Palatin Technologies Inc. (PTN) shares are trading at higher $0.56 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Strong Buy.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $1.13 and the low is $0.35. Over the last 52 weeks, PTN is down -50.13% while the S&P 500 is down 0.00%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
PTN booked profit margins of 61.40%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 39.60%, and its Return on Assets is 38.50%. All told, it is clear that, PTN 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. PTN has a short ratio of 3.88 and outstanding shares of 235.32M.
PTN has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.33 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 0.14. Palatin Technologies Inc. PTN also noted assets of $90.06 million at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as PTN has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Palatin Technologies Inc. PTN has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, PTN 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.
Palatin Technologies Inc. PTN is now commanding a market cap of 122.50M and a float of 218.79M. PTN 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 PTN 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 PTN, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.