With 2.02 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 0.48 million shares. During the session, the Biotechnology company that operates in wider Healthcare sector, reached to the highest price of $0.6260 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $0.5941. The 52-week range on EFTR shows that it touched its highest point at $1.48 and its lowest point at $0.34 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $5.80. Beta for the stock currently stands at 0.51.
Price Performance and Earnings:
Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of EFTR was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 1.69%, but this was up by 8.01% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -14.26% while six-month performance fell -17.99%. The stock gained 11.11% in the past year, while it has gained 40.32% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for EFTR yields -0.77 with Next year EPS estimates of -0.44. For the next quarter, that number is -0.12. This implies an EPS growth rate of -13.94% for this year and 29.26% for next year.
Float and Shares Shorts:
At present, 41.69 million EFTR shares are outstanding with a float of 40.63 million shares on hand for trading. On Oct 30, 2023, short shares totaled 0.25 million, which was 0.41% higher than short shares on Sep 28, 2023. In addition to Dr. Stephen T. Worland Ph.D. as the firm’s CEO, President & Director, Mr. Michael Byrnes M.B.A. serves as its Chief Financial Officer.
Through their ownership of 45.01% of EFTR’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.
Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for EFTR since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With EFTR analysts setting a high price target of $7.00 and a low target of $5.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $5.80. Based on these targets, EFTR could surge 1066.67% to reach the target high and rise by 733.33% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 866.67% from current levels.
Summary of Insider Activity:
Insiders traded EFTR stock several times over the past three months with 0 Buys and 0 Sells. In these transactions, 0 shares were bought while 0 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 3 while that of sell transactions has remained unmoved to 0 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 45,063 while 0 shares were sold.