How have the shares performed?
Seres Therapeutics Inc. (MCRB) saw downtrend of -4.66% in the recent trading with $21.05 being its most recent. The current price level -45.32% lower than the highest price of $38.50 marked by the stock while trading over the past 52-weeks, whereas it is 735.32% higher than the lowest price of $2.52 the company dropped to over past 52-weeks. The latest news story on MCRB appeared in Simply Wall St. under the title “Can You Imagine How Elated Seres Therapeutics’ (NASDAQ:MCRB) Shareholders Feel About Its 681% Share Price Gain?” on Feb-10-21.
Squeezing the time span to 30 day period shows us the stock is currently trading -29.60% below one month high and is +13.63% above of the lowest during that time. Looking into the simple moving average, Seres Therapeutics Inc. (MCRB)’s stock stands at a SMA-50 of $25.11 while that of 5-day is reading $23.03.
Daily rise and fall of price influence many of the traders, and in order to overcome the fluctuating effect of that and to watch the stock closely, traders focus more on stock’s 200-day moving average. At various points in trading activity, investors are more likely to be making use of that measure as a strong indicator in figuring out their support and resistance levels, and MCRB’s SMA-200 as of now is $20.03.
Do analysts rate it as a buy, sell or hold?
Irrespective of recent performance, what’s important is what the future holds. In uncertain economic times, a clear picture is difficult to get. Analysts generally have a good understanding of the market works, which gives them a leg up in making predictions. Currently, the stock has been recommended as Moderate Buy by 8 of the brokerage firms. Analyst ratings are often compiled into a single score from 1 to 5. The score of 1 signifies buy or strong buy, the score of 2 signifies outperform, the score of 3 means hold, and the score of 4 indicates underperform. 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.
Seres Therapeutics Inc. Earnings – What Happened With MCRB
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. Seres Therapeutics Inc. (MCRB) last released financial results for the quarter that ended 9/29/2020, posting a surprise factor of -44.00% for net revenue. During the reported three-month period, company’s sales were $1.42 billion while analysts on average were estimating the same to be $6.93 million.
MCRB – Seres Therapeutics Inc. Stock Earnings Estimates
The perspective of Seres Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRB)’s current quarter earnings identifies that analysts are in consensus over the estimate of -0.25 for stock’s EPS in the current quarter. 8 analysts covering the stock at Wall Street were agreed upon that EPS consensus. Company’s EPS for the last quarter was -0.36.
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 83.53 million. MCRB does have institutional investors; and they hold 83.10% of the stock.
Seres Therapeutics Inc. – Insider Activity and Holdings
Moreover, the latest SEC filings also revealed that stock came across 3 new insider purchases involving 79,812 shares. On the other hand, MCRB declared 91,812 shares have been sold in 3 insider transactions over the past three months.
As on Sep 29, 2020, Flagship Pioneering Inc. was the top most holder in Seres Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRB) with an ownership of 21.57 million shares of the company or 23.64% of the stake worth $610.7 million. The filing also reveals ARK Investment Management, LLC as the second largest holder in the company with a control over 13.47% of the outstanding shares. Its stake is worth $348.02 million for having 12.29 million shares in hand.
FMR, LLC also came holding a key position in the company during the recent quarter and it now holds 12.42% of the outstanding shares. With this there are now 165 institutions which have possession in MCRB’s shares.
Currently, the stock has been recommended as Moderate Buy by 8 of the brokerage firms. Analyst ratings are often compiled into a single score from 1 to 5. The score of 1 signifies buy or strong buy, the score of 2 signifies outperform, the score of 3 means hold, and the score of 4 indicates underperform. 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.
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 Seres Therapeutics Inc. was 2.18 while posting a debt to equity ratio of 0.13.
Technical Analysis of Seres Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRB) stock
To comprehend better with the trade moves and investors’ behavior, exploring the short, medium and long term technical indicators along with average volume of a stock is an effective way to make use of. When looking into those indicators for Seres Therapeutics Inc. (MCRB), we notice that the stock’s 20-day average volume is at 890,080 shares and 50% of short term indicators are suggesting the stock as Sell. Its 50-day average volume of 1,091,610 shares. And to end with, MCRB’s 100-day average volume are 919,189 shares.