On November 20, 2023, Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: CKPT) opened at $1.96, higher 8.33% from the last session. During the day, the shares moved up to $2.14 and dropped to $1.92 before settling in for the closing price of $1.92. Price fluctuations for CKPT have ranged from $1.30 to $8.15 over the past 52 weeks.
During the last 5-year period, the sales drop of Healthcare Sector giant was -17.75%. Company’s average yearly earnings per share was noted 57.83% at the time writing. With a float of $18.48 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $21.59 million.
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Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (CKPT) Insider Activity
A key investor’s attitude towards the stock of the Biotechnology industry is another important factor to consider. The insider ownership of Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc is 14.40%, while institutional ownership is 18.14%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Mar 02, was worth 27,415. In this transaction CEO, President and Director of this company sold 5,483 shares at a rate of $5.00, taking the stock ownership to the 144,090 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Mar 02, when Company’s Chief Financial Officer sold 3,591 for $5.00, making the entire transaction worth $17,955. This insider now owns 51,374 shares in total.
Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (CKPT) Earnings and Forecasts
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2023, the company posted -$0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at -$0.76) by $0.47. This company achieved a net margin of -32616.67 while generating a return on equity of -1,220.38. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.52 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 57.83% per share during the next fiscal year.
Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: CKPT) Trading Performance Indicators
Check out the current performance indicators for Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (CKPT). In the past quarter, the stock posted a quick ratio of 0.10. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 264.16.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is -4.27, a number that is poised to hit -0.68 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach -0.59 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (CKPT)
Looking closely at Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: CKPT), its last 5-days average volume was 0.37 million, which is a jump from its year-to-date volume of 0.27 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 59.44%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.17.
During the past 100 days, Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc’s (CKPT) raw stochastic average was set at 35.62%, which indicates a significant decrease from 86.96% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 66.25% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 83.53% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $1.8500, while its 200-day Moving Average is $2.7700. However, in the short run, Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $2.1700. Second resistance stands at $2.2700. The third major resistance level sits at $2.3900. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $1.9500, it is likely to go to the next support level at $1.8300. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $1.7300.
Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: CKPT) Key Stats
There are currently 23,526K shares outstanding in the company with a market cap of 44.91 million. Presently, the company’s annual sales total 190 K according to its annual income of -62,620 K. Last quarter, the company’s sales amounted to 30 K and its income totaled -16,520 K.