How have the shares performed?
GeoVax Labs Inc. (GOVX) saw an uptrend of 2.26% in the recent trading with $5.42 being its most recent. The current price level -84.51% lower than the highest price of $35.00 marked by the stock while trading over the past 52-weeks, whereas it is 111.72% higher than the lowest price of $2.56 the company dropped to over past 52-weeks. The latest news story on GOVX appeared in Newsfile under the title “GeoVax Labs, Inc. Invites You to Join Us at the Q2 Virtual Investor Summit” on May-11-21.
Squeezing the time span to 30 day period shows us the stock is currently trading -15.97% below one month high and is +10.16% above of the lowest during that time. Looking into the simple moving average, GeoVax Labs Inc. (GOVX)’s stock stands at a SMA-50 of $5.06 while that of 5-day is reading $5.24.
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 GOVX’s SMA-200 as of now is $4.92.
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. 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.
GeoVax Labs Inc. Earnings – What Happened With GOVX
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. GeoVax Labs Inc. (GOVX) last released financial results for the quarter that ended 12/30/2020, posting a surprise factor of -2,775.00% for net revenue. During the reported three-month period, company’s sales were $110.4 million while analysts on average were estimating the same to be $0.11 million.
GOVX – GeoVax Labs Inc. Stock Earnings Estimates
The perspective of GeoVax Labs Inc. (NASDAQ:GOVX)’s current quarter earnings identifies that analysts are in consensus over the estimate of -0.04 for stock’s EPS in the current quarter. Company’s EPS for the last quarter was -1.15.
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 6.32 million. GOVX does have institutional investors; and they hold 6.00% of the stock.
GeoVax Labs Inc. – Insider Activity and Holdings
Moreover, the latest SEC filings also revealed that stock came across 0 new insider purchases involving 0 shares. On the other hand, GOVX declared 0 shares have been sold in 0 insider transactions over the past three months.
As on Dec 30, 2020, Sabby Management, LLC was the top most holder in GeoVax Labs Inc. (NASDAQ:GOVX) with an ownership of 56380.0 shares of the company or 0.89% of the stake worth $0.19 million. The filing also reveals Welch & Forbes, LLC as the second largest holder in the company with a control over 0.44% of the outstanding shares. Its stake is worth $0.12 million for having 27994.0 shares in hand.
Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) also came holding a key position in the company during the recent quarter and it now holds 0.35% of the outstanding shares. With this there are now 12 institutions which have possession in GOVX’s shares.
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 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 GeoVax Labs Inc. was 12.63 while posting a debt to equity ratio of 0.01. The count was 0.16 for long-term debt to equity ratio.
GeoVax Labs Inc.’s return on equity, or ROE, is -40.70%, compared to the industry average of -40.83% for Healthcare – Biotechnology. Although this indicates that GOVX uses its equity well, the metric will vary significantly depending on the industry.
Technical Analysis of GeoVax Labs Inc. (NASDAQ:GOVX) 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 GeoVax Labs Inc. (GOVX), we notice that the stock’s 20-day average volume is at 410,965 shares and 50% of short term indicators are suggesting the stock as Buy. Medium term indicators at an average of 50% are spotting the stock at Buy with its 50-day average volume of 969,082 shares. And to end, GOVX’s 100-day average volume is 1,560,858 shares with 100% of the long-term indicators pointing towards Buy for the stock.