In last trading session, Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) saw 5.37 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 1.30. Company’s recent per share price level of $5.72 trading at -$0.11 or -1.89% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $1.41B. That closing price of PACB’s stock is at a discount of -443.71% from its 52-week high price of $31.10 and is indicating a premium of 32.69% from its 52-week low price of $3.85. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 6.17 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 7.98 million if we extend that period to 3-months.
For Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (PACB), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of an Overweight while assigning it a mean rating of 2.30. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 6 analysts covering the stock, 0 rated the stock as a Sell while 0 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 3 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 3 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of -$0.32 in the current quarter.
Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) trade information
Upright in the red during last session for losing -1.89%, in the last five days PACB remained trading in the red while hitting it’s week-highest on Thursday, 09/15/22 when the stock touched $5.72 price level, adding 16.37% to its value on the day. Pacific Biosciences of California Inc.’s shares saw a change of -72.04% in year-to-date performance and have moved -6.69% in past 5-day. Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) showed a performance of 1.24% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 36.03 million shares which calculate 5.82 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $10.00 to the stock, which implies a rise of 42.8% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $6.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $14.00. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -144.76% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -4.9% for stock’s current value.
Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (PACB) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lost -43.81% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of -53.93% while that of industry is -2.80. Apart from that, the company came lowering its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2022. The company is estimating its revenue growth to decrease by -52.40% in the current quarter and calculating -500.00% decrease in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to rise 24.40% from the last financial year’s standing.
5 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $35.7 million for the same. And 5 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $44.52 million in the next quarter that will end on Sep 2022. Company posted $30.61 million and $34.89 million of sales in current and next quarters respectively a year earlier. Analysts are expecting this quarter sales to grow by 16.60% while estimating it to be 27.60% for the next quarter.
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 -1.30% during past 5 years. In 2022, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around -628.30% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of -1.00%.
Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report between April 27 and May 02 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.
Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 8.71% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 96.67 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 105.89%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 96.67% institutions for Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. that are currently holding shares of the company. ARK Investment Management, LLC is the top institutional holder at PACB for having 28.05 million shares of worth $123.96 million. And as of Jun 29, 2022, it was holding 12.50% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Jackson Square Partners, Llc, which was holding about 22.54 million shares on Mar 30, 2022. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 10.05% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $205.14 million.
On the other hand, ARK ETF Tr-ARK Innovation ETF and ARK ETF Tr-ARK Genomic Revolution ETF are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Jun 29, 2022, the former fund manager was holding 13.81 million shares of worth $61.06 million or 6.16% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 12.0 million shares on Jun 29, 2022, making its stake of worth around $53.04 million in the company or a holder of 5.35% of company’s stock.