Berkeley Lights Inc. (BLI) saw an uptrend of 1.44% in the recent trading with $89.06 being its most recent. The current price level -21.55% lower than the highest price of $113.53 marked by the stock while trading over the past 52-weeks, whereas it is 77.20% higher than the lowest price of $50.26 the company dropped to over past 52-weeks. The latest news story on BLI appeared in GlobeNewswire under the title “Berkeley Lights to Participate in the 39th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference” on Jan-04-21.
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Squeezing the time span to 30 day period shows us the stock is currently trading -21.55% below one month high and is +10.85% above of the lowest during that time. Looking into the simple moving average, Berkeley Lights Inc. (BLI)’s stock stands at a SMA-50 of $85.99 while that of 5-day is reading $87.69.
Coming around sales and income figures, publically trading companies under normal circumstances post earnings and revenues near to average estimates by the Wall Street analysts, but those could came either above or below estimates and known as surprise factor. Berkeley Lights Inc. (BLI) last released financial results for the quarter that ended 9/29/2020, posting a surprise factor of 20.00% for net revenue. During the reported three-month period, company’s sales were $18.21 billion while analysts on average were estimating the same to be $19.12 million.
The perspective of Berkeley Lights Inc. (NASDAQ:BLI)’s current quarter earnings identifies that analysts are in consensus over the estimate of -0.2 for stock’s EPS in the current quarter. 5 analysts covering the stock at Wall Street were agreed upon that EPS consensus. Company’s EPS for the last quarter was -0.16.
Investors get the exact data about the key information of institutional ownership in a listed company through its 13F filings at the Stock Exchange Commission (SEC). The total number of common shares currently owned by the public is 64.36 million. BLI does have institutional investors; and they hold 27.40% or $9707.54 of the stock.
Moreover, the latest SEC filings also revealed that stock came across 0 new insider purchases involving 0 shares. On the other hand, BLI declared 3,013,183 shares have been sold in 6 insider transactions over the past three months.
As on Sep 29, 2020, SC US (TTGP) Ltd was the top most holder in Berkeley Lights Inc. (NASDAQ:BLI) with an ownership of 8.05 million shares of the company or 12.50% of the stake worth $614.55 million. The filing also reveals FMR, LLC as the second largest holder in the company with a control over 1.61% of the outstanding shares. Its stake is worth $78.93 million for having 1.03 million shares in hand.
Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) also came holding a key position in the company during the recent quarter and it now holds 1.16% of the outstanding shares. With this there are now 109 institutions which have possession in BLI’s shares.
Investors are for sure keenly observing the recommendations of analysts at Wall Street about the Berkeley Lights Inc. And review of current evaluations agreed by the analysts discloses a Buy rating for BLI. The simple numeric range of brokerage firm referenced at the scale of 1 to 5 reads a current average recommendation of 2.00 for the stock. Lower value of between 0 and 2 implies a Buy recommendation whereas the value in the range of 2 to 3 suggests Hold while above 3 recommends the investors to Sell the stock. Currently, the stock has been recommended as Moderate Buy by 5 of the Wall Street analysts.
The liquidity is a key characteristic of any stock and is the main point of focus of both short-term as well as long term investors before start trading into a stock. In recently reported quarter, current ratio recorded by Berkeley Lights Inc. was 4.21 while posting a debt to equity ratio of 0.08.