Avinger Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGR) does about 10.52M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 9586207 shares change hands in Friday trading. The company now has a market cap of 40.99M USD. Its current market price is $0.51, marking an increase of 3.85% compared to the previous close of $0.49. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $1.63 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $0.24. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $0.515 and a low of $0.47.

Avinger Inc. (AVGR) has a 20-day trading average at $0.5545 and the current price is -68.72% off the 52-week high compared with 111.49% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $0.4433 and its 200-day simple moving average is $0.6472. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 9.97%, which increases to 13.37% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 49.82 to suggest the stock is neutral.

1 analysts observing the Avinger Inc. (AVGR) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $1.40 and $1.40. The median price target is 63.57% away from the current levels at $1.40.

FactSet Research has provided data showing that 1 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 0 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 0 advise that it is a overweight. 0 analysts have rated it as a buy and 1 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Hold and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on March 09, 2018 when Ladenburg Thalmann initiated the stock to “Buy” and issued a price target of. Oppenheimer downgraded the stock to “Perform” from Outperform on April 12, 2017 at a price target of. Canaccord Genuity downgraded its price target at $4.30-$1.

The current price level is -7.51%, 15.66%, and -21.50% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the AVGR price moving below the 50-day SMA on August 28. Avinger Inc. (AVGR) stock is up 8.05% over the week and 4.79% over the past month. Its price is -55.27% year-to-date and -55.27% over the past year.

The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 6/29/2020, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.18 above consensus estimates by $0.02. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 11/05/2020, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -$0.16 and -$0.92 for whole year. AVGR’s earnings per share are forecast to grow by 71.10% this year and 46.70% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $2.2 million, which analysts say will come at $7.58 million for the current fiscal year and next year at $11.65 million. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $1.8 million.

Its 12-month price target is $1.40. Of course, the average price target is just what the average analysts believe a stock will be worth in the next 52 weeks, and is only one metric. There are analysts with lower targets than the average, including one bearish Wall Street research firm advocating investors to wait for the price to pull back to $1.40, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $1.40.

Outstanding shares total 83.56M with insiders holding 0.49% of the shares and institutional holders owning 13.35% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on equity of -337.90%. The beta has a value of 1.55. Price to book ratio is 1.82 and price to sales ratio is 4.71.

According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Vanguard Extended Market Index Fu has reduced its position in Avinger Inc. (AVGR) to 123,737 shares, mirroring a recent drop by 0.00%. Vanguard Extended Market Index Fu dumped 0.0 shares of Avinger Inc. common stock bringing its total worth to about $55187.0 at the end of recent close, SEC documents show. Vanguard Extended Market Index Fu isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by Fidelity Extended Market Index Fu, which sold off 0.0 shares to end up with 17,548 shares worth $7826.0. USAA Extended Market Index Fund raise their holdings by 91.45% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 0.01% position in Avinger Inc. thanks to 4901.0 shares amounting to $2186.0.