In last trading session, Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:HEPA) saw 0.42 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 1.34. Company’s recent per share price level of $1.16 trading at -$0.01 or -0.85% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $85.56M. That closing price of HEPA’s stock is at a discount of -174.14% from its 52-week high price of $3.18 and is indicating a premium of 3.45% from its 52-week low price of $1.12. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 0.56 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 765.74K if we extend that period to 3-months.
For Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (HEPA), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of a Buy while assigning it a mean rating of 2.00. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 1 analysts covering the stock, 0 rated the stock as a Sell while 0 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 0 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 1 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of $0 in the current quarter.
Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:HEPA) trade information
Upright in the red during last session for losing -0.85%, in the last five days HEPA remained trading in the red while hitting it’s week-highest on Tuesday, 01/11/22 when the stock touched $1.16 price level, adding 7.2% to its value on the day. Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s shares saw a change of 1.75% in year-to-date performance and have moved -7.20% in past 5-day. Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:HEPA) showed a performance of -4.13% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 1.9 million shares which calculate 2.07 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $5.00 to the stock, which implies a rise of 76.8% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $5.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $5.00. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -331.03% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -331.03% for stock’s current value.
Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (HEPA) estimates and forecasts
Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of 64.10% during past 5 years.
Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report in February and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt.
Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:HEPA)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 0.14% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 17.58 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 17.60%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 17.58% institutions for Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc. that are currently holding shares of the company. Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) is the top institutional holder at HEPA for having 3.33 million shares of worth $5.1 million. And as of Sep 29, 2021, it was holding 4.37% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., which was holding about 1.63 million shares on Sep 29, 2021. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 2.14% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $2.5 million.
On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Sep 29, 2021, the former fund manager was holding 2.07 million shares of worth $3.17 million or 2.72% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 1.09 million shares on Sep 29, 2021, making its stake of worth around $1.67 million in the company or a holder of 1.43% of company’s stock.