ROTH Capital raised the price target for the AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:AGFS) stock from “a Buy” to “a Neutral”. The rating was released on November 10, 2022, according to finviz. The research report from R. F. Lafferty has initiated the stock to Buy, with a price target set at $6.40. In their research brief published February 12, 2016, Citigroup analysts initiated the AgroFresh Solutions Inc. stock to Buy with a price target of $7.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:AGFS) dipped -0.17% to close Wednesday’s market session at $2.94, lower as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $2.94 and $2.96 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 464172 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 735.64K shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated 3.89% within the last five trades and 87.26% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 65.17% in the last 6 months and 83.75% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. AGFS stock is trading at a margin of 7.90%, 44.56% and 58.20% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, AGFS deals in the Consumer Defensive domain. The stock is trading -0.68 percent below its 52-week high and 101.37 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 14. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does AgroFresh Solutions Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 1.20 percent and the profit margin is -28.80 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 68.50 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $155.44 million as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 0.92 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 0.85, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 2.90 percent of AgroFresh Solutions Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 74.40 percent are held by financial institutions. Lewis Clinton A. Jr., the CEO at AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (AGFS) has bought 21,400 shares of firm on May 20 at a price of $1.79 against the total amount of $38345.0. In another inside trade, Lewis Clinton A. Jr., CEO of AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:AGFS) bought 32,050 shares of the firm on May 19 for a total worth of $54283.0 at a price of $1.69.