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Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [NASDAQ: ACOR] stock went down by -5.48% or -0.16 points down from its previous closing price of $2.83. The stock reached $2.67 during the last trading session. During the course of the last 5 trading session in the week, ACOR share price went up during 2 out of 5 days, that way losing -12.29% in the period of the last 7 days.

ACOR had two major price movements with the latest trading session as the price jumped to a high of $2.85, at one point touching $2.61. The latest high is set lower that the high price recorded in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $2.85. The 52-week high currently stands at $29.75 distance from the present share price, noting recovery -89.42% after the recent low of $2.75.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [NASDAQ:ACOR]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders often pay a significant amount of attention to what top market analysts have to say about a potential stock investment. In regards to Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [ACOR], the most recent average analyst recommendation we can read comes from the fiscal quarter ending in December. On average, stock market experts give ACOR an Hold rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 2.75 to 29.75. This is compared to its latest closing price of $2.83.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [ACOR] is sitting at 2.88. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.88.

For the quarter ending in Jun-19 Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [ACOR] generated $0.05 billion in sales. That’s 73.70% higher than the average estimate of $0.03 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep your eyes on this company’s next financial results, which are scheduled to be made public on Wed 30 Oct (In 78 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [ACOR]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [ACOR] sitting at +18.45 and its Gross Margin at +78.93, this company’s Net Margin is now 11.00%. 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 9.27, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 3.90%. Its Return on Equity is 5.95, and its Return on Assets is 2.70. These metrics suggest that this Acorda Therapeutics, 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, Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [ACOR] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 61.19. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 37.96, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 28.81. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 59.62, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 36.99. This company is not leveraging its assets to take on debt, which stunts its growth and limits the ROI for investors.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 0.70 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 3.80. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.22, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.56. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [ACOR] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.21, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 4.89.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [ACOR] earns $994,584 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 8.99 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.38. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 3.56 and its Current Ratio is 3.77. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [ACOR] has 48.63M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $137.62M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 2.75 to 29.75. At its current price, it has moved down by -91.01% from its 52-week high, and it has moved down -2.73% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.23, which indicates that it is 9.30% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 14.54. This stock, according to these metrics, is currently Oversold.

Conclusion: Is Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [ACOR] a Reliable Buy?

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. [ACOR] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.