Curis Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS) saw an upside of 3.07% to close Friday at $8.07 after adding $0.24 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 914,700 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $8.50 in the past week and touched a new high 1 time within the past 5 days. An average of 997,465 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,178,274.
CRIS’s 1-month performance is -7.98% or -$0.70 on its low of $7.64 reached on 09/29/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $1.06 and high of $17.40, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 05/12/21. YTD, CRIS has lost -1.47% or -$0.12 and has reached a new high 8 times. However, the current price is down -53.62%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Jan 26, 249 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Curis Inc. (CRIS). Dentzer James E (President & CEO) most recently sold 3,094 shares at $10.59 per share on Jan 26. This transaction cost the insider $32,758. President & CEO, Dentzer James E, sold 2,283 shares at a price of $10.96 on Jan 25.
Curis Inc. (CRIS) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 33.74 for the broader industry and 32.48 for the sector, meaning that investors are optimistic about the stock’s future prospects. CRIS stock has a beta of 2.99. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 76.10 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 6.56.
Curis Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 19.90, with the current ratio over the same period at 19.90 meaning that CRIS stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.00, while the total debt to equity was 0.00. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 95.00%The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is -226.83%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $10.3 million against revenue of $10.84 million.
The effectiveness of a company’s management is also important for investors when it comes to determining the potential profitability of the investment. Curis Inc.’s return on assets over the past 12 months stands at -22.00%. Return on investment over the past year is -18.90%, while its return on equity (ROE) trailing 12 months is -40.70%. In comparison, the average ROE for the broader industry over the past year is -36.91.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Curis Inc.’s cash and short-term investments amounted to $77.54 million against total debt of $5.34 million. Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected CRIS to announce -$0.11 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted -$0.12, representing a -9.10% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than -$9.97 million. CRIS stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 68.72 million, with total debt at $5.34 million. Shareholders hold equity totaling $91.6 million
Let’s look briefly at Curis Inc. (CRIS) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 01 October was 48.43% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 55.63%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $8.01, reflecting a +0.87% or $0.07 change from its current price. CRIS is currently trading -8.19% above its 20-day SMA, -17.90% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +4.81% and +0.37% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 24.83% and 23.02% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.40. The RSI (14) points at 49.06%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 44.79% with the period’s ATR at 0.40. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -0.20 and -0.27 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Curis Inc. (NASDAQ: CRIS), B. Riley Securities launched coverage with a Buy rating. Analysts offering their rating for CRIS stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Buy. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate CRIS as a “sell,”, while 0 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 0 rates the stock as overweight while 5 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is CRIS’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $20.00 and a high of $27.00, with their median price target at $22.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Curis Inc. (CRIS) stock is $23.00.