In last trading session, PLx Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:PLXP) saw 0.19 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 3.71. Company’s recent per share price level of $0.36 trading at $0.01 or 2.12% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $10.93M. That closing price of PLXP’s stock is at a discount of -2825.0% from its 52-week high price of $10.53 and is indicating a premium of 16.67% from its 52-week low price of $0.30. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 0.63 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 310.55K if we extend that period to 3-months.
For PLx Pharma Inc. (PLXP), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of a Hold while assigning it a mean rating of 3.00. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 2 analysts covering the stock, 0 rated the stock as a Sell while 0 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 2 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 0 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of -$0.44 in the current quarter.
PLx Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:PLXP) trade information
Upright in the green during last session for gaining 2.12%, in the last five days PLXP remained trading in the green while hitting it’s week-highest on Wednesday, 11/23/22 when the stock touched $0.36 price level, adding 2.7% to its value on the day. PLx Pharma Inc.’s shares saw a change of -95.50% in year-to-date performance and have moved 0.84% in past 5-day. PLx Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:PLXP) showed a performance of -36.18% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 0.3 million shares which calculate 1.16 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $21.00 to the stock, which implies a rise of 98.29% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $21.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $21.00. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -5733.33% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -5733.33% for stock’s current value.
PLx Pharma Inc. (PLXP) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that PLx Pharma Inc. is scoring comparatively higher than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lost -84.59% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of 29.61% while that of industry is 11.30. Apart from that, the company came raising its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2022. The company is estimating its revenue growth to increase by 45.00% in the current quarter and calculating -490.00% decrease in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to fall -21.40% from the last financial year’s standing.
2 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $1.3 million for the same. And 1 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $700k in the next quarter that will end on Dec 2022.
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 -12.90% during past 5 years. In 2022, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around -17.90% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 40.00%.
PLx Pharma Inc. is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report on November 11 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.
PLx Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:PLXP)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 15.39% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 36.74 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 43.42%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 36.74% institutions for PLx Pharma Inc. that are currently holding shares of the company. MSD Partners, L.P. is the top institutional holder at PLXP for having 1.88 million shares of worth $4.56 million. And as of Jun 29, 2022, it was holding 6.43% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Park West Asset Management LLC, which was holding about 1.47 million shares on Jun 29, 2022. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 5.06% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $3.58 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 Jun 29, 2022, the former fund manager was holding 0.73 million shares of worth $1.77 million or 2.50% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 0.33 million shares on Jun 29, 2022, making its stake of worth around $0.8 million in the company or a holder of 1.13% of company’s stock.