Veru Inc (NASDAQ:VERU) price closed higher on Friday, November 17, jumping 6.51% above its previous close.
A look at the daily price movement shows that the last close reads $1.00, with intraday deals fluctuated between $0.97 and $1.09. The company’s 5Y monthly beta was ticking -0.12. Taking into account the 52-week price action we note that the stock hit a 52-week high of $6.63 and 52-week low of $0.66. The stock added 22.97% on its value in the past month.
Veru Inc, which has a market valuation of $96.15 million, is expected to release its quarterly earnings report Dec 04, 2023 – Dec 08, 2023.
Revisions to the company’s EPS highlights a short term direction of a stock’s price movement, which in the last 7 days came up with no upward and no downward reviews. On the technical perspective front, indicators give VERU a short term outlook of Hold on average. Looking at the stock’s medium term indicators we note that it is averaging as a 50% Sell, while an average of long term indicators are currently assigning the stock as 50% Sell.
Here is a look at the average analyst rating for the stock as represented on a scale of 1.00 to 5.00, with the extremes of 1.00 and 5.00 suggesting the stock is strong buy or strong sell respectively. Specifically, 2 analysts have assigned VERU a recommendation rating as follows: 0 rate it as a Hold; 2 advise Buy while 0 analyst(s) assign an Overweight rating. 0 analyst(s) have tagged the Veru Inc (VERU) stock as Underweight, with 0 recommending Sell. In general, analysts have rated the stock Buy, a scenario likely to bolster investors out for an opportunity to add to their holdings of the company’s shares.
The overview shows that VERU’s price is at present 15.08% off the SMA20 and 18.98% from the SMA50. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) metric on the 14-day timeframe is pointing at 59.44, with weekly volatility standing at 9.95%. The indicator jumps to 10.54% when calculated based on the past 30 days. Veru Inc (NASDAQ:VERU)’s beta value is holding at -0.10, while the average true range (ATR) indicator is currently reading 0.09. Considering analysts have assigned the stock a price target range of $2.00-$7.00 as the low and high respectively, we find the trailing 12-month average consensus price target to be $4.50. Based on this estimate, we see that current price is roughly -86.92% off the estimated low and -554.21% off the forecast high. Investors will no doubt be excited to see the share price fall to $4.50, which is the median consensus price, and at that level VERU would be -320.56% from current price.
Turning out attention to how the Veru Inc stock has performed in comparison to its peers in the industry, here’s what we find: VERU’s stock is 6.51% on the day and -82.51% in the past 12 months, while Hologic Inc. (HOLX) traded -1.05%% in the last session and was positioned -2.19% down on its price 12 months ago. Turning out attention to how the Veru Inc stock has performed in comparison to its peers in the industry, here’s what we find: VERU’s stock is 6.51% on the day and -82.51% in the past 12 months, while Hologic Inc. (HOLX) traded -1.05%% in the last session and was positioned -2.19% down on its price 12 months ago. Another comparison is with Utah Medical Products Inc. (UTMD) whose stock price was down -1.12%% in the last trading session, and has flourished -9.26% over the past year. Also, Cooper Cos. (COO) showed down trend of -1.01%% while its price kept floating at 9.67% over the past year. Elsewhere in the market, the S&P 500 Index has rallied 0.13% in last trading session, with the Dow Jones Industrial also saw a positive session on the day with 0.01%.
An analysis of the Veru Inc (NASDAQ:VERU) stock in terms of its daily trading volume indicates that the 3-month average is 891.49K. However, this figure increases on the past 10-day timeline to an average of 0.65 million.
Current records show that the company has 80.51M in outstanding shares. The insiders’ percentage holdings are 22.93% of outstanding shares while the percentage share held by institutions stands at 14.40%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of Oct 30, 2023, stood at 14.27 million shares, which puts the short ratio at the time at 14.43. From this we can glean that short interest is 15.80% of company’s current outstanding shares. Notably, we see that shares short in October rose slightly given the previous month’s figure stood at 13.19 million. But the -79.83% downside, the stock’s price has registered year-to-date as of last trading, will likely reignite investor interest given the prospect of it rallying even higher.