Palatin Technologies, Inc. [NYSE: PTN] gained by 11.70% on the last trading session, reaching $1.05 price per share at the time. Palatin Technologies, Inc. represents 252.04M in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $264.64M with the latest information.

The Palatin Technologies, Inc. traded at the price of $1.05 with 4.06 million shares were bought and sold during the latest trading session. Over the period of the last 3 months, the average trading volume of PTN shares recorded 3.99M.

Palatin Technologies, Inc. [NYSE:PTN]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders frequently stay up to date regarding what leading market analysts think about a possible stock buy. As it relates to Palatin Technologies, Inc. [PTN], the latest mean analyst recommendation that’s publicly available is from the fiscal three-month period ending in June. On average, stock market experts give PTN an Buy rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 0.59 to 1.78. This is compared to its latest closing price of $0.94.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Palatin Technologies, Inc. [PTN] is sitting at 1.33. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.33.

Stay on the lookout for the next quarterly financial report – the company is expected to release the following results on Thu 12 Sep (In 58 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Palatin Technologies, Inc. [PTN]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Palatin Technologies, Inc. [PTN] sitting at +38.62, this company’s Net Margin is now -22.50%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 122.87, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 76.30%. Its Return on Equity is 226.63, and its Return on Assets is 51.54. These metrics suggest that this Palatin Technologies, Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Palatin Technologies, Inc. [PTN] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 23.30. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 18.89, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 16.10. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 1.23, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 1.00. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 7.32 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 0.24. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 9.21, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.04. Palatin Technologies, Inc. [PTN] has a Price to Book Ratio of 7.21, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 117.88.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Palatin Technologies, Inc. [PTN] earns $3,533,408 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 8.88 and its Total Asset Turnover is 1.40. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Current Ratio is 3.58.

Palatin Technologies, Inc. [PTN] has 252.04M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $264.64M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 0.59 to 1.78. At its current price, it has moved down by -41.01% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 77.97% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 43.25. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Palatin Technologies, Inc. [PTN] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Palatin Technologies, Inc. [PTN], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.