The Stock Of The Week: Amyris Inc. (AMRS)

As of Thursday close, Amyris Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AMRS) stock was up $0.12, moving up 7.50 percent to $1.72. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 17,032,400 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$1.8900 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 7,301,420, while in the previous 50 days, it was 5,424,948.

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Since last month, AMRS stock retreated -59.81%. Shares of the company fell to $1.4658 on 05/11/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $17.42 was reached on 01/03/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $1.47. Since the beginning of this year, AMRS’s stock price has dropped by -68.21% or -$3.6900, and marked a new high 1 time. However, the stock has declined by -90.13% since its 52-week high.

Amyris Inc. (AMRS) last reported insider trading activity 158 days ago on Dec 06. MCCANN JAMES F, the Director of the company, purchased of 17,400 shares for $5.71 on Dec 06. It resulted in a $99,354 investment by the insider. ALVAREZ EDUARDO sold 17,605 shares at an average price of $14.86 on Sep 02. The insider now owns 371,335 shares following the transaction. On Sep 02, CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER- SECRETARY KELSEY NICOLE sold 3,483 shares at $14.86 apiece. The transaction was valued at $51,757.

Valuation Metrics

The stock’s beta is 1.64. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.77, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.15.

Financial Health

In the three months ended September 29, Amyris Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 2.10, while its current ratio was 2.40, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 1.25, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 1.69. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 54.90% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled -61.40%. Based on annual data, AMRS earned $186.68 million in gross profit and brought in $341.82 million in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was -30.40%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 378.40%.

In Amyris Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $672.01 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. AMRS’s revenue fell -206.46% to $64.78 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $57.71 million. While analysts expected Amyris Inc. to report -$0.55 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was -$1.14 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -107.30%. During the quarter, the company generated -$120.44 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Amyris Inc. were 1.06 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $338.1 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $319.71 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Amyris Inc.’s (AMRS) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 227.24%, the RSI 9-day stood at 18.67% on 12 May.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Amyris Inc. price is down by -52.35% percent or -$1.8900. At present, AMRS shares trade -61.35% below its 20-day simple moving average and -68.50% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -66.34% below its SMA50 and -88.59% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 5.25% and Stochastic coefficient D was 3.60%, while ATR was 0.4514. Given the Stochastic reading of 10.07% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 23.13%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -1.1767, while the 14-day reading stands at -1.4524.

Analyst Ratings

Amyris Inc. (AMRS) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, AMRS is a sell, and 0 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Amyris Inc. stock as buy, with 5 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $13.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $8.00 – $22.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Amyris Inc. (AMRS) will achieve an average price target of $14.80.


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