In today’s recent session, 2,658,946 shares of the Fluidigm Corporation(NASDAQ:FLDM) have been traded, and its beta is 1.64. Most recently the company’s share price was $5.47, and it changed around -$0.02 or 0% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $401.35 Million. FLDM at last check was trading at a discount to its 52-week high of $12.45, offering almost -127.61% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $1.17, which indicates that the recent value has risen by an impressive 78.61% since then. We note from Fluidigm Corporation’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 5.1 Million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 2.6 Million.
Fluidigm Corporation 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 FLDM as a Hold, whereas 3 deemed it a Buy, and no one rated it as Underweight. Fluidigm Corporation is expected to report earnings per share of -$0.14 for the current quarter.
Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM): Trading Information Today
Although FLDM has been showing red trend so far today with a performance of -0.45% at the end of last trading. The performance over the last five days has remained in the green territory. The rise to weekly highs of $6.55- on Friday, Feb 19 increased the stock’s daily price by 16.18%. The company’s shares are currently down -0.09% year-to-date, but still up 0.0167 over the last five days. On the other hand, Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) is -0.2% down in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 6.98 Million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 2.68 day(s).
The consensus price target as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $10.33, which translates to bears needing to increase their stock price by 88.85% from its current value. Analyst projections state that FLDM is forecast to be at a low of $8 and a high of $14. In order for the stock price to hit the forecast high, the stock would need to surge +155.94% from its current level, while the stock would need to crash 46.25% from its current level to reach the projected low.
Fluidigm Corporation (FLDM) projections and forecasts
Fluidigm Corporation share prices are not performing particularly well compared to other companies within the same industry. As is evident from the statistics, the company’s shares have fallen -30.53 percent over the past six months and at a -136.67% annual growth rate that is well below the industry average of 20.5%. Moreover, analysts have decided to roll up on their fiscal year 2021 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict that it will gain +39.1% in revenue this quarter, and will report an increase of 27.8% in the next quarter. The year-over-year growth rate is expected to be 7.7%, 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 12.6%. Fluidigm Corporation earnings are expected to increase by 34.8% in 2021, but the outlook is negative -8.06% per year for the next five years.
Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM)’s Biggest Investors
Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 1.25% of Fluidigm Corporation shares, and 92.01% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 93.17%. Fluidigm Corporation stock is held by 179 institutions, with Blackrock Inc. being the largest institutional investor. By Dec 30, 2020, it held 7.53% of the shares, which is about 5.58 Million shares worth $33.47 Million.
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Indaba Capital Management, L.P., with 7.46% or 5.53 Million shares worth $33.18 Million as of Dec 30, 2020, holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares.
Primecap Odyssey Aggressive Growth Fund and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund were the top two Mutual Funds as of Dec 30, 2020. The former held 4248032 shares worth $25.49 Million, making up 5.73% of all outstanding shares. On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund held roughly 2Million shares worth around $14.83 Million, which represents about 2.69% of the total shares outstanding.