Apex Global Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:APEX) traded at $1.12 at last check on Tuesday, Jun 30, making an upward move of 80.65% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $0.62 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 1.62 with the day’s price range being $0.6000 – 1.1800. In terms of its 52-week price range, APEX has a high of $2.37 and a low of $0.26. The company’s stock has gained about 117.31% over that past 30 days.
On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the APEX stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Buy, while medium term indicators assign it an average of Hold. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 50% Buy.
Based on estimates by 1 analysts where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, none have rated the Apex Global Brands Inc. (APEX) stock as a Hold, while 1 rate it as a Buy. None analysts rate it as outperform while none of them rated it as underperform, whereas none suggests the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Buy and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.
Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the APEX stock currently stands at 0, and the current price level is 67.97% off its SMA20 and 94.82% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 72.99 while the volatility over the past week is 27.06% and drops to 23.47% over the past one month. The beta value is 1.63, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 0.14. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $5.25, with the estimates having a low of $5.25 and a high of $5.25. These price ends are 368.75% and +368.75% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a +368.75% if the APEX share price touches on the median price of $5.25.
Let’s briefly compare Apex (APEX) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of +80.65% and -11.17% over the past 12 months for APEX competes that of Lululemon Athletica (LULU), which has seen its stock price rise 6% in the latest trading session and is +73.39% over the last one year. Another of its peers V.F. Corp (VFC) has climbed 0.96% today, but is -31.01% down over the past year, while Columbia Sprtswr (COLM) is also up 80.65% yet its price remains in the red at -11.17% over the same period. Lululemon has a P/E ratio of 70.67 compared to Apex’s 0 and V.F.’s 47.24. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at 0.85% and 1.54%, respectively, in early deals.
Coming back to Apex Global Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:APEX), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 447.23 Million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 577.45 Million. Current shares outstanding are 5.57 Million.
According to data from Thomson Reuters, insiders hold 15.97% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 30.54%. The data shows that short shares as of June 14, 2020, stood at 55.91 Million at a short ratio of 0.09. This represents a 1% Short interest in Shares outstanding on June 14, 2020. Shares short dropped in June from the previous month at 151.94 Million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock +43.59% up in year-to-date price movement.