Seres Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRB) marked $7.06 per share on Wednesday, up from a previous closing price of $6.64. While Seres Therapeutics Inc. has overperformed by 6.33%, investors are advised to look at stock chart patterns for technical insight. Within its last year performance, MCRB fell by -26.38%, with highs and lows ranging from $11.69 to $2.50, whereas the simple moving average jumped by 24.38% in the last 200 days.
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On July 23, 2021, Goldman Downgraded Seres Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRB) to Sell. Chardan Capital Markets also Upgraded MCRB shares as ‘Buy’, setting a target price of $30 on the company’s shares in a report dated March 05, 2021. Chardan Capital Markets September 18, 2020d the rating to Neutral on September 18, 2020, and set its price target from $32.50 to $27.50. Piper Sandler initiated its ‘Overweight’ rating for MCRB, as published in its report on August 18, 2020. Jefferies’s report from August 11, 2020 suggests a price prediction of $29 for MCRB shares, giving the stock a ‘Buy’ rating. H.C. Wainwright also rated the stock as ‘Buy’.
Analysis of Seres Therapeutics Inc. (MCRB)
Further, the quarter-over-quarter decrease in sales is -97.30%, showing a negative trend in the upcoming months.
In order to gain a clear picture of Seres Therapeutics Inc.’s future performance, a variety of well-rounded analysis and research techniques can be applied, with equity being the most critical. The goal here is to ensure that your current return on equity of -305.30% is sufficient for you to turn a profit off your investment. Taking into account the quick ratio of the company, currently set at 3.00, you can see that the company can cover any debts it may have, which can easily be seen in the annual report of the company.
An average volume of 999.89K can be a very valuable indicator of volatility for MCRB stock. On a monthly basis, the volatility of the stock is set at 9.62%, whereas on a weekly basis, it is put at 5.37%, with a gain of 3.07% over the past seven days. Furthermore, long-term investors anticipate a median target price of $12.86, showing growth from the present price of $7.06, which can serve as yet another indication of whether MCRB is worth investing in or should be passed over.
How Do You Analyze Seres Therapeutics Inc. Shares?
In addition to the fundamentals, you should also consider how many employees own shares in the company. This is because the values should be in line with investors’ expectations. As such, the current holdings of company stock inside the company are set at 0.50%. This can enable you to see the extent to which executives own the company’s stock. As opposed to executive stock, institutional ownership accounts for 85.80% of the company’s shares, contributing to an indication of company value, since large shareholders may signify strength within the organization.
Are institutional investors increasing their holdings in MCRB shares?
The recent increase in stakes in MCRB appears to be a result of several institutional investors and hedge funds increasing their positions. Fidelity Management & Research Co’s position in MCRB has increased by 0.05% in the first quarter. The company now owns 18,610,733 shares of the stock, with a value of $164.89 million, following the purchase of 9,521 additional shares during the last quarter. Federated Global Investment Manag made another increased to its shares in MCRB during the first quarter, upping its stake by 18.36%. During the last quarter, the company picked up 2,843,411 additional shares for a total stake of worth $162.4 million, bringing number of shares owned by the company to 18,329,238.
During the first quarter, Janus Henderson Investors US LLC added a 5,792,839 position in MCRB. The Vanguard Group, Inc. purchased an additional 1.22 million shares in the last quarter, increasing its holdings by 23.65%, now holding 6.39 million shares worth $56.62 million. At the end of the first quarter, BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its MCRB holdings by 8.29% and now holds 5.28 million MCRB shares valued at $46.79 million with the added 0.4 million shares during the period. MCRB shares are owned by institutional investors to the tune of 85.80% at present.