Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) share price soared 7.79% or 0.12 points to reach at $1.66 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $1.51 – $1.81 during previous trading session. A total of 3.99M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 1.33M shares. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) has a market capitalization of $140.47M and most recently 82.97M outstanding shares have been calculated.
In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.
Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) is at 83.58.
According to sentiments of 22 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $3.24. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $225 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $78.
The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $2.89 derived from a total of 15 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $5.54 and can go high up to $6.16. However a year ago during same quarter Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) reported $7.6 EPS.
For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.49 per share according to consensus of 66 analysts.
According to sentiments of 45 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $46.7B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $4.45B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $5.52B.
In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.00 on the shares of Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX). Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 4 recommend the stock as Outperform. 0 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.
On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 39.20% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 42.05% along with 61.38% distance from 200 day simple moving average.
An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) shares were trading -6.21% below from the 52-week high mark of $1.77 and +225.49% above from the 52-week bottom of $0.51. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 03/20/17 and 52-week low price on 04/26/16.
When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 45.61% in the past one week and soared 48.21% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 41.16% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 67.68% while yearly performance of the company advanced 48.21%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 58.10%.
While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -38.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -40.40%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.11, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 19.42%, 7.05% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 2.32.
The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 19.80 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 19.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.00 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.00.