The BELLUS Health Inc. (BLU) shares are trading at higher $2.69.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $12.03 and the low is $2.30. Over the last 52 weeks, BLU is down -77.64% while the S&P 500 is up 0.29%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, BLU reported a profit of $9.27 million. BELLUS Health Inc. also saw revenues increase to $4000.0. In addition, BLU has free cash flow of -$10.71 million as of 03-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$9.22 million which compares well with its peers.
BLU Return on Equity (ROE) is -41.60%, and its Return on Assets is -38.60%. All told, it is clear that, BLU needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. BLU has a short ratio of 0.52 and outstanding shares of 55.69M.
BLU has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 6.78 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -0.58. BELLUS Health Inc. BLU also noted assets of $131.95 million at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as BLU has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, BELLUS Health Inc. BLU has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, BLU represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
BELLUS Health Inc. BLU is now commanding a market cap of 152.50M and a float of 43.52M. BLU is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of BLU stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in BLU, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.