As of Thursday close, 22nd Century Group Inc.’s (NASDAQ:XXII) stock was up $0.61, moving up 31.12 percent to $2.57. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 7,788,220 shares. 3 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.7200 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,839,055, while in the previous 50 days, it was 1,942,406.
Since last month, XXII stock rose 44.38%. Shares of the company fell to $1.5500 on 06/21/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $4.98 was reached on 01/03/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $1.42. Since the beginning of this year, XXII’s stock price has dropped by -16.83% or -$0.5200, and marked a new high 1 time. However, the stock has declined by -48.39% since its 52-week high.
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22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII) last reported insider trading activity 10 days ago on Jun 14. FRANZINO JOHN, the Chief Administrative Officer of the company, disposed of 20,324 shares for $1.69 on Jun 14. It resulted in a $34,443 divestment by the insider. ZERCHER MICHAEL sold 23,147 shares at an average price of $2.16 on Dec 14. The insider now owns 1,064,985 shares following the transaction. On Sep 30, Chief Executive Officer MISH JAMES A bought 20,000 shares at $2.88 apiece. The transaction was valued at $57,600.
The stock’s beta is 1.89. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 13.43, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 7.14.
In the three months ended March 30, 22nd Century Group Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 5.70, while its current ratio was 6.30, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 5.70% percent. In the year ended March 30, operating margins totaled -94.50%. Based on annual data, XXII earned $2.07 million in gross profit and brought in $30.95 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 -42.60%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was -50.30%.
According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. XXII’s revenue rose 24.75% to $7.96 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $9.05 million. While analysts expected 22nd Century Group Inc. to report -$0.06 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was -$0.05 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 16.70%. During the quarter, the company generated -$7.72 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of 22nd Century Group Inc. were 8.51 million at the end of its most recent quarter ended March 30, and its total debt was $1.69 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $164.54 million.
This quick technical analysis looks at 22nd Century Group Inc.’s (XXII) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 165.62%, the RSI 9-day stood at 78.06% on 23 June.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current 22nd Century Group Inc. price is up by +38.92% percent or $0.7200. At present, XXII shares trade +51.18% above its 20-day simple moving average and +25.98% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +17.35% above its SMA50 and -24.19% below its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 56.82% and Stochastic coefficient D was 35.10%, while ATR was 0.2500. Given the Stochastic reading of 99.03% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 71.65%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.2400, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.2400.
Craig Hallum launched its rating on 22nd Century Group Inc. (NASDAQ: XXII) to a Buy in a note to investors on June 15, 2022. 22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, XXII 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 22nd Century Group Inc. stock as buy, with 4 recommending it as overweight.
With a median target price of $5.50, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $5.00 – $8.50. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict 22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII) will achieve an average price target of $6.13.