On January 24, 2023, Merus N.V. (NASDAQ: MRUS) opened at $14.43, higher 6.74% from the last session. During the day, the shares moved up to $15.42 and dropped to $14.08 before settling in for the closing price of $14.25. Price fluctuations for MRUS have ranged from $12.03 to $30.81 over the past 52 weeks.
Over the past five-year period, the growth rate of yearbook sales for the company of the Healthcare sector was 81.30%. Company’s average yearly earnings per share was noted 40.80% at the time writing. With a float of $42.54 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $46.06 million.
Considering the fact that the conglomerate employs 121 people, you should pay attention to its efficiency factor.
Merus N.V. (MRUS) Insider Activity
A key investor’s attitude towards the stock of the Biotechnology industry is another important factor to consider. The insider ownership of Merus N.V. is 0.10%, while institutional ownership is 78.80%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Dec 13, was worth 2,327. In this transaction VP Controller, PAO of this company sold 168 shares at a rate of $13.85, taking the stock ownership to the 3,517 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Dec 01, when Company’s VP Controller, PAO sold 575 for $15.35, making the entire transaction worth $8,826. This insider now owns 3,685 shares in total.
Merus N.V. (MRUS) Earnings and Forecasts
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 6/29/2022, the company posted -$0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at -$0.62) by $0.49. This company achieved a net margin of -136.06 while generating a return on equity of -31.93. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.66 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 40.80% per share during the next fiscal year.
Merus N.V. (NASDAQ: MRUS) Trading Performance Indicators
Check out the current performance indicators for Merus N.V. (MRUS). In the past quarter, the stock posted a quick ratio of 5.70. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 15.42.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is -1.45, a number that is poised to hit -0.84 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach -3.45 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Merus N.V. (MRUS)
Compared to the last year’s volume of 0.16 million, its volume of 0.18 million showed improvement in the last five days. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 21.52%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.88.
During the past 100 days, Merus N.V.’s (MRUS) raw stochastic average was set at 24.67%, which indicates a significant decrease from 49.45% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 39.63% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 74.94% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $15.26, while its 200-day Moving Average is $20.23. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $15.73 in the near term. At $16.24, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $17.07. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $14.39, it is likely to go to the next support level at $13.56. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $13.05.
Merus N.V. (NASDAQ: MRUS) Key Stats
There are currently 46,303K shares outstanding in the company with a market cap of 703.31 million. Presently, the company’s annual sales total 49,110 K according to its annual income of -66,820 K. Last quarter, the company’s sales amounted to 6,580 K and its income totaled -24,620 K.