PDL BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDLI) traded at $2.85 at last check on Monday, Jun 29, making an upward move of 1.79% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $2.8 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 0.86 with the day’s price range being $2.7900 – 2.9300. In terms of its 52-week price range, PDLI has a high of $3.86 and a low of $2.06. The company’s stock has gained about -12.84% over that past 30 days.
On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the PDLI stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Sell, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Buy. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 50% Sell.
Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the PDLI stock currently stands at 0, and the current price level is -10.19% off its SMA20 and -5.77% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 36.6 while the volatility over the past week is 5.69% and drops to 4.78% over the past one month. The beta value is 0.94, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 0.15. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $2.49, with the estimates having a low of $2.49 and a high of $2.49. These price ends are -12.63% and -12.63% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a -12.63% if the PDLI share price touches on the median price of $2.49.
Let’s briefly compare PDL (PDLI) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of +1.79% and +9.34% over the past 12 months for PDLI competes that of Amgen Inc (AMGN), which has seen its stock price fall -0.55% in the latest trading session and is +25.66% over the last one year. Another of its peers Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) has dropped -0.01% today, and is +10.36% up over the past year, while Vertex Pharmaceutic (VRTX) is also up 1.79% yet its price remains in the green at 9.34% over the same period. Amgen has a P/E ratio of 18.14 compared to PDL’s 0 and Gilead’s 19.17. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at 2.32% and 1.47%, respectively, in early deals.
Coming back to PDL BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDLI), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 1.12 Million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 1.5 Million. Current shares outstanding are 116.35 Million.
According to data from Thomson Reuters, insiders hold 3.55% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 83.92%. The data shows that short shares as of June 14, 2020, stood at 6.11 Million at a short ratio of 6.98. This represents a 5.25% Short interest in Shares outstanding on June 14, 2020. Shares short dropped in June from the previous month at 6.45 Million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock +5.8% up in year-to-date price movement.