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OPKO Health Inc. (NASDAQ: OPK) Up 26.47% From 52-Week Low; YTD Jumps 8.73% – Here’s What To Do Now

OPKO Health Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK)’s traded shares stood at 0.46 million during the latest session, with the company’s beta value hitting 1.63. At the last check today, the stock’s price was $1.36, to imply a decrease of -0.07% or $0.0 in intraday trading. The OPK share’s 52-week high remains $3.78, putting it -177.94% down since that peak but still an impressive 26.47% since price per share fell to its 52-week low of $1.00. The company has a valuation of $1.03B, with an average of 6.51 million shares in intraday trading volume over the past 10 days and average of 3.28 million shares over the past 3 months.

Analysts have given a consensus recommendation of a Buy for OPKO Health Inc. (OPK), translating to a mean rating of 1.80. Of 6 analyst(s) looking at the stock, 0 analyst(s) give OPK a Sell rating. 0 of those analysts rate the stock as Overweight while 1 advise Hold as 5 recommend it as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) have given it an Underweight rating. Estimates put the company’s current-quarter earnings per share at -$0.08.

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OPKO Health Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) trade information

After registering a -0.07% downside in the latest session, OPKO Health Inc. (OPK) has traded red over the past five days. The stock hit a weekly high of 1.3600 this Wednesday, 03/15/23, dropping -0.07% in its intraday price action. The 5-day price performance for the stock is 12.32%, and 14.21% over 30 days. With these gigs, the year-to-date price performance is 8.73%. Short interest in OPKO Health Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) saw shorts transact 37.62 million shares and set a 15.22 days time to cover.

Analysts on Wall Street suggest a consensus price target of $4.85, implying an increase of 71.96% to the stock’s recent value. The extremes give us $3.00 and $8.50 for target low and target high price respectively. As such, OPK has been trading -525.0% off suggested target high and -120.59% from its likely low.

OPKO Health Inc. (OPK) estimates and forecasts

Looking at statistics comparing OPKO Health Inc. share performance against respective industry, we note that the company has outperformed competitors. OPKO Health Inc. (OPK) shares are -34.97% down over the last 6 months, with its year-to-date growth rate higher than industry average at 19.44% against 5.20%. The rating firms project that company’s revenue will shrink -22.20% compared to the previous financial year.

Revenue forecast for the current quarter as set by 6 analysts is $193.35 million. Meanwhile, for the quarter ending Jun 2023, a total of 6 analyst(s) estimate revenue growth to $187.01 million.Earnings reports from the last fiscal year show that sales brought in $329.22 million and $309.89 million respectively in the corresponding quarters. In this case, analysts estimate current quarter sales to fall -41.30% before dropping -39.70% in the following quarter.

An assessment of the company’s 5-year growth patterns shows that annual earnings grew an estimated 3.50% for the past 5-year period. While 2023 is set for a -882.00% return in earnings, projections for the next 5 years are at 12.00% annually.

OPK Dividends

OPKO Health Inc. has its next earnings report out between May 08 and May 12. However, it is important to take into account that this dividend yield ratio is just an indicator to only serve the purpose of guidance. Investors interested to invest in the stock should ponder company’s other fundamental and operations related aspects too. OPKO Health Inc. has a forward dividend ratio of 0, with the share yield ticking at 0.00% to continue the rising pattern observed over the past year. The company’s average dividend yield trailing the past 5-year period is 0.00%.

OPKO Health Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK)’s Major holders

OPKO Health Inc. insiders hold 46.10% of total outstanding shares, with institutional holders owning 24.08% of the shares at 44.67% float percentage. In total, 24.08% institutions holds shares in the company, led by Vanguard Group, Inc. (The). As of Dec 30, 2022, the company held over 41.12 million shares (or 5.32% of shares), all amounting to roughly $55.92 million.

The next major institution holding the largest number of shares is Blackrock Inc. with 35.48 million shares, or about 4.59% of shares outstanding. As of the market price on Dec 30, 2022, these shares were worth $48.25 million.

We also have Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund as the top two Mutual Funds with the largest holdings of the OPKO Health Inc. (OPK) shares. Going by data provided on Sep 29, 2022, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund holds roughly 12.73 million shares. This is just over 1.65% of the total shares, with a market valuation of $17.31 million. Data from the same date shows that the other fund manager holds a little less at 10.78 million, or 1.40% of the shares, all valued at about 14.66 million.

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