Taking on analysts’ expectations and winning: Opko Health Inc (OPK)

With 14.47 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 15.08 million shares. During the session, the Diagnostics & Research company that operates in wider Healthcare sector, reached to the highest price of $1.3587 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $1.1900. The 52-week range on OPK shows that it touched its highest point at $2.24 and its lowest point at $0.85 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $4.25. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.82.

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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 OPK was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 35.81%, but this was up by 31.00% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -17.09% while six-month performance fell -12.67%. The stock lost -6.43% in the past year, while it has lost -13.25% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for OPK yields -0.25 with Next year EPS estimates of -0.25. For the next quarter, that number is -0.10. This implies an EPS growth rate of -44.29% for this year and 30.31% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 12.00% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 1.56%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 773.28 million OPK shares are outstanding with a float of 327.73 million shares on hand for trading. On Mar 15, 2024, short shares totaled 102.16 million, which was 14.66% higher than short shares on Feb 15, 2024. In addition to OPK as the firm’s Opko Health, Inc., OPI serves as its Office Properties Income Trust.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 25.16% of OPK’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for OPK 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.

Dividends & Yield:

In terms of dividends, OPK has a current ratio of $––, which is $–– over the trailing 12-months, while a dividend of $–– is likely to be paid on average over the next five years. Dividend yield is another indicator that appeals to many investors, and OPK currently yields $0.00. In the past year, OPK’s dividend yield has been $0.00, but when looking at the stock over the past five years, its yield has been $–. Accordingly, OPK has a current buyback yield of $–. This was $– for the TTM, and it was $– for the past five years.