The Valens Company Inc. (VLNS) Is A Stock You Should Watch


As of Wednesday close, The Valens Company Inc.’s (NASDAQ:VLNS) stock was up $0.01, moving up 1.36 percent to $0.85. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 85,820 shares. 3 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.0421 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 80,945, while in the previous 50 days, it was 120,950.

Since last month, VLNS stock rose 16.42%. Shares of the company fell to $0.6468 on 10/24/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $3.99 was reached on 02/10/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $0.58. Since the beginning of this year, VLNS’s stock price has dropped by -65.31% or -$1.6000, and marked a new high 2 times. However, the stock has declined by -78.70% since its 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

The stock’s beta is 1.83. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.04, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.86.

Financial Health

In the three months ended February 27, The Valens Company Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.50, while its current ratio was 2.10, 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 February 27 was 0.80, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.82. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 19.80% percent. Based on annual data, VLNS earned $13.75 million in gross profit and brought in $62.36 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 -17.60%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was -138.70%.

According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. While analysts expected The Valens Company Inc. to report -$0.22 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was -$0.3 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -36.40%. During the quarter, the company generated -$11.89 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of The Valens Company Inc. were 94.52 million at the end of its most recent quarter ended February 27, and its total debt was $64.71 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at The Valens Company Inc.’s (VLNS) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 54.38%, the RSI 9-day stood at 62.88% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current The Valens Company Inc. price is up by +5.21% percent or $0.0421. At present, VLNS shares trade +13.15% above its 20-day simple moving average and +26.77% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -0.85% below its SMA50 and -57.92% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 72.56% and Stochastic coefficient D was 72.12%, while ATR was 0.0655. Given the Stochastic reading of 76.19% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 59.71%.

Analyst Ratings

The Valens Company Inc. downgraded its rating on The Valens Company Inc. (NASDAQ: VLNS) to an Underperform in a note to investors on March 03, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Mkt perform rating on the stock.


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