 78.90%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Dec 30, was worth 21,585. In this transaction Chief Financial Officer of this company bought 8,302 shares at a rate of $2.60, taking the stock ownership to the 33,343 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Dec 30, when Company’s Chief Executive Officer bought 3,067 for $2.60, making the entire transaction worth $7,974. This insider now owns 56,542 shares in total.
ESSA Pharma Inc. (EPIX) Earnings and Forecasts
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 6/29/2022, the company posted -$0.2 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at -$0.27) by $0.07. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.33 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 16.70% per share during the next fiscal year.
ESSA Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: EPIX) Trading Performance Indicators
Check out the current performance indicators for ESSA Pharma Inc. (EPIX). In the past quarter, the stock posted a quick ratio of 73.20.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is -0.80, a number that is poised to hit -0.23 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach -1.36 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of ESSA Pharma Inc. (EPIX)
Looking closely at ESSA Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: EPIX), its last 5-days average volume was 0.38 million, which is a drop from its year-to-date volume of 0.4 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 60.37%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.22.
During the past 100 days, ESSA Pharma Inc.’s (EPIX) raw stochastic average was set at 40.16%, which indicates a significant decrease from 92.00% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 58.81% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 194.40% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $2.99, while its 200-day Moving Average is $3.54. However, in the short run, ESSA Pharma Inc.’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $3.02. Second resistance stands at $3.12. The third major resistance level sits at $3.30. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $2.74, it is likely to go to the next support level at $2.56. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $2.46.
ESSA Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: EPIX) Key Stats
There are currently 44,073K shares outstanding in the company with a market cap of 128.24 million. Presently, the company’s annual sales total 0 K according to its annual income of -35,100 K. Last quarter, the company’s sales amounted to 0 K and its income totaled -6,324 K.