IVERIC bio Inc. (NASDAQ:ISEE) traded at $21.13 at close of the session on Tuesday, 11/22/22, made an upward move of 0.28% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $21.07 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 1.01 with the day’s price range being $20.40 – $21.20. In terms of its 52-week price range, ISEE has a high of $24.33 and a low of $8.85. The company’s stock has lost about -2.76% over that past 30 days.
IVERIC bio Inc. has a market cap of $2.03 billion and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Feb 22, 2023 – Feb 27, 2023. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.4, with the EPS growth for the year raised at -$1.52 for 2022 and -$1.62 for next year. These figures represent -35.70% and -6.60% growth in EPS for the two years respectively.
There have been no upward and no downward revisions for the stock’s EPS in last 7 days, something that reflects the nature of company’s price movement in short term. On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the ISEE stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 100% Buy, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 100% Buy. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 100% Buy.
Based on estimates by 12 analysts, where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 2 have rated the IVERIC bio Inc. (ISEE) stock as a Hold, while 9 rate it as a Buy. 1 analyst(s) rate it as overweight while 0 of them rated it as underweight, whereas 0 suggest 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 the current price level is 0.70% off its SMA20 and 6.73% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 54.54 while the volatility over the past week is 5.85% and jumps to 6.53% over the past one month. The beta value is 1.03, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 1.43.
Coming back to IVERIC bio Inc. (NASDAQ:ISEE), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 6.36 million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 4.0 million. Current shares outstanding are 120.28 million.
The insiders hold 0.30% of the company’s shares. The data shows that short shares as of Oct 13, 2022, stood at 8.6 million at a short ratio of 2.22. This represents a 7.28% short interest in shares outstanding on Oct 13, 2022. Shares short fall in October from the previous month at 9.28 million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with current price pushing the stock 26.38% up in year-to-date price movement.