In last trading session, First Wave BioPharma Inc (NASDAQ:FWBI) saw 0.38 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 1.57. Company’s recent per share price level of $0.27 trading at $0.0 or -1.63% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $3.59M. That closing price of FWBI’s stock is at a discount of -3218.52% from its 52-week high price of $8.96 and is indicating a premium of 3.7% from its 52-week low price of $0.26. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 0.19 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 3.58 million if we extend that period to 3-months.
For First Wave BioPharma Inc (FWBI), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of a Buy while assigning it a mean rating of 1.00. 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 -$0.43 in the current quarter.
First Wave BioPharma Inc (NASDAQ:FWBI) trade information
Upright in the red during last session for losing -1.63%, in the last five days FWBI remained trading in the red while hitting it’s week-highest on Tuesday, 11/14/23 when the stock touched $0.27 price level, adding 5.26% to its value on the day. First Wave BioPharma Inc’s shares saw a change of -95.67% in year-to-date performance and have moved -3.91% in past 5-day. First Wave BioPharma Inc (NASDAQ:FWBI) showed a performance of -11.02% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 0.14 million shares which calculate 0.31 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $11.00 to the stock, which implies a rise of 97.55% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $11.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $11.00. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -3974.07% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -3974.07% for stock’s current value.
First Wave BioPharma Inc (FWBI) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that First Wave BioPharma Inc is scoring comparatively higher than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lost -87.82% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of 85.48% while that of industry is 14.80. Apart from that, the company came raising its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2023. The company is estimating its revenue growth to increase by 95.50% in the current quarter and calculating 70.90% increase in 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 60.56% during past 5 years.
First Wave BioPharma Inc is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report in December 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.
First Wave BioPharma Inc (NASDAQ:FWBI)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 0.77% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 1.65 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 1.67%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 1.65% institutions for First Wave BioPharma Inc that are currently holding shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc is the top institutional holder at FWBI for having 16477.0 shares of worth $26363.0. And as of Jun 29, 2023, it was holding 0.12% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is State Street Corporation, which was holding about 11797.0 shares on Jun 29, 2023. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 0.09% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $18875.0.
On the other hand, Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund and Fidelity Series Total Market Index Fund are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Jun 29, 2023, the former fund manager was holding 16477.0 shares of worth $26363.0 or 0.12% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 1127.0 shares on May 30, 2023, making its stake of worth around $2096.0 in the company or a holder of 0.01% of company’s stock.