Silk Road Medical Inc (SILK) Stock is expected to generate profits in the near future

Argus raised the price target for the Silk Road Medical Inc (NASDAQ:SILK) stock from “a Hold” to “a Buy”. The rating was released on March 07, 2024, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on January 19, 2024 by Stifel that upgraded the stock from a Hold to a Buy with a price target of $20 for SILK stock. The research report from Lake Street has initiated the stock to Buy, with a price target set at $20. In their research brief published October 11, 2023, Stifel analysts downgraded the Silk Road Medical Inc stock from Buy to Hold with a price target of $12.

The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture

The firm’s stock price fluctuated 4.93% within the last five trades and 5.33% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 127.88% in the last 6 months and 39.48% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. SILK stock is trading at a margin of 2.88%, 12.40% and 47.40% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.


As of the close of trading, SILK deals in the Healthcare domain. The stock is trading -35.10 percent below its 52-week high and 264.31 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 41.15. 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 Silk Road Medical 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 -30.89 percent and the profit margin is -28.80 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 73.31 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 $873.60 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 4.71 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 5.93, 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, 9.21 percent of Silk Road Medical Inc shares are owned by insiders, and 103.72 percent are held by financial institutions. Ballinger Kevin J., the Director at Silk Road Medical Inc (SILK) has bought 11,700 shares of firm on Mar 05 ’24 at a price of $16.99 against the total amount of $0.2 million. In another inside trade, Buchanan Lucas W., COO/CFO of Silk Road Medical Inc (NASDAQ:SILK) sold 9,877 shares of the firm on Mar 05 ’24 for a total worth of $0.17 million at a price of $17.17. An inside trade which took place on Mar 05 ’24, Chief Commercial Officer of Silk Road Medical Inc Davis Andrew S. sold 5,481 shares of firm against total price of $94103.0 at the cost of $17.17 per share.

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