In the last trading session, 1.28 million 22nd Century Group Inc (NASDAQ:XXII) shares changed hands as the company’s beta touched 1.67. With the company’s per share price at $0.28 changed hands at -$0.03 or -10.00% during last session, the market valuation stood at $8.65M. XXII’s last price was a discount, traded about -6971.43% off its 52-week high of $19.80. The share price had its 52-week low at $0.31, which suggests the last value was -10.71% down since then. When we look at 22nd Century Group Inc’s average trading volume, we note the 10-day average is 1.01 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 664.36K.
Analysts gave the 22nd Century Group Inc (XXII) stock a consensus recommendation rating of an Overweight, calculated at a mean rating of 1.67. If we narrow down to specifics, the data shows that 0 out of 3 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, with a further 0 assigning it an Overweight rating. Of the remaining, 1 recommended XXII as a Hold, 2 felt it is a Buy and 0 rated the stock as Underweight. 22nd Century Group Inc’s EPS for the current quarter is expected to be -$0.47.
22nd Century Group Inc (NASDAQ:XXII) trade information
Instantly XXII was in red as seen at the end of in last trading. With action -31.54%, the performance over the past five days has been red. The drop to weekly highs of 0.4100 on Friday, 11/17/23 subtracted -10.00% to the stock’s daily price. The company’s shares are showing year-to-date downside of -97.97%, with the 5-day performance at -31.54% in the red. However, in the 30-day time frame, 22nd Century Group Inc (NASDAQ:XXII) is -42.27% down. Looking at the short shares, we see there were 1.85 million shares sold at short interest cover period of 3.36 days.
The consensus price target for the stock as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $3.53, meaning bulls need an upside of 92.07% from its current market value. According to analyst projections, XXII’s forecast low is $2.25 with $5.00 as the target high. To hit the forecast high, the stock’s price needs a -1685.71% plunge from its current level, while the stock would need to soar -703.57% for it to hit the projected low.
22nd Century Group Inc (XXII) estimates and forecasts
Data shows that the 22nd Century Group Inc share is performing relatively much better than most of its peers within the same industry. As can be gleaned from the statistics, the company’s share value shot -97.01% over the past 6 months, a 7.53% in annual growth rate that is considerably higher than the industry average of 0.20%. Moreover, analysts have looked to higher expectations by upgrading its fiscal year 2023 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict current quarter revenue for 22nd Century Group Inc will rise 73.90%, while the growth in revenue is estimated to hit 61.70% for the next quarter. Year-over-year growth is forecast to reach 26.70% up from the last financial year.
Consensus estimates given by 1 financial analysts project the company’s revenue in the current quarter to hit an average of $15.5 million. 1 analysts are of the opinion that 22nd Century Group Inc’s revenue for the quarter ending Mar 2024 will be $16.8 million. The company’s revenue for the corresponding quarters a year ago was $19.21 million and $21.96 million respectively. According to analysts, the company will likely register a growth in its current quarter sales, forecast at -19.30%. The estimates for the next quarter sales put growth at -23.50%.
Looking at the company’s year-on-year earnings, data shows that the past 5-year has an earnings growth rate of -18.99%. The 2023 estimates are for 22nd Century Group Inc earnings to decrease by -8.75%.
22nd Century Group Inc is expected to release its next quarterly earnings report on November 06.
22nd Century Group Inc (NASDAQ:XXII)’s Major holders
If we look at who the major shareholders are, we find that insiders hold 1.33% of 22nd Century Group Inc shares while 13.63% of the shares are in the hands of institutional holders. The share float percentage for the stock currently stands at 13.82%. There are 13.63% institutions holding the 22nd Century Group Inc stock share, with Vanguard Group Inc the top institutional holder. As of Jun 29, 2023, the company held 3.02% of the shares, roughly 0.64 million XXII shares worth $0.24 million.
Halpern Financial, Inc. holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares, with 2.21% or 0.47 million shares worth $0.46 million as of Sep 29, 2023.
Among Mutual Funds, the top two as of Jun 29, 2023 were Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund. With 0.41 million shares estimated at $0.16 million under it, the former controlled 1.92% of total outstanding shares. On the other hand, Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund held about 0.99% of the shares, roughly 0.21 million shares worth around $79928.0.