Zymeworks Inc. (ZYME) shares are trading at higher $38.27 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Strong Buy. while the current analyst price target stands at $24.88.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $52.75 and the low is $20.33. Over the last 52 weeks, ZYME is up 46.97% while the S&P 500 is up 10.88%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, ZYME reported a profit of $-26.86 million. Zymeworks Inc. also saw revenues decrease to $12.36 million. In addition, ZYME has free cash flow of -$89.63 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$37.02 million which compares well with its peers.
ZYME Return on Equity (ROE) is -44.10%, and its Return on Assets is -34.40%. All told, it is clear that, ZYME 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. ZYME has a short ratio of 6.01 and outstanding shares of 50.79M.
ZYME has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -3.76. Zymeworks Inc. ZYME also noted assets of $606.85 million at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as ZYME has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Zymeworks Inc. ZYME has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, ZYME 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.
Zymeworks Inc. ZYME is now commanding a market cap of 1.48B and a float of 37.54M. ZYME 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 ZYME stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
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