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Investors Cash In On Akanda Corp.’s 7.03% Gain

Akanda Corp. (NASDAQ:AKAN) price closed higher on Friday, September 15, jumping 7.03% above its previous close.

A look at the daily price movement shows that the last close reads $0.82, with intraday deals fluctuated between $0.8216 and $0.9461. Taking into account the 52-week price action we note that the stock hit a 52-week high of $6.88 and 52-week low of $0.44. The stock added 72.18% on its value in the past month.

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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. On the technical perspective front, indicators give AKAN a short term outlook of 50% Sell on average. Looking at the stock’s medium term indicators we note that it is averaging as a 50% Sell, while an average of long term indicators are currently assigning the stock as 50% Sell.

The overview shows that AKAN’s price is at present 49.58% off the SMA20 and 44.82% from the SMA50. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) metric on the 14-day timeframe is pointing at 66.50, with weekly volatility standing at 27.52%. The indicator jumps to 18.56% when calculated based on the past 30 days. Akanda Corp. (NASDAQ:AKAN)’s beta value is holding at 1.91, while the average true range (ATR) indicator is currently reading 0.12.

An analysis of the Akanda Corp. (NASDAQ:AKAN) stock in terms of its daily trading volume indicates that the 3-month average is 406.29K. However, this figure increases on the past 10-day timeline to an average of 1.24 million.

Current records show that the company has 3.88M in outstanding shares. The insiders’ percentage holdings are 24.45% of outstanding shares while the percentage share held by institutions stands at 0.20%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of Aug 30, 2023, stood at 87080.0 shares, which puts the short ratio at the time at 0.17. From this we can glean that short interest is 2.24% of company’s current outstanding shares. Notably, we see that shares short in August rose slightly given the previous month’s figure stood at 3240.0. But the -41.07% downside, 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.