Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. (NEPT) shares are trading at higher $2.01 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $3.15.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $3.60 and the low is $0.96. Over the last 52 weeks, NEPT is down -39.27% while the S&P 500 is up 13.62%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, NEPT reported a profit of $2.35 million. Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. also saw revenues increase to $15.41 million. In addition, NEPT has free cash flow of -$8.49 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$5.25 million which compares well with its peers.
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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. NEPT has a short ratio of 8.78 and outstanding shares of 128.78M.
NEPT has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.6 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -0.07. Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. NEPT also noted assets of $135.36 million at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as NEPT has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. NEPT has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, NEPT 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.
Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. NEPT is now commanding a market cap of 258.84M and a float of 84.02M. NEPT 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 NEPT 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 NEPT, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.