How have the shares performed?
Socket Mobile Inc. (SCKT) saw an uptrend of 6.53% in the recent trading with $6.20 being its most recent. The current price level -82.29% lower than the highest price of $35.00 marked by the stock while trading over the past 52-weeks, whereas it is 474.07% higher than the lowest price of $1.08 the company dropped to over past 52-weeks. The latest news story on SCKT appeared in PR Newswire under the title “Dave Holmes Joins Socket Mobile As Chief Business Officer” on May-18-21.
Squeezing the time span to 30 day period shows us the stock is currently trading -10.27% below one month high and is +31.03% above of the lowest during that time. Looking into the simple moving average, Socket Mobile Inc. (SCKT)’s stock stands at a SMA-50 of $6.79 while that of 5-day is reading $5.67.
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 SCKT’s SMA-200 as of now is $4.23.
Socket Mobile Inc. Earnings – What Happened With SCKT
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. Socket Mobile Inc. (SCKT) last released financial results for the quarter that ended 3/30/2018, posting a surprise factor of -142.90% for net revenue. During the reported three-month period, company’s sales were $4.81 billion while analysts on average were estimating the same to be $4.19 million.
SCKT – Socket Mobile Inc. Stock Earnings Estimates
The perspective of Socket Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:SCKT)’s current quarter earnings identifies that analysts are in consensus over the estimate of 0.07 for stock’s EPS in the current quarter. Company’s EPS for the last quarter was -0.03.
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 6.48 million. SCKT does have institutional investors; and they hold 4.70% of the stock.
Socket Mobile Inc. – Insider Activity and Holdings
Moreover, the latest SEC filings also revealed that stock came across 3 new insider purchases involving 15,900 shares. On the other hand, SCKT declared 158,628 shares have been sold in 12 insider transactions over the past three months.
As on Dec 30, 2020, Renaissance Technologies, LLC was the top most holder in Socket Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:SCKT) with an ownership of 0.11 million shares of the company or 1.62% of the stake worth $0.27 million. The filing also reveals Acadian Asset Management as the second largest holder in the company with a control over 0.95% of the outstanding shares. Its stake is worth $0.16 million for having 65623.0 shares in hand.
Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) also came holding a key position in the company during the recent quarter and it now holds 0.65% of the outstanding shares. With this there are now 16 institutions which have possession in SCKT’s shares.
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 Socket Mobile Inc. was 1.87 while posting a debt to equity ratio of 0.16. The count was 2.43 for long-term debt to equity ratio.
Socket Mobile Inc.’s return on equity, or ROE, is -25.60%, compared to the industry average of 5.67% for Technology – Computer Hardware. Although this indicates that SCKT fails to use its equity well, the metric will vary significantly depending on the industry.
Technical Analysis of Socket Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:SCKT) 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 Socket Mobile Inc. (SCKT), we notice that the stock’s 20-day average volume is at 117,595 shares. Medium term indicators at an average of 50% are spotting the stock at Buy with its 50-day average volume of 184,230 shares. And to end, SCKT’s 100-day average volume is 3,105,223 shares with 50% of the long-term indicators pointing towards Buy for the stock.