22nd Century Group Inc. (NASDAQ:XXII)’s traded shares stood at 1.14 million during the last session, with the company’s beta value hitting 1.84. At the close of trading, the stock’s price was $0.87, to imply a decrease of -2.13% or -$0.02 in intraday trading. The XXII share’s 52-week high remains $2.70, putting it -210.34% down since that peak but still an impressive 5.75% since price per share fell to its 52-week low of $0.82. The company has a valuation of $186.36M, with an average of 1.42 million shares in intraday trading volume over the past 10 days and average of 1.10 million shares over the past 3 months.
Analysts have given a consensus recommendation of a Buy for 22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII), translating to a mean rating of 2.00. Of 5 analyst(s) looking at the stock, 0 analyst(s) give XXII a Sell rating. 0 of those analysts rate the stock as Overweight while 0 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 -$0.06.
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22nd Century Group Inc. (NASDAQ:XXII) trade information
After registering a -2.13% downside in the last session, 22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII) has traded red over the past five days. The stock hit a weekly high of 0.9128 this Friday, 03/17/23, dropping -2.13% in its intraday price action. The 5-day price performance for the stock is 0.73%, and -13.67% over 30 days. With these gigs, the year-to-date price performance is -5.28%. Short interest in 22nd Century Group Inc. (NASDAQ:XXII) saw shorts transact 15.97 million shares and set a 15.28 days time to cover.
Analysts on Wall Street suggest a consensus price target of $5.30, implying an increase of 83.58% to the stock’s current value. The extremes give us $3.00 and $8.50 for target low and target high price respectively. As such, XXII has been trading -877.01% off suggested target high and -244.83% from its likely low.
22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII) estimates and forecasts
Looking at statistics comparing 22nd Century Group Inc. share performance against respective industry, we note that the company has outperformed competitors. 22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII) shares are -30.80% down over the last 6 months, with its year-to-date growth rate higher than industry average at 25.81% against 7.50%. Revenue is forecast to grow 33.30% this quarter before falling -20.00% for the next one. The rating firms project that company’s revenue will grow 105.20% compared to the previous financial year.
Revenue forecast for the current quarter as set by 4 analysts is $20.57 million. Meanwhile, for the quarter ending Mar 2023, a total of 4 analyst(s) estimate revenue growth to $21.66 million.Earnings reports from the last fiscal year show that sales brought in $7.96 million and $9.04 million respectively in the corresponding quarters. In this case, analysts estimate current quarter sales to rise 158.40% before jumping 139.50% in the following quarter.
22nd Century Group Inc. has its next earnings report out between May 03 and May 08. 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. 22nd Century Group 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%.
22nd Century Group Inc. (NASDAQ:XXII)’s Major holders
22nd Century Group Inc. insiders hold 2.61% of total outstanding shares, with institutional holders owning 21.32% of the shares at 21.89% float percentage. In total, 21.32% institutions holds shares in the company, led by Vanguard Group, Inc. (The). As of Sep 29, 2022, the company held over 10.46 million shares (or 4.86% of shares), all amounting to roughly $9.7 million.
The next major institution holding the largest number of shares is Blackrock Inc. with 10.27 million shares, or about 4.77% of shares outstanding. As of the market price on Sep 29, 2022, these shares were worth $9.53 million.
We also have Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and iShares Russell 2000 ETF as the top two Mutual Funds with the largest holdings of the 22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII) shares. Going by data provided on Sep 29, 2022, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund holds roughly 6.09 million shares. This is just over 2.83% of the total shares, with a market valuation of $5.64 million. Data from the same date shows that the other fund manager holds a little less at 3.75 million, or 1.74% of the shares, all valued at about 3.46 million.