Leap Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:LPTX) Up 32.61% Over A Week, Now Can The Stock Hit Well Above $0.4500?

In last trading session, Leap Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:LPTX) saw 0.3 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 0.45. Company’s recent per share price level of $1.83 trading at $0.24 or 15.09% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $46.79M. That closing price of LPTX’s stock is at a discount of -457.38% from its 52-week high price of $10.20 and is indicating a premium of 32.24% from its 52-week low price of $1.24. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 0.2 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 238.41K if we extend that period to 3-months.

For Leap Therapeutics Inc (LPTX), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of a Buy while assigning it a mean rating of 1.40. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 5 analysts covering the stock, 0 rated the stock as a Sell while 2 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 0 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 -$0.58 in the current quarter.

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Leap Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:LPTX) trade information

Upright in the green during last session for gaining 15.09%, in the last five days LPTX remained trading in the green while hitting it’s week-highest on Friday, 11/17/23 when the stock touched $1.83 price level, adding 2.14% to its value on the day. Leap Therapeutics Inc’s shares saw a change of -59.33% in year-to-date performance and have moved 32.61% in past 5-day. Leap Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:LPTX) showed a performance of 29.79% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 0.74 million shares which calculate 1.94 days to cover the short interests.

Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $13.70 to the stock, which implies a rise of 86.64% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $7.00 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 -1047.54% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -282.51% for stock’s current value.

Leap Therapeutics Inc (LPTX) estimates and forecasts

Statistics highlight that Leap Therapeutics Inc is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lost -71.85% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of 14.58% 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 42.00% in the current quarter and calculating 83.10% 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 31.98% during past 5 years. In 2023, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around 24.88% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of -2.49%.

LPTX Dividends

Leap Therapeutics Inc is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report on November 13 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.

Leap Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:LPTX)’s Major holders

Insiders are in possession of 3.82% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 23.37 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 24.30%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 23.37% institutions for Leap Therapeutics Inc that are currently holding shares of the company. Baker Brothers Advisors, LLC is the top institutional holder at LPTX for having 1.17 million shares of worth $2.15 million. And as of Sep 29, 2023, it was holding 4.59% of the company’s outstanding shares.

The second largest institutional holder is Rock Springs Capital Management, LP, which was holding about 1.07 million shares on Sep 29, 2023. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 4.20% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $1.97 million.

On the other hand, Price (T.Rowe) New Horizons Fund and Price (T.Rowe) Health Sciences Fund are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Jun 29, 2023, the former fund manager was holding 0.36 million shares of worth $0.66 million or 1.40% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 0.34 million shares on Jun 29, 2023, making its stake of worth around $0.62 million in the company or a holder of 1.33% of company’s stock.

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