Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ:AEZS) currently has a daily average trading volume of 4.20M but it saw 3996389 shares traded on Thursday. With a market cap of 31.19M USD, the company’s enterprise value now stands nearly at $24.92M. Stock’s current market price of $0.51 came rising about 0.37 while comparing to the previous closing price of $0.51. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $2.57 and as low as $0.37. In the recent trading on the day, stock has struck highest price mark of $0.5169 while lowest mark touched by it was $0.4911.
Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (AEZS) gives us an average price of $0.4883, while its current price level is -80.07% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 38.54% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $0.5963 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $0.8309. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 6.87% during that period while stretching the period over a month that increases to 7.60%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 44.44 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.
The company’s shares got several price updates from the analyst firms in past one month and most recent of them is from the Maxim Group which reiterated the stock as “Buy” in its note to investors issued on July 19, 2017, recommending a price target of between $2 and $4 for it. Maxim Group also issued its recommendations for the stock as it reiterated the price target for the stock in the range of between $11 and $2.
Over the week, AEZS’s stock price is moving 4.55% up while it is 3.06% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is -43.71% down and over the past year, the stock is showing a downside performance of -75.26%.
The latest quarterly earnings report issued by the company was for quarter ended 9/29/2019, when its quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.02 beat the consensus estimate of -$0.17 for the same.
Currently, Aeterna Zentaris Inc.’s total number of outstanding shares is 23.52M with 0.03% of that held by the insiders while 10.82% of its common stock has been owned by the institutions. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at 628.40% and return on equity (ROE) at 786.70%. Stock’s beta reads 1.55. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 12.80 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 20.79. Its return on asset (ROA) is -20.30% on average.
A filing at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that Fidelity Nasdaq Composite Index F came shrinking its share ownership by 0.00% in the Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (AEZS) decreasing its stake to 0.06% with control over 0.0 shares in the company. As per SEC documents, Fidelity Nasdaq Composite Index F shunned 23,853 of company’s common stock of worth $11211.0 as per recent closing price of the stock. Fidelity Nasdaq Composite Index F is not the only institutional holder which restructured its stake in Aeterna Zentaris Inc., as 1290 VT Micro Cap Portfolio dumped 3,477 shares of worth $1634.0 to bring its holdings to a total of 0.0 shares. In the most recent quarter, Russell Investments US Equity Poo came cutting its stake by -100.00% in the company and now holds 0.0 or 0.00% of the company’s stake having worth of about 0.0.