How Worried Should Investors Be About Hookipa Pharma Inc (HOOK)

Hookipa Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:HOOK) does about 871.54K shares in volume on a normal day but saw 1558696 shares change hands in Monday trading. The company now has a market cap of 50.69M USD. Its current market price is $0.51, marking a decrease of -9.33% compared to the previous close of $0.56. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $1.13 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $0.41.

Hookipa Pharma Inc (HOOK) has a 20-day trading average at $0.6738 and the current price is -54.66% off the 52-week high compared with 24.95% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $0.7760 and its 200-day simple moving average is $0.6789. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 8.73%, which decreases to 7.26% 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 27.21 to suggest the stock is oversold.

The consensus objective for the share price is $4.50, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 88.67% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on December 02, 2022 when BofA Securities downgraded the stock to “Underperform” and issued a price target of $0.50. Morgan Stanley downgraded its price target at $6.

Hookipa Pharma Inc (HOOK) stock is down -13.43% over the week and -36.59% over the past month. Its price is -36.75% year-to-date and -34.56% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 88.67 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of -44.05% and return on equity of -50.55%. The beta has a value of 0.80. Price to book ratio is 0.48 and price to sales ratio is 0.95.