The Director Of INNOVATE Corp. (VATE) Purchased 5,000 Shares


As of Wednesday close, INNOVATE Corp.’s (NYSE:VATE) stock was up $0.08, moving up 7.84 percent to $1.10. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 177,540 shares. 5 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.0600 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 293,950, while in the previous 50 days, it was 272,972.

Since last month, VATE stock rose 34.15%. Shares of the company fell to $0.7097 on 11/01/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $4.37 was reached on 01/12/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $0.64. Since the beginning of this year, VATE’s stock price has dropped by -70.27% or -$2.6000, and marked a new high 3 times. However, the stock has declined by -74.83% since its 52-week high.

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VATE stock investors should be aware that INNOVATE Corp. (VATE) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 9 days ago on Nov 15. Sena Michael J., the Chief Financial Officer of the company, purchased of 5,000 shares for $0.97 on Nov 15. It resulted in a $4,845 investment by the insider. Sena Michael J. added 10,000 shares at an average price of $0.97 on Nov 14. The insider now owns 656,905 shares following the transaction. On Nov 14, President and CEO BARR WAYNE JR bought 10,000 shares at $0.93 apiece. The transaction was valued at $9,299.

Financial Health

In the three months ended September 29, INNOVATE Corp.’s quick ratio stood at 1.10, while its current ratio was 1.10, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 13.60% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 0.90%. Based on annual data, VATE earned $183.7 million in gross profit and brought in $1.21 billion 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 -5.30%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 38.10%.

According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. VATE’s revenue rose 6.67% to $392.2 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $423.0 million. While analysts expected INNOVATE Corp. to report -$0.35 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was -$0.38 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -8.60%. During the quarter, the company generated $18.3 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of INNOVATE Corp. were 1.26 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $739.2 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $78.36 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at INNOVATE Corp.’s (VATE) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 60.07%, the RSI 9-day stood at 77.84% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current INNOVATE Corp. price is up by +5.77% percent or $0.0600. At present, VATE shares trade +37.50% above its 20-day simple moving average and -31.25% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -22.54% below its SMA50 and -70.74% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 87.03% and Stochastic coefficient D was 89.39%, while ATR was 0.0712. Given the Stochastic reading of 92.14% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 70.03%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.0439, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.1170.


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