Certara Inc. (NASDAQ:CERT) price closed higher on Monday, September 13, jumping 3.49% above its previous close.
A look at the daily price movement shows that the last close reads $34.96, with intraday deals fluctuated between $33.2457 and $36.33. Taking into account the 52-week price action we note that the stock hit a 52-week high of $41.79 and 52-week low of $23.75. The stock added 24.03% on its value in the past month.
Certara Inc., which has a market valuation of $5.37 billion, is expected to release its quarterly earnings report Aug 05, 2021. Analysts tracking CERT have forecast the quarterly EPS to grow by 0.05 per share this quarter, while the same analysts predict the annual EPS to hit $0.23 for the year 2021 and up to $0.31 for 2022. In this case, analysts estimate an annual EPS growth of 35.30% for the year and 34.80% for the next year.
On average, analysts have forecast the company’s revenue for the quarter will hit $72.24 million, with the likely lows of $69.82 million and highs of $73.9 million. Staying with the analyst view, there is a consensus estimate of $285.52 million for the company’s annual revenue in 2021. Per this projection, the revenue is forecast to grow 17.20% above that which the company brought in 2021.
Revisions to the company’s EPS highlights a short term direction of a stock’s price movement, which in the last 7 days came up with no upward and no downward reviews.
Here is a look at the average analyst rating for the stock as represented on a scale of 1.00 to 5.00, with the extremes of 1.00 and 5.00 suggesting the stock is strong buy or strong sell respectively. Specifically, 6 analysts have assigned CERT a recommendation rating as follows: 2 rate it as a Hold; 2 advise Buy while 2 analyst(s) assign an Overweight rating. 0 analyst(s) have tagged the Certara Inc. (CERT) stock as Underweight, with 0 recommending Sell. In general, analysts have rated the stock Overweight, a scenario likely to bolster investors out for an opportunity to add to their holdings of the company’s shares.
The overview shows that CERT’s price is at present 12.48% off the SMA20 and 25.35% from the SMA50. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) metric on the 14-day timeframe is pointing at 65.51, with weekly volatility standing at 10.60%. The indicator jumps to 7.20% when calculated based on the past 30 days. Certara Inc. (NASDAQ:CERT)’s beta value is holding at 0, while the average true range (ATR) indicator is currently reading 2.45. Considering analysts have assigned the stock a price target range of $30.00-$41.00 as the low and high respectively, we find the trailing 12-month average consensus price target to be $35.20. Based on this estimate, we see that current price is roughly 17.08% off the estimated low and -13.32% off the forecast high. Investors will no doubt be excited to see the share price rise to $35.00, which is the median consensus price, and at that level CERT would be 3.26% from current price.
An analysis of the Certara Inc. (NASDAQ:CERT) stock in terms of its daily trading volume indicates that the 3-month average is 706.17K.
Current records show that the company has 147.49M in outstanding shares. The insiders’ percentage holdings are 6.20% of outstanding shares while the percentage share held by institutions stands at 80.30%. But the 7.30% upside, the stock’s price has registered year-to-date as of last trading, will likely reignite investor interest given the prospect of it rallying even higher.