OPKO Health (NASDAQ:OPK) CEO Purchases $31700.00 in Stock

Leslie Hanson
May 16, 2018

Current price places the company's stock -9.38% away from its 200-day simple moving average, -1.01%, away from the 50-day average and also 1.56% away from 20-day average.

Opko Health Inc (NASDAQ:OPK)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $1.03 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 2.27. If the Golden Cross is less than 1, then the 50 day moving average is below the 200 day moving average, indicating that the price might drop. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. The relative strength index (RSI) reflected overbought area when it is above 70 and notifies oversold level when it is below 30.

In other news, CEO Phillip Md Et Al Frost acquired 26,000 shares of OPKO Health stock in a transaction on Friday, May 4th. (OPK) is at 80.57. Analysts are projecting that the stock will touch 11.9 within the year. There is no concrete way to calculate a price target. Analysts therefore consider the investment a net gain.

Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) has been given an average price target of $11.9 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. Company insiders own 40.19% of the company's stock. Consensus earnings estimates are far from ideal, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. On a Monthly basis the stock is -1.29%.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in OPK. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.13 derived from a total of 5 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings.

Wall Street analysts are predicting that Opko Health Inc (NASDAQ:OPK) will report earnings per share of $-0.13 in their quarterly report. Previously Opko Health Inc (NASDAQ:OPK) reported $-0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $-0.08 by $-0.24 with surprise factor of -300%. The company's beta value is at 1.76.

However, Net income (NI) is a corporation's total earnings (or profit); net income is computed by taking revenues and subtracting the costs of doing business such as depreciation, interest, taxes and other expenses.

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The Company's sales have grown at an average annualized rate of about 86.70% during the past five years. Volume is simply the number of shares or contracts that trade over a given period of time, usually a day. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use.

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OPKO Health (NASDAQ:OPK) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. Volatility can either be measured by using the standard deviation or variance between returns from that same security or market index. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,394,483 shares of the biotechnology company's stock worth $9,567,000 after acquiring an additional 69,352 shares during the last quarter. From the start of year 2017 to present date OPK reported slumped performance of -2.45%. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 4 Buy, 0 Overweight, 1 Sell, 1 Hold and 0 Underweight. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock.

OPK stock opened at $4.78 on Monday. This number is based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Opko Health, Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 43.49%, where Monthly Performance is 50.17%, Quarterly performance is 16.49%, 6 Months performance is -29.92% and yearly performance percentage is -36.07%. The stock climbed 16.49 percent over the past quarter, while declined -29.92 percent over the past six months.

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