The trading price of Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ:RIOT) closed higher on Friday, Feb 19, closing at $62.03, 14.99% higher than its previous close.
Traders who pay close attention to intraday price movement should know that it fluctuated between $67.42 and $77.80. The company’s P/E ratio in the trailing 12-month period was 0, while its 5Y monthly beta was 5.2. In examining the 52-week price action we see that the stock hit a 52-week high of $79.5 and a 52-week low of $0.51. Over the past month, the stock has gained 220.15% in value.
On the technical side, indicators suggest RIOT has a 100% Buy on average for the short term. According to the data of the stock’s medium term indicators, the stock is currently averaging as a 100% Buy, while an average of long term indicators suggests that the stock is currently 100% Buy.
Here is the average analyst rating on the stock as represented by 1.00 to 5.00, with the extremes of 1.00 and 5.00 suggesting the stock should be considered as either strong buy or strong sell respectively. The number of analysts that have assigned RIOT a recommendation rating is 1. Out of them, no one rate it a Hold, while 1 recommend Buy, whereas none assign an Outperform rating. None analyst(s) have tagged Riot Blockchain, Inc. (RIOT) as Underperform, while not any of them advise Sell. Analysts have rated the stock Buy, likely urging investors to take advantage of the opportunity to add to their holdings of the company’s shares.
If we dig deeper into the stock’s outlook, we see that the stock’s PEG is 0, which symbolizes a positive outlook. A quick review shows that RIOT’s price is currently 119.65% off the SMA20 and 212.27% off the SMA50. The RSI metric on the 14-day chart is currently showing 73.51, and weekly volatility stands at 22.35%. When measured over the past 30 days, the indicator reaches 17.47%. Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ:RIOT)’s beta value is currently sitting at 5.2, while the Average True Range indicator is currently displaying 8.09. With analysts defining $28-$28 as the low and high price targets, we arrive at a consensus price target of $28 for the trailing 12-month period. The current price is about -60.75% off the estimated low and -60.75% off the forecast high, based on this estimate. Investors will be thrilled if RIOT’s share price rises to $28, which is the median consensus price. At that level, RIOT’s share price would be -60.75% above current price.
To see how Riot Blockchain, Inc. stock has been performing in comparison to its peers in the industry, here are the numbers: RIOT stock’s performance was +14.99% in the latest trading, and +4923.24% in the past year, while Spotify Technology S.A. (SPOT) has traded +2.74% on the day and positioned +146.58% higher than it was a year ago. Another comparable company Docusign Inc (DOCU) saw its stock close 1.6% higher in the most recent trading session but was up +193.61% in a year. Furthermore, Aptiv Plc (APTV) showed an increase of 14.99% on the day while its price kept rising at 4923.24% over the past year. Riot Blockchain, Inc. has a P/E ratio of 0, compared to Spotify Technology S.A.’s 0 and Docusign Inc’s 0. Also in last trading session, the S&P 500 Index has soared -0.19%, while the Dow Jones Industrial also saw a negative seesion, down 0% on the day.
An evaluation of the daily trading volume of Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ:RIOT) indicates that the 3-month average is 32.87 Million. However, this figure has increased over the past 10 days to an average of 64.55 Million.
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Currently, records show that 67.53 Million of the company’s shares remain outstanding. According to Thomson Reuters data, insiders hold 3.81% of outstanding shares, whereas institutions hold 12.43%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of January 28, 2021, stood at 11.81 Million shares, resulting in a short ratio of 0.36 at that time. From this, we can conclude that short interest is 17.5% of the company’s total outstanding shares. It is noteworthy that short shares in January were up slightly from the previous month’s figure, which was 11.04 Million. However, since the stock’s price has seen +319.84% year-to-date, investors’ interest is likely to be reignited due to its potential to move even higher.