What’s The Deal With SIGA Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: SIGA)?

The trading price of SIGA Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:SIGA) floating higher at last check on Tuesday, April 02, closing at $9.41, 7.11% higher than its previous close.

The company’s P/E ratio in the trailing 12-month period was 9.83, while its 5Y monthly beta was 0.86. In examining the 52-week price action we see that the stock hit a 52-week high of $8.99 and a 52-week low of $3.93. Over the past month, the stock has gained 94.00% in value.

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SIGA Technologies Inc, whose market valuation is $669.31 million at the time of this writing, is expected to release its quarterly earnings report Mar 01, 2024 – Mar 04, 2024. The dividend yield on the company stock is 0.00%, while its Forward Dividend ratio is 0.00. Investors’ optimism about the company’s current quarter earnings report is understandable. Analysts have predicted the quarterly earnings per share to grow by $0 per share this quarter, however they have predicted annual earnings per share of $1.22 for 2024 and $1.19 for 2025. It means analysts are expecting annual earnings per share growth of 28.40% this year and -2.50% next year.

Analysts have forecast the company to bring in revenue of $190.61 million for the current quarter, with the likely lows of $190.61 million and highs of $190.61 million. The average estimate suggests sales will likely up by 36.20% this quarter compared to what was recorded in the comparable quarter last year. From the analysts’ viewpoint, the consensus estimate for the company’s annual revenue in 2024 is $190.61 million. The company’s revenue is forecast to grow by 36.20% over what it did in 2024.

A company’s earnings reviews provide a brief indication of a stock’s direction in the short term, where in the case of SIGA Technologies Inc No upward and no downward comments were posted in the last 7 days. On the technical side, indicators suggest SIGA has a 100% Buy on average for the short term. According to the data of the stock’s medium term indicators, the stock is currently averaging as a 100% Buy, while an average of long term indicators suggests that the stock is currently 100% Buy.

If we dig deeper into the stock’s outlook, we see that the stock’s PEG is 9.83, which symbolizes a positive outlook. A quick review shows that SIGA’s price is currently 40.18% off the SMA20 and 71.57% off the SMA50. The RSI metric on the 14-day chart is currently showing 89.45, and weekly volatility stands at 5.16%. When measured over the past 30 days, the indicator reaches 6.45%. SIGA Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:SIGA)’s beta value is currently sitting at 0.97, while the Average True Range indicator is currently displaying 0.45.

To see how SIGA Technologies Inc stock has been performing today in comparison to its peers in the industry, here are the numbers: SIGA stock’s performance was 7.11% at last check in today’s session, and 96.06% in the past year. SIGA Technologies Inc has a P/E ratio of 9.83.

An evaluation of the daily trading volume of SIGA Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:SIGA) indicates that the 3-month average is 678.22K. However, this figure has increased over the past 10 days to an average of 1.28 million.

Currently, records show that 71.09 million of the company’s shares remain outstanding. The insiders hold 43.38% of outstanding shares, whereas institutions hold 48.49%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of Mar 15, 2024, stood at 5.52 million shares, resulting in a short ratio of 7.55 at that time. From this, we can conclude that short interest is 7.76% of the company’s total outstanding shares. It is noteworthy that short shares in March were up slightly from the previous month’s figure, which was 5.05 million. However, since the stock’s price has seen 80.49% year-to-date, investors’ interest is likely to be reignited due to its potential to move even higher.