Digging Through Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. (COLL) Fundamentals

On Wednesday, shares of Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLL) marked $24.10 per share versus a previous $23.57 closing price. With having a 2.27% gain, an insight into the fundamental values of Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc., investors would also find a great ally in the technical patterns of the stock movements showed in stock charts. COLL showed a rise of 17.10% within its YTD performance, with highs and lows between $10.01 – $24.08 during the period of 52 weeks, compared to the simple moving average of 69.81% in the period of the last 200 days.

Needham equity researchers changed the status of Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLL) shares to a “Buy” rating in the report published on October 30th, 2019. Other analysts, including H.C. Wainwright, also published their reports on COLL shares. H.C. Wainwright repeated the rating from the previous report, marking COLL under “Buy” rating, in the report published on May 3rd, 2019. Additionally, COLL shares got another “Buy” rating from Janney, setting a target price of $29 on the company’s shares, according to the report published in April 12th, 2019. On March 20th, 2019, SunTrust Initiated an Hold rating and increased its price target to $22. On the other hand, Needham Reiterated the “Buy” rating for COLL shares, as published in the report on January 16th, 2019. H.C. Wainwright seems to be going bullish on the price of COLL shares, based on the price prediction for COLL, indicating that the shares will jump from $21 to $33, giving the shares “Buy” rating based on their report from March 8th, 2018. Another “Buy” rating came from Needham, providing a prediction for $33 price target according to the report published in February 7th, 2018.

Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. (COLL) Analysis

The present dividend yield for COLL owners is set at 0, marking the return investors will get regardless of the company’s performance in the upcoming period. However, in order for the company to be able to pay its dividends, just like it is the case with Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc., the company needs to provide a healthy cash flow, currently at the value of 17.07. In addition, the growth of sales from quarter to quarter is recording 3.80%, hinting the company’s progress in the upcoming progress.

In order to gain a clear insight on the performance of Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. (COLL) as it may occur in the future, there are more than several well-rounded types of analysis and research techniques, while equity is most certainly one of the more important indicators into the company’s growth and performance. In this case, you want to make sure that the return on the present equity of -13.10% is enough for you to make a profit out of your investment. You may also count in the quick ratio of the company, currently set at 1.20 so you would make sure that the company is able to cover the debts it may have, which can be easily seen in annual reports of the company.

Set to affect the volatility of a given stock, the average volume can also be a valuable indicator, while COLL is currently recording an average of 453.13K in volumes. The volatility of the stock on monthly basis is set at 5.10%, while the weekly volatility levels are marked at 3.86%with 8.90% of gain in the last seven days. Additionally, long-term investors are predicting the target price of $29.00, indicating growth from the present price of $24.10, which can represent yet another valuable research and analysis points that can help you decide whether to invest in COLL or pass.

What to Look for When Analyzing Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. Shares?

Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. (COLL) is based in the USA and it represents one of the well-known company operating with Healthcare sector. If you wish to compare COLL shares with other companies under Electronic Equipment and Consumer Goods, a factor to note is the P/E value of for Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc., while the value 83.97 can represent an indicator in the future growth of the company in terms of investor’s expectations. The later value should have a steady growth rate, increasing and growing gradually, which serves the purpose of reliably showcasing the progress of the company. The value -0.34 is supported by the yearly ESP growth of 52.00%.

Besides from looking into the fundamentals, you should also note the number of people inside the company owning the shares, as the values should be in line with the expectations of investors. In that spirit, the present ownership of stocks inside the company is set at 1.90%, which can provide you with an insight of how involved executives are in owning shares of the company. In oppose to the executives’ share, the institutional ownership counts 99.54% of shares, carrying an equal significance as an indicator of value, as the presence of large investors may signal a strong company.

Are Institutional Investors Increasing Stakes in COLL Shares?

It appears that more than several institutional investors and hedge funds decided to increase stakes in COLL in the recent period. That is how Eventide Asset Management LLC now has an increase position in COLL by 0.00% in the first quarter, owning 2.43 million shares of COLL stocks, with the value of $49.97 million after the purchase of an additional 0 shares during the last quarter. In the meanwhile, BlackRock Fund Advisors also increased their stake in COLL shares changed 2.02% in the first quarter, which means that the company now owns 2.32 million shares of company, all valued at $47.81 million after the acquisition of additional 46,084 shares during the last quarter.

Franklin Advisers, Inc. acquired a new position in Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. during the first quarter, with the value of $37.93 million, and Rock Springs Capital Management L increased their stake in the company’s shares by 0.00% in the first quarter, now owning 0 shares valued at $32.47 million after the acquisition of the additional 1.58 million shares during the last quarter. In the end, Renaissance Technologies LLC increased their position by 2.92% during the first quarter, now owning 747200 COLL shares, now holding the value of $15.38 million in COLL with the purchase of the additional 503,100 shares during the period of the last quarter. At the present, 99.54% of COLL shares are in the ownership of institutional investors.