In the last trading session, 1,004,698 shares of the aTyr Pharma, Inc.(NASDAQ:LIFE) were traded, and its beta was 2.15. Most recently the company’s share price was $5.5, and it changed around $0.09 or 0.02% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $56.02 Million. LIFE currently trades at a discount to its 52-week high of $8.33, offering almost -51.45% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $2.13, which indicates that the current value has risen by an impressive 61.27% since then. We note from aTyr Pharma, Inc.’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 990.76 Million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 1.33 Million.
aTyr Pharma, Inc. stock received a consensus recommendation rating of Buy, based on a mean score of 1.7. If we narrow it down even further, the data shows that none out of 3 analysts rate the stock as a Sell; another but none rate it as Overweight. Among the rest, no body recommended LIFE as a Hold, whereas 3 deemed it a Buy, and no one rated it as Underweight. aTyr Pharma, Inc. is expected to report earnings per share of -$0.8 for the current quarter.
aTyr Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:LIFE): Trading Information
Instantly LIFE has showed a green trend with a performance of 1.66% at the end of last trading. The performance over the last five days has remained in the red territory. The rise to weekly highs of $6.57- on Friday, Feb 12 increased the stock’s daily price by 16.24%. The company’s shares are currently up 0.42% year-to-date, but still down -0.1228 over the last five days. On the other hand, aTyr Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:LIFE) is 0.34% up in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 43.94 Million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 33.04 day(s).
The consensus price target as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $13.33, which translates to bears needing to increase their stock price by 142.36% from its current value. Analyst projections state that LIFE is forecast to be at a low of $12 and a high of $15. In order for the stock price to hit the forecast high, the stock would need to surge +172.73% from its current level, while the stock would need to crash 118.18% from its current level to reach the projected low.
aTyr Pharma, Inc. (LIFE) projections and forecasts
aTyr Pharma, Inc. share prices are performing particularly well compared to other companies within the same industry. As is evident from the statistics, the company’s shares have risen +18.79 percent over the past six months and at a 69.56% annual growth rate that is well above the industry average of 14%. Moreover, analysts have decided to roll up on their fiscal year 2021 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict that it will gain +48.1% in revenue this quarter, and will report a decline of -468% in the next quarter. The year-over-year growth rate is expected to be 1921.3%, up from the previous year.
Looking at the company’s year-over-year earnings, the past five years showed a positive earnings growth rate of 14.5%. aTyr Pharma, Inc. earnings are expected to increase by 56.4% in 2021, but the outlook is positive 13% per year for the next five years.
aTyr Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:LIFE)’s Biggest Investors
Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 5.25% of aTyr Pharma, Inc. shares, and 64.57% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 68.15%. aTyr Pharma, Inc. stock is held by 35 institutions, with Federated Hermes, Inc. being the largest institutional investor. By Sep 29, 2020, it held 15.86% of the shares, which is about 1.62 Million shares worth $5.22 Million.
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